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.
- Name of location 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.
- Name of location Lafayette, LA
This five day late April festival is held in Lafayette. There are no fewer than six music stages. Food vendors and craft and art gallery areas are scattered throughout the downtown area. Workshops promoting the area's culture and foods are also available to attendees.
- Name of location 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.
- Name of location New Orleans, LA
A salute to all that is Louisiana, this festival, also known as JazzFest, began in 1970 with an impromptu performance by Mahalia Jackson. It has been going strong ever since. While Jazz music takes center stage, the festival has evolved to include other genres as well. Cajun style cooking is showcased and cultural crafts are also on display.
- Name of location Lake Charles, LA
Come to Lake Charles in early May for a really great adventure. Music performances, barbeque cook-offs, a children's pirate costume contest and a five mile race are just a handful of the activities held over the 12 day event.