We’re a merry band of crawfish eating, brass band loving, Bayou State traveling, king cake connoisseurs. Read along and share our joie de vivre for Sportsman’s Paradise.

  • Live Music Stage at the Jambalaya Festival
    Wed, 05/16/2018

    Gonzales, Louisiana is celebrating 51 years of being the Jambalaya Capital of the World with four days of live music, fun for the whole family and of course delicious food on May 24-27!   The weekend kicks off with more than 100...

  • Recovered Memories Painting - Santa Maria
    Fri, 04/13/2018

    Delve into the shared history of Spain and Louisiana through an exhibition at The Cabildo in Jackson Square from Saturday, April 21, through Sunday, July 8. Recovered Memories: Spain, New Orleans, and the Support for the American...

  • Scarlet Tanager Bird Grand Isle
    Thu, 04/12/2018

    Did you know Louisiana is a veritable hotspot for birds and therefore birders and bird enthusiasts? Grand Isle, Louisiana in Jefferson Parish is particularly famous for its bird-watching opportunities and springtime just so...

  • Tangipahoa Italian Festival in Tickfaw, LA
    Fri, 03/30/2018

    The Italian culture comes alive each year at the Italian Festival in Tickfaw. Always held on the last weekend in April, the Tickfaw Italian Festival blends authentic Italian food, great music, and a wholesome family atmosphere...

  • African American Heritage Parade
    Thu, 01/25/2018

    On Saturday, February 3, 2018 Shreveport will be hosting the 30th Annual African American Parade Celebration. The parade honors the community during Black History Month, featuring local religious, youth and civic groups to...

  • Clementine Hunter mural in African House Melrose Plantation
    Thu, 11/30/2017

    Along the Cane River National Heritage Area in Natchitoches Parish, visitors can find several museums with artifacts and art telling the story of Louisiana’s earliest settlement and its inhabitants. These stories range from...

  • DeRidder Gothic Jail
    Fri, 10/13/2017

    Built in 1915, the Gothic Jail of DeRidder is believed to be haunted by the two men hanged for their crimes from the top of the spiraling, multi-story stairwell. Now—just in time for Halloween—not only can you tour the jail, you...

  • Strawberry Festival
    Wed, 09/20/2017

    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...

  • Shrimp and Petroleum Festival
    Wed, 08/30/2017

    You will still be able to tap your toes and tempt your taste buds August 31st – September 4th at Louisiana's oldest state-chartered harvest festival, just keep in mind the following things: 1.) The Music Stage will be...

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