March 7th - 9th 2019

Lamar Dixon Expo Center

Our Vision

South Louisiana Family Festival was created with the vision of providing a clean, family friendly event that promotes local businesses, helps give life transformation from opioids, incarceration, and homelessness through housing, work training and employment.

history

South Louisiana Family Festival started as Extreme Ranch Rodeo which offered Louisiana its first free admission Professional Bull Riding several years ago. In its first year, PBR at Lamar Dixon drew in over 5,000 people. Since 2010, Extreme Ranch Rodeo has provided over 30 rodeos across the state, reaching more than 75,000!

The South Louisiana Family Festival which has partnered with local businesses from surrounding parishes to offer advertisement through TV, radio, public flyers, social media and the event itself. Over the last few years the festival has added an Extreme Color Run, Car Show, and other exciting events like the Ag Farm and Fair, which focuses on keeping Agriculture alive in our community. Our sponsors and partners have reported that this connection to their community has had a profound and positive impact on their businesses.

Wins of 2018

Over 6,000 children enjoyed the Ag Farm & Fair along with their families

Over 16,000 people attended

Over 700 Volunteers

120 local & national businesses involved

Over 200 participants in our Kid's Fishing Rodeo

80 vehicles participated in the Truck & Car Show

$380,000 raised through partnership & attendance

$120,000 given back to education through scholarships and technology

Focus for 2018-2019

To help individuals get a life transformation from opioids, incarceration, and homelessness through housing, work training and employment. We help support non-profit impact in our community through:

Women's Homes

Advocates

Life Coaching

Men's Homes

Work Training

Employment