Iowa Rabbit Festival set for March 14-15 - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Iowa Rabbit Festival set for March 14-15

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The 28th Annual Iowa Rabbit Festival will be held March 14-15 near City Hall.

The event will feature carnival rides, food and craft booths, a rabbit cook-off and live music.

Registration for the cook-off is at 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, with judging at 11:30 a.m.

A parade will be held at 10 a.m. on March 15. Parade lineup will be at the WF Outlet Mall at 9 a.m. The parade route will begin at the mall and head west on Miller, turn onto Thomson heading south and proceed to the festival grounds.

Performances at the festival will include Geno Delafosse from 8-10 p.m. and Wayne Toups from 10 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Steve Riley from 2-4 p.m. and Travis Motte from 8-10 p.m. on Saturday. Bag of Donuts will close the festival with a concert from 10 p.m. to midnight on Saturday. The full entertainment lineup is available HERE.

Admission is $8 on Friday and $10 on Saturday for adults. Weekend passes are $15. Admission for children ages 6-11 is $1. Children under 6 get in free.

No pets or ice chests will be allowed.

Proceeds from the event will be donated to local school and youth organizations.

For more information on the festival, visit

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