Is traditional waltz your thing? Join Festivals Acadiens et Créoles at celebrate the rhythm of Cajun and Creole life. This Lafayette festival is a tribute to the Cajun and Creole cultures every second week of October that features artists with beautiful music of accordions, fiddles, and tifers.
Features a music camp, a Cajun cuisine hands-on demonstration, social dance programs, and other fun activities for the happy campers. This festival is nothing but a social experience, sharing of culture and knowledge, and appreciation of roots music. Definitely a fun, unforgettable, and interactive expereince for Cajun lovers and great roots musical performance.
One of the finest arts and crafts festivals in Louisiana is ready to roll this October. The SellABration Arts and Craft show invites you to be part of their growing fan base. It feautures amazing crafters from 3 states that will feature products like clothes, handicrafts, gift items, photography and more.
Held every thrid weekend in October, this annual festival is Louisiana's oldest agricultural festival and since its inception 1937, over seven million people in attendance has been recorded. Join parades, the rice cooking contest, rice eating contest, farmer's banquet, and the Queen's Ball. Plus, check out the the arts and crafts exhibit, which will be held adjacent to the festival grounds.
With headliners like Foo Fighters, Outkast, Skrillex, and Arctic Monkeys, Voodo Experience 2014 is one of the most anticipated festivals in New Orleans this year. Over its fifteen years, it has booked over 2000 acts and has drawn a million people. The organizers of the 3-day event set aside areas for camping, a veriety of food specialties, and artworks and local crafts display.
To be held at the Mandeville Lions Hall, this year's Mandeville Craft Show will feature more vendors and exhibitors to your delight. The lovely venue will house a craft show with booths selling handmade crafts, art, specialty food, furniture, home decor, jewelry, and many more.
The Louisiana Seafood Festival is one of the much anticipated festivals in Louisiania every year. It is popular not only for the showcase of great seafood delicacies by top New Orleans restaurants and caterers, but also for the live entertainment, celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts exhibit, and kid-friendly activities.
NOFF began in 1989 and has since grow into one of the nation's top festivals that attracts thousands of producers, directors, writers, actors and industry veterans. Held yearly, it showcases full-length festivals, shorts, animation, and as well as music videos. It provides an opportunity for new and established filmmakers to show off their potential.
To be held in the heart of the Antique Village in downtown Denham Springs, the annual Denham Springs Merchants Association Fall Festival is where you'll find great antique finds, collectibles, original artworks, textiles, books and much more, all in one a
Focused on the urgency of saving the wetlands in the state, the Voice of the Wetlands is one of those Louisiana festivals with a purpose. The annual 3-day festival was established in 2004 and it features a perfect mix of music, food, dance and drink, in a social atmosphere. Dozens of world class musical artists will kick off the weekend.
Louisiana Festivals 2015
Louisiana loves festivals. Life in Louisiana is like a party where everyone is invited, and it never ends. Every week, the residents of Louisiana seem to have something celebrate. Most people are familiar with Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but there are so many different types of festivals in Louisiana that everyone can find something that interests them. New Orleans is not the only place where travelers can find festivals; Louisiana festivals are all over the state. Here are some festivals that move beyond Mardi Gras.