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State Fair of Louisiana

Fall festival season is in full swing. More than 60 festivals take place in October celebrating everything from beignets to pumpkins and even spooky spirits. Make sure you bring your dancing shoes and your appetites to your festival of choice and share the fun across your social channels with #OnlyLouisiana!

North Louisiana

Dixie Maze Farms Fall Festival, Shreveport – Sept 23 – October 31

Red River Revel, Shreveport – Sept 30 – Oct 7

Webster Parish Fair, Minden - October 3-7

Louisiana Film Prize, Shreveport – Oct 4-8

Louisiana Food Prize, Shreveport – Oct 4-8

Music Prize, Shreveport – Oct 5-7

Big Creek Trade Days, Ruston – Oct 6

Bloody Mary Fest, Monroe – Oct 7

Funktoberfest, Alexandria – Oct 7

Zwolle Tamale Fiesta, Zwolle - October 12-14

Artoberfest, Ruston – Oct 13

North Delta Food & Wine Fest, West Monroe - October 13-15

Great Raft Ramble, Shreveport – Oct 21

Louisiana Food & Music Festival, Monroe – Oct 21

Pumpkin Fest, West Monroe – Oct 21

The State Fair of Louisiana, Shreveport – Oct 26 – Nov 12

ASEANA Autumn Festival, Shreveport – Oct 28

Boo at the Boardwalk, Bossier – Oct 31

South Louisiana

Ponchatoula Fall Festival & BBQ Competition, Ponchatoula – Sept 29 – Oct 1

Angola Rodeo, Angola - October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

Jeff Davis Parish Fair, Jennings - October 3-7

Brew at the Zoo, Baton Rouge – October 6

Tour du Teche Canoe Race, Port Barre to Berwick – 6-8

Lake Charles Film & Music Festival, Lake Charles -October 6-8

La Fete Des Vieux, Raceland - October 6-8

Flambeau Fest, Gonzalez - October 7 & 8

Latin Music Festival, Lafayette - October 7

Rouge et Blanc Wine Fest, Lake Charles – October 7

Berwick Lighthouse Festival, Berwick - October 7 & 8

Roberts Cove Germanfest, Rayne - October 7 & 8

Harvest Days, Baton Rouge - October 7 & 8

Louisiana Cotton Festival, Ville Platte - October 10-15

Festivals Acadiens et Creoles, Lafayette - October 12-15

Springhill Lumberjack Festival, Springhill - October 13 & 14

Andouille Festival, LaPlace – October 13-15

Louisiana Gumbo Festival, Chackbay – October 13-15

Voice of the Wetlands, Houma - October 13-15

World Championship Gumbo Cookoff, New Iberia - October 14-15

Washington Parish Fair, Franklinton – October 18 -21

International Rice Festival, Crowley – October 19-22

Harvest Festival on False River, New Roads - October 20-22

Boucherie Fest, Sorrento - October 20-22

Boudin Cook-Off, Lafayette - October 21

Brunch Fest, Baton Rouge - October 21

Shake Your Tail Feather, Breaux Bridge - October 21

Rougarou Fest, Houma – October 21 & 22

The Big TEAsy Festival, Metairie - October 22

Spirits of Louisiana, Baton Rouge - October 26

Filfolet Halloween Festival, Baton Rouge - October 26-29

Greater Baton Rouge State Fair, Baton Rouge - October 26–November 5

Blackpot Festival, Lafayette - October 27 & 28

Sweet Dough Pie Festival, Grand Coteau - October 28

Boudin Wars, Sulphur - October 28

Louisiana Book Festival, Baton Rouge - October 28

New Orleans Area

GretnaFest, Gretna – Sept 29 – Oct 1

Treme Fall Fest, New Orleans - September 30 - October 1

Gentilly Fest, Gentilly - October 6-8

Oktoberfest, Bayou St. John - October 6,7,13,14,20 & 21

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, New Orleans - October 13-15

Bridge City Gumbo Festival, Westwego - October 13-15

Sugar Fest, Arabi - October 14

Japan Fest, New Orleans - October 14

Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival, Madisonville - October 14 & 15

New Orleans Film FestivalNew Orleans - October 11-19

Praise FestNew Orleans - October 20-22

Mac n Cheese FestNew Orleans - October 21

NOLA Cochon De Lait Fes, New Orleans - October 21

Krewe of Boo Parade, New Orleans - October 21

Oak Street Po' Boy Festival, New Orleans - October 22

Voodoo Music + Arts ExperienceNew Orleans - October 27-29

Louisiana Seafood FestivalNew Orleans - October 27-29

WWII Air, Land & Sea Festival, New Orleans - October 27-29