The premier 45th Annual Melrose Arts & Crafts Festival in historic Natchitoches, La is set for this weekend April 6-7 at the historic Melrose Plantation.

You can enjoy the spring season under the live oak trees while you shop over 70 arts & crafts vendors on the grounds of this beautiful plantation located 18 miles south of downtown historic Natchitoches. You'll find everything from colorful pottery, jewelry, wood crafts, stained glass, paintings, gourmet foods and more.

Save your appetite because there will be plenty of great food cooked up Louisiana style from local vendors.

Festival Hours: 

Sat 9-5 and Sun 10-4. Tickets are only $5.00 for Adults and $2.00 for Kids ages 6-12. Kids 5 and under are free.

The festival is sponsored by The Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches  with proceeds going directly to the preservation of Melrose Plantation.

Natchitoches, La., is approximately 148 miles from Texarkana about a 2 hour and 48 minute drive.

For more information about the 45th Annual Melrose Arts & Crafts Festival please visit the Melrose Plantation.