Louisiana Calendar of Events & Festivals

Listed here are festivals and events around the state of Louisiana in chronological order. It is updated regularly so you'll want to bookmark it and come back frequently.
Louisiana Kitchen & Culture magazine provide this listing service as a courtesy to our visitors as well as our friends at tourist orgs and CVB, cities and towns, universities, cultural and charitable groups. We try to focus on community and family based events, festivals, food etc. If you find this useful then please consider supporting our efforts with your subscription to the magazine, Thank you.
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Aug 15, 2018 to Aug 19, 2018
City/Town
Delcambre Delcambre Shrimp Festival
Aug 16, 2018 to Aug 18, 2018
City/Town
Rayne Le Cajun Award and Festival
Aug 17, 2018
City/Town
Baton Rouge Fete Rouge: Baton Rouge Wine & Food Festival
Aug 18, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Arts & Crabs Fest
Aug 24, 2018
City/Town
Hammond Hot August Night
Theriot Dularge Volunteer Fire Department Shrimp Boil
Aug 24, 2018 to Aug 25, 2018
City/Town
New Orleans NOLA Downtown Music and Arts Festival
Aug 31, 2018 to Sep 1, 2018
City/Town
Natchitoches Cane River Zydeco Festival & Poker Run
Aug 31, 2018 to Sep 3, 2018
City/Town
Morgan City Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival
Sep 1, 2018
City/Town
Opelousas Creole Renaissance Festival
Plaisance Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival
Sep 7, 2018 to Sep 8, 2018
City/Town
Lydia Lydia Cajun Food Fest and Fais Do Do
New Orleans Farm & Table Jamboree
Sep 7, 2018 to Sep 9, 2018
City/Town
Ruston Big Creek Trade Days
Thibodaux TaWaSi Antiques and Collectibles Show
Sep 8, 2018
City/Town
Minden Vintage Car Club Show & Shine and Bike Show
St. Francisville Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration
Sep 9, 2018
City/Town
St. Gabriel Papa George Fairchild Jambalaya Cook Off
Sep 10, 2018
City/Town
Opelousas Soiree Royale
Sep 14, 2018 to Sep 15, 2018
City/Town
Greenwood Greenwood Pioneer Heritage Festival
Mamou Mamou Cajun Music Festival
Marthaville Marthaville Good Ole Days Festival
Natchitoches Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival
Sep 14, 2018 to Sep 16, 2018
City/Town
Houma Houma Fall Festival
Sulphur St. Theresa's Bon Ton Festival
Sep 15, 2018 to Sep 16, 2018
City/Town
Slidell St. Tammany Crab Festival
Sep 20, 2018 to Sep 22, 2018
City/Town
Springhill Springhill Rodeo and Parade
Sep 20, 2018 to Sep 23, 2018
City/Town
Gueydan Gueydan Duck Festival
Sep 21, 2018 to Sep 22, 2018
City/Town
Gonzales Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship
Sep 28, 2018 to Sep 29, 2018
City/Town
Bogalusa Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival
Dubach Louisiana Chicken Festival
Natchitoches Natchitoches Classic Car Show
Sep 28, 2018 to Sep 30, 2018
City/Town
Cut Off COYC Hurricane Festival
Sep 30, 2018
City/Town
Shreveport Mooringsport Cypress Festival
Oct 5, 2018 to Oct 9, 2018
City/Town
Leesville West Louisiana Forestry Festival
Oct 6, 2018
City/Town
West Monroe Northeast Louisiana Celtic Festival
Oct 6, 2018 to Oct 7, 2018
City/Town
Jennings Stearman Fly-In
Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 13, 2018
City/Town
Springhill Springhill Lumberjack Festival
Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
City/Town
Houma Voice of the Wetlands
Monroe North Delta Food and Wine Festival
Oct 13, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Rouge et Blanc Wine Festival
Port Allen Sugar Fest
Oct 13, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
City/Town
Madisonville Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival
Oct 17, 2018 to Oct 21, 2018
City/Town
Sulphur Calcasieu Cameron Fair
Oct 19, 2018 to Oct 20, 2018
City/Town
St. Francisville Southern Garden Symposium & Workshops
Oct 19, 2018 to Oct 21, 2018
City/Town
Violet The Violet Oyster Festival
Oct 20, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Chuck Fest
Monroe Louisiana Food and Music Festival
Oct 20, 2018 to Oct 21, 2018
City/Town
Houma Rougarou Fest
Oct 27, 2018
City/Town
Grand Coteau Sweet Dough Pie Festival