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.
We are updating the events and festivals schedule, contact jim to add yours or make correction to current listing.


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Apr 26, 2017 to Apr 30, 2017
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Lafayette Festival International de Louisiane
Apr 28, 2017 to Apr 29, 2017
City/Town
Ashland Ashland Spring Festival
St. Bernard St. Bernard Bird Festival
Apr 28, 2017 to Apr 30, 2017
City/Town
Arnaudville Arnaudville Etouffee Festival
Lake Charles Chennault International Airshow
Tickfaw The Italian Festival
Westlake Westlake Family Fun & Food Festival
Apr 28, 2017 to Apr 30, 2018
City/Town
Tickfaw The Italian Festival Spaghetti CookOff
Apr 29, 2017
City/Town
Lockport Bateau de Bois Festival
Plaquemine St. Jude Car Show
Ponchatoula Ponchatoula Jambalaya Cookoff
Apr 29, 2017 to Apr 30, 2017
City/Town
Church Point Cajun Woodstock
Lake Charles Flea Fest Flea Market
Slidell Slidell Spring Antique Street Fair
Apr 30, 2017
City/Town
Thibodaux Laurel Valley Spring Festival
May 1, 2017 to May 3, 2017
City/Town
New Iberia Southern Regional Mine Rescue Competition
New Orleans NOLA Crawfish Festival
May 4, 2017 to May 7, 2017
City/Town
Thibodaux Thibodaux Firemen's Fair & Parade
May 4, 2017 to May 14, 2017
City/Town
Lake Charles Contraband Days Louisiana Pirate Festival
May 5, 2017
City/Town
Farmerville Louisiana State Gathering of the Dutch Oven Cookers
Shreveport Cinco De Mayo Fiesta
May 5, 2017 to May 6, 2017
City/Town
Leesville MayFest Arts & Crafts Festival
Natchitoches El Camino Real Sale on the Trail
May 5, 2017 to May 7, 2017
City/Town
Breaux Bridge Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival
Chalmette St. Bernard Tomato Festival
Destrehan Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival
May 6, 2017
City/Town
Alexandria Louisiana Dragon Boat Races
Lafayette Edible Wild Plants
Natchitoches Cane River Plantation Bike Ride
New Iberia New Iberia Vendor and Craft Event
Oil City Oil City Gusher Days
Sunset Sunset Herb & Garden Festival
May 6, 2017 to May 7, 2017
City/Town
Bossier City Barksdale Air Show
May 10, 2017 to May 13, 2017
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Rayne Rayne Frog Festival
May 11, 2017 to May 13, 2017
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New Iberia El Festival Espanol de Nueva Iberia
May 11, 2017 to May 14, 2017
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Mansura Cochon de Lait Festival
May 12, 2017 to May 13, 2017
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Marion Marion Mayhaw Festival
Zwolle Zwolle Loggers and Forestry Festival
May 12, 2017 to May 14, 2017
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Larose Bayou Cajun Festival
May 13, 2017
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Baton Rouge Red Stick Food Fest
Madisonville New Orleans International Dragon Boat Festival
Many Maydaze Car Show
Monroe Bayou Desiard Dragon Boat Festival
New Orleans UNO Crawfish Mambo
May 14, 2017
City/Town
Piney Hills Trails & Trellises Garden Tour
May 18, 2017 to May 20, 2017
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New Iberia Cruisin Cajun Country Cruise In
Starks Starks Mayhaw Festival
May 18, 2017 to May 21, 2017
City/Town
West Monroe Louisiana Crawfish Gatorfest
May 19, 2017
City/Town
Metairie Jefferson Chamber Crawfish Boil
May 19, 2017 to May 20, 2017
City/Town
Fisher Fisher Sawmill Days