Held in annually in mid-April, the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival is a member of the Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals and is hosted at various locations throughout downtown Ponchatoula.
It has been as staple of local flair and fun in Plantation Country for more than 40 years.
Specific must-see events at the festival include the Strawberry Eating Contest, the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Parade, and the Strawberry Strut One Mile Fun Run, 5K, and 10K.
The community of Ponchatoula is just south of Hammond along Interstate 55.
Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival
301 N. 6th St.
Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454