The Village of Waterproof is proud to host the inaugural
 event celebrating one of the agricultural commodities
in the State of Louisiana….PECANS!


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First Yearly Tensas Pecan Festival


The Village of Waterproof  is proud to host the inaugural event celebrating one of the agricultural commodities in the State of Louisiana….Pecans. The 1st Annual Tensas Pecan Festival is a 3 day Arts festival that will have a stage of live music each night, Arts & Craft vendors, Food vendors,  a Pecan Bake-off, Barbecue Cook-off and much, much more. Mark your calendars for a great event and visit our webpage frequently for updated information, as our volunteers work hard to plan this year’s event.

Exclusively By NDYE

New Dimensions Youth Edutainment Enrichment Program (NDYE) is a 501c3 non profit organization that supports the Tensas Community by mentoring and tutoring youth, donating scholarships to the Tensas High School, the Toys for Tots Christmas program and works with other local groups and municipal aid organizations. Proceeds from this event will be donated to other grassroots groups in the parish and the Village of Waterproof.


Please stay tuned for schedule to be announced of events which start Fri., Oct 25, @ 4:30 p.m.

Stay tuned to see who we’ll have providing entertainment each night!

Be a Part of Us!

Please contact our Volunteer coordinator at: to sign up for volunteer position and indicate which event you are willing to assist with:

  • Festival Setup and Vendor staging

  • Entertainment Stage

  • Tickets

  • Barbecue Cook-Off

  • Pecan Bake-Off

  • Festival Breakdown


Vendor Registration

This first year we are estimating 5000 visiting families from all over NE Louisiana Be a part of the Future of Waterproof LA. Reserve your space Now for a hefty discount. Booth spaces are reserved on a first come first serve basis. Get your reservation today and choose your preferred spot. Make an impact on your Community and get involved.
Please click on register now button for registration.
After Registration, kindly make payment (PayPal or Cashapp) on following address for confirmation;

Reach Us

If you're interested in being a part or want more information.

Tensas Pecan Festival
P.O. Box 248,
Waterproof LA 71375


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