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Gonzales Jambalaya Festival Baton Rouge Gonzales 1967 Free May
Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival Alexandria Natchitoches 2003 Free Sep
Holiday Light Safari Alexandria Alexandria $ Dec
Natchitoches - NSU Folk Festival Alexandria Natchitoches 1980 $ Jul
Wearin of the Green Parade Baton Rouge Baton Rouge 1986 Free Mar
Italian Festival Baton Rouge Tickfaw $$ Apr
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana Pow Wow Alexandria Marksville 1996 $ May
Myrtles Plantation Guided Mystery Tours Baton Rouge St. Francisville 1796 $$ Jan-Dec
Baton Rouge Blues Festival Baton Rouge Baton Rouge 1981 Free Apr
Franklin Parish Catfish Festival Alexandria Winnsboro 1986 $ Apr
Natchitoches Christmas Festival Alexandria Natchitoches 1926 Varies Nov-Jan
Cypress Sawmill Festival Lafayette Patterson 1990 $ Apr
Southwest District Livestock Show & Rodeo Lafayette Lake Charles 1939 $$ Jan-Feb
Louisiana Railroad Days Festival Lafayette DeQuincy 1983 Free Apr
Grand Isle Independent Mardi Gras Parade Lafayette Grand Isle $ Feb
4th of July Spectacular - USS Kidd Veterans Museum Baton Rouge Baton Rouge 1984 $$ Jul
Cajun Music & Food Festival Lafayette Lake Charles 1987 $ Jul
Marshland Festival Lafayette Lake Charles 1990 $$ Jul
Washington Catfish Festival Lafayette Washington 1999 $ Apr
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Lafayette Breaux Bridge 1960 $ May
Carnival d'Acadie Lafayette Crowley 2001 $ Feb
Greater Baton Rouge State Fair Baton Rouge Baton Rouge 1965 $ Oct-Nov
Louisiana Book Festival Baton Rouge Baton Rouge 2002 Free Oct
Eunice Courir de Mardi Gras Lafayette Eunice 1946 Free Feb-Mar
Black Heritage Festival Lafayette Lake Charles 1987 $$ Mar
Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration Baton Rouge St. Francisville 2002 Free Jul
Festival International de Louisiane Lafayette Lafayette 1986 Free Apr
Krewe of Hephaestus Lafayette Morgan City 1914 Free Mar
Krewe of Adonis Mardi Gras Parade Lafayette Morgan City 1975 Free Feb
Starks Mayhaw Festival Lafayette Starks 1992 May
Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Lafayette Morgan City 1936 Free Aug-Sep
Roberts Cove Germanfest Lafayette Rayne 1995 Free Oct
Mamou Cajun Music Festival Lafayette Mamou 1973 $ Sep
International Rice Festival Lafayette Crowley 1936 $$ Oct
Christmas Tour of Homes Lafayette New Iberia $ Dec
Cajun & Creole Christmas Lafayette Lafayette Varies Dec
Mardi Gras on the Northshore New Orleans Mandeville Free Feb-Mar
Franklin Harvest Moon Festival Lafayette Franklin 2000 $ Oct
Atchafalaya Basin Festival Lafayette Henderson 2007 $ Nov
Earth Fest at the Audubon Zoo New Orleans New Orleans 1988 $$ Mar
Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Lafayette New Iberia 1942 Varies Sep
Delcambre Shrimp Festival Lafayette Delcambre 1950 Varies Aug
Cajun Christmas Bayou Parade Lafayette Breaux Bridge 1997 Free Dec
World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off Lafayette New Iberia 1989 Free Oct
Hammond Smokin' BBQ Challenge New Orleans Hammond 2004 Free Mar
Lydia Cajun Food Fest Lafayette Lydia 2002 $ Sep
Boudin Cook-Off Lafayette Lafayette 2008 Free Oct
Le Cajun Music Awards & Festival Lafayette Lafayette 1984 Free-$$ Aug
Amite Oyster Festival New Orleans Amite 1976 $ Mar
Festivals Acadiens Lafayette Lafayette 1972 Free Oct
Christmas on the Cajun Coast Lafayette Morgan City, Franklin, Patterson Free-$$ Dec
Get Yah Praise On New Orleans New Orleans 1988 $$ Feb
Allstate Sugar Bowl New Orleans New Orleans 1935 $$$ Jan
Gretna Heritage Festival New Orleans Gretna 1994 $$ Oct
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival New Orleans New Orleans 1970 $$$ Apr-May
New Orleans Wine & Food Experience New Orleans New Orleans 1992 $$ May
Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival Lafayette Plaisance 1982 $$ Aug-Sep
Wooden Boat Festival New Orleans Madisonville 1990 $ Oct
Louisiana Catfish Festival New Orleans Des Allemands 1975 $$ Jun
Great Louisiana Birdfest New Orleans Mandeville 1997 $-$$$ Apr
Louisiana Crawfish Festival New Orleans Chalmette 1975 Free Mar
New Orleans Spring Fiesta & Historic Home Tours New Orleans New Orleans 1937 $$ Mar
Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo New Orleans New Orleans 2006 $-$$ May
Crescent City Classic Racefest New Orleans New Orleans 1979 $ Apr
Jazz'N the Vines at the Pontchartrain Vineyards New Orleans Bush 2000 $ Apr-Jun
Asian Heritage Festival New Orleans New Orleans $$ Apr
Soul Fest at the Audubon Zoo New Orleans New Orleans 2003 $$ Mar
Voodoo Music + Arts Experience New Orleans New Orleans 1998 $$$ Oct-Nov
French Market Creole Tomato Festival New Orleans New Orleans 1987 Free Jun
Rock 'N Roar Fest New Orleans Hammond 1998 $ Mar
New Orleans Oyster Festival New Orleans New Orleans Varies Jun
New Orleans Greek Festival New Orleans New Orleans 1974 $ May
Bayou Country Superfest New Orleans New Orleans 2011 $$$ May
Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival New Orleans Ponchatoula 1972 Free Apr
Festival of the Lake New Orleans Mandeville $ Oct
Tennessee Williams / New Orleans Literary Festival New Orleans New Orleans 1986 $$ Mar
St. Tammany Crab Festival New Orleans Lacombe 1978 $ Jun
Go 4th on the River New Orleans Covington 1990 Free Jul
Essence Festival New Orleans New Orleans 1994 $$$ Jul
Louisiana Peach Festival Shreveport Ruston 1951 $ Jun
Christmas New Orleans Style New Orleans New Orleans 1985 Free Dec
Three Rivers Art Festival New Orleans Covington 1996 Free Nov
State Fair of Louisiana Shreveport Shreveport 1906 $ Oct-Nov
Plaquemines Parish Fair & Orange Festival New Orleans Buras 1947 Free Dec
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl New Orleans New Orleans 2001 $$ Dec
Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival New Orleans Destrehan 1972 $ Nov
Mudbug Madness Shreveport Shreveport 1984 $ May
Louisiana Renaissance Festival New Orleans Hammond 2000 $ Nov-Dec
Fall Swamp Pop Music Festival New Orleans Hammond $ Nov
Festival of the Bonfires New Orleans Lutcher 1989 $ Dec
Shreveport-Bossier Krewe of Centaur Mardi Gras Parade Shreveport Shreveport 1991 Free Feb
Thibodeauxville Fall Festival New Orleans Thibodaux 1992 Free Nov
Louisiana Watermelon Festival Shreveport Farmerville 1963 Free Jul
Christmas in Roseland Shreveport Shreveport 1983 $$ Nov-Dec
Poke Salad Festival Shreveport Blanchard 1974 Varies May
Independence Bowl Shreveport Shreveport 1976 $$$ Dec
ArtBreak Shreveport Shreveport 1984 Free Apr
Holiday in Dixie Shreveport Shreveport 1949 $$ Apr
Holiday Trail of Lights Shreveport Bossier City 1992 Varies Nov-Dec
Natchitoches Fall Pilgrimage / Tour of Homes Alexandria Natchitoches 1954 $$$ Oct
French Quarter Festivals, Inc. New Orleans New Orleans 1984 Free Apr
Lafayette Mardi Gras Lafayette Lafayette 1869 Varies Mar
Louisiana Pirate Festival Lafayette Lake Charles 1958 $ May
Krewe of Galatea Mardi Gras Parade Lafayette Morgan City 1969 Free Mar
Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade Lafayette Bayou Vista 1980 Free Mar
Tales of the Cocktail New Orleans New Orleans 2003 $$$ Jul
Rayne Frog Festival Lafayette Rayne 1971 $ May
Audubon Pilgrimage Baton Rouge St. Francisville 1971 Varies Mar
Bridge City Gumbo Festival New Orleans Bridge City 1973 Free Oct
Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Lafayette Lake Charles 1979 Varies Jan-Mar
Louisiana Redbud Festival Shreveport Vivian 1964 Free Mar
LA Smoked Meat Festival Lafayette Ville Platte 1991 $ Jun
Abbeville's Giant Omelette Celebration Lafayette Abbeville 1985 Varies Nov
Red River Revel Arts Festival Shreveport Shreveport 1976 Free Oct
Calca-Chew Food Festival Lafayette Lake Charles 1985 Free Sep
Kite Fest Louisiane Baton Rouge Port Allen 2005 Free Apr
Mardi Gras New Orleans New Orleans Feb-Mar
Satchmo SummerFest New Orleans New Orleans 2001 Free Aug
Mardi Gras on the Cajun Coast Lafayette Morgan City Varies Feb-Mar
Krewe of Amani Mardi Gras Parade Lafayette Patterson 1970 Free Feb
Los Islenos Fiesta New Orleans St. Bernard Free Mar
Mardi Gras World / Kern Studios New Orleans New Orleans 1932 $$ Jan-Dec
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