In Louisiana, festival season runs all year long.
Enjoy festivals dedicated to Louisiana’s favorite things like crawfish, jazz, jambalaya and more.
They're all a little different, but they're all full of good food, good music and good times.
New Orleans knows how to have a good time. And you can join in with nearly weekly festivals in and around the Greater New Orleans area.
Tarpon Rodeo
July 25-27
Grand Isle

Try your hand at the oldest fishing tournament in the United States. Or just sit back and enjoy the show in Grand Isle, LA.

Satchmo Summerfest
August 2-4
New Orleans

From bass bands to soul singers, dance along to the live music while digging into creative culinary options in New Orleans, LA.

Photo: Zach Smith Photography

In Cajun Country, everything is authentic — including some of the most creative and inspiring festivals in the South.
Iberia Film Festival
August 1-3
New Iberia

Watch the best short films from local Louisiana filmmakers and participate in Q&A’s and meet-and-greets in New Iberia, LA.

Delcambre Shrimp Festival
August 14-18

Fried, grilled, sautéed — however you like your shrimp, you’ll find it and so much more in Delcambre, LA.

Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival
August 29 - September 2
Morgan City

Shrimp and petroleum are two of the biggest industries in Louisiana. In Morgan City, LA, they come together at one of the biggest fests around.

The middle of Louisiana is far from the middle of nowhere. With a variety of food and music festivals, there's always something to do.
Cane River Zydeco Festival
August 30-31

Settle in along the riverbank for a weekend of zydeco dance contests, poker runs, good food and family fun in Natchitoches, LA.

Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival
September 20-21

Bring your appetite to Natchitoches, LA, and fill it with the best variety of meat pies you’ll find in the South.