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.
Explore iconic Louisiana architecture and heritage sites while you enjoy some of the most unique festivals in the Bayou State.
51st International Acadian Festival
October 18-20
Plaquemine

Gumbo competitions, poker tournaments and carnival rides headline another annual weekend of family fun in Plaquemine, LA.

Andouille Festival
October 18-20
LaPlace

For some of the best andouille and live Cajun music, look no further than the 46th Annual Andouille Festival in LaPlace, LA.

Greater Baton Rouge State Fair
October 24 - November 3
Baton Rouge

Come for the fair food and live music. Stay for the 11 days of pig racing, thrill shows, amusement rides and more in Baton Rouge, LA.

In Cajun Country, everything is authentic — including some of the most creative and inspiring festivals in the South.
International Rice Festival
October 17-20
Crowley

With a classic car show, frog derby, rice and creole cookery contest, and a Grand Parade, there’s plenty to enjoy in Crowley, LA.

Culture Fest Louisiana
October 18-19
Lake Charles

Louisiana is a gumbo of different cultures. Join us to celebrate them all with food, music, fashion, art and more in Lake Charles, LA.

Shake Your Trail Feather Festival
October 19
Breaux Bridge

Dance along to live music, paddle along with a floating concert and ride bikes along the banks of the Bayou Teche in Breaux Bridge, LA.

Rougarou Festival
October 26-27
Houma

Celebrate Halloween like only we can in Louisiana. Come for costume contests, parades and the Rougarou Ball in Houma, LA.