The city of Natchitoches (pronounced “Nack-a-tish”), is celebrating its Tri-Centennial in 2014. Established in 1714, Natchitoches is the oldest permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase and is a favorite destination for visitors from around the world.

Located in Northwest Louisiana, Natchitoches is a one-of-a-kind community full of culture, history, recreation, shopping and more! Stretched along the banks of the beautiful Cane River, Natchitoches is home to three state historic sites, Creole plantations, and museums all within the boundaries of the Cane River National Heritage Area.

At the heart of Natchitoches lies the Natchitoches National Historic Landmark District that serves as a shopping and dining paradise and a bed & breakfast lover’s dream.

Beginning in January 2014, Natchitoches will hold a year-long celebration that commemorates the history, culture, cuisine, architecture, and music that are signature aspects of the city of Natchitoches. Join us for a celebration 300 years in the making
Join us on the Second Saturday of every month in 2014 to be a part of our Tri-Centennial Celebration. Enjoy a meat pie, special events and friendly smiles! Come discover the little city with a big history, Natchitoches, Louisiana!

Visit or call 1-800-259-1714 for a complete calendar of events.