4th Of July
June 30th - July 4th!
Erath started celebrating the Erath 4th of July Celebration in
1936. The festial was founded by Roy R. Theriot and originated
as a fundraiser for Erath High School. In 1937, the New Orleans
Times Picayune newspaper published an article about the
Erath Independence Day Fete. The article stated that the event
was sponsored jointly by the Erath 4th of July Association and
the Erath High School Alumni Association.
Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a statewide Stay at Home order
that goes into effect at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23,