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, 2017 to Jun 24, 2017
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New Orleans Festigals
Jun 23, 2017 to Jun 24, 2017
City/Town
DeRidder Beauregard Watermelon Festival
Ruston Ruston Louisiana Peach Festival
Jun 23, 2017 to Jun 25, 2017
City/Town
Des Allemands Catfish Festival
Jun 24, 2017
City/Town
Lake Charles Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival
Jun 24, 2017 to Jun 25, 2017
City/Town
New Orleans Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival
New Orleans NOLA Caribbean Festival
Jun 25, 2017
City/Town
New Iberia Stars and Stripes - A Musical Celebration
Jun 28, 2017
City/Town
BAton Roouge Fete du Vin: Baton Rouge Epicurean Society
Jun 29, 2017 to Jul 2, 2017
City/Town
New Orleans Essence Music Festival
Jun 30, 2017
City/Town
Covington Sparks in the Park
Jun 30, 2017 to Jul 4, 2017
City/Town
Erath Erath 4th of July Celebration
Jul 1, 2017
City/Town
Lebeau LeBeau Zydeco Festival
Slidell Slidell Heritage Festival
Jul 4, 2017
City/Town
Bogalusa Bogalusa Watermelon Festival
Chalmette St. Bernard Salutes America
Lake Charles Red, White, Blue & You Festival
Marksville Avoyelles Arts & Music Fest
Minden 4th of July in Minden
New Iberia New Iberia Fourth of July Parade
Sarepta 4th of July in Sarepta
Thibodaux Let Freedom Ring Festival
Jul 7, 2017 to Jul 9, 2017
City/Town
New Orleans San Fermin in Nueva Orleans
Ruston Big Creek Trade Days
Jul 8, 2017
City/Town
Natchitoches Celebration On The Cane
Jul 14, 2017
City/Town
New Orleans Bastille Day NOLA
Jul 14, 2017 to Jul 15, 2017
City/Town
Gonzales Swamp Pop Music Festival
Lake Charles Cajun Music and Food Festival
Morgan City Bayou BBQ Bash Morgan City Under the Bridge
Natchitoches Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival
Jul 26, 2017 to Jul 29, 2017
City/Town
Grand Isle Grand Isle International Tarpon Festival
Jul 27, 2017 to Jul 28, 2017
City/Town
Farmerville Louisiana Watermelon Festival
Jul 28, 2017 to Jul 29, 2017
City/Town
Lake Charles Marshland Festival
Jul 28, 2017 to Jul 30, 2017
City/Town
Lafayette Louisiana Outdoor Expo
Jul 29, 2017
City/Town
Opelousas Southwest Louisiana Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe Festival
Slidell Northshore Family Fun Day & Back to School Expo
Spring Hill Spring Hill Piggley Wiggly Steak Cook Off
Aug 4, 2017 to Aug 5, 2017
City/Town
Cameron Cameron Fishing Festival
Aug 12, 2017
City/Town
Franklin Promenade d’art de Franklin
Aug 16, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017
City/Town
Delcambre Delcambre Shrimp Festival
Aug 18, 2017 to Aug 20, 2017
City/Town
Shreveport Geek'd Con
Aug 19, 2017
City/Town
Grand Coteau SOCC Black Pot Cook Out & Dance
Lake Charles Arts & Crabs Fest
St. Francisville Polos and Pearls
Aug 24, 2017 to Aug 25, 2017
City/Town
Baton Rouge Fete Rouge: Baton Rouge Wine & Food Festival
Aug 24, 2017 to Aug 27, 2017
City/Town
Gueydan Gueydan Duck Festival
Aug 31, 2017 to Sep 4, 2017
City/Town
Morgan City Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival
Sep 1, 2017 to Sep 2, 2017
City/Town
Natchitoches Cane River Zydeco Festival & Poker Run
Sep 2, 2017
City/Town
Goldonna Goldonna Saline Creek Festival
Plaisance Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival