Events in Livingston Parish 

With so many unique events to experience in Livingston Parish, you may find that you never want to leave and cannot wait to go back. Discover the wonders of Southern Louisiana as you check out their exciting annual events that will entertain even the hardest to please family members or friends. There is something for everyone in the variety of events planned here. 


Bird and Sausage Gumbo Cookoff 

Each January, treat your taste buds at Watson’s annual Bird and Sausage Gumbo Cookoff, held every January at the Livingston Parish Fairgrounds. Cooking teams chop, slice and stir pots of gumbo for a good cause: to bring awareness of the sacrifices our veterans and their families make for our country. Approximately 50 teams compete for first place, judged by a panel of anonymous judges that include professional restaurant owners, chefs and food critics. 
Livingston Parish Fairgrounds 


Denham Springs Spring Festival 

Don’t miss the Denham Springs Spring Festival held in April of each year. Join the upbeat crowd in a family atmosphere in downtown Denham Springs with hundreds of vendors, games, kiddie rides, great food, art exhibits, antiques for purchase, music, and much more in a safe, secure environment.
N. Range Ave, Denham Springs, LA 70726 


Springfield Fireman’s Poker Run 

The Springfield Fireman’s Poker Run is the Fire Department’s largest fundraiser, held in June.  Enter if you’d like and choose 7 out of the 12 available stops on your run by boat, motorcycle, jeep or car. Best hand is awarded $999.00, second place is $750, third, fourth and fifth places are awarded $300, $200, and $100, respectively. Have a fantastic time on the water for a worthy cause. The run begins at any of the 12 stops at 10:30 am. 


Antique Village Fall Festival 

This treasure hunt of a festival takes place annually in October in charming downtown Denham Springs. Bring the family to experience music, games, art exhibits, kiddie rides, and over 150 vendor booths. Attend this exciting event and shop until you drop! 
Denham Springs, LA 70726 


Denham Springs Fall Festival 

During the annual Denham Springs Fall Festival, Denham Springs' antique district comes alive with fun activities for everyone.?Vendors, artist demos, military reenactments, food, and the town's antique village are on tap for the family-friendly day. The event features 150 local and regional craftsmen selling everything from antiques to handmade bags. Arts Avenue on Mattie Avenue is something you don't want to miss. Live music and free kids' activities will keep you entertained while you shop.  
Denham, Springs, LA 70726


Lighting of the Old City Hall in Denham Springs 

Celebrate the Lighting of the Old City Hall in Denham Springs at the end of November to kick off the holiday season. Look forward to Christmas carols, free amusement rides, wagon rides, food, drinks, refreshments and much more. Click here for details
115 Mattie Street 
Denham Springs, LA 70726 


Christmas in the Village 

The spirit of Christmas is strong in Denham Springs and the Antique Village businesses are decked out, streets are lined with light, and people from all over the country are ready to celebrate. It is Livingston Parish’s Christmas in the Village celebration. Lots of festivities, events, carols, girls’ night, shopping, and so much more will be taking place as this event begins at the end of November and runs through December. Out of staters attend this event in droves because they love the Louisiana culture of Christmas. 
Denham Springs, LA 70726 
Year-Round Events 

V-Watts Trade Days 

V-Watts Trade Days, held the second Saturday of each month, is where you can find antique treasures, collectibles and much more browsing through a huge building and an outdoor display of items. Spend a weekend here and you'll take home a load of great deals! 
V.Watts Trade Mart 
13130 Florida Blvd (HWY 190) 
Livingston, LA 70754 
(225) 686-2791 


Four Seasons Farmer’s Market 

Four Seasons Farmer’s Market is your one-stop shop for local, handmade and fresh goods in the heart of Denham Springs. You can stock up on produce, pickles, jams, plants, bath accessories, candles and so much more every Saturday from 8:00 to 12 noon. 
116 North Range Avenue 
Denham Springs, LA 70726 
(225) 366-7241 

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30340 Catholic Hall Road
Albany, LA 70711
Livingston Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau
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