October 15, 16, 17, 18 - 2015
What a festival we had !!!
Tracy Byrdalong with Wayne Toups, Charley Rivers, Roddie Romero, Bag-O-Donuts, Chee Weez and many others were just outstanding. We have a new Chef De Riz, Jr King & Queen and a New Queen.
THERE IS A NEW CARNIVAL THIS YEARGoldStar Amusements is a family operated business with a rich history in the carnival industry. Our reputation as being a safe, clean operation is very important to us. We have spent many years perfecting our carnival operation and believe it to be a safe form of quality entertainment for all ages. UPDATE - Making the rounds in town was nothing but Praise for this New Carnival we had this year. What a GREAT JOB GOLDSTAR did !!!
78th IRF POSTERArtist Tony Bernard has been sanctioned by the International Rice Festival Association for the 78th International Rice Festival Poster. - More Info... - TO PURCHASE POSTER CLICK HERE
YOU'RE INVITEDWe Invite You to join us at the the 78th International Rice Festival in downtown Crowley. We have plenty of action for you to have a good time. We have lots of entertainment, arts, crafts, carnival rides and yes, plenty of food. You're Invited, so now you gotta go...
MISS ALLISON HOFFPAUIRCurrenrt reigning queen is Miss Allison "Ali" Hoffpauir. She is the daughter of Andre and Craig Hoffpauir of Iota, Louisiana,. For More Info - CLICK HERE
THURSDAY NIGHTWe have Apollo's Crows, Get Back Band, Kevin Naquin & Ossun Playboys, Don Rich and Bag of Donuts. For More Info - CLICK HERE
FRIDAY SCHEDULEFriday is the Junior King and Queen Contest. The Children's Parade in the afternoon and of course in the evening we have Kira Viator, Nik L Beer, Charley Rivers, The Chee Weez and Crowley's own Wayne Toups. For More Info - CLICK HERE
SATURDAY SCHEDULESaturday is the big day. Most folks are off from work and start out with the Fiddle and Accordion Contest or the Queen's Pageant. Later on the day is the Grand Parade followed by more awesome entertainment. For More Info - CLICK HERE
LATEST BAND SCHEDULEThis is the latest Band Schedule as it stands now. For more info - CLICK HERE
THE CITY OF CROWLEYIt is with tradition that we come together to celebrate the harvest of our rice crop. The City of Crowley, known as the Rice Capitol of the World, invites you to join us in our celebration of the 78th International Rice Festival. - Mayor Greg Jones
From performing high-volume rhythm and blues, to playing flawless, show-stopping classics, from popular hip hop dance moves to precision drill steps, the Southern University Marching Band is without question a spectacular force. Redefining college band style, the SU bandís success is measured by excitement of its vast and diverse audiences. Look around during any band performance and the crowd is definitely tuned-in and captured by the powerful sound and talent of the co-ed musicians.