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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Oct 7, 2017
City/Town
West Monroe Northeast Louisiana Celtic Festival
Alexandria Funktoberfest
Alexandria Fall Herb Day Arts and Crafts Festival
Denham Springs Denham Springs Fall Festival
Golden Meadow Bayou Music Festival Shrimp Cookoff
Grosse Tete Iberville Swamp Life Expo
Houma Downtown Spaghetti Cookoff
Jennings Battle of the Bows
Kaplan Louisiana Cajun Food Fest
Lake Charles Rouge et Blanc Wine Festival
Lockport Lockport Town-wide Garage Sale
New Iberia Shadows Arts & Crafts Show
New Orleans Beignet Fest
Opelousas Come Home Festival - Festival de la Grande Église
Springfield Hungarian Harvest Festival
St. Martinville Okra Cookoff
Violet Blues in da Parish
Violet Blues Brews and BBQ
Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 8, 2017
City/Town
Berwick Berwick Lighthouse Festival
Mandeville Louisiana Wildfowl Festival
New Orleans Fall Garden Festival
Robeline Robeline Heritage Festival
Roberts Cove German Fest
Oct 8, 2017
City/Town
Folsom Annual Harvest Cup Polo Classic
Grand Chenier Grand Chenier Alligator Festival
Slidell Warrior Wing CookOff
Oct 10, 2017 to Oct 15, 2017
City/Town
Ville Platte Louisiana Cotton Festival
Oct 11, 2017 to Oct 15, 2017
City/Town
Alexandria Rapides Parish Fair
Oct 11, 2017 to Oct 19, 2017
City/Town
New Orleans New Orleans Film Festival
Oct 12, 2017 to Oct 15, 2017
City/Town
Abbeville Louisiana Cattle Festival
Lafayette Festivals Acadiens et Creoles
Oct 13, 2017
City/Town
Ruston ARToberfest
Oct 13, 2017 to Oct 14, 2017
City/Town
Springhill Springhill Lumberjack Festival
Zwolle Zwolle Tamale Fiesta
Oct 13, 2017 to Oct 15, 2017
City/Town
Bridge City Bridge City Gumbo Festival
Houma Voice of the Wetlands
Laplace St John Parish Andouille Festival
Melrose St Augustine Church Fair
Monroe North Delta Food and Wine Festival
Natchitoches Natchitoches Fall Tour of Homes
New Orleans Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival
Thibodaux Louisiana Gumbo Festival of Chackbay
Washington Washington Antique Fair and Yard Sale
Oct 14, 2017
City/Town
Columbia Louisiana Art and Folk Festival
Jeanerette Jenerette Yard Sale
Monroe Friends of Black Bayou Fall Celebration
Natchitoches Wings Over Natchitoches Aerobatic Air Show
Old Arabi Old Arabi Sugar Festival
Ruston Ruston Makers Fair
Springhill Springhill Main Street Car And Motorcycle Show