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.
We are updating the events and festivals schedule, contact jim to add yours or make correction to current listing.


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Apr 14, 2017 to Apr 23, 2017
City/Town
Shreveport Holiday In Dixie
Apr 15, 2017 to Apr 16, 2017
City/Town
Ebarb Choctaw-Apache Tribal Powwow
Apr 19, 2017 to Apr 23, 2017
City/Town
Breaux Bridge Cycle Zydeco
Apr 20, 2017
City/Town
Baton Rouge CrawFete, a Gourmet Crawfish Tasting
Apr 21, 2017
City/Town
Monroe Biedenharn Garden Symposium
Apr 21, 2017 to Apr 22, 2017
City/Town
Franklin Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival
Parks Parks Cracklin Cookoff
Apr 21, 2017 to Apr 23, 2017
City/Town
Lockport Lockport Food Festival
Apr 22, 2017
City/Town
Abbeville Stir the Pot: Louisiana Seafood Cookoff and Festival
Alexandria Earth Day
Minden The Green Thumb Jamboree
Minden Green Thumb Jamboree
New Iberia Cruisin' Cajun Country Spring Open Car Show
Slidell Hospice Foundation of the South Crawfish Cookoff
Apr 22, 2017 to Apr 23, 2017
City/Town
Arnaudville Fire and Water Rural Arts Celebration
Covington Covington Antiques & Uniques Festival
Melrose Melrose Arts & Crafts Festival
Shreveport Louisiana Comic Con
Apr 23, 2017
City/Town
Abita Springs Abita Springs Busker Festival
Baton Rouge Louisiana Earth Day
Lafayette Vermilionville Earth Day Celebration
Metairie Pinch a Palooza Festival
Apr 26, 2017 to Apr 30, 2017
City/Town
Lafayette Festival International de Louisiane
Apr 28, 2017 to Apr 29, 2017
City/Town
Ashland Ashland Spring Festival
St. Bernard St. Bernard Bird Festival
Apr 28, 2017 to Apr 30, 2017
City/Town
Arnaudville Arnaudville Etouffee Festival
Tickfaw The Italian Festival
Westlake Westlake Family Fun & Food Festival
Apr 28, 2017 to Apr 30, 2018
City/Town
Tickfaw The Italian Festival Spaghetti CookOff
Apr 29, 2017
City/Town
Plaquemine St. Jude Car Show
Ponchatoula Ponchatoula Jambalaya Cookoff
Apr 29, 2017 to Apr 30, 2017
City/Town
Church Point Cajun Woodstock
Slidell Slidell Spring Antique Street Fair
Apr 30, 2017
City/Town
Thibodaux Laurel Valley Spring Festival
May 1, 2017 to May 3, 2017
City/Town
New Iberia Southern Regional Mine Rescue Competition
New Orleans NOLA Crawfish Festival
May 4, 2017 to May 7, 2017
City/Town
Thibodaux Thibodaux Firemen's Fair & Parade
May 4, 2017 to May 14, 2017
City/Town
Lake Charles Contraband Days Louisiana Pirate Festival
May 5, 2017 to May 6, 2017
City/Town
Leesville MayFest Arts & Crafts Festival
May 5, 2017 to May 7, 2017
City/Town
Breaux Bridge Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival
Chalmette St. Bernard Tomato Festival
Destrehan Little Red Church Food & Fun Festival
May 6, 2017
City/Town
Alexandria Louisiana Dragon Boat Races
Natchitoches Cane River Plantation Bike Ride
New Iberia New Iberia Vendor and Craft Event
Oil City Oil City Gusher Days
Sunset Sunset Herb & Garden Festival
May 6, 2017 to May 7, 2017
City/Town
Bossier City Barksdale Air Show
May 10, 2017 to May 13, 2017
City/Town
Rayne Rayne Frog Festival
May 11, 2017 to May 13, 2017
City/Town
New Iberia El Festival Espanol de Nueva Iberia