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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Mar 20, 2019 to Mar 23, 2019
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New Orleans New Orleans Bourbon Festival
Mar 21, 2019 to Mar 24, 2019
City/Town
Chalmette Louisiana Crawfish Festival
Mar 22, 2019 to Mar 23, 2019
City/Town
Hammond Hammond Smokin' Blues & BBQ
Hammond Hammond BBQ Challenge
Lake Charles Southwest Louisiana Garden Conference & Expo
Mar 22, 2019 to Mar 24, 2019
City/Town
Lake Charles Home Garden and Lifestyle Show
Mar 23, 2019
City/Town
Henderson Heartstrings & Angel Wings Gumbo Cookoff
New Iberia Acadiana Dragon Boat Races
Shreveport Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators
Mar 24, 2019
City/Town
Metairie Irish-Italian Parade
Mar 27, 2019 to Mar 31, 2019
City/Town
New Orleans Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival
Mar 28, 2019
City/Town
Larose Wild Game Supper
Mar 28, 2019 to Mar 30, 2019
City/Town
Merryville Merryville Heritage Festival
Mar 29, 2019 to Mar 30, 2019
City/Town
New Orleans Hogs for the Cause
Mar 29, 2019 to Mar 31, 2019
City/Town
Jackson Jackson Assembly Antiques and Art Show
Mar 31, 2019
City/Town
Eunice World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cookoff
Apr 4, 2019 to Apr 6, 2019
City/Town
Pine Prairie Boggy Bayou Festival
Apr 5, 2019 to Apr 7, 2019
City/Town
New Iberia Books Along the Teche Literary Festival
Apr 6, 2019
City/Town
Lake Charles Wild Beast Feast
Shreveport Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale
Apr 6, 2019 to Apr 7, 2019
City/Town
Lake Charles Lake Charles Flea Fest
Apr 10, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
City/Town
Covington A Taste of Covington Wine & Food Festival
Apr 11, 2019 to Apr 13, 2019
City/Town
DeQuincy Louisiana Railroad Days Festival
Apr 12, 2019 to Apr 14, 2019
City/Town
Lake Charles Lake Charles Crawfish Festival
Ponchatoula Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival
Apr 19, 2019 to Apr 21, 2019
City/Town
Broussard Lao New Year Celebration
Apr 20, 2019
City/Town
New Orleans Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic
Apr 26, 2019
City/Town
Lake Charles Lake Charles Spring Art Walk
Apr 26, 2019 to Apr 28, 2019
City/Town
Tickfaw The Italian Festival
Apr 27, 2019
City/Town
New Iberia El Festival Espanol de Nueva Iberia
New Roads New Roads Pecan Classic
Washington St. Judes Trail Ride
May 2, 2019 to May 5, 2019
City/Town
Lake Charles Louisiana Pirate Festival
May 8, 2019 to May 11, 2019
City/Town
Rayne Rayne Frog Festival
May 9, 2019 to May 12, 2019
City/Town
West Monroe Twin City Crawfish Festival
May 10, 2019 to May 11, 2019
City/Town
Monroe Bayou Desiard Dragon Boat Festival
May 10, 2019 to May 12, 2019
City/Town
Lake Charles Chennault International Airshow
May 16, 2019 to May 18, 2019
City/Town
Starks Starks Mayhaw Festival
May 24, 2019 to May 26, 2019
City/Town
Gonzales Gonzales Jambalaya Festival
May 25, 2019
City/Town
St. Francisville Bicycle Tour St. Francisville
Sugar Land Taste of Louisiana Festival
May 25, 2019 to May 26, 2019
City/Town
Baton Rouge Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival
Jun 21, 2019 to Jun 22, 2019
City/Town
Lake Charles Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival