Funtober Fall Festivals

Fall Louisiana Festivals

When I look at the list of fall festivals in Louisiana it makes me very happy.  It’s wonderfully diverse and displays the distinctive culture of the state. I’d definitely attend a few of these if I found myself in Louisiana after Oktoberfest. Here are the September and October festivals in Louisiana in 2014:

September 2014:

New Orleans Horror Film Festival – New Orleans, LA – September 25-28, 2014
Alligator Festival – St. Charles Parish (Luling), LA - September 25-28, 2014
Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival – Bogalusa, LA – September 26-27, 2014
Sugar Cane Festival – New Iberia, LA - September 24-28, 2014
Oldies but Goodies Fest – West Baton Rouge, LA - September 12-14, 2014
St. Jude Fall Festival – Zwolle, LA - September 12-13, 2014
Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship Festival – Gonzales, LA – September 26-28, 2014

October 2014:

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival – New Orleans, LA – October 17-19, 2014
International Rice Festival – Crowley, LA – October 16-19, 2014
Louisiana Cotton Festival – Ville Platte, LA – October 7-12, 2014
Greater Baton Rouge State Fair – Baton Rouge, LA – October 23 – Nov 2, 2014
Red River Revel Arts Festival – Shreveport, LA – October 4-11, 2014
Andouille Festival – LaPlace, LA – October 17-19, 2014
Tamale Fiesta – Zwolle, LA – October 9-11, 2014
French Food Festival – Larose, LA – October 23-24, 2014
Bridge City Gumbo Festival – Bridge City, LA – October 10-12, 2014
Lake Charles Film & Music Festival – Lake Charles, LA – October 10-12, 2014
French Food Fest – Larose, LA - October 23-26, 2014
Harvest Festival on False River – New Roads, LA – October 17-19, 2014
Gretna Heritage Fest – Gretna, LA – October 3-5, 2014
Louisiana Gumbo Festival – Chackbay, LA – October 17-19, 2014
Robeline Heritage Festival – Robeline, LA – October 3-4, 2014
Rougarou Fest – Houma, LA - October 25, 2014
Washington Parish Free Fair – Franklinton, LA – October 15-18, 2014
St Tammany Parish Fair – St. Tammany, LA – October 1-5, 2014
Louisiana Seafood Festival – New Orleans, LA – October 10-12, 2014
Denham Springs Fall Festival – Denham Springs, LA – October 4, 2014
Lecompte Pie Festival – Lecompte, LA – Oct 3-4, 2014
Shreveport Brew – Shreveport, LA – October 18, 2014

November 2014:

Voodoo – New Orleans, LA – October 31 – November 2, 2014
Louisiana Pecan Harvest Festival – Colfax, LA – November 7-9, 2014

Other September Festivals

Big Easy Music Festival – New Orleans, LA – September 7, 2013
Baker Buffalo Festival

Other October Festivals:

Blues in Da Parrish Festival – Violet, LA – October 5, 2013
St. Cletus Oyster Festival – Gretna, LA – October 18-20, 2013 

Other potential events:

Violet Oyster Festival – Violet, LA – Last Year’s Date: October 19-21, 2012
Louisiana Yambilee Festival – Opelousas, LA – 2013 status is unknown following 2012 cancellation.
Ragley Heritage and Timber Festival – Ragley, Louisiana
Acadiana Wine & Food Festival – Lafayette, LA 

Find other fun things to do in Louisiana in October:

Oktoberfest in Louisiana
Louisiana Corn Mazes
Louisiana Ghost Tours
Haunted Houses in Louisiana
Pumpkin Patches in Louisiana

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