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Vinton

Citizens of Vinton, LA passed a petition to incorporate the village in 1910. After an election on the matter of Vinton, Governor Jared Y. Sanders signed a proclamation declaring the community to be an incorporated village. As the village increased in population, it later became the town of Vinton, Louisiana.

Vinton The quaint city of Vinton, LA with a small population of nearly 3,200, was once traveled by civil war soldiers. The soldiers cut a road extending from an area in Vinton known as “Niblett’s Bluff” on the Sabine River to the city of Alexandria. Bret works of the Civil War were constructed at Niblett’s Bluff and remains of them can still be seen today. Army regiments of the Louisiana and Texas Confederacy were stationed near Vinton, Louisiana during the war.

The Civil War activities that took place in the Vinton, LA area have sparked quite an interest with area residents who hold re-enactments of battles often at the Nibletts Bluff area. Robert F. Evans of Vinton, Iowa, originally purchased the majority of the land, where the city currently lies. Mr. Evans sold the property to George Horridge who named the community Vinton after the hometown of its first owner.

Vinton Horse Racing Vinton, Louisiana has long been known for its horse racetrack. The Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel, which has recently been renovated into a multi-million dollar casino and racetrack features live horse racing and many other forms of entertainment.

The city holds an annual anniversary celebration in the Vinton City Park that offers free hot dogs, live music and lots of family fun. Vinton is a wonderful community with friendly people that offers a small-town atmosphere with big-city fun!

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Events

Events

The 4th Annual Jennie Finch World Series Softball Tournament will be held in Sulphur, LA from June 20th - 24th, 2018. Age categories are 6 & under, 8 & under, 10 & under, and 12 Read More →
Kenny Loggins is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. His early songwriting compositions in the 1970’s were recorded with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and the group band Loggins Read More →
Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings consumable yummies, seasonal Read More →
Crowd favorite, Aaron Lewis, will perform at the Grand Event Center at Golden Nugget Lake Charles on Saturday, June 23 at 8 PM. Lewis' career path has been diverse. He was the lead singer for Read More →
This year’s event will showcase other jazz musicians, artists, events, and a wide variety of shrimp and other good foods. A crowd of 500 – 1000, ranging in age from infancy to the older Read More →
Lake Charles Community Band Summer Concert Series Every Monday in June The Lake Charles Community Read More →
USSSA Baseball World Series - SWLA at various locations, June 26 - July 2, 2018. See website for more information. Read More →
Goo Goo Dolls multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated Goo Goo Dolls are one of the most globally respected and influential forces in popular music, selling more than 12 million Read More →
The Firecracker Derby will be held at Delta Downs Racetrack and Casino Hotel, June 30, 2018. For more information Read More →
Ronnie Milsap is an American country music singer and pianist. He was one of country music's most popular and influential performers of the 1970s and 1980s. He became Read More →
The Firecracker Futurity will be held at Delta Downs Racetrack and Casino Hotel, July 4, 2018. For more information Read More →
The City of Lake Charles is making plans for the annual Red White Blue & You Celebration. As part of the celebration, participants and spectators are invited to join in the fun for the Read More →
Love The '90s Tour invites attendees to reminisce about the trend-setting decade with some of the most iconic, indelible names in rap and hip-hop. Audiences can expect to hear chart-topping Read More →