Louisiana Festivals 2018, 2019

State Fair of Louisiana 2018

State Fair of Louisiana

October 25, 2018

State Fair of Louisiana, 3701 Hudson Ave Shreveport, LA, Shreveport, Louisiana

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience 2018

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience

October 26, 2018

New Orleans, Louisiana

Mansfield State Historic Site Ghosts of the Past 2018

Mansfield State Historic Site Ghosts of the Past

October, 2018

Mansfield State Historic Site, 15149 LA-175 Mansfield, LA, Mansfield, Louisiana

Holly Daze Arts & Craft Market 2018

Holly Daze Arts & Craft Market

October, 2018

Pontchartrain Convention Center , Kenner, Louisiana

Chauvin Fest 2018

Chauvin Fest

October, 2018

Ward 7 Citizens Club, Chauvin, LA, Louisiana

Springhill Lumberjack Festival 2018

Springhill Lumberjack Festival

October, 2018

Frank B. Anthony Park, 301 W Church St Springhill, LA, Springhill, Louisiana

PraiseFest NOLA 2018

PraiseFest NOLA

October, 2018

Bayou St. John, 0 N Jeff Davis Pkwy New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Christmas Bead & Jewelry Show 2018

New Orleans Christmas Bead & Jewelry Show

October, 2018

Pontchartrain Center , Kenner, Louisiana

Vidalia Landing Fall Market 2018

Vidalia Landing Fall Market

October, 2018

Vidalia Riverfront - Vidalia, LA 71373, Vidalia, Louisiana

Autumn Artwalk 2018

Autumn Artwalk

October, 2018

Cultural Arts Districe Downtown Alexandria , Alexandria, Louisiana

Oktoberfest NOLA 2018

Oktoberfest NOLA

October, 2018

Deutsches Haus’, 1700 Moss St New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Old Farmers Day & Horse Pull 2018

Old Farmers Day & Horse Pull

October, 2018

Brunett Farms , Loranger, Louisiana

Airline Park Arts & Crafts Market 2018

Airline Park Arts & Crafts Market

October, 2018

Airline Park Elementary School, 6201 Camphor St Metairie, Metairie, Louisiana

Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival 2018

Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival

October, 2018

Wednesday in the Square, New Orleans, Louisiana

Hell Yes Fest 2018

Hell Yes Fest

October, 2018

Multiple Locations in New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Louisiana Yambilee Festival 2018

Louisiana Yambilee Festival

October, 2018

Yambilee Building, Opelousas, Louisiana

Robeline Heritage Festival 2018

Robeline Heritage Festival

October, 2018

Downtown , Robeline, Louisiana

Louisiana Seafood Festival 2018

Louisiana Seafood Festival

October, 2018

Woldenberg Park, 1 Canal St New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Art for Art's Sake 2018

Art for Art's Sake

October, 2018

New Orleans Art Distric, 798 South Liberty Street New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Washington Parish Free Fair 2018

Washington Parish Free Fair

October, 2018

Washington Parish Fairgrounds , Franklinton, Louisiana

Ragley Heritage and Timber Festival 2018

Ragley Heritage and Timber Festival

October, 2018

Ragley Historical Square , Ragley, Louisiana

The State Fair of Louisiana 2018

The State Fair of Louisiana

October, 2018

TBA, New Orleans, Louisiana

Four Winds Pow Wow 2018

Four Winds Pow Wow

October, 2018

Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds , Deridder, Louisiana

Red River Revel Arts Festival 2018

Red River Revel Arts Festival

October, 2018

Festival Plaza , Shreveport, Louisiana

Central Louisiana Funktoberfest 2018

Central Louisiana Funktoberfest

October, 2018

Spirits Food & Friends Lawn, 1200 Texas Ave Alexandria, LA, Alexandria, Louisiana

About Festivals in Louisiana

The Creole State is a charming amalgamation of cultures, history and landscapes, with French, Spanish and British influences throughout its prairie-spotted landscape. Famous for the food, spirit and music of New Orleans, Louisiana a great place to be for a good time. And that includes a festival or two, with a great many to dip your toes in throughout the year.

The New Orleans Mardi Gras is one of the most famous events in the USA, and now attracts almost 1.5 million revellers each year. With a storied and interesting history, it’s no wonder that many consider this to be the greatest show on earth – it’s a colourful and crazy swell of music, marches, food, parades, floats and unbridled excitement. Beaded, masked and costumed entertainers, performers and attendees come together to lose their inhibitions and fall in love with the intoxicating atmosphere. It’s a parade like no other, and it’s waiting for you to join in line.

The storied heritage of Louisiana is also honoured in the French Quarter Festival, which draws over 700,000 gatherers. In the heart of the French Quarter, vibrant and varied musical performances are offered for fans of jazz, Latin, funk, classical, blues, swing and more, reflecting the hodgepodge beauty of the state and its people. Over 100 entertainers wow the gathered crowds, with a program of local, national and international entertainers. The event also includes the world’s largest jazz brunch, in which tune-keen chewers can sample some of the best local and international foods, all linked to the varied culinary scene of the state.

Food is also celebrated (and swallowed!) in the Louisiana Andouille Festival, where the smoked and smelly delicacy is offered in all its glory. The continental sausage, which was brought to Louisiana by French colonists, is now adored in every corner of the state. It’s a cult and iconic meaty treat, and though it’s not for everyone, the festival ensures that all comers are welcome – with plenty of other foods available for those with more delicate stomachs. The festival also features a broad mix of live musical performances, cooking competitions, eating competitions, a car and bike show, arty events, arts, crafts, market stalls and more.

Other Louisiana festivals are centred around books, films, cocktails and arts. Much like its history, Louisiana is and has a little bit of everything – so give it a sample!