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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Jun 22, 2018 to Jun 23, 2018
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Ruston Ruston Louisiana Peach Festival
Jun 22, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
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Des Allemands Catfish Festival
Jun 23, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival
Natchez Natchez Heritage Festival
Jun 23, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
City/Town
New Orleans Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival
New Orleans NOLA Caribbean Festival
Jun 24, 2018
City/Town
New Iberia Stars and Stripes - A Musical Celebration
Jun 29, 2018 to Jul 1, 2018
City/Town
Cypremort Point Fourth of July Fishing Rodeo
Jun 30, 2018
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New Iberia Acadiana 4-H District Horseshow
Jul 4, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Red, White, Blue & You Festival
New Iberia New Iberia Fourth of July Parade
Sarepta 4th of July in Sarepta
Venice Venice 4th of July Festival
Jul 5, 2018 to Jul 8, 2018
City/Town
New Orleans Essence Music Festival
Jul 7, 2018
City/Town
Avondale West Bank Beer Fest
Lebeau LeBeau Zydeco Festival
Jul 13, 2018 to Jul 14, 2018
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Morgan City Bayou BBQ Bash Morgan City Under the Bridge
Jul 14, 2018
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New Iberia Summer Paperback Book Sale
Jul 20, 2018 to Jul 21, 2018
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Lake Charles Cajun Music and Food Festival
Natchitoches Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival
Jul 20, 2018 to Jul 22, 2018
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New Orleans Louisiana Sportsman Deer, Duck and Fishing Show
Jul 27, 2018 to Jul 28, 2018
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Lake Charles Marshland Festival
Jul 28, 2018
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Monroe Bayou Black Open Rodeo
New Iberia New Iberia Film Festival
Opelousas Southwest Louisiana Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe Festival
Spring Hill Spring Hill Piggley Wiggly Steak Cook Off
Aug 3, 2018 to Aug 4, 2018
City/Town
Cameron Cameron Fishing Festival
Aug 18, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Arts & Crabs Fest
Aug 24, 2018
City/Town
Theriot Dularge Volunteer Fire Department Shrimp Boil
Aug 31, 2018 to Sep 3, 2018
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Morgan City Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival
Sep 1, 2018
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Plaisance Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival
Sep 20, 2018 to Sep 22, 2018
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Springhill Springhill Rodeo and Parade
Sep 28, 2018 to Sep 29, 2018
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Bogalusa Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival
Oct 6, 2018 to Oct 7, 2018
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Jennings Stearman Fly-In
Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
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Monroe North Delta Food and Wine Festival
Oct 13, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
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Madisonville Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival
Oct 20, 2018 to Oct 21, 2018
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Houma Rougarou Fest
Oct 27, 2018
City/Town
Grand Coteau Sweet Dough Pie Festival
Oct 27, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018
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Eunice Experience Louisiana Festival
Oct 31, 2018 to Nov 4, 2018
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Jennings Yellow Rails and Rice Festival
Nov 1, 2018 to Nov 3, 2018
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Grand Coteau Festival of Words
Nov 2, 2018 to Nov 4, 2018
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Opelousas Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar and Festival
Nov 3, 2018
City/Town
Jennings Battle of the Bows
Nov 8, 2018 to Nov 11, 2018
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Port Barre Port Barre Cracklin Festival
Nov 10, 2018 to Nov 11, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Lake Charles Flea Fest