Things to Do in Louisiana This Month

No matter the season, in Louisiana there's always something to celebrate.

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Wearin' of the Green
Wearin' of the Green

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Wearin' of the Green Parade in Baton Rouge!

Amite Oyster Fest

Have a "shuckin' good time" at the Amite Oyster Festival.

Bands at Crawfish Festival

Head to the Louisiana Crawfish Festival for some delicious mudbugs and live music!

With over 400 festivals and countless events, there is always something exciting happening in Louisiana! Take a look at a few of the events happening this month across the Bayou State. Which one will you go to next?

With over 90 events, this month is jam-packed with things to do for everyone! Pack up the family because it's time for an #OnlyLouisiana road trip. No matter what corner of the state you explore, you'll find plenty of fun for all ages.

Here are just a few #OnlyLouisiana events happening around the state this month. View a full list of this month's events in Louisiana here.

Independence Sicilian Heritage Festival

March 10-12

Start planning a full weekend of fun in Tangipahoa Parish and plan to bring your appetite! The Independence Sicilian Heritage Festival features a spaghetti cook-off, meatball toss competition and spaghetti-eating contest plus a parade, live music and plenty more family-friendly activities.

Get more information on this and other fun events in Tangipahoa Parish here.

New Roads Car Show

New Roads
March 11

Who doesn’t love classic cars? Make plans to attend the New Roads Car Show this month and enjoy the hot rods, live music, shopping and delicious food. Entry to the event is free for the public. Own a classic car? Online registration is still open!  

Check out all the fun things to do in New Roads this spring!

St. Patrick’s Day on the Bayou + Paddle Bayou Lafourche

March 11

Cardboard and duct tape boat races, kids activities, delicious food and a paddle trip down Bayou Lafourche are what’s on tap for St. Patrick’s Day on the Bayou + Paddle Bayou Lafourche.  Don’t have a canoe or kayak? No worries, you can rent one! Get all the details and register here.

Plan your trip to Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou here!

Amite Oyster Festival

March 17-19

Get ready for a “shuckin’ good time” when you attend one of the most delicious weekends of the spring! The Amite Oyster Festival features plenty of delicious food (even a chili cook-off) and live music, so wear your dancing shoes!

Get details on things to do near Amite here.


March 17-19

Celebrate one of Louisiana’s most beloved crustaceans at Crawfest in Shreveport’s historic Betty Virginia Park! This free event features live music, arts and crafts, games and, of course, plenty of crawfish and other delicious food.

Learn about more fun things to do in Shreveport here.

Wearin’ of the Green, St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Baton Rouge
March 18

Get to Baton Rouge, put on your best green gear and get ready for the largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the region. Celebrating its 38th year rolling through the streets of Louisiana’s capital city, the Wearin’ of the Green Parade features more than 70 floats, dancing groups, band and dignitaries.

Plan your trip to Baton Rouge here.

Louisiana Crawfish Festival

March 23-26

Crawfish-lovers rejoice! The Louisiana Crawfish Festival is your one-stop shop for festival fun. Visit beautiful, historic St. Bernard Parish for family-friendly fun including crawfish races, a crawfish-eating contest and carnival rides.

Learn about all the fun things to do in St. Bernard Parish here.

Pioneer and Heritage Festival

March 25

Come out and celebrate the history and heritage of Merryville, Beauregard Parish and No Man’s Land at Pioneer and Heritage Festival! This festival features live music, unique artifacts and demonstrations.

Plan your visit to Beauregard Parish here.

Sicilian Festival and Celebration

March 25

Museums tours, demonstrations, wine tastings and a cook-off are just some of the fun to be had at the annual Sicilian Festival and Celebration.

Find things to do in Vermilion Parish here.

Annual World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cook-off

March 26

Professional and amateur cooks will vie for the title of World Champion at the annual World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cook-Off this month. There will be plenty of Cajun and zydeco music, tons of etouffee, arts and crafts, a petting zoo (complete with pony rides) and a poker run for the big kids!

Learn about things to do in St. Landry Parish here.

Make Plans For Louisiana This Month

Whether it's one of our many exciting festivals or an adventure in the great outdoors, there is always something unique to experience in Louisiana. Be sure to check our calendar of events for the most up-to-date list of festivities.

 Find more trip ideas and things to do around Louisiana this month.