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 11, 2017 to Oct 19, 2017
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New Orleans New Orleans Film Festival
Oct 17, 2017
City/Town
Westwego Westwego BBQ Cook Off
Oct 18, 2017
City/Town
St. Martinville St. Martin Creole Farmers Market Chariot Parade
Oct 18, 2017 to Oct 20, 2017
City/Town
Bossier City DigiFest South
Oct 18, 2017 to Oct 21, 2017
City/Town
Franklinton Washington Parish Free Fair
Oct 18, 2017 to Oct 22, 2017
City/Town
Sulphur Calcasieu Cameron Fair
Oct 19, 2017
City/Town
Alexandria United Way Wild Game Cookoff
Oct 19, 2017 to Oct 21, 2017
City/Town
Baton Rouge Hollydays by the Junior League of Baton Rouge
Oct 19, 2017 to Oct 22, 2017
City/Town
Crowley International Rice Festival
Oct 20, 2017
City/Town
Theriot Bayou Dularge Cajun Fair
Oct 20, 2017 to Oct 21, 2017
City/Town
St. Francisville Southern Garden Symposium & Workshops
Oct 20, 2017 to Oct 22, 2017
City/Town
Amite Vintage Market Days
Gonzales Sorrento Boucherie Festival
Gretna St. Cletus Oyster Festival
Mandeville Mandeville Festival of the Lake
Metairie Cochon de lait & Festival at St. Edward Parish
Plaquemine International Acadian Festival
Reserve St. Peter's Fishermen's Festival
Violet The Violet Oyster Festival
Oct 21, 2017
City/Town
Avery Island Avery Island Fall Fest
Covington Monster Mash Fall Family Festival
Hammond First Responder BBQ Cookoff
Lafayette Boudin Cook-off
Lafayette Latin Music Festival
Lake Charles Chuck Fest
Lake Charles Culture Fest Louisiana
Lake Charles ArtsFest
Leesville Louisiana State Soap Box Derby
Loreauville Tailgating Cookoff
Monroe Louisiana Food and Music Festival
New Orleans New Orleans Cochon De Lait Festival
West Monroe Herbal Harvest and Original Arts & Crafts Show
West Monroe Fall Herbal Festival and Arts and Crafts Festival
Zachary Code Red Chili Cookoff
Oct 21, 2017 to Oct 22, 2017
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Algiers Point Algiers Point Home Tour
Convent Poche Plantation Fall Arts and Crafts Festival
Houma Rougarou Fest
Kaplan October Fete
Loranger Old Farmers Day & Horse Pulling Contest
Westwego Westbank Heritage Festival
Oct 22, 2017
City/Town
Abita Springs Abita Springs Water Festival
Metairie Pet Fest
Metairie Big Teasy Caffeine Festival
New Iberia New Iberia Beneath the Balconies
New Orleans Po-Boy Preservation Festival
Oct 24, 2017
City/Town
Alexandria Canines in Costume at Compton Park
Oct 25, 2017 to Oct 29, 2017
City/Town
Slidell A Taste of Olde Towne
Oct 26, 2017 to Nov 5, 2017
City/Town
Baton Rouge Greater Baton Rouge State Fair
Oct 26, 2017 to Nov 12, 2017
City/Town
Shreveport State Fair of Louisiana
Oct 27, 2017 to Oct 28, 2017
City/Town
Florien Sabine Freestate Festival