Project Vernon Parish | Festivals & Events
MayFest is an annual music festival hosted by the Vernon Parish Tourism Commission in Historic Downtown Leesville. The festival was awarded the Louey Award for 2012 Festival of the Year by the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association.
Past performers at MayFest include many local, regional, and national favorites, including: The Kentucky Headhunters, Frank Foster, Mia Borders, Old Man Band, Marcus Davis, Louisiana Sidemen, Mulligan Brothers, and many more.
In addition to wonderful music, MayFest boasts a large number of arts and crafts vendors, the Leesville Rotary Club Chalk-a-Block, and the Leesville Lions Club Pancake Breakfast and Crawfish Boil. On Saturday morning, the AUSA Armadillo Stampede kicks off at 8 a.m.
The 39th Annual MayFest took place in Historic Downtown Leesville on May 2 -3 , 2014
The 40th Annual MayFest took place in Historic Downtown Leesville on May 1-2 , 2015