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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Oct 17, 2018 to Oct 25, 2018
City/Town
New Orleans New Orleans Film Festival
Oct 25, 2018
City/Town
Pineville Pineville Fall Festival
Oct 25, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018
City/Town
LaRose French Food Festival
Oct 25, 2018 to Nov 4, 2018
City/Town
Baton Rouge Greater Baton Rouge State Fair
Oct 25, 2018 to Nov 11, 2018
City/Town
Shreveport State Fair of Louisiana
Oct 26, 2018 to Oct 27, 2018
City/Town
Lafayette South Louisiana Black Pot Festival & Cookoff
Oct 26, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018
City/Town
New Orleans Voodoo Music Experience
Oct 27, 2018
City/Town
Grand Coteau Sweet Dough Pie Festival
Covington BooFest
Franklin Franklin Harvest Moon Festival
Jennings Jennings Alive Arts & Crafts Festival
Shreveport Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners Fall Bulb Sale
Oct 27, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018
City/Town
Loranger Old Farmers Day & Horse Pulling Contest
Slidell Slidell Fall Antique Street Fair
St. Francisville Yellow Leaf Arts Festival
Oct 31, 2018 to Nov 4, 2018
City/Town
Jennings Yellow Rails and Rice Festival
Nov 2, 2018 to Nov 3, 2018
City/Town
Grand Coteau Festival of Words
Mandeville Pontchartrain Film Festival
Metairie Saint Basil's International Food Festival
Minden Main to Main Trade Days
Nov 2, 2018 to Nov 4, 2018
City/Town
Colfax Louisiana Pecan Festival
Metairie Bucktown Seafood Festival
Opelousas Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar and Festival
Ponchatoula Ponchatoula Antique Trade Days, Art & Crafts Fair
Nov 3, 2018
City/Town
Avery Island Jungle Gardens 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
Houma Southdown Marketplace Arts & Crafts Festival
Jeanerette Jeanerette Live
Jennings Battle of the Bows
New Iberia Jungle Gardens Fun Run
New Orleans Wine On The River
New Orleans Bayou Bacchanal
Nov 3, 2018 to Nov 4, 2018
City/Town
Abbeville Giant Omelette Celebration
Lake Charles Lake Charles Exotic Reptile and Pet Show
Nov 3, 2018 to Nov 24, 2018
City/Town
Hammond Louisiana Renaissance Festival
Nov 4, 2018
City/Town
New Iberia New Iberia Beneath the Balconies
Nov 8, 2018
City/Town
Houma Ducks Unlimited Banquet & Outdoor Show
Mandeville Wine and Dine with Hospice
Nov 9, 2018
City/Town
Thibodaux Big Boy's Main Street CookOff
Nov 9, 2018 to Nov 11, 2018
City/Town
Chalmette Bayou Road Balloon Festival
Metairie Oyster Festival St. Clement of Rome Parish
Port Barre Port Barre Cracklin Festival
Nov 10, 2018
City/Town
Alexandria Sugar Day Festival
Baton Rouge Louisiana Book Festival
Henderson Atchafalaya Basin Festival
Houma Bayou Beer Fest
Jeanerette Southern Soul Food Showdown
Lake Charles Smoke & Barrel
New Iberia New Iberia Vendor and Craft Event
New Orleans Carnivale du Vin
Thibodaux Thibodeaux Fall Festival