22nd Annual Bloomin’ on the Bricks Festival Set For March 12

The City of Natchitoches Main Street invites you to experience the beauty of springtime in downtown Natchitoches at the 22nd Annual Bloomin’ on the Bricks. The event will take place on Saturday, March 12 along Front Street between Touline Street and rue Trudeau from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bloomin’ on the Bricks is the celebration of spring throughout the City’s Downtown Historic District. While admiring thousands of tulips on display, you’ll find an assortment of items needed to transform your garden and yard this spring. Vendors from around the area will sell plants such as ferns, herbs, shrubs, flowering baskets, and bedding plants as well as garden décor. Local music will be provided along with activities for children of all ages. Bloomin’ on the Bricks is a free event and open to the public.

The Natchitoches Art Guild and Gallery will host Art along the Bricks in conjunction with Bloomin’ on the Bricks. Art along the Bricks will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. along Front Street between Church Street and rue Trudeau. Art along the Bricks serves to provide visitors to the Natchitoches Historic District opportunities to see the latest offerings in fine arts and crafts as local and area artists display their work in an outdoor art show. For more information on Art along the Bricks, please contact the Natchitoches Art Guild and Gallery at (318) 352-1626.

In addition, Northwestern State University’s School of Creative and Performing Arts will present CAPA on the Cane Saturday, March 12, beginning at Noon on the rue Beauport Riverbank Stage. Multiple musical ensembles will perform during the event. Admission is free.

For more information on Bloomin’ on the Bricks or to become a vendor, please contact the City of Natchitoches Main Street Office at (318) 357-3822.