Virus cancels Louisiana strawberry fest for 2nd year

Photo courtesy of louisianatravel.com

For the second year in a row, the coronavirus pandemic has canceled a popular spring festival in Louisiana.

Posted: Feb 10, 2021 4:10 PM

PONCHATOULA, La. (AP) — For the second year in a row, the coronavirus pandemic has canceled a popular spring festival in Louisiana. News agencies report that the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival won't be held April 9-11 as planned. Organizers say the farmer’s auction and the queen’s pageant will still be held. Next year will be the festival's 50th anniversary. Organizers say that festival is still on the calendar.

Lafayette
Partly Cloudy
86° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 74°
Feels Like: 95°
New Iberia
Partly Cloudy
86° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 75°
Feels Like: 96°
Ville Platte
Cloudy
87° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 73°
Feels Like: 96°
Abbeville
Partly Cloudy
85° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 76°
Feels Like: 92°
Crowley
Mostly Cloudy
85° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 73°
Feels Like: 103°
St. Martinville
Mostly Cloudy
86° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 74°
Feels Like: 96°
Opelousas
Mostly Cloudy
87° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 73°
Feels Like: 96°
Tracking daily thunderstorms and humidity

Community Events