5362 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Phone: (318) 352-7500
Fax: (318) 352-7500
Located on the campus of Northwestern State University of Louisiana, Prather Coliseum is a significant venue that hosts many of the varsity's sporting events as well as other community events. It is an important place for athletes and sports buffs as all tournaments, trainings sessions and championships are held her. The venue is however known most for the NSU Folk Festival which is a local carnival of food, music, dance and fun. See website for more information.
The Harry Turpin Stadium seats nearly 16,000 people and is the football stadium for the Northwestern State University demons. The seating enables any member of the audience to see the field clearly with its architecture, and the field itself is made of Astroturf. Press boxes are also available at the Stadium. Contact information is for ticketing box office.
The box office opens Monday through Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday at 12:30
A two-day September festival that celebrates the past with activities for the whole family, including games, live entertainment, arts and crafts, a parade, and delicious food.