FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 16, 2023
CVB Contact: Alana Cooper
Celebrate 318 Day on March 18th
Monroe-West Monroe, LA– Celebrate the 318! West Monroe Mayor Staci Mitchell and Monroe Mayor Friday Ellis released a joint proclamation announcing March 18th or 3/18 as 318 Day in the Twin Cities. Since 318 is the area code for north and central Louisiana, it is the perfect day to celebrate the area we live and work in.
Discover Monroe-West Monroe has created a free coloring sheet to celebrate 318 Day. Anyone who brings a completed coloring sheet from March 20th-24th
to the Visitors Center, located at 601 Constitution Drive in West Monroe, will receive a prize.
Everyone is invited to highlight something special about the 318 on their social media platforms. Use the hashtag #318day and tag @discovermonroewestmonroe on Instagram and Discover Monroe-West Monroe on Facebook to share your love for the 318.
Be on the lookout for Discover Monroe-West Monroe’s 318 day giveaway! The giveaway includes: Monroe-West Monroe swag, Louisiana Purchase and Gardens Zoo passes, the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens family pass, a wine tasting and tour for 4 people at Landry Vineyards, trinkets from the Masur Museum of Art & the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, and more! The giveaway will begin on March 18 on the Discover Monroe-West Monroe Facebook page.
Celebrate 318 day in downtown Monroe in Palace Park from 10 am – 2 pm! Enjoy snowcones from Kona Ice, Cali Cafe Food Truck, and a Maker’s Market.
Let the fun continue in Downtown West Monroe. Large "3" and "8" wooden numbers will be on display in Alley Park in West Monroe and Palace Park in Monroe. Stop by and be the "1" in the "318." Share your picture on social media using the hashtag #DiscoverMWM and #318Day!
Click here to read more about ways to celebrate 318 day.
“We are excited to celebrate 318 Day this year and highlight all of the things we love about our area. This is a day for everyone to increase community pride by sharing what they love and highlighting different aspects of living in our area,” said Sheila Snow, Discover Monroe-West Monroe Vice President of Communications.
For more information, please visit monroe-westmonroe.org.
Discover Monroe-West Monroe promotes Ouachita Parish as a destination for leisure travel, conventions, meetings, and sporting events creating a positive economic impact for our local community through increased visitor spending and sales tax collections. For more information about Discover Monroe-West Monroe, visit www.monroe-westmonroe.org.