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.
Festivals for sunflowers, peaches, crawfish and more.
Even though it's called North Louisiana, it's about as southern as it gets. Enjoy festivals that celebrate all of our favorite southern things.
Mudbug Madness
May 24-26
Shreveport-Bossier

Mudbug Madness is where you can enjoy heaping piles of Louisiana crawfish, while listening to great tunes in Shreveport, LA.

Sunflower Festival
June 15
Gilliam

Rain or shine, it’s always a sunny time at the Sunflower Festival. Experience the small-town charm and family fun firsthand.

Louisiana Peach Festival
June 21-22
Ruston-Lincoln

From the kids’ fishing tournament to the peach eating contest, your family is bound to be feeling peachy keen in Ruston, LA.

Festivals for jazz, Cajun food, bicycle rides and more.
New Orleans knows how to have a good time. And you can join in with nearly weekly festivals in and around Greater New Orleans.
Louisiana Bicycle Festival
June 15
Abita Springs

Hit the ground pedaling in Abita Springs, LA, where you can go on group bicycle rides, shop for new gear and enjoy lots of local beer.

Slidell Heritage Festival
June 29
Slidell

Kick off Fourth of July in Slidell, LA, while enjoying family friendly food, games, music and more that goes towards a good cause.

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.

Festivals for boudin, étouffée, frogs and more.
Be sure to pack a big appetite and an even bigger sense of adventure. In Cajun Country, you'll find some of the best food festivals in the country.
Lebeau Zydeco Festival
July 6
St. Landry

Put on your dancing shoes and get out to St. Landry Parish for a whole day of live zydeco music.

Festivals for watermelon, dragon boat races, cochon de lait and more.
The middle of Louisiana is far from the middle of nowhere. With festivals featuring fresh watermelon, whole hog roasts and boat races on the river, there's always something to do.
Beauregard Watermelon Festival
June 28-29
Beauregard

It’s not summer in Louisiana until we cut into the watermelon. Get your fill along with carnival rides and family fun in DeRidder, LA.

Festivals for jambalaya, blues music, live oaks and more.
Explore iconic Louisiana architecture and heritage sites while you enjoy some of the oldest festivals in the Bayou State.
Jambalaya Festival
May 24-26
Ascension Parish

Jambalaya is a Cajun cuisine staple. Try all different kinds along with carnival rides, cookoffs and live music in Ascension, LA.