New Orleans Burlesque Festival - New Orleans, LA - Sep 3 to Sep 6, 2020
The main event is the declaration of the Queen of Burlesque, a striptease competition to jazz music. Enjoy performances of all kinds, including variety, acro, sideshow, circus, magic, and more during each Burlesque show!
Alligator Festival - Luling, LA - Sep 24 to Sep 27, 2020
Music, food, arts and crafts, golf tournament, 5K race and 1/2 mile kids run. Held at West Bank Bridge Park, it is a fundraiser for The Rotary Club of St. Charles Parish.
Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival - Bogalusa, LA - Sep 25 to Sep 26, 2020
Lots of family fun with children’s activities, food vendors, crafts and music from around the world.
Gretna Heritage Fest - Gretna, LA - Sep 25 to Sep 27, 2020
25 city blocks of carnival rides and games, German beer garden, Latino Village, Italian Village, arts & crafts, live music and more.
Lake Charles Film & Music Festival - Lake Charles, LA - Oct 2 to Oct 3, 2020
Annual event for 5+ years. Independent film screenings, seminars, parties, networking, live music, cajun food and more.
Bridge City Gumbo Festival - Bridge City, LA - Oct 9 to Oct 11, 2020
2000 pounds of gumbo is served to visitors annually. Gumbo cooking contest, beautiful child contest, crafts, midway and delicious cajun cuisine, including jambalaya, red beans and rice and more.
Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival - New Orleans, LA - Oct 16 to Oct 18, 2020
Live music, Southern barbecue and fun in Lafayette Square. Admission is free at Lafayette Square Park.
Sugar Cane Festival - New Iberia, LA - Jan 1 to Sep 29, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: Annual event for 70+ years hosted by the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Association. Farm fest and 4H livestock show, 5K, parade, car show, fairgrounds and carnival, flower show, art show, photography show, and more!
Voodoo Music + Arts Experience - New Orleans, LA - Oct 29 to Oct 31, 2021
The musical lineup is typically announced in June. Enjoy music, art, community, food, and all the mystery that Halloween in New Orleans can bring up. There are over 65 bands in three days! Shuttle and parking passes are also available. Held at New Orleans City Park.