Taste of the Trail: Minden Restaurant Guide

Posted on December 16, 2015

The City of Minden is known for its small-town charm, unparalleled hospitality, and friendly people. The “friendliest city in the south,” as it was named, is home to both incredible holiday celebrations and delicious locally-owned eateries. As you visit Minden’s holiday attractions, like its Fasching Fifth Season Lights Fantastic, be sure to stop at these […]

Holly’s Trail of Lights

Posted on November 30, 2015
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Hey it’s me, Holly the Holiday Trail of Lights Elf! That’s right—straight from the North Pole and all the way to North Louisiana to celebrate the HOLLYdays the right way (that is, in the eight cities along the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights, he-he). I’m so excited to spend the Christmas season in such a […]

Longtime Traditions Celebrated in Minden this November

Posted on November 5, 2015
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Deemed the “Friendliest City in the South,” Minden, Louisiana will kick off the holiday season this month with long-standing traditions and events that are perfect for any family’s weekend getaway. If you want to get your Christmas shopping started early, Minden is the place to be. From dawn until dusk on Nov. 6 and 7, […]

Details on our Social Media Contests

Posted on October 18, 2015
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The Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights cities are so excited to announce the contest schedule for the holiday season. For our new readers, the basic concept is this: each of the Trail of Lights cities have compiled a gift basket full of amazing goodies from local businesses to be given away to participants like you […]

October Sneak Peek: Minden Festivities Happening Now

Posted on October 6, 2015

October is finally here, which means the holidays are right around the corner! With the first events taking place in a little over a month, the cities are bustling with activity.  Take Minden for instance. This week October 6 – 10, the Webster Parish Fair, known for its 4-H Swine and Pee Wee Pig Show […]

The Minden Vintage Car Club Show and Shine Car and Bike Show Slated for September 13th

Posted on August 8, 2014
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End the Dog Days of Summer with at the annual Minden Vintage Card Club Show and Shine Car & Bike Show in Historic Downtown Minden on September 13th, 2014, from 10 until 2.   It will be red, white and blue all over this year as the car club honors our veterans!  Over 200 cars will be featured in […]

Minden Prepares for the Holidays

Posted on July 24, 2014

Minden is preparing for celebration of her German Heritage at the Minden Fasching Fifth Season Festival to be held this year on November 22nd on Main Street in Minden.   The  festivities will include a carnival,  German food, beer, entertainment, downtown shopping and arts and crafts vendors and tours of the Germantown Colony Museum!   The grand finale […]