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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Apr 13, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
City/Town
Shreveport Holiday In Dixie
Apr 19, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
City/Town
Baton Rouge Louisiana International Film Festival
Apr 20, 2018 to Apr 21, 2018
City/Town
Franklin Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show
Franklin Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival
Lafayette Southern Garden Festival
Apr 20, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
City/Town
Arnaudville Fire and Water Rural Arts Celebration
Lockport Lockport Food Festival
New Iberia SugarFest High School Rodeo
Apr 21, 2018
City/Town
Alexandria Earth Day
Covington St. Paul's School Crawfish Cookoff
New Orleans Tulane Crawfest
New Roads New Roads Pecan Classic
Plaquemine St. Jude Car Show
Slidell Hospice Foundation of the South Crawfish Cookoff
Violet Our Lady of Lourdes Crawfish Cookoff
Apr 21, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
City/Town
Bernice Corney Creek Great Outdoors Festival
Covington Covington Antiques & Uniques Festival
Lake Charles Lake Charles Flea Fest
Melrose Melrose Arts & Crafts Festival
Apr 21, 2018 to Apr 26, 2018
City/Town
Ville Platte Louisiana Folk Roots Balfa Week
Apr 22, 2018
City/Town
Abita Springs Abita Springs Busker Festival
Lafayette Vermilionville Earth Day Celebration
Metairie Pinch a Palooza Festival
Ruston Ruston Earth Day Rally
Apr 25, 2018 to Apr 29, 2018
City/Town
Lafayette Festival International de Louisiane
Apr 27, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Lake Charles Spring Art Walk
Apr 27, 2018 to Apr 28, 2018
City/Town
Gonzales St. John's De La Prairie Festival
Shreveport Ark-La-Tex Ambassadors BBQ Cook-off
St. Bernard St. Bernard Bird Festival
Apr 27, 2018 to Apr 29, 2018
City/Town
Arnaudville Arnaudville Etouffee Festival
Lecompte Lecompte Pie Festival
Tickfaw The Italian Festival
Tickfaw The Italian Festival and Spaghetti CookOff
Apr 28, 2018
City/Town
Alexandria Cabrini Crawfish Boil
Bossier City Festival Of Books and Business Extravaganza
Houma Relay for Life of Terrebonne Parish
New Iberia New Iberia Vendor and Craft Event
Piney Hills Trails & Trellises Garden Tour
Ruston Ruston Black Rodeo
Ruston Dine in the Pines
Apr 29, 2018
City/Town
Baton Rouge Louisiana Earth Day
May 3, 2018 to May 5, 2018
City/Town
Alexandria Alex River Fete
Deville Hickory Grove Bluegrass Festival
May 3, 2018 to May 6, 2018
City/Town
Thibodaux Thibodaux Firemen's Fair & Parade
West Monroe Twin City Crawfish Festival
May 3, 2018 to May 13, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Louisiana Pirate Festival
May 4, 2018 to May 5, 2018
City/Town
Abbeville VC-Carmel May Fest
Leesville MayFest Arts & Crafts Festival
Lutcher May Festival
May 4, 2018 to May 6, 2018
City/Town
Breaux Bridge Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival