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.

2017


February

  • Krewe of Tchefuncte Mardi Gras Ball
    February 11, 2017

  • Krewe of Tchefuncte Boat Parade
    February 18, 2017

April

  • 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

May

  • 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

June

  • 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.

July

  • 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.

October

  • Wooden Boat Festival
    October 14-15, 2017

    Hosted by the Maritime Museum.
  • Beach Sweep
    October 21, 2017

    Run by Keep Madisonville Beautiful
  • Not-Too-Spooky Halloween
    October 31, 2017
    See photos from the 2017 event

November

  • Madisonville Fall Gumbo Cook-off*
    November, 18, 2017
    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

December

  • 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 festivities also 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.

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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