Welcome to official website of

The Annual Poke Salad Festival Association

Blanchard, Louisiana

Schedule of Events

Monday May 8, 2017

Poke Salad Festival Treasure Hunt Begins (Caddo Fire District One)

         (Sponsored by Doug's Paint and Body Shop)

Thursday May 11, 2017

5:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Jim's Rides Carnival (Blanchard Elementary School Grounds)

Friday May 12, 2017

5:00-8:00 pm - Karaoke & Sock Hop hosted by River City Entertainment at Pavilion Main Stage-sponsored by Doug's Paint & Body Shop

6:00 - 10:00 p.m. - Jim's Rides Carnival (Blanchard Elementary School Grounds) 

Saturday May 13, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Arts, Crafts & Food and Fun (Festival Grounds)

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. - KRMD 101.1 Remote Broadcast with Skip Miller

10:00 a.m. - Parade - See Parade Route (Downtown Blanchard)

         (Float Contest sponsored by Doug's Paint & Body)

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. - Jim's Rides Carnival (Blanchard Elementary School Grounds)

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Children's Activities (Festival Grounds)

      (Face Painting, Clowns (Balloon Sculpting), etc.)

10:45 a.m. - Till - Pavilion Entertainment/Street Dance

**Check out the Entertainment Schedule page for full list of entertainment.