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 22, 2019 to Aug 25, 2019
City/Town
Gueydan Gueydan Duck Festival
Aug 23, 2019
City/Town
Baton Rouge Fete Rouge: Baton Rouge Wine & Food Festival
Hammond Hot August Night
Theriot Dularge Volunteer Fire Department Shrimp Boil
Aug 24, 2019
City/Town
Ruston Community Garage Sale
Monroe ChillFest
Monroe Bayou Black Open Rodeo
Aug 29, 2019 to Sep 2, 2019
City/Town
Morgan City Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival
Aug 30, 2019 to Aug 31, 2019
City/Town
Natchitoches Cane River Zydeco Festival & Poker Run
Aug 30, 2019 to Sep 1, 2019
City/Town
New Iberia SugarFest Classic Brahman Show
Aug 31, 2019
City/Town
Opelousas Creole Renaissance Festival
Opelousas Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival
Sep 6, 2019 to Sep 7, 2019
City/Town
Thibodaux TaWaSi Antiques and Vintage Show
Sep 7, 2019
City/Town
New Iberia Ranch Sorting
Sep 8, 2019
City/Town
St. Gabriel Papa George Fairchild Jambalaya Cook Off
Sep 13, 2019 to Sep 14, 2019
City/Town
Lydia Lydia Cajun Food Fest
Sep 14, 2019
City/Town
Arabi St. Bernard Rod Knockers Cruzin Da Parish
Minden Vintage Car Club Show & Shine and Bike Show
Monroe Driven Desires Car, Truck, and Bike Show
Shreveport Highland Jazz & Blues Festival
Tunica Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration
Sep 14, 2019 to Sep 15, 2019
City/Town
New Orleans Irish Fest New Orleans
Ruston Piney Hills Classic Mountain Bike Race
Sep 16, 2019
City/Town
Opelousas Soiree Royale
Sep 20, 2019 to Sep 21, 2019
City/Town
Mamou Mamou Cajun Music Festival
Natchitoches Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival
Sep 20, 2019 to Sep 22, 2019
City/Town
New Orleans National Fried Chicken Festival
Slidell St. Tammany Crab Festival
Sulphur St. Theresa's Bon Ton Festival
Sep 20, 2019 to Sep 29, 2019
City/Town
Monroe ARK-LA-MISS Fair
Sep 21, 2019
City/Town
Alexandria Le Tour de Bayou
Hammond Tour de’ Tangipahoa
New Orleans NOLA on Tap Beer Fest
Sep 22, 2019 to Sep 28, 2019
City/Town
Natchitoches Natchitoches Parish Fair And Rodeo
Sep 25, 2019 to Sep 28, 2019
City/Town
Lafayette Junior League of Lafayette's Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market
Sep 26, 2019 to Sep 29, 2019
City/Town
New Iberia Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival
Sep 27, 2019
City/Town
Hammond Brews Arts Festival
Sep 27, 2019 to Sep 28, 2019
City/Town
Bogalusa Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival
Shreveport Red River Quilt Show
Sep 27, 2019 to Sep 29, 2019
City/Town
Cut Off COYC Hurricane Festival
Gonzales Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship
Gretna Gretna Heritage Festival
Luling Alligator Festival
Sep 28, 2019
City/Town
Lafayette Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade
Slidell Wild Game-Seafood-Barbecue Cook-Off
West Monroe River Rat Paddle Challenge
Sep 28, 2019 to Sep 29, 2019
City/Town
Houma Houma Fall Festival
Sep 29, 2019
City/Town
Lake Charles Calca-Chew Food Festival
Oct 2, 2019 to Oct 5, 2019
City/Town
Oak Grove Fall Bluegrass Festival
Oct 4, 2019
City/Town
Monroe North Delta Food and Wine Festival