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.
- Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, LA.
Football lovers revel in this college rivalry between Grambling State and Southern University. Held in November, this game at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans draws huge crowds each year.
- Knights of Columbus Fairground in Lutcher, LA.
It is a Cajun Christmas in Lutcher. This December weekend festival features traditional bonfires on the levee mixed in with races, cook-offs, a children's pageant and a car show. Local musicians perform on Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons.
- Hammond, Louisiana in Hammond, LA.
Combining amusement rides, theatrical performances and educational experiences, the festival is fun for all. This fall event is situated on 16 acres where visitors travel back in time to the 16th century and life in a village named Albright. Jousting fests and educational demonstrations are just a few of the activities to enjoy. The city of Hammond hosts the event.
The state fair is held in Shreveport in the fall. Numerous livestock competitions and horse shows are held over the 14-day event. A rodeo, cheerleading competitions and tractor pulls are also scheduled. Free concerts and animal shows are crowd favorites.
- New Orleands, Louisiana in New orleans, LA.
December brings this spectacular display among the beautiful oak trees in City Park in New Orleans. The park's 13 acres are brimming with twinkling lights and holiday decorations. Both adult's and children's preview parties are held in advance of the event being opened to the public. Party goers must purchase tickets and will enjoy music, food and an advance viewing of the park all lit up.
- New Orleans, La. in New orleans, LA.
Now in its 30th year, this festival is predominately a music event with nearly 800 performers participating. Over four days, visitors are treated to food samples from over 60 area restaurants while they enjoy the sounds of local musicians.