Louisiana Railroad Days Festival

The Louisiana Railroad Days Festival prides itself in being a free festival that is family oriented and allows no alcohol. The city of DeQuincy and surrounding areas have been blessed by the festival each year. Since Railroads have been a very important part of DeQuincy, that it is the perfect place to have the Louisiana Railroad Days Festival.

2024 Festival Tshirt


Railroad Festival Thank You
The members of the DeQuincy Federated Service League, sponsors of the Louisiana Railroad Days Festival of DeQuincy, would like to extend a hearty THANK YOU to everyone who celebrated the 41st year of our beloved festival. Your support means everything to us and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts!
Special “THANK YOUS” are offered to Mayor Riley Smith and Mrs. Kim Rainwater without whom the festival would not be possible. We would like to say thank you to the Railroad Museum Board and employees. Thank you to all members of DFSL and business groups that participated in this year’s festival.
We appreciate all of the local business and schools that supported the festival by wearing their railroad festival t-shirts each Friday. Special thanks to the businesses located along Lake Charles Ave. for your patience and cooperation prior to and during the festival. We would like to thank this year’s sponsors: Riley Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Nichols, Sam’s Discount Tire, DeQuincy Memorial Hospital, El Tucan Mexican Restaurant, Dr. Paul Perry, Lake Area Dentistry, McDonald’s, b1 Bank, Sabine State Bank, and Bae Bae’s Backyard. As always, thank you to Coco-Cola, DeQuincy United Methodist Church, LAWCO, CenturyTel, the DeQuincy News Staff, Deep South Productions, and Cumulus Media KYKZ-96. A special thank you goes out to the family of Ranita Peterson for participating in a memorial presentation in her honor. Their many miles traveled were greatly appreciated. And we would also like to thank Mr. Johnny Copeland and Southland Drone for the aerial photo and videos he took at the festival this year. Our appreciation goes to Mr. Dennis Duval, also, who was instrumental in the production of the 2024 poster.
Our city’s festival would absolutely not have been possible without the hard work of Joe Richardson, Joe Larvadane and Paul Fontenot!! We appreciate ya’ll more than you know! THANK YOU is not enough!!! Also, thanks to Lt. Mitchell Taylor, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Department and Reserve Unit as well as Police Chief AnnaJo Haynes, the DeQuincy City Police, and Reserve Unit. Also, a very special thank you to Officer DeWayne Tarver and his crew for a job very well done.
THANK YOU DEQUINCY and surrounding area for an outstanding 41st celebration!!! We will see you next year.
DeQuincy Federated Service League





-DeQuincy Federated Service League


Festival Rules

Family Oriented

Have fun with the entire family!

Alcohol Free

Alcohol will not be tolerated at the LA Railroad Days Festival.

Free Entrance

Enter the festival for no charge at all!

Free Parking

Park at the festival for no charge at all!

2024 LA Railroad Festival Posters on Sale at the DeQuincy Railroad Museum


Festival Events

At the Louisiana Railroad Days Festival we have tons of events and fun lined up for you and your family!

Gospel Night

Come worship at our Gospel Night!

Railroad Idol

Come watch or compete in this years Railroad Idol!

Children's Events

Let the kids have a blast with our children's events!

"Bling" Your T-Shirt

Bling your favorite T-Shirt to this year's T-Shirt contest!

Old Timers Reunion

Ride the rails with memories from the old timers!


Participate in our annual RR Days Pageant!


Participate in the RRF Parade!

Pictures From Past Festivals

Get a glimpse of what our Louisiana Railroad Days Festival has to offer! To really get the full picture, you have to visit us in person!

This Year's Sponsors

Festival Sponsors