The 2018 Louisiana Sportsman Show & Festival kicks off Thursday, March 15, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center.

Hours are noon to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The event includes an indoor boat show, fishing tackle and hunting gear for sale, a display of ATVs and off-road vehicles, a tractor and outdoor power equipment area, the Louisiana Sportsman Big Buck Contest, Splash Dogs competitions, a Kids Zone, a bass tank with pros giving seminars, fishing and hunting outfitters from across the country and a food court.

Tickets are $10 at the gate for adults and $5 for children, with free admission for kids on Sunday. Four-day passes are available for $20.