The Louisiana Fur and Wildlife Festival is this weekend, highlighting local, natural resource industries in the Southwest Louisiana.There will be parades, pageants, dances, Cajun music, exhibits and a carnival. Plus trap setting, nutria and muskrat skinning, oyster shucking and skeet shooting. And the dog trials which are always a favorite among hunters. The  Annual Louisiana Fur and Wildlife Festival will be located across from the Cameron Parish School Board grounds in downtown Cameron, gates will at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Schedule of Events

All events will take place on the fairgrounds located at the Pat's of Cameron in Downtown Cameron unless otherwise stated. Ice chests, and outside food or beverages will NOT be allowed on the fairgrounds.

7:00am- Gumbo Cook-Off begins

9:00am- Gates open ($10 per person and children 10 years old and under free)

Fairgrounds Open

Carnival Opens

Trap Shooting Begins

10:00am- Muskrat and Nutria Skinning (Stage)

Trap Setting (Stage)

Oyster Shucking (Stage)

Dog Trials

11:30am- Gumbo Cook-off Judging on the Fairgrounds

1:00pm- Parade Begins (will line up at Cameron Construction Yard east of Cameron)

3:00pm- Duck and Goose Calling Competition

3:00pm- Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie takes the stage.

7:00 pm- Bag of Donuts takes the stage.