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Postponed: Louisiana Railroad Days Festival 🚂

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DeQuincy Railroad Museum Park

  • Presented By: DeQuincy Federated Service League
  • Dates: April 9, 2020 - April 11, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: DeQuincy Railroad Museum Park
  • Time: Thurs. 5-11 p.m.; Fri. 3 p.m. -11 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-midnight
  • Admission: Free Admission

[Updated 3.18.20]

This event has been postponed to a later date.

The Louisiana Railroad Days Festival is a family orientated celebration of the railroad industry and the impact it had on the City of DeQuincy. Admission is free and it is an alcohol-free festival. There are rides, food booths, arts and crafts, free entertainment and contests. Come join in on the fun. 

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, April 9

  • 5:00 PM Festival Opens
    Food Booths Open
    Carnival Rides Open
    Frozen T-Shirt Contest
  • 5:30 PM Bizarre Boxcar Contest
  • 5:45 PM Introduction of Queens
  • 6:00 PM Style Show
    Featuring local clothing shops
  • 7:00 PM Railroad Idol
  • 11:00 PM Festival Closes

Friday, April 10

  • 10:00 AM Festival Opens

    Food Booths Open
    Carnival Rides Open
    Arts and Crafts Open
    Music by Deep South Productions
    Easter Egg Hunt at the Walking Path - Ages Pre-K thru 5th Grade
  • 12:00 PM Parade Line-Up at Nichols
    Bicycle Parade Line-Up
    Model Train Show
  • 1:00 PM Parade Begins at Nichols
  • 1:45 PM Introduction of 2020 Railroad Festival Queens, Parade Marshall, and Club Woman of the Year
  • 2:15 PM Look Alike Contest
  • 2:45 PM Sondra Stark Dance Teams
  • 3:30 PM Dawson Perkins
  • 4:00 PM Ian Trahan
  • 5:30 PM Gospel Night Featuring The Areno's
  • 12:00 AM Festival Closes

Saturday, April 11

  • 8:30 AM Cannon Ball 5K Run  Sponsored by Our Lady of LaSalette Youth 
  • 9:00 AM Festival Opens
    Carnival Rides Open
    Museum Opens
    Model Train Show
    Arts and Crafts Open
  • 10:00 AM Old Timers Reunion (Methodist Gym)
  • 11:00 AM Recognition of Queens and Visiting Dignitaries
  • 12:00 PM Rosedown Rockers
  • 2:00 PM The Main Entrée'
  • 4:00 PM Joe Harmon & The Harmonics
  • 6:00 PM Guilty the Band with Tod Stark
  • 8:00 PM  ** Gyth Rigdon **
  • 9:30 PM Music by Deep South Productions
  • 11:00 PM Festival Closes