April 10/11/12 , 2015
25th Annual Celebration
The Patterson Cypress Sawmill Festival is an annual event held in April at Kemper Williams Park in Patterson, LA, with attendance estimated at about 35,000 for a three-day event. The festival is truly a family oriented and community event. It consists of a midway with amusement rides and games, arts and crafts show, car show, poker run, fun walk, gumbo cook-off, softball tournament, fishing tournament, golf tournament, petting zoo, old engine display, RV camping, lumber jack show, musical entertainment, passe partout contest, and much more.

Wendell Williams Aviation Collection
The proceeds from the festival go to the building fund for the new Louisiana State Museum-Patterson. The museum and construction began in February 2004 and opened for business December 2005. The Museum features Wendell Williams Aviation Collection and the Cypress Sawmill Collection.


Cypress Sawmill Festival History

In 1990, David Bourdier founded the Patterson Cypress Sawmill Festival to raise money to help build a museum. The first festival was held in 1991 at Kemper Williams Park. Carol Vinning, Frank Guarisco, Charles Campbell, Derrick Jennings, C.C. Stewart, and Greg Price were the first festival volunteers.

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Cypress Sawmill Festival

The Patterson Cypress Sawmill Festival is an annual event held in April at Kemper Williams Park in Patterson, LA, with attendance estimated at about 35,000 for a three-day event. The festival is truly a family oriented and community event. It consists of a midway with amusement rides and games, arts and crafts show, car show, poker run, fun walk, gumbo cook-off, softball tournament, fishing tournament, golf tournament, petting zoo, old engine display, RV camping, lumber jack show, musical entertainment, passe partout contest, and much more.

Wendell Williams Aviation Collection
The proceeds from the festival go to the building fund for the new Louisiana State Museum-Patterson. The museum and construction began in February 2004 and opened for business December 2005. The Museum features Wendell Williams Aviation Collection and the Cypress Sawmill Collection.

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Morgan City, La

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Official Tourism Site of La

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Major Equipment and Remediation Services, Inc

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Morgan City

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St Mary Parish Government

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Klimate King Storage

Patterson State Bank

PSB

Pattersonsilo

City of Patterson

Chauvin Communication

Chauvin Communications

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Cypress Bayou Casino

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Morgan City & Franklin

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Patterson, La

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Morgan City, La

Morgan City, La

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Official Tourism Site of La

All American Lumberjack Show