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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Mar 24, 2018
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Sugar Land Taste of Louisiana Festival
Mar 24, 2018 to Mar 25, 2018
City/Town
Coltile Cotile Trade Days
Slidell Jazz on the Bayou
Mar 25, 2018
City/Town
Eunice World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cookoff
Lake Charles Palm Sunday Tour of Homes
Mar 30, 2018 to Apr 1, 2018
City/Town
Broussard Lao New Year Celebration
Mar 31, 2018
City/Town
Metairie Allstate Sugar Bowl St. Patricks Day Classic
Apr 4, 2018 to Apr 8, 2018
City/Town
Breaux Bridge Cycle Zydeco
Apr 6, 2018 to Apr 7, 2018
City/Town
Oak Grove North Louisiana Sweet Potato Festival
Apr 6, 2018 to Apr 8, 2018
City/Town
Houma Parade of Rods
New Iberia Books Along the Teche Literary Festival
Port Allen Kite Fest Louisiane
Apr 7, 2018
City/Town
Minden Scottish Tartan Festival
Shreveport Red River Revel Wine Event
Apr 12, 2018 to Apr 14, 2018
City/Town
DeQuincy Louisiana Railroad Days Festival
Apr 12, 2018 to Apr 15, 2018
City/Town
New Orleans French Quarter Festival
Apr 13, 2018 to Apr 14, 2018
City/Town
Natchitoches Natchitoches Jazz and R&B Festival
Apr 13, 2018 to Apr 15, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Lake Charles Crawfish Festival
Washington Washington Antique Fair and Yard Sale
Westlake Westlake Family Fun & Food Festival
Apr 14, 2018
City/Town
Chalmette Irish, Italian, Islenos Parade
Apr 14, 2018 to Apr 15, 2018
City/Town
Baton Rouge Baton Rouge Blues Festival
Apr 18, 2018
City/Town
Houma Southdown Bar’s Casa of Terrebonne Crawfish Boil-Off
Apr 20, 2018 to Apr 21, 2018
City/Town
Franklin Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show
Franklin Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival
Apr 20, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
City/Town
Arnaudville Fire and Water Rural Arts Celebration
Lockport Lockport Food Festival
Apr 21, 2018
City/Town
New Roads New Roads Pecan Classic
Apr 21, 2018 to Apr 22, 2018
City/Town
Bernice Corney Creek Great Outdoors Festival
Lake Charles Flea Fest Flea Market
Melrose Melrose Arts & Crafts Festival
Apr 25, 2018 to Apr 29, 2018
City/Town
Lafayette Festival International de Louisiane
Apr 27, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Lake Charles Spring Art Walk
Apr 27, 2018 to Apr 28, 2018
City/Town
Shreveport Ark-La-Tex Ambassadors BBQ Cook-off
Apr 27, 2018 to Apr 29, 2018
City/Town
Arnaudville Arnaudville Etouffee Festival
Lecompte Lecompte Pie Festival
Tickfaw The Italian Festival
Apr 28, 2018
City/Town
Bossier City Festival Of Books and Business Extravaganza
Houma Relay for Life of Terrebonne Parish
May 3, 2018 to May 6, 2018
City/Town
Thibodaux Thibodaux Firemen's Fair & Parade
May 3, 2018 to May 13, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Louisiana Pirate Festival
May 4, 2018 to May 6, 2018
City/Town
Breaux Bridge Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival
May 5, 2018
City/Town
Oil City Oil City Gusher Days
Sunset Sunset Herb & Garden Festival
May 11, 2018 to May 13, 2018
City/Town
Larose Bayou Cajun Festival
New Iberia El Festival Espanol de Nueva Iberia
May 12, 2018
City/Town
New Orleans UNO Crawfish Mambo
May 17, 2018 to May 19, 2018
City/Town
New Iberia Cruisin Cajun Country Cruise In
Starks Starks Mayhaw Festival
May 17, 2018 to May 20, 2018
City/Town
West Monroe Louisiana Crawfish Gatorfest