The 39th Annual Louisiana Sportsman Show and Festival, Louisiana’s largest outdoor show and boat show, will be held March 15-18, 2018, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, Louisiana. Louisiana’s premier outdoor show will feature acres of boats, fishing and hunting equipment, ATVs, tractors and lawn equipment, and activities for the entire family.

Show highlights include:

  • an indoor boat show featuring all the major boat brands and dealers from throughout the Baton Rouge area
  • acres of fishing tackle and hunting gear for sale
  • an extensive display of ATVs and off-road vehicles
  • a dedicated tractor and outdoor power equipment area
  • the Louisiana Sportsman Big Buck Contest, with display of some of the largest bucks killed during the 2017-18 season in Louisiana, Mississippi and across the country
  • Splash Dogs, where participants can enter their dogs in retriever competitions
  • a Kids Zone, with free admission to the show for kids on Sunday
  • a Yamaha ATV test track
  • a bass tank, where pros will be giving regular seminars
  • fishing and hunting outfitters from across the United States
  • an improved food court featuring three times the selection

Show hours are 12 to 7 p.m. on Thursday & Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Show Hours

12 to 7 p.m. - Thursday & Friday
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Saturday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Sunday.


Adults - 13 years & older ... $10.00
Kids - 6-12 years old .......... $5.00
Kids - 5 years and under ..... Free


The 2017 Gonzales Louisiana Sportsman Show put more people in front of us then we could Imagine.
Jeff Caldwell, OSoo Good
We did not know what to expect, everyone said if your going to be in one show the Gonzales show is the ONE!
Evan Davis, NAVE Services