Leesville Vernon Parish Fair Schedule 2016

The Leesville Fair / Vernon Parish Fair has just released their 2016 Calendar

The Leesville Fair 2016 (aka 110th Anuual West Louisiana Forestry Festival) runs from Oct 5-9, 2015. Below is the calendar of events. We love the Leesville Fair! Here is a link to the 2016 Vernon Parish Fair Catalog.

Saturday, October 1
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm –Entries taken at Ag Building, Fairgrounds(including pet show). All other livestock will be entered Wednesday, Oct 5.
  • 12:00pm – Junior and Teen West LA Forestry Festival Pageants
  • 7:00 pm – Miss West LA Forestry Festival Queen Pageants
Sunday, October 2
  • 1:00 pm – Horse Show held at Rodeo Arena
  • 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Entries taken at Ag Building, Fairgrounds (including pet show). All other livestock will be entered Wednesday, Oct 5.
  • 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm -Buildings open to set up set up community, 4-H and homemaker displays. No entries taken after 5:00 pm on Sunday
Monday, October 3
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm – Buildings open to set up community, 4-H and homemaker displays only. No entries accepted.
  • 5:30pm -Pine Straw Bale Stacking Contest held at the Livestock Barn
Tuesday, October 4
  • 8:00 am – Food entries must be submitted for judging
  • 9:00 am – Judge Exhibits
  • 5:30 pm – 4-H Woodsman Skills Contest (Covered Arena)
Wednesday, October 5 – Senior Citizens Day
  • 11:00 am – Senior Citizens Day – Dinner on the Grounds
  • 3:00 pm – Fair opens (Buddy Night – 2 for 1 armbands)
  • 4:00 pm – Carnival opens
  • 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm – All livestock entries will be taken at the Livestock Barn. All animals must be in barn by 8:00 pm (Beef, Dairy, Sheep, Swine, Goats, Rabbits and Poultry)
  • 10:00 pm – Exhibit Buildings Closed
Thursday, October 6 – Fort Polk Appreciation Day
  • 3:00 pm – Fair opens
  • 4:00 pm – Carnival opens (1/2 price ride tickets with Military I.D.)
  • 4:00 pm – Rodeo Parade – Downtown Leesville
  • 7:30 pm – Lions Club Rodeo (Covered Arena), Country 105/4-H Big Dog Bull Roping. Preliminaries will be held during the Rodeo
  • 10:00 pm – Exhibit Buildings Closed
Friday, October 7 – School Day
  • 9:00 am – Fair and Carnival opens
  • 9:00 am – Pet Show
  • 11:00 am – Rabbit Show (Showmanship class will begin promptly at 11:00. Exhibitor must be present to compete.)
  • 2:00 pm – Poultry Show
  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – The Old Man Band
  • 7:30 pm – Lions Club Rodeo (Covered Arena)
  • 10:00 pm – Exhibit Buildings Closed
Saturday, October 8
  • 10:00 am – Livestock Show (Beef, Dairy, Sheep, Goats and Swine)
  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Logging Display with “Guess The Weight” contest
  • 12:00 pm – Fair and Carnival opens
  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – The Old Man Band
  • 7:15 pm – Parade of Champions (Covered Arena)
  • 7:30 pm – Lions Club Rodeo (Covered Arena) Country 105/4-H Big Dog Bull Roping Finals held during the Rodeo
  • 8:00 pm – Release all livestock, poultry and rabbits
  • 10:00 pm – Exhibit Buildings Closed
Sunday, October 9
  • 12:00 noon – Fair opens
  • 1:00 pm – Carnival opens
  • 6:00 pm – Exhibit Building Closed
  • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Pick up exhibits
  • 6:00 pm – All Poultry and Livestock exhibits must be removed
  • 8:00 pm – Fair and Carnival Closed
Monday, October 10
  • 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Pick up exhibits

Here is a link to the 2016 Vernon Parish Fair Catalog.

leesville fair parking lot 2014

Leesville fair parking lot 2014.  it was packed!  Looking forward to it this year in 2016!

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