Things To Do in Louisiana This Weekend

Whether you are a culture seeker, food aficionado, outdoor adventurer or history lover, Louisiana is filled with opportunities for you to #FeedYourSoul. 

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The Louisiana Marathon course

The Louisiana Marathon course in Baton Rouge.

Finishers of the Louisiana Marathon

Louisiana Marathon finishers from races past.

Shadows on the Teche in New Iberia

Shadows on the Teche in New Iberia

Here's a roundup of safe, fun Louisiana events and activities.

With 9 State Museums and 22 State Parks & Preserves, there is no shortage of things to do every day of the year in Louisiana.

Enjoy world-class fishing, boating and paddling. Get up close with nature on biking and hiking trails. You'll find excellent camping and picnic areas, including well-equipped cabins and RV parks and so much more at a Louisiana State Park.

When you're ready to travel, discover the history of Mardi Gras, see Louis Armstrong's coronet, relive historic moments in Louisiana sports history and so much more when you visit a Louisiana State Museum. The Cabildo in Jackson Square is not only home to Napoleon's Death Mask but once served as the Spanish seat of government in the United States. There are countless opportunities to immerse yourself in the culture that makes Louisiana such a special place.

Here are just a few events happening around the state this weekend for you to experience #OnlyLouisiana:

The Louisiana Marathon - March 6 & 7, 2021

Baton Rouge/Virtual: Take it to the streets this weekend in Louisiana’s Capital City! The Louisiana Marathon has been rescheduled for this weekend. With both in-person and virtual race options in a variety of distances you’re sure to find something to fit your schedule and running experience level.

Shadows Arts & Crafts Fair – March 6, 2021

New Iberia: Enjoy over 100 vendors showcasing a variety of hand-made items from fine art to furniture and so much more! This outdoor event is sure to be fun for the whole family and the $5 ticket price includes a tour of the Shadows home and grounds.

Date Night Weekend  – March 5, 2021

Bossier City: It’s Date Night at the Drive-in! Socially distant, fun and nostalgic you’re sure to enjoy the evening. This week you’ll get to view The Princess Bride on the big screen and tasty movie concessions. Get the details and your tickets here.

Bayou Teche Music Series – March 6, 2021

Franklin:  Need a little live music in your life? Us too! This Saturday morning head to the Lamplighter Coffeehouse courtyard from 10am-2pm for some free live music! While you’re there you can also explore the Bayou to Main Marketplace on Main Street. It’s a win win!

Cabrini Farmers Market – March 6, 2021  

Alexandria: Shop locally grown produce, meat, eggs, homemade sweets and so much more in Central Louisiana! Safely stroll the booths at this outdoor market on Saturday morning from 9am – noon.


Learn more about upcoming things to do around Louisiana here on our calendar of events.