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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May 19, 2017 to May 21, 2017
City/Town
Alexandria Sugarmill Music Festival
Belle Chasse Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival
Logansport River City Fest
New Orleans Bayou Boogaloo Festival
May 20, 2017
City/Town
Natchitoches Cane River Music Festival
New Iberia Chitimacha Race for Tour du Teche
Tickfaw Riff Ridgel Crawfish Cookoff
May 20, 2017 to May 21, 2017
City/Town
Marksville Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow
May 21, 2017
City/Town
Lafayette Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade
May 25, 2017 to May 28, 2017
City/Town
Krotz Springs Krotz Springs Sportsmen's Heritage Festival
New Orleans New Orleans Wine and Food Experience
Shreveport Mudbug Madness Festival
May 25, 2017 to Jun 4, 2017
City/Town
Lafayette Cajun Heartland State Fair
May 26, 2017 to May 28, 2017
City/Town
Gonzales Gonzales Jambalaya Festival
New Orleans New Orleans Greek Festival
May 27, 2017
City/Town
Delcambre Delcambre Boat Poker Run & BBQ Cook-off
New Iberia Splash Bash
Slidell Slidell Jazz and Blues Festival
May 28, 2017
City/Town
Lafayette Zydeco Extravaganza
May 29, 2017 to Jun 3, 2017
City/Town
New Orleans Birdfoot Festival
Jun 2, 2017 to Jun 4, 2017
City/Town
Church Point Buggy Festival Of Church Point
Gheens Bon Mange Festival
Larose Cajun Heritage Festival
Jun 3, 2017
City/Town
Abbeville Daylily Festival & Garden Show
Mandeville Gulf Coast Tour de Cure
Natchitoches Cookin’ On The Cane BBQ Competition & Festival
Ponchatoula Ponchatoula Citywide Yard Sale
Jun 9, 2017 to Jun 10, 2017
City/Town
Minden Grillin on the Main BBQ Cookoff
Jun 10, 2017
City/Town
Morgan City Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo
Jun 16, 2017 to Jun 18, 2017
City/Town
Shreveport Let The Good Times Roll Festival
Jun 17, 2017
City/Town
Gilliam Sunflower Trail and Festival
New Iberia Clifton Chenier Celebration
St. Bernard Hook A Kid On Fishing Rodeo
Jun 17, 2017 to Jun 18, 2017
City/Town
Toledo Bend Toledo Bend Black Heritage Festival
Jun 22, 2017 to Jun 24, 2017
City/Town
New Orleans Festigals
Jun 23, 2017 to Jun 24, 2017
City/Town
DeRidder Beauregard Watermelon 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 25, 2017
City/Town
New Iberia Stars and Stripes - A Musical Celebration
Jun 30, 2017 to Jul 4, 2017
City/Town
Erath Erath 4th of July Celebration
Jul 4, 2017
City/Town
Bogalusa Bogalusa Watermelon Festival
Minden 4th of July in Minden
Natchitoches Celebration On The Cane Independence Day
New Iberia New Iberia Fourth of July Parade
Sarepta 4th of July in Sarepta
Thibodaux Let Freedom Ring Festival
Jul 14, 2017
City/Town
New Orleans Bastille Day NOLA
Jul 14, 2017 to Jul 15, 2017
City/Town
Gonzales Swamp Pop Music Festival
Natchitoches Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival
Jul 21, 2017 to Jul 22, 2017
City/Town
Morgan City Bayou BBQ Bash Morgan City Under the Bridge