Catfish — fried, grilled, blackened, court bouillon and more — is the star of the 12th annual festival, which also includes three days of live music, food, carnival rides and more. There's a parade downtown at 10 a.m. Saturday. Hours 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Thu.-Fri., 1 p.m.-10 p.m. Sat. Admission free.