80th Annual
ERATH 4TH OF JULY
Celebration

2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2016

 

21st ANNUAL LOUISIANA LOTTERY 4TH OF JULY BAR-B-QUE COOKOFF    

The BBQ Cookoff will be held at QSA RV Park on the North Road in Erath. 

Judging will begin at 4:00 PM. 

Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

RV Rental spots are available.  Call Nannette at (337) 257-1809 or Kristin at (337) 658-9384 for rental information.

                *Call Matt at (337) 315-3465 for more information.      

   

HOMEMADE PIE BAKING & DESSERT CONTEST

Bring your favorite homemade pie or dessert for the contest.  Cookie Baking Contest for the Kids.

Entries must be there by 1:45 PM.

     *Call Melody at (337) 804-2569 for more information.

 

SPECIAL CONTESTS 

Kids Golf Cart Parade – Award will be given to the best decorated golf cart with a patriotic theme at 3:00 PM.

Watermelon eating, Balloon Toss contest, Sack Races & Potato relays for all ages at 4:30 PM.

QUEENS PAGEANT – Sr. and Jr. Division Competitions

The pageants will be held at the Erath Community Building, beginning at 9:00 AM.

Little Miss 4th of July                            Ages 5, 6, & 7                                      “Sunday Best” Attire

Young Miss 4th of July                         Ages 8, 9, & 10                                   “Sunday Best” Attire

Jr. Miss 4th of July                               Ages 11, 12, & 13                                “Sunday Best” Attire

Teen Miss 4th of July                           Ages 14 - 17                                         Formal Attire

Miss 4th of July                                    Ages 18 - 23 (single)                           Formal Attire                                        

 

     *Call (337) 316-0597 for more information.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016

 

BABY KING AND QUEEN CONTEST

Division I               (6-12 months)                                                                                      Registration:         8:00 AM

Division II              (13-24 months)                                                                                    Contest:                 8:30 AM

Division III             (25-36 months)                                                                                    Erath Community Building                               

Division IV             (37 months-4 years)                                                                           Erath City Park

 

*For entry details, call Romona (337) 937-5071.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2016

 

4TH OF JULY MASS                            8:00 AM                 Erath City Park                     Bring Lawn Chairs

 

Erath Farmers Market

Seasonal produce, baked goods, jellies, honey, and arts and crafts, beginning at 9:00 AM.

     *Call Donald at (337) 522-2338 for more information.

 

 

Thursday, JUNE 30, 2016

 

BRACELET NIGHT ($20.00 per bracelet)                                                                     MUSIC – Disk Jockey      

Bracelets will be honored from 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM                                                   Wesley LeMaire & Wesbound

Cajun Carnival Rides                                                                                                         6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

6:00 PM – 10:30 PM

 

FAIS DO DO

Jaryd Lane

8:30 PM – 10:30 PM

 

FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016

 

BRACELET NIGHT ($20.00 per bracelet)                                                                     MUSIC – Disk Jockey      

Bracelets will be honored from 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM                                                   Wesley LeMaire & Wesbound

Cajun Carnival Rides                                                                                                         6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

6:00 PM – 12:30 AM

 

FAIS DO DO

The Bad Boys

Featuring Erath’s own Blair Sellers

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

 

Glen Templeton

10:00 PM – 12:00 AM

 

SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016

 

BRACELET NIGHT ($20.00 per bracelet)                                                                      MUSIC – Disk Jockey      

Bracelets will be honored from 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM                                                   Wesley LeMaire & Wesbound

Cajun Carnival Rides                                                                                                         6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

6:00 PM – 12:30 AM

 

FAIS DO DO

Dustin Sonnier

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

 

Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin’ Cajuns

10:00 PM – 12:00 AM

 

 

sunday, JULY 3, 2016

 

Cajun Carnival Rides

6:00 PM – 12:30 AM

 

FAIS DO DO

The Beau Young Band

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

 

Wayne Toups

10:00 PM – 12:00 AM

DANCE CONTEST: 11:00 PM

                                                                                                                               

 

****Monday, JULY 4, 2016 ****

 

  16th Annual Fun Run – 5 K Run and 1 Mile Walk

7:30 AM  *For more information, call Skeeter (337) 577-2534.

 

WATER FIGHTS BETWEEN THE AREA FIRE DEPARTMENTS

10:00 AM – Downtown Erath

 

CAJUN CARNIVAL RIDES

1:00 PM – 10:30 PM

                                                                                                                                                                                               

PARADE

5:00 PM

 

FAIS DO DO

Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Roadrunners

8:00 PM – 10:30 PM

 

                                                                                                                               

GIANT FIREWORKS DISPLAY OVER THE SKIES OF ERATH

9:00 PM

 

No ice chest, outside food or beverages, or pets are allowed on the festival grounds.

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION!

 

 

 

 

 
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