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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Sep 20, 2018 to Sep 23, 2018
City/Town
Gueydan Gueydan Duck Festival
New Orleans NOLA Horror Film Fest
Sep 21, 2018 to Sep 23, 2018
City/Town
Boyce Cajun Nationals Car, Truck, & Bike Show
Sep 21, 2018 to Sep 30, 2018
City/Town
Monroe ARK-LA-MISS Fair
Sep 22, 2018 to Sep 23, 2018
City/Town
New Orleans National Fried Chicken Festival
Sep 23, 2018 to Sep 29, 2018
City/Town
Natchitoches Natchitoches Parish Fair And Rodeo
Sep 26, 2018 to Sep 29, 2018
City/Town
Lafayette Junior League of Lafayette's Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market
Sep 26, 2018 to Sep 30, 2018
City/Town
New Iberia Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival
Sep 28, 2018 to Sep 29, 2018
City/Town
Bogalusa Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival
Dubach Louisiana Chicken Festival
Natchitoches Natchitoches Classic Car Show
Sep 28, 2018 to Sep 30, 2018
City/Town
Cut Off COYC Hurricane Festival
Gretna Gretna Heritage Festival
Luling Alligator Festival
Sep 29, 2018
City/Town
West Monroe River Rat Paddle Challenge
Sep 29, 2018 to Oct 7, 2018
City/Town
Shreveport Red River Revel Arts Festival
Sep 30, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Calca-Chew Food Festival
Shreveport Mooringsport Cypress Festival
Oct 2, 2018 to Oct 6, 2018
City/Town
Jennings Jeff Davis Parish Fair
Oct 3, 2018 to Oct 7, 2018
City/Town
Amite Tangipahoa Parish Fair
Shreveport Louisiana Film Prize Festival
Oct 4, 2018
City/Town
Covington Wings and Wine
Luling Battle for the Paddle
Oct 4, 2018 to Oct 7, 2018
City/Town
Covington St. Tammany Parish Fair
Oct 5, 2018 to Oct 7, 2018
City/Town
Berwick Berwick Lighthouse Festival
Port Barre Tour du Teche Canoe Race
Oct 5, 2018 to Oct 9, 2018
City/Town
Leesville West Louisiana Forestry Festival
Oct 6, 2018
City/Town
West Monroe Northeast Louisiana Celtic Festival
Alexandria Funktoberfest
New Iberia Shadows Arts & Crafts Show
New Orleans Japan Fest
Oct 6, 2018 to Oct 7, 2018
City/Town
Jennings Stearman Fly-In
Slidell Camellia City Smooth Jazz Festival
Oct 7, 2018
City/Town
Grand Chenier Grand Chenier Alligator Festival
Oct 10, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
City/Town
Alexandria Rapides Parish Fair
Oct 11, 2018
City/Town
Alexandria Les Fest Jammin' In The Jungle
Oct 11, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
City/Town
Lafayette Festivals Acadiens et Creoles
Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 13, 2018
City/Town
Springhill Springhill Lumberjack Festival
Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
City/Town
Gonzales Sorrento Boucherie Festival
Houma Voice of the Wetlands
Kenner Pontchartrain Home Show
Melrose St Augustine Creole Festival
Monroe North Delta Food and Wine Festival
Natchitoches Natchitoches Fall Tour of Homes
New Iberia World Championship Gumbo Cook-off
Oct 13, 2018
City/Town
Lake Charles Rouge et Blanc Wine Festival
Port Allen Sugar Fest
Oct 13, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
City/Town
Madisonville Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival
Westwego Westbank Heritage Festival
Oct 17, 2018 to Oct 21, 2018
City/Town
Sulphur Calcasieu Cameron Fair