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    Welcome to Natchitoches (Nack-a-tish), Louisiana's oldest town, established in 1714.

    That quaint and perky town in the movie Steel Magnolias is real! Experience the charm of the original French colony in Louisiana, established 1714 and well known as the film site of "Steel Magnolias". Explore our Landmark Historic District with shopping, dining, and attractions plus historic fort sites, museums, and year around cultural events and festivals.

    Natchitoches is also recognized as the Bed & Breakfast Capital of Louisiana and home to the Cane River Creole National Historical Park at Oakland & Magnolia Plantations. The National Trust named our town one of the 2005 "Dozen Distinctive Destinations" for Historic Preservation.

Christmas Festival of Lights Parade Winners Announced

Posted by on December 19th, 2014
Category Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights, Press Releases
Tioga HS Band - Best Music St. Mary's Spirit Group, Natchitoches Humane Society, Southwood High school Marching Band, and Natchitoches Central High school ROTC were just some of the groups selected as Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights Parade winners for 2014.

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Natchitoches: A Tri-Centennial on LPB

Posted by on December 10th, 2014
Category Explore, Experience, and Enjoy Natchitoches Parish!, Natchitoches In the Press
Natchitoches: A Tri-Centennial on LPB Did you catch the documentary "Natchitoches: A Tri-Centennial" on Louisiana Public Broadcasting this week?

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Fort St. Jean Baptiste Winter Encampment

Posted by on December 10th, 2014
Category Explore, Experience, and Enjoy Natchitoches Parish!
Fort St. Jean Baptiste This years Winter Encampment will be held December 12 - 14th, 2014 at Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Park. Visitors will be able to interact with living historians representing life in 18th century Natchitoches.

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Aerial Video of Fireworks in Natchitoches

Posted by on December 6th, 2014
Category Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights, Natchitoches.NET News
Natchitoches Christmas Fireworks Haven't made it to Natchitoches to see the fireworks yet? Shot from a remote control drone on Nov. 22nd during the Turn on the Holidays celebration, this video provides a unique view of the lights downtown during the Natchitoches Christmas season.

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