Our Community

Juneteenth Festival

Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery, and in Donaldsonville this event is organized by the River Road African American Museum. It is held in mid-June over a weekend. For more information visit africanamericanmuseum.org.

July 3rd Fireworks

Donaldsonville celebrates July 4th one day early. The heart of the festival is Crescent Park, which is on Mississippi St., 1 block west of Railroad Ave. (the historic main street).

For more information contact Mainstreet/Donaldsonville Downtown Development at (225) 323-2555

Sunshine Festival

Held over a weekend each fall, you can expect cook-offs, live music and family fun. For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at 225-473-4814 or email

The Donaldsonville Chamber of Commerce is an active force within the City, aggressively pushing historic restoration and crafting plans for a boardwalk park along the river. Click the link above for more information on the Chamber.

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