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25th annual Marshland Festival

25th annual Marshland Festival

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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Put your rubber boots on. The 25th annual Marshland Festival is in full swing at the Civic Center.

The festival raises money for the youth in Hackberry. Currently, it benefits 15 different youth organizations.

With local and national music artists, arts and crafts, and Cajun food, the guests all said they had a great time.

"I know a lot of people from Hackberry, and they know how to party," said Michael Stuges, who lives near Hackberry.

One visitor from Chicago was in Lake Charles enjoying the Cajun lifestyle.

"I like the Louisiana scene. The different foods the way its catered the different blends. You don't find this in Chicago," said Jim Sepulpeda.

The festival chairman, Gregory Gray, was excited to see so many people at the festival and said everyone can expect to have a good time and like they say at the festival, "What happens in the marsh stays in the marsh."

A 5K run starts the day off Saturday and the festival will begin again at 11 a.m. Music will go until midnight. Some music artists to play Saturday are Frank Foster, Todd O'Neil Band, and Ray Boudreaux from "The Voice."

For more information and the full line-up click HERE.

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