Festival Events

LOUISIANA RICE MILL / SUPREME RICE SOUND STAGE

The Louisiana Rice Mill / Supreme Rice Sound Stage is located at the Court Circle in front of the Court House.

Located in the Heart of Southwest Louisiana Rice Region, Louisiana Rice Mill, LLC (LRM) is the premier exporter of US milled rice on the Gulf Coast. Whether you need 30 tons or 30,000 tons, we can serve your export needs for shipment in bulk, break-bulk, or containers. Please contact us today to see if we can meet your milled rice needs.

GULF COAST SOUND

Gulf Coast Sound is a full-service sound, lighting, roof and stage production solution provider. We provide production support, equipment and installation for live events, movie premieres, trade shows, indoor and outdoor concerts, festivals, presidential conferences, conventions and custom commercial setups.

CRAMER EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY COMPANY, LLC

The Cramer Sound Stage is located 3 Blocks South of the Court Circle on the corner of 4th and Parkerson Avenue.

Cramer Equipment & Supply Company is a Commercial & Industrial Equipment Supplier.


AMUSEMENTS

FAMILY FUN

*Carnival Rides * Fair Foods *Friendly Games

Quality Family Fun for ALL Ages !!!.

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USDA FEDERAL INSPECTION SERVICE RICE GRADING CONTEST

The annual Rice Grading Contest will be held on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the USDA Federal Inspection Service, Grain Division Office, located on West Highway 90 in Crowley. Awarded to the winners on Friday at the Supreme Rice Sound Stage at 1 p.m.

RICE & CREOLE COOKERY CONTEST

The annual Rice Creole and Cookery Contest is held Saturday of the festival. Entries from All Ages bring in prepared dishes.

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QUEEN'S CONTEST

Event starts Saturday, 9:45 AM at the Supreme Rice Sound Stage. This event will crown the International Rice Festival Queen.

JUNIOR KING - QUEEN'S CONTEST

Event starts Friday, 10:00 AM at the Supreme Rice Sound Stage. This event will crown the Junior King and Queen.

RICE POKER RUN

Take a ride over to the Festival! Stay and Party with us after the ride. Food, Grand Parade, Carnival, Arts and Crafts, Cold Beer.

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5K WALK / RUN

Crowley High School Student Council's Annual 5K Rice Festival Run / Walk. Events starts at the Supreme Rice Sound Stage at 8 AM and awards are given out at 9:15 AM.

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FIDDLE & ACCORDION CONTEST

Event starts Saturday, 10:00 AM at the Cramer Equipment Sound Stage. Bring your lounge chair!

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FROG DERBY

From far and wide come the Giant Frogs to compete. This is an exciting event to watch. You never know what these frogs will do or go.


TUMBLING TOTS & TEENS

Entertaining stage performances from the Tumbling Teens and Tots.

CLASSIC CAR SHOW

All Cars and Trucks and Motorcycles Welcome ! Beautiful setup at the Bank of Commerce parking lot at the corner of 3rd Street and Avenue G.

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OUTDOOR ARTS & CRAFTS

The Outdoor Arts and Crafts located at Levy Park just a couple of blocks from the festival activities. CLICK HERE for Festival Map.


CHILDREN'S PARADE

 

One hour spectacular that focuses on the use of rice in the making of floats and decorations by Acadia Parish Schools.

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GRAND PARADE

LIVE Demonstration of Rice Threshing performed with an antique machine to demonstrate how it was done back in the day.

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INTERNATIONAL RICE EATING CONTEST

When it comes to eating rice, everyone is a winner, but for this special occasion we have challenged the champion eaters.


RICE FESTIVAL DANCE TROUP

Entertaining stage performances from the Tumbling Teens and Tots.

RICE THRESHING DEMONSTRATION

LIVE Demonstration of Rice Threshing performed with an antique machine to demonstrate how it was done back in the day.

FAMILY FUN DAY

Carnival Rides only from 12 PM to 6 PM. Tickets are sold at the Festival Sunday Only.