The Ponchatoula Chamber Of Commerce presents “The Ponchatoula Antique Trade Days and Art -Craft Fair” being held the 1st Saturday of March and November 6-8th. 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. This 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM three day outdoor festival is free to all. Located in America’s Antique City Ponchatoula La. The Historic Downtown comes to life for 3 streight days, featuring antiques, collectibles, fine arts along with crafts booths of all sorts. You will find food vendors featuring local cuisine and deserts many which are made on site. This fun festival of food and live music happens two times a year.You will find children’s activities that include, face painting, pony rides, inflatable slide and more.
The City Of Ponchatoula earned the title of “America’s Antique City” for the many antique and collectible shops, specialty shops housed in wonderful old historic buildings and hand crafted items. There are several Five Star local restaurants that feature home-style cooking to casual fine dining. Come try one of the favorites, grilled oysters on the half shell when in season. This is one of the local favorites. There are hotels, State Park lodging along with RV parks. Ponchatoula is conveniently located just south of Hammond at the crossroads of Interstate-55 and I-12. The Historical District is less than an hour from Downtown New Orleans or Baton Rouge. A great stop-over if driving any distance from east to west on the Interstate 10. Interstate 12 is a way to bypass New Orleans and the Interstate 110.