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The DeRidder Gem and Mineral Show offers some of the best hidden treasures in Louisiana, Minerals, gemstones, jewelry, Indian artifacts will be displayed and available for purchase, including the elusive Louisiana Opal

DeRidder Gem & Mineral Show

The CM Farms maze is a labyrinth of twists, turns — and some pesky dead ends!  It’s all carved into a field of sorghum with stalks way taller than your head!  Get lost … and have the time of your life exploring this 12 acre “field of fun”.

Watch us come to life in Beauregard Parish this holiday season!!!
Enjoy a dazzling Christmas Celebration with a downtown Christmas Festival, starting off with the parade and then experience unique shopping and much more. Held the first Saturday in December each year.

Miracle on Washington Christmas Festival

Experience the magic and take a stroll back through time at the Ragley Heritage and Timber Festival with presentations on pioneers of the area, history of the information of the town and founding families. The Festival includes arts and crafts, food booths and live music by gospel and bluegrass bands. This festival is held in October.

Ragley Heritage & Timber Festival

Beauregard Parish Fair

The annual Beauregard Parish Fair will take place the first week in October at the Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds. One of the oldest agricultural fairs in the state, the fair includes a carnival, exhibits, food and live bands.

Held in April at the Beauregard Parish Covered Arena Hwy. 190 West. Contact info: 337-463-5090

DeRidder Lions Club Annual Pro Rodeo

Principal Chief Jackie Myers,

The Four Winds Pow Wow

Four Winds Tribe, Louisiana's Cherokee Confederacy cordially invites everyone to attend the annual pow wow this year and learn more about our Cherokee Culture and History.
We will have vendor of Native American Arts and Crafts and great food and fellowship. Please bring your lawn chairs and we know you will enjoy our Pow Wow. Always held the fourth weekend in October. Vendors are invited. for more information please call Jackie Womack at 337-825-8641 or email This is an Alcohol and Drug FREE event. Four Winds Tribe website:

Beauregard Parish is the home of the Sugartown Watermelon, some of the sweetest watermelons you will ever taste. We celebrate the taste of the season with a Watermelon Festival every year in June. There is a host of watermelon games and events, as well as live music and entertainment. Held at the Beauregard Parish Fair Grounds in DeRidder.

Beauregard Watermelon Festival

A large indoor/outdoor market. A variety of old and new collectibles and antique items. These are held at the Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds.

Beauregard Trade Days

This two day festival in the area's only community wide cultural event. The festival features theater, folk life, music, dance and fine art, which demonstrates the unique culture heritage of Louisiana's "No Man's Land" area. They have carnival rides, games and vendors. This festival is held the last weekend in March.

Merryville Heritage Festival

The Treasure Fest is a bargain hunters dream. Sponsored by the City of DeRidder and Beauregard Tourist Commission. Treasure Fest is one spot yard sale held under the tall pines along the one mile walking trail in DeRidder's West Park, always held on the 1st Saturday in May, if rained out will be held the 3rd Saturday in May. To reserve your free space to sell those unwanted items, call 337-463-5534

Treasure Fest