The fun has begun: Take in the 2020 Nederland Heritage Festival

Published 5:30 pm Tuesday, March 10, 2020

NEDERLAND — Six days of family fun is underway in Nederland as Tuesday marks the opening of the Nederland Heritage Festival on Boston Avenue.

Zaidey Cruz, 9, pets a rabbit with Michala Wilkinson at the Nederland Heritage Festival’s petting zoo. (Brad Robichaux/The News)

Tuesday’s fun lasts until 11 p.m., with similar 4 to 11 p.m. carnival schedules planned through Friday.

Saturday’s carnival schedule is 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. The parade is slated to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, as well.

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Sunday is the festival’s final day, with carnival fun lasting from noon to 6 p.m.

Admission to the festival grounds and musical entertainment is free.

Logan Jones, 13, looks for a victim while riding the bumper cars. (Brad Robichaux/The News)


The Pharaoh’s Fury goes near-vertical on one of its first runs during the Nederland Heritage Festival.