Meat Pie Festival & River Run

Check our calendar for exact dates in September.

You’re invited to the Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival and River Run being held in historic Natchitoches, Louisiana. The festival will take place at the downtown riverbank along the fabled Cane River Lake.

The Annual River Run is held in conjunction with the Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival on the downtown riverbank. The run is hosted by the Independent Riders of Natchitoches, a local organization dedicated to riding for the pure joy of riding. All group proceeds will benefit local non-profit organizations such as the Boys & Girls Club of El Camino Real.

Riverbank Stage Downtown Natchitoches. FREE ADMISSION. Visit our website for more information.

Want to try making meat pies at home?  Try our official Natchitoches Meat Pie Recipe.

The Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival Is Sponsored By:

  • Independent Motorcycle Riders of Natchitoches
  • City of Natchitoches
  • Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission
  • Natchitoches Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Want to be a vendor at the Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival?  We are looking for you!

Items to be sold at these booths can be: jewelry, novelty, t-shirts, wood products, arts & crafts, purses, jellies, candies, packaged foods and such.  No cooking can take place at these booths.  If you are not sure if your item would qualify, please call and make sure.  Items displaying profanity or illegal drugs may not be sold. Items do not have to be handmade items.

Questions?  Contact Jimmy Harper (318) 652-0578

*Check calendar for updated information.