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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Dec 2, 2017 to Dec 3, 2017
City/Town
Buras Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival
Franklinton Franklinton Christmas Festival
Dec 3, 2017
City/Town
Jeanerette Jeanerette Christmas Parade
Lafayette Lafayette Christmas Parade
Dec 4, 2017
City/Town
Pineville Kansas City Southern Holiday Express Train
Dec 7, 2017
City/Town
Abbeville Abbeville Annual Christmas stroll
Dec 7, 2017 to Dec 8, 2017
City/Town
Eunice ECCBC Christmas Concert
Dec 7, 2017 to Dec 16, 2017
City/Town
Natchitoches Natchitoches Holiday Tour of Homes
Dec 7, 2017 to Dec 23, 2017
City/Town
West Baton Rouge Reflections of the Season
Dec 8, 2017
City/Town
Pineville Pineville Christmas Parade
Vinton Vinton Christmas Parade
Dec 8, 2017 to Dec 9, 2017
City/Town
Alexandria Alexandria Zoo Holiday Light Safari
Mandeville Christmas Past Festival
Dec 8, 2017 to Dec 10, 2017
City/Town
Lutcher Festival of the Bonfires
Dec 9, 2017
City/Town
Alexandria Cenla Christmas Spectacular
Ball Town of Ball Christmas Parade
Baton Rouge Cortana Kiwanis Christmas Parade
Benton Benton Christmas on the Square Festival and Parade
Delcambre Delcambre Christmas Boat Parade
Mandeville Winter on the Water at the Mandeville Trailhead
Moss Bluff Moss Bluff Christmas Parade
New Iberia Shadows Holiday Craft Fair
New Iberia New Iberia Christmas Parade
New Iberia Very Berry Christmas Quest
New Orleans Running of the Santas-New Orleans
Patterson Patterson Christmas Boat Lighting Parade
Ponchatoula Ponchatoula Christmas Parade
Westlake Westlake Christmas Parade
Dec 9, 2017 to Dec 10, 2017
City/Town
Lake Charles Light Up The Lake Christmas Celebration
Dec 10, 2017
City/Town
Alexandria Alexandria Christmas Parade
Delcambre Delcambre Christmas Parade
Patterson City of Patterson 4-Legged Friends Christmas Parade
Patterson City of Patterson Christmas Parade
Dec 11, 2017
City/Town
Kentwood Kentwood Christmas Parade
Dec 12, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
City/Town
Lafayette Old-Time Christmas at Vermilionville
Dec 14, 2017 to Dec 25, 2017
City/Town
Slidell Slidell's Bayou Christmas
Dec 15, 2017
City/Town
Minden Ham Fest by the Minden Amateur Radio Association
Dec 16, 2017
City/Town
Alexandria Alexandria Holiday Tour Of Homes
Donaldsonville Donaldsonville Christmas Parade
Elm Grove Cowboy Christmas
Monroe Jingle Bell Run
Dec 17, 2017
City/Town
New Orleans Caroling in Jackson Square
New Orleans French Quarter Christmas Home Tour
Dec 21, 2017 to Dec 31, 2017
City/Town
New Orleans NOLA ChristmasFest
Dec 31, 2017
City/Town
Lafayette New Years Eve Dance With Geno Delafose
New Orleans New Year's Eve in New Orleans
Jan 6, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Mardi Gras 12th Night
Jan 11, 2018 to Jan 14, 2018
City/Town
Lafayette Mid Winter Fair Rodeo
Jan 13, 2018 to Jan 14, 2018
City/Town
Baton Rouge The Louisiana Marathon
Jan 15, 2018
City/Town
Alexandria Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Alexandria