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.
Natchitoches Christmas Festival
November 23, 2019 to January 6, 2020
Natchitoches

Light up your holidays with this legendary festival! Over 300,000 lights along the scenic Cane River Lake help create a one-of-a-kind Christmas celebration in Natchitoches, LA.

Even though it's North Louisiana, it's about as southern as it gets. Here, you'll find festivals that exude the laid-back vibes of the South.
Christmas in Roseland
November 29 - December 22
Shreveport

Hark the holiday season comes to life as Shreveport’s American Rose Center is transformed into a whimsical winter wonderland with lights, Santa and fun for everyone!

Photo by Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.

Explore iconic Louisiana architecture and heritage sites while you enjoy some of the most unique festivals in the Bayou State.
Christmas in the Country
December 6-8
St. Francisville

Country Christmas comes to town in St. Francisville with an array of festivities including caroling and concerts, tours and a Christmas tree lighting!

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.
Louisiana Renaissance Festival
November 2 - December 8
Hammond

Juggling, jousting and the jolliest of times—tis that time to head to Hammond, LA for a festive recreation of medieval times with live music, food and family-friendly fun!

Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin Eve
December 31
New Orleans

New Year’s in New Orleans—Get ready to revel and rock in 2020 with live music, gigantic fireworks and the dropping of New Orleans’ beloved fleur de lis.

Photo by Caio Resende.