West Louisiana Forestry Festival & Fair

The West La. Forestry Festival is held annually during the first full week of October. The midway is lined with a variety of carnival rides and you're sure to find one to suit any age group. Carnival games and food booths are scattered throughout. 

 West Louisiana Forestry Festival Logo

Pre-festival Events:

  • West La. Forestry Festival Queen Pageant
  • Junior King/Queen Pageant
  • 4-H Horse Show and Livestock Show
  • 4-H Woodsman Skills Contest

Senior Citizens Day

The first day of the fair kicks off with a Senior Citizen's Day. A lunch will be provided and attendees have many opportunities to win door prizes. An assortment of free health screening booths will be  available. 

Fair Specials:

Every day of the fair offers its own special discount. 
Check the West Louisiana Forestry Festival Facebook page for a complete list of these specials. 

West Louisiana Forestry Festival Clips

Other Highlights:

Local Food Vendors:

Eight local service organizations operate food booths near the main entrance. Revenue from these booths help fund projects for each organization throughout the year.

Fair Exhibits:

Other buildings near the main entrance serve as exhibit halls for livestock, produce and 4-H / adult arts and crafts.

Leesville Lions Club Pro Rodeo

The Lions Club Rodeo is held each year on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday of the fair. 

On Thursday morning, trail riders from nearby communities ride their horses into town to be part of the Rodeo Parade on Third Street. Many will also join the Grand Entrance when the rodeo begins that night.