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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Parc Hardy Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 in Breaux Bridge, LA
Everything Cajun is celebrated during this three day festival in early May. Music is performed from morning until night while traditional Cajun food, dance and culture are showcased. A parade led by the Crawfish Queen adds to the fun.