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.
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.
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.
- 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.