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 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.
- Abbeville, LA, U.S.A. in Abbeville, LA
Two fall days in Abbeville mark this egg-filled celebration. Beginning with a two mile fun walk, the event continues with a Kid's World activity area, the Tractor Egg Cracking Contest, an art show, plus live entertainment. The next day brings the Cajun Challenge Bicycle Ride, an antique car show, and the main event, Petit Omelette Cooking by local restaurateurs.
- Downtown Covington Covington, LA 70433 in Covington, LA
Downtown Covington is the site for this terrific arts showcase. Juried artists from many states come here to display their one-of-a-kind pieces. Visitors not only experience the magnificent artwork, but also the local music and food offerings of the area. Children have their own activity area. A 5K race plus one mile walk/run allows participants of all ages.
- 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.
- New Orleans, La. in New orleans, LA
One of the most famous celebrations in the world, Mardi Gras in New Orleans is the party of all parties. Not just limited to the French Quarter, different parades, sponsored by groups known as krewes, are held both inside and outside the city's boundaries. Various balls are held during Mardi Gras. Some are by invitation only.