Madisonville Chamber of Commerce

Post Office Box 746, Madisonville, LA 70447     (985) 845-9824

Annual Events

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.

2018


February

  • Krewe of Tchefuncte Mardi Gras Ball
    January 20

  • Krewe of Tchefuncte Boat Parade
    February 3

April

  • Membership Drive Crawfish Boil*
    April 26

    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

May

  • Cruisin' on the River Car Show*
    May 19
    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

July

  • Madisonville Old Fashioned Fourth of July*
    July 4

September

  • Keep Madisonville Beautiful Annual Beach Sweep
    September 15, 10am

    Meet at Madisonville Park and Playground at 10am. Lunch provided by Lighthouse Pizza and Chick Fil A. All groups welcome.

  • Madisonville Business to Business Networking Event*
    September 27, 5:30-7:30pm. Maritime Museum, 133 Mabel Drive, Madisonville, LA

    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.

October

  • Madisonville Garden Club Scarecrow Decorating Contest
    Judging for businesses and residents within the town limits. Scarecrows must be displayed by October 12, with judging the week of October 21. The winners will be announced on October 27 at the Falling for Madisonville Arts & Crafts Festival.
  • Wooden Boat Festival
    October 13-14

    Hosted by the Maritime Museum
  • Falling for Madisonville Arts & Crafts Festival
    October 27, 12noon to 8:00pm October 28, 12noon to 6:00pm, Madisonville Ball Field.
    For more information, go to their Facebook page.
  • Madisonville All Around the Town Trick or Treating*
    October 31, 5:30-7:30pm
    Businesses and residents are encouraged to participate and hand out candy. A house decorating contest will also be included with prizes to the top three houses. The Chamber will provide maps listing all the participants, so plan to pick up your map in front of Town Hall starting at 5:00pm and hit the streets!

November

  • Madisonville Fall Gumbo Cook-off*
    November 10
    Madisonville Fall Gumbo Cook-off. Teams will compete for Best Gumbo. (Sign-Up Form) Prizes will be awarded.  Tasting from 11:00am-2:00pm. More Info
    Postponed until December 1

December

  • Madisonville Fall Gumbo Cook-off*
    Dec 1

    Madisonville Fall Gumbo Cook-off. Teams will compete for Best Gumbo. (Sign-Up Form) Prizes will be awarded.  Tasting from 11:00am-2:00pm. More Info
  • Merry Madisonville*
    Dec 1
    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 festivities also include the lighting of the Christmas tree, caroling, and Santa's Workshop.
  • Toys for Tots
    Dec 2
    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.

Year Round

  • 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.





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