We do love our festivals here in Louisiana! And despite the fact that the temps and the humidity are sky high, we flock to our favorite festivals every summer. And there is truly something for everyone! We celebrate it all. If you are looking to make plans for summer time fun, then check out the list of some of our favorite events from Louisiana Travel. All dates are for 2018.

 

  • Let the Good Times Roll Festival - Shreveport, June 15 - 17
  • Clifton Chenier Celebration - New Iberia - June 16
  • Louisiana Bicycle Festival  - Abita Springs - June 16
  • Louisiana Peach Festival - Ruston - June 22 and 23
  • Gulf Coast Shrimp and Jazz Festival - Lake Charles - June 23
  • Essence Festival - New Orleans  - July 5 -July 8
  • Erath Fourth of July Celebration - June 30 - July 4
  • Red, White, Blue, and You Festival - Lake Charles - July 4
  • San Fermin Festival - New Orleans - July 13 - 15
  • Natchitoches Folk Festival - Natchitoches - July 20 - 21
  • Cajun Music and Food Festival - Lake Charles - July 20 - 21
  • West Bank Beer Festival - Avondale - July 7
  • International Tarpon Rodeo - Grand Isle - July 26- 28
  • Louisiana Watermelon Festival - Farmerville - July 27 - 28
  • Marshland Festival - Lake Charles - July 27 - 28
  • Shrimp Festival - Delcambre - August 15 - 19
  • Duck Festival - Gueydan - September 20 - 23 (moved from August this year)
  • Shrimp & Petroleum Festival - August 30 - Sept 3
  • Westbank Heritage Festival - Westwego - August 31 - Sept 2