With its beautiful landscape and rich history, Louisiana is a state filled with different activities. From its rich Creole culture to its bustling urban centers, the state has something to offer everyone. Its rich history has inspired a wide variety of world-famous events, festivals, parades, museums, natural attractions and more.
- New Orleans, Louisiana in New Orleans, LA.
Beginning as a small celebration with a group of friends, Southern Decadence has now become the largest assembly of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals in New Orleans. Open to all, the event's main attraction is the parade through the French Quarter.
- Festival Plaza 101 Crockett St Shreveport, LA 71101 in Shreveport, LA.
Shreveport celebrates the arts during this October event. Over 180,000 spectators flock to this riverfront location where national artists display their prized pieces, and performers bring their art to life. Dedicated to arts education, organizers set aside an entire area of the festival for children's activities.
- Thibodaux, La. in Thibodaux, LA.
Local musical performances, 5K races, martial arts exhibitions and cooking demonstrations fill the schedule of this three day festival. Amusement rides and carnival type booths round out the fun.
Held in Lafayette Square in October, this festival features three days of outstanding musical performances. Food and craft vendors are part of the market area of the festival.
Krewe of Boo is the official Halloween parade in New Orleans. Fabulous floats and creative costumes are all the rage at this annual event through downtown New Orleans.
- New Orleands, Louisiana in New Orleans, LA.
November at the Festival Grounds in New Orleans' City Park is the place to be. Despite its name, this is a family friendly event. With the purchase of an adult pass, children are admitted free. In addition to the music, visual electronic art pieces are on display. Food and craft vendors are also on site.