Mayfest, winner of the Louey Award for 2012 Festival of the Year, is an annual event held in historic downtown Leesville on the first weekend in May -- for 2017 it will be held on May 5th & May 6th. Vendors from all over Louisiana and surrounding states offer home-made items and food made from scratch. Bring your lawn chairs and join us on the courthouse lawn for two free days of family fun offering live music, vendors, demonstrating artists, children's activities, and more.




Main Stage | Other Activities | Vendor Info | Vendor Applications



Main Stage

Friday May 5th, 2017


Main Stage

Saturday May 6th, 2017


Classic Car Show

Registration Form

The Classic Car Show is coming to MayFest again this year!  Visit the festival on Saturday to see classics from Model-Ts to Corvettes and lots of others.  The cars will be on display at the North end of Third Street from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.  Anyone interested in showing their own classic car, please click on the Registration Form for complete details.

Other Mayfest Activities
Rotary Club's Chalk-A-Block
Children of all ages can share their art with the world at Mayfest's Chalk-A-Block. Choose your spot and paint your masterpiece with a variety of colored chalks.

Armadillo Stampede

Leesville Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
Beginning at 7:00 am on Saturday May 6th, the Leesville Lions Club will be serving their annual Pancake Breakfast as part of the Mayfest fun. Start your day off right with a great meal which includes a short stack (3) of pancakes with your choice of bacon or sausage and juice or milk.  

Shop the Leesville Main Street District
Many of the Leesville Main Street merchants will be open for business during MayFest. 

Classic Car Window Displays 
While you're downtown, stroll past the old Cain Motor Company (corner of Lee & 4th St.) and the old Boudreaux's Chevrolet (corner of North and 3rd) and look through the windows to see displays of classic vehicles and more.

Art Gallery
Gallery One Ellleven will feature a gallery Exhibit, to be announced.

Vendor Information
For more information about Mayfest, please contact Jack Maile-- extension 101 at the Vernon Parish Tourism Commission. Our office is located inside the historic Vernon Parish Courthouse on 3rd Street in Leesville, LA. We're in the office Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM until 4:30 PM.

Street Address:
201 South 3rd St.
Leesville, LA 71446

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 349
Leesville, LA 71496

Office (337) 238-0783
Toll Free (800) 349-6287
Fax (337) 238-3403

Vendor Applications

MayFest 2017 accepts only 1 vendor/authorized dealer for manufactured-type merchandize such as, but not limited to:  Rodan+Fields Skincare line, Mary Kay, Ultimate Body Applicator/It Works, fit4mom, Origami Owl, Scentsy, Avon, Pampered Chef, Makeup Eraser, and Plexus Slim.  Please call Marci Cook at 337-238-0783, ext. 103 to check on availability.

2017 Vendor Apps are here!

2017 Artisan's Village MayFest Application

2017 Main Street Marketplace MayFest Application

2017 Food Court MayFest Application

2017 Food Truck Trailer MayFest Application

2017 Non-Profit Information Booth MayFest Application

2017 For-Profit Information Booth MayFest Application

MayFest 2017 Vendor Maps:

2017 Overview Map for MayFest

2017 Artisan's Village MayFest Map

2017 Main Street Marketplace MayFest Map

2017 Food Court MayFest Map

2017 Everything Kid's MayFest Map