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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Dec 7, 2018 to Dec 23, 2018
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Alexandria Alexandria Zoo Holiday Light Safari
Dec 14, 2018 to Dec 16, 2018
City/Town
New Iberia New Iberia Southern Sleigh Rider
Dec 14, 2018 to Dec 23, 2018
City/Town
West Baton Rouge Reflections of the Season
Dec 15, 2018
City/Town
Alexandria Alexandria Holiday Tour Of Homes
Bossier City Bossier Parish’s 175th anniversary
Donaldsonville Donaldsonville Christmas Parade
Dubach Christmas at the Farm
Gray Papa Noël's Cajun Christmas Celebration
Haughton Christmas In Haughton
Lafayette Old-Time Christmas Family Day at Vermilionville
Lake Charles Light Up The Lake Christmas Celebration
Minden Ham Fest by the Minden Amateur Radio Association
Monroe Jingle Bell Run
Monroe Monroe Christmas in the Park
Patterson Patterson Christmas Boat Lighting Parade
Plaquemine Holly Jolly Christmas Festival
Dec 16, 2018
City/Town
New Orleans French Quarter Christmas Home Tour
New Orleans Caroling in Jackson Square
Dec 19, 2018 to Dec 25, 2018
City/Town
Slidell Slidell's Bayou Christmas
Dec 20, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
City/Town
New Orleans NOLA ChristmasFest
Dec 21, 2018
City/Town
Monroe Black Bayou Winter Solstice Celebration
Dec 22, 2018
City/Town
Shreveport Logan Mansion Christmas Tour
Dec 31, 2018
City/Town
Lafayette New Years Eve Dance With Geno Delafose
Jan 1, 2019
City/Town
New Orleans Allstate Sugar Bowl
Jan 6, 2019
City/Town
Lake Charles Mardi Gras 12th Night
Jan 11, 2019 to Jan 12, 2019
City/Town
Cameron Louisiana Fur and Wildlife Festival
Jan 11, 2019 to Jan 13, 2019
City/Town
Bossier City Bossier City Home Products Show
Jan 18, 2019 to Jan 19, 2019
City/Town
West Monroe Ag Expo
Jan 18, 2019 to Jan 20, 2019
City/Town
Baton Rouge The Louisiana Marathon
Lake Charles Central Gulf Coast Boat, Sport & RV Show
Jan 23, 2019 to Jan 30, 2019
City/Town
Lafayette Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival
Jan 25, 2019 to Jan 27, 2019
City/Town
Houma Southern Louisiana Boat, Sport & RV Show
Jan 26, 2019
City/Town
Opelousas Opelousas Gumbo Cookoff
Jan 31, 2019 to Feb 2, 2019
City/Town
Lake Charles Southwest Louisiana District Livestock Show & Rodeo Parade
Feb 1, 2019
City/Town
New Iberia Cajun Ground Hog Day
Feb 15, 2019 to Feb 21, 2019
City/Town
New Orleans New Orleans French Film Festival
Feb 21, 2019 to Feb 23, 2019
City/Town
Morgan City Eagle Expo
Feb 22, 2019 to Feb 24, 2019
City/Town
Baton Rouge Ramblin' Oldies of Denham Springs
Kenner New Orleans RV And Camping Show
Feb 24, 2019
City/Town
New Iberia A Prelude to Spring
Mar 14, 2019
City/Town
New Orleans Top Taco
Mar 22, 2019 to Mar 24, 2019
City/Town
Lake Charles Home Garden and Lifestyle Show
Apr 20, 2019
City/Town
New Orleans Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic
May 10, 2019 to May 11, 2019
City/Town
Monroe Bayou Desiard Dragon Boat Festival