In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Gear up for the 41st Annual Louisiana Sportsman Show and Festival!

Come join WAFB at the Louisiana Sportsman Show.

Update 3/14/20 – This event has been cancelled

The 41st Annual Louisiana Sportsman Show and Festival, Louisiana’s largest outdoor show and boat show, will be held March 12-15, 2020 in Gonzales.

This is the state’s premier outdoor show. It features acres of boats, fishing and hunting equipment, ATVs, tractors and lawn equipment, and activities for the entire family.


  • an indoor boat show featuring all the major boat brands and dealers from throughout the Baton Rouge area
  • acres of fishing tackle and hunting gear for sale
  • an extensive display of ATVs and off-road vehicles
  • a dedicated tractor and outdoor power equipment area
  • the Louisiana Sportsman Big Buck Contest, with display of some of the largest bucks killed during the 2019-2020 season in Louisiana, Mississippi and across the country
  • Splash Dogs, where participants can enter their dogs in retriever competitions
  • WAFB Kids Day on Sunday, when kids ages 12 and under get in for free to enjoy activities! 
  • a bass tank, where pros will be giving regular seminars
  • fishing and hunting outfitters from across the United States
  • an improved food court featuring three times the selection
See the Splash Dogs event — a dock-jumping competition open to all dog owners.


  • Thursday & Friday at 12-7 p.m. 
  • Saturday at 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Sunday (WAFB Kids Day!) at 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


Experience all of the outdoor-themed fun at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. 


Learn more about the Louisiana Sportsman Show and Festival at