The Madisonville Chamber of Commerce provides a number of social and business events during the year. (Those events are denoted with a *.) Fun events in Madisonville are also listed.
Krewe of Tchefuncte Mardi Gras Ball February 11, 2017
Krewe of Tchefuncte Boat Parade February 18, 2017
Membership Drive Crawfish Boil* April 27, 2017 Every year, the Chamber hosts a Crawfish Boil on the Riverfront or at one of the local businesses. Members, guests and the general public are invited to enjoy fresh boiled crawfish, meet other Members and get updates on Chamber activities. There is a cost to members and non-members, and quantities are limited
Dragon Boat Races May 13, 2017 Teams of 20 paddlers per boat race for best times and bragging rights. Full day of activity on the riverfront with teams, vendors, kids activities and a great time. Open to teams and the public. Run by Great White North.
Cruisin' on the River Car Show* May 20. 2017 Classic and vintage cars line the Riverfront in Madisonville for one of the biggest shows in the area. Prizes in several different categories. $20/$25 entrance fee. Free and open to the public. See photos from the 2017 show
Business to Business Networking* June 22, 2017 Business Networking events provide Chamber business members an
opportunity to meet at a local establishment and share information about
their company with other Chamber members.
Madisonville Old Fashioned Fourth of July* July 4, 2017 Details coming soon.
Tchefuncte River Foundation and Maritime Museum Gala July 15, 2017 Details coming soon.
Beach Sweep September 16, 2017 Run by Keep Madisonville Beautiful
Wooden Boat Festival October 14-15, 2017 Hosted by the Maritime Museum.
Gumbo Cook-off* October 22, 2017 Madisonville
Chamber Ghosts, Goblins, and Gumbo Cook-off. Teams compete for Best Restaurant, Best
Backyard Professionals and Best Spooky Tent. Prizes will be awarded.
Tasting will be from 11-2. $25.00 to enter a team and $5.00 to purchase a
wrist band to taste
Merry Madisonville* Dec 2, 2017 Every holiday season, Merry Madisonville comes to town. Merry Madisonville is kicked off with a grand parade through town! The Parade starts at the Maritime Museum and winds through town and
ends on the Riverfront in front of Town Hall. It is led by the Mayor who is followed by the Court of the Krewe of Tchefuncte,
bands, dancers, classic cars and more! The Parade makes one stop on the
way for a Champagne toast and then continues on to Town Hall to await
the arrival of Santa! Santa and Mrs. Clause arrive by boat. The festivitiesalso include the lighting of the
Christmas tree, caroling, and Santa's Workshop.
Toys for Tots Dec 3, 2017 Details coming soon.
December / January
Annual Membership Meeting* DATE: TBA The Annual Membership Meeting takes place in the beginning of December or in January at one of the local businesses. Members, guests and the general public are invited to enjoy some Holiday or Mardi Gras cheer, meet other Members and get updates on Chamber activities. Annual awards are also given out at this event.
Business to Business Networking* DATE: TBA Business Networking events provide Chamber business members an opportunity to meet at a local establishment and share information about their company with other Chamber members.
Post Office Box 746, Madisonville, LA 70447 (985) 845-9824