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!

The 2017 Festival Season is Underway

Celebrating more than 400 commodities, causes, delicacies and cultures, Louisiana festivals take pride in the state’s rich history and culture. Almost every weekend of the year, a festival celebration brings in a wide variety of people locally, nationally and internationally. Whether you are looking to tempt your taste buds on hometown flavors or dance to the hot sounds of Cajun zydeco music, these festivals offer new adventures that will make you leave wanting more. Here is a look at some upcoming festivals, along with a few words from their royalty.

Bonfires on the Levee — Building a Holiday Tradition

You might remember Truvy saying, “I don't want to miss the Nativity made entirely out of sparklers!”

In “Steel Magnolias,” the Louisiana-set movie from the 80s, Dolly Parton’s Truvy makes known her favorite Christmas tradition and, like Truvy, we all have our favorite holiday customs. Louisiana certainly does not disappoint, offering festivities, decorations and tables full of festive cheer throughout the state.