Nothing gets Louisianians together like a good party.
Fall is a great time to visit Louisiana and is a dream destination for seasonal fun. From festivals and food, to music and dancing, the fun never stops in this bustling place!
Should you ever doubt Louisiana’s undeniable contribution to the world of music, just consider this: Even the GRAMMY® got its name thanks to someone from Louisiana.
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 for one of the most popular festivals in southeast Louisiana.
If the pelican weren't on Louisiana's state flag, the crawfish might as well be. It's just that important to the state's identity, economy and cuisine.
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!
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.
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.