Louisiana is filled with fun, year-round activities, commonly known as festivals.
Have you ever been to the Angola Prison Rodeo? The rodeo is awesome and there are some amazing arts and crafts for sale. The event occurs every weekend in October.
Ever heard of the Red Dress Run? This is a charity event that occurs in NOLA every year and draws hundreds of people. There is food, drinks, entertainment, music, and the actual run.
Have you ever attended White Linen Night? Hundreds of art aficionados and casual shoppers stroll through the galleries along Julia Street. After shopping, you can join the party at the Contemporary Arts Center to keep the night going. There is food, live music and artwork on display.
If you are looking for something new to see like live comedy, concerts, and even ice skating, visit the River Center located in Baton Rouge. If you are in New Orleans area, the Superdome has events on the schedule.
Do you like to listen to live music?
The River Center in Baton Rouge and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans host some of the biggest concerts, comedy shows, monster trucks shows, auto / boat shows, etc.
If you like listening to some live blues music then New Orleans is your spot! Visit the House of Blues on Decatur St. or the Spotted Cat Music Club on Frenchman St.
One of the best things about Louisiana is the festivals. Almost every town, big or small, has something they can be proud of. Local food and music play a major role in nearly every festival. Festivals range from the Frog Festival to the Hot Air Balloon Festival. Immerse yourself in the local culture. Below is a list of a few. Be sure to check back as these list will be updated as we learn of and experience more.
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