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Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival returns April 7-9

Strawberries, live music, a parade and more



Ponchatoula celebrates the state's strawberry farmers with a festival including amusement rides, sack races, an egg toss, a strawberry-eating contest, the presentation of festival royalty, food vendors and more. There's a parade on Pine Street in the center of town Saturday morning. There are two stages in Memorial Park, and the music lineup features Waylon Thibodeaux, The Topcats, The Wiseguys, Bag of Donuts, 5 Finger Discount and others. Visit the website for schedule.

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