# Louisiana festivals
Louisiana Festivals & Events Happening this Weekend: December 6 through December 10
It's mid-December and we're looking forward to the winter holidays. These are the festivals and Christmas-themed events going on around the state this weekend. Christmas at Kiroli - West Monroe - December 8 through December 24.
Louisiana Festivals & Events Happening This Weekend: November 29 through December 3
Celebrate cooler weather, the holidays, and oranges this weekend. The first weekend in December sees Christmas festivals going on all over the state. There is also an Orange Festival going on in Plaquemine Parish.
Louisiana Festival & Events Happening this Weekend: November 23 through November 26
It's time to work off all the holiday feasting by going out and enjoying a festival. Now that all the leftover turkey has been dealt with, it's time to relax and have some fun. These are all the festivals and events taking place November 22 - 26.
Louisiana Festivals and Events Happening this Weekend: November 8 through November 12
Autumn and festivals are in full swing in Louisiana this weekend. Port Barre Cracklin Festival - Port Barre - November 9, 10, 11, 12. A cookoff, pageants, a parade, rides, games, live music, crafts, and delicious food & drink highlight the 37th annual Cracklin Festival. Gates open at 5:00 PM Friday and Saturday and 10:00 AM Saturday and Sunday.
Louisiana Festivals Happening this Weekend: November 1 through November 5
With Halloween behind us, we are now into the cool weather holiday/festival season. Here's what's going on this weekend. Berwick Lighthouse Festival - Berwick - November 2, 3, 4, 5.
Louisiana Festivals and Events Happening This Weekend: October 26 through October 29
With Halloween on the horizon, a few of this weekend's festivals are centered around a spooky theme, but all of them focus on fun. Halloween Art and Nature Festival - Arnaudville - October 28.
Louisiana Festivals and Events Happening this Weekend: October 18 through October 22
Enjoy Fall at these fun festivals happening this weekend. The International Rice Festival - Crowley - October 19, 20, 21, 22. The 86th annual International Rice Festival honors the rice industry and its hard-working farmers with music, food, carnival rides, a car show, parades, a fiddle & accordion contest, a rice eating contest, a frog derby, a rice & Creole cookery contest, and much more.
Louisiana Festivals and Events Happening this Weekend: October 12 through October 15
Celebrate Cajun and Creole culture, Blues and barbecue, tamales, cotton, gumbo, and more at this weekend's festivals across Louisiana. Festivals Acadiens et Creoles - Lafayette - October 13, 14, 15.
Louisiana Festivals and Events Happening this Weekend: October 5 through October 8
Festival season is in full swing, and we have quite a lineup this weekend. Get out and enjoy good food, good friends, good music, and good times!. Offering live music from local, national, and international acts, food, games, arts & crafts, and more, Gretna Fest has become one of the largest festivals in the state. Spanning 20 continuous blocks,
Louisiana Festivals and Events Happening this Weekend: September 27 through October 1
Even though Autumn may not be completely evident in Louisiana yet, festival season is in full gear. Here's what's happening around the state this weekend. Natchitoches Parish Fair - Natchitoches - September 27, 28, 29, 30.
Festivals & Events Happening This Weekend: September 14 through September 17
You can eat meat pies, enjoy good food and wine, and listen to Jazz at this weekend's festivals. Meat Pie Festival - Natchitoches - September 15 & 16. The 21st annual Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival happens this weekend in the meat pie capital of Louisiana. Beginning at 6 PM on Friday night, the free festival features tethered hot air balloon rides, mechanical rides, inflatables, face painting, games, arts & crafts, meat pie eating and judging contests, drinks, and of course, award-winning meat pies.
Festivals & Events Happening this Weekend: September 7 through September 10
Now that Labor Day has passed, Louisiana is looking toward to fall and more festivals. TAWASI Antiques and Art Show - Thibodaux - September 8, 9 & 10. The Warren J. Harang, Jr. Municipal Auditorium in Thibodaux is the setting for the 45th annual Tawasi Antiques and Art Show. Dealers from across the U.S. will showcase antique furniture, jewelry, glassware, porcelain, silver, linens, maps, and more during this 3-day event.
The Zydeco Festival and Other Events Happening this Labor Day Weekend: August 31 through September 4
Labor Day weekend is a great time to head out to a festival. Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival - Opelousas - September 2. It's time to put on your dancing shoes as the 41st Annual Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival happens this weekend at the Yambilee Festival grounds in Opelousas.
Louisiana Festivals & Events Happening this Weekend: August 24 Through August 27
Celebrate the end of summer with food, wine, and ducks. It's the last weekend of August, and it's a great time to honor Louisiana's duck hunting heritage as well as the state's food and wine businesses.
Festivals & Events Happening This Weekend in Louisiana: August 11 through August 13
Head for a festival or fun event before the kids go back to school. Now that kids are either back in school or soon to be, prime festival season will be kicking back up again. It's not Fall just yet in Louisiana, but hopefully, the intense heat will let up soon.
Beat the Heat in Louisiana This Weekend with an Indoor Festival: July 22
This weekend's festival takes place inside. Mid-July is the perfect time for an indoor, air-conditioned festival. Historic Natchitoches is the setting for the 43rd Annual Folk Festival.
Festivals Happening this Weekend: July 13 through July 16
This weekend, enjoy a music festival benefitting the Hurricane Ida recovery effort in Grand Isle and Cajun music and food in Lake Charles. Even during the hottest months of the year, festivals are a great way to have a good time.
Festivals Happening this Weekend: June 29 through July 2
Enjoy the long weekend by starting it off with a festival. Leading into July 4th events, there are several fun festivals going on around the state. Live Zydeco performances, dancing, and Creole cuisine, including pork backbone dinners, highlight the Annual Lebeau Zydeco Festival on the grounds of the Immaculate Conception Church from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM. This year's live music lineup includes:
Festivals Happening this Weekend in Louisiana : June 22 through June 25
It's never too hot for a festival. Watermelon, Juneteenth, and Pride are celebrated this weekend. Beauregard Watermelon Festival - DeRidder - June 22, 23 & 24. Three days of watermelon fun at the Beauregard Parish Watermelon Festival include a watermelon eating contest, a watermelon seed spitting contest, watermelon games, carnival rides, music, food, a canning contest, a cornhole tournament, craft displays, an antique tractor show, and more.
Juneteenth Celebrations and Festivals Happening in Louisiana this Weekend: June 15 through June 19
Cities around the state will commemorate freedom with Juneteenth celebrations this weekend. Shreveport will celebrate sunflowers, West Monroe will hold its Big Fair, and craft beer will flow in Thibodaux.