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Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival

September 12 & 13, 2014
Riverbank Stage Downtown Natchitoches

2014 Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival … Co-Sponsored by the Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration

15th Annual Cane River Run hosted by The Independent Motorcycle Riders of Natchitoches “Lotta, hotta meat pies, music and more”Tri Centennial logo THIS IS A FREE EVENT IT”S ON!  JOIN US FOR THE MEAT PIE FESTIVAL!

You’re invited to the 12th annual Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival and 15th annual River Run being held in historic Natchitoches, Louisiana. The festival will take place at the downtown riverbank along the fabled Cane River Lake.

The Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival is sponsored by: Independent Motorcycle Riders of Natchitoches City of Natchitoches Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration

Meat Pie Festival Schedule of Events


Friday, September 12, 2014

5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Lots of Food and Drinks, Arts & Crafts, Kid Games, Dancing along the banks of the Cane River.

FREE BREW FEST – Sponsored by Glazier  - Miller Lite – Coors Light

  • 6:00 – 8:00 PM (Must be over 21 to participate – IDs will be checked)
  • Sample: Bluemoon Fall, Leinenkugel & Smith & Forge Hard Cider

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Miller Lite logo

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Johnny Earthquake & the Moon Dogs

Johnny Earthquake & the Moon Dogs

Chubby Carrier

Chubby Carrier

6:00 – 8:00 PM – Johnny Earthquake & The Moondogs

Over the past 15 or so years, Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs have established themselves as one of the top show bands not only in Louisiana, but in the entire south.

8:00 – 10:30 PM – Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band

Experience what we call a Swamp-Funky Zydeco Good Time!  










Saturday, September 13, 2014

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Lots of Food and Drinks, Arts & Crafts, Kid Games, Dancing along the banks of the Cane River:

      • Lady C 5K Fun Run 8:00 a.m. (registration starts at 7:15) Lady C 5K Fun run Application
      • 14th River Run Ride Registration starts at 10:00 a.m.
      • River Run Ride Contest, Games, and Events start at 12:00 p.m.
      • Fun Meat Pie tasting and eating contest will be throughout the day.
      • Celebration of Natchitoches 300th with a special appearance by our founder Louis Antoine Juchereau de St. Denis 
      • Re-enactment of 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of the Red River Campaign.  Civil War gun boat will be holding demonstrations all day with cannons blasting!



Wayne Toups



8:00 – 10:30 PM - Wayne Toups

Sponsored by Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration


9:00 PM - Fireworks

Sponsored by Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration







Great Live Bands starting at 11:00 a.m with Louisiana Sidemen!!!

Billy O'Con

Billy O’Con









Billy O’Con performs at 1:00 PM

Hannah Belle

Hannah Belle




Hannah Belle performs at 3:00 PM






Jerad Bridges

Jerad Bridges




Jerad Bridges performs at 5:00 PM





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