Prep Yourself for the 36th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival!

 July 17-18th, 2015.

This year's theme is:

 " Backroads and Bayous: Celebrating Louisiana's Rural Folklife"

 

The Louisiana State Fiddle Championship will be held on:

 Saturday, July 18th, 2015

 

Join us for 2 days of fun-filled activities for the entire family!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ticket Information      

Tickets can be purchased at Prather Coliseum on July 17/18th.  Admission Prices at Prather Coliseum:  

Friday, July 17th—Saturday, July 18th, 2015.

FREE for children 12 and under

Friday night only, $5.00

Saturday, all day, $8.00

Saturday evening only $5.00 (after 5pm)

 

Ticket Booth at Prather Coliseum will open at 4:30 pm on Friday, July 17th, 2015; Festival closes at 11 pm

Ticket Booth at Prather Coliseum will open at 8:00 am on Saturday, July 18th, 2015; Festival closes at 11 pm

 

All Events Tickets may be purchased in ADVANCE at a discounted price of $11.00 per person through July 15th at the Louisiana Folklife Center located in Room 213 of Kyser Hall on the campus of NSU in Natchitoches, LA. during the following hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 am—5 pm; Friday 8 am—11 am. They are also available for purchase by mail.  Please send a check or money order made payable to Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival to the following address:

Northwestern State University, LA Folklife Center, NSU Box 3663, Natchitoches, LA 71497 

No discounted all-event passes will be sold at the Festival.

 

 

 

We have blocks of hotel rooms set up with discounted rates at:

*Holiday Inn Express*

*Best Western*

*Comfort Suites*

Click Here: http://www.selecthospitality.com/events/nsu_folklife_festival/

 

 

 

**You must tell the reservation desk that you want the NSU Folk Festival rate when reserving your room(s).**

 

Need Help Getting to Prather Coliseum from I-49? Click Here!: Directions to Prather

 

  

  

Louisiana State Fiddle Championship

Magale Recital Hall

1:00-4:00

 

 

Magale Recital Hall  

11:30-12:45

 

Fiddle Championship Late Registration

2nd Floor Recital Hall Foyer

12:00-1:00

 

Louisiana State Fiddle Championship

Recital Hall

1:00-4:00  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Supported in part by grants from the following:

  • Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc.
  • Dept of Culture, Recreation, & Tourism:Louisiana Division of the Arts --Shreveport Regional Arts Council
  • Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission
  • New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival