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.
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
Natchitoches

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
Natchitoches

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

In Cajun Country, everything is authentic — including some of the most creative and inspiring festivals in the South.
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.