Danville, VA-- Danville's biggest festival, the 39th Annual Festival in the Park kicked off Thursday evening.
This is the first time the event is going on for four days. They had an authentic Cajun cooking demonstration with Chef Mel Melton. They also had music from Mel Melton and the Wicked Mojos.
All the fun will continue for the next three days. The festival opens up again at 4 p.m. on Friday at Ballou Park. There will be plenty of activities, rides, music and food. Admission is free.