The 49th Annual Melrose Arts and Crafts Festival

Melrose, LA – The 49th Annual Melrose Arts and Crafts Festival is set to take place on April 15 and 16, 2023, at Melrose On The Cane. This highly anticipated event will feature vendors selling their hand-crafted goods, food vendors, and music.

The Melrose Arts and Crafts Festival has been a staple of the community for nearly half a century and continues to draw thousands of visitors from across the region. This year’s festival has an impressive lineup of talented artists, craftsmen, and food vendors.

“We’re thrilled to once again host the Melrose Arts and Crafts Festival, and we’re looking forward to welcoming visitors from near and far,” said Executive Director, Leah Dunn Witman. “This year’s festival promises to be a truly unforgettable experience, with something for everyone to enjoy.”

In addition to the numerous vendors selling handmade jewelry, pottery, woodworking, and other crafts, visitors can also enjoy delicious food from a variety of local vendors.

“We’re incredibly proud of the Melrose Arts and Crafts Festival and the role it plays in bringing our community together,” said Leah Dunn Witman. “It’s a true celebration of the arts, and a great opportunity to support local artists and businesses.”

The festival will take place rain or shine. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children 6-12. To purchase tickets please visit the Melrose webpage at:

You can also purchase tickets on Eventbrite by searching Melrose Arts and Crafts Festival.

The 49th Annual Melrose Arts and Crafts Festival is sponsored by: Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission, Natchitoches Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Bank of Montgomery.

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