The Iowa Rabbit Festival

UPDATE – This article was published for the 2018 Iowa Rabbit Festival. Follow this link for up-to-date information about the Iowa Rabbit Festival.

The originally published information about the 2018 Iowa Rabbit Festival can be found below.

The Iowa Rabbit Festival Kicks Off Today!

The Iowa Rabbit Festival started today, Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 5 PM. The event now takes place at the Burton Complex in Lake Charles.


There is no fee to enter tonight and the festival runs until 10 pm. The carnival and all vendors will be open, however the Burton will be closed.


  • 6 pm – Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
  • 8 pm – Krossfyre
  • 10 pm – Wayne Toups


  • 8 am – Rabbit show judging
  • 11 am – Dani Lacour
  • 1:30 pm – Aaron Istre
  • 3 pm – Cook-off judging
  • 4:30 pm – Jamie Bergeron
  • 6:30 pm – Gyth Rigdon
  • 8:30 pm – Doug Supernaw
  • 10 pm – Chase Bryant

The Burton Coliseum Complex is located at: 7001 Gulf Hwy, Lake Charles, LA

Visit the links below to see how traffic is in the area:

Southwest Louisiana Live Traffic Map and List of Congested Intersections

Live Traffic Cameras in Southwest Louisiana

More Articles - Click or Tap Title To Read


Videos from past Iowa Rabbit Festivals

Wayne Toups on stage. David Lee Murphy up next

Posted by Iowa Rabbit Festival, Inc. on Saturday, March 18, 2017

Posted by Iowa Rabbit Festival, Inc. on Saturday, March 19, 2016


Pin It on Pinterest

Share This

Share This

Share this post with your friends!