89th Festival of Lights - 45 Nights of Lights

Celebrate the Holidays with the Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights

Best Southern Small Town 2015

Louisiana has a winner on its hands in 10Best and USA TODAY's Readers' Choice contest for Best Southern Small Town 2015. Natchitoches won Best Southern Small Town! USA TODAY's digital version and often its print edition will run a piece in the following days listing all the winners. You will likely want to share it via social. View the video celebrating Natchitoches and other winners on Natchitoches Tourism’s Facebook page – www.facebook.com/NatchitochesTourism and see tweets and pictures on Twitter and Instagram. Here is the full list of winners for Best Southern Small Town:

Natchitoches - Most Beautiful Small Town in Louisiana

Natchitoches Named One of 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches, recently named Best Southern Small Town by readers of USA Today and 10Best.com, has a new title to be proud of. Natchitoches was recently named one of the 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America by House Beautiful and Good Housekeeping magazines. Natchitoches represented the state of Louisiana in the list of winners.

KSLA-TV promotes Natchitoches’ Creole Heritage

KSLA-TV promotes Natchitoches’ Creole Heritage. This video explores the deep-rooted Creole Heritage throughout the Natchitoches area.

Natchitoches Creole History Video

Louisiana Legislature Honors Louisiana's Oldest General Store

Natchitoches, Louisiana - The Louisiana Legislature commends and congratulates Kaffie-Frederick General Mercantile for its 150 years of service in Natchitoches Parish. A resolution was presented by Senator Gerald Long and Representative Kenny Cox to Luke Frederick, president of the company.

"Steel Magnolias" Dedication Ceremony-April 26, 2014

NATCHITOCHES, LA -  “Steel Magnolias”, the hit movie filmed in Natchitoches, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. A special dedication ceremony honoring Susan Harling Robinson, the real-life character of the movie, will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the memorial garden off Pine Street in Natchitoches. A reception will follow the dedication at the Samuel Guy House located at 309 Pine Street.

Guinness World Records to Visit Natchitoches, Louisiana

Tri-Centennial Louisiana hosts Guinness Book of World Records
Guiness World Records in NatchitochesThe oldest city in Louisiana is home to the world's largest beaded piece of art.  On Wednesday, December 4, 2013, Amanda Monehan, with Guinness  World  Records, will adjudicate “Une Rue Principale en Louisiane" as the "largest mural made of beads".  The unveiling ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. at Orville Hanchey Gallery in Natchitoches, Louisiana.   The public is invited.