Statewide Calendar

July and August events, festivals and more.

San Fermin in Nueva Orleans, New Orleans

NORTH
July 5. RiverMarket Days – Blues, Brews & BBQs. RiverMarket, Monroe. (318) 807-9985.
July 6. Spring Tea Talks: Fresh Berries. Spice & Tea Exchange, West Monroe. (318) 388-3920.
July 6. Shreveport Huckfest. (318) 382-5580.
July 14-20. Christmas in July. Splash Kingdom Water Park, Shreveport. (903) 567-0044.
July 26. The Downtown Cinema Presents: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Downtown Monroe.
July 31-Aug. 2. 62nd Annual Springhill PRCA Rodeo. Springhill Rodeo Arena, Springhill. (318) 547-3104.
Aug. 7-10. BAM on the Red with the SB. DiamondJacks Casino & Resort, Shreveport. (318) 678-7777.
Aug. 8. Moonlight in the Garden. Biedenharn Museum & Gardens, Monroe. (318) 387-5281.
Aug. 9. Revolution Park Presents: Whelen & Law Enforcement & Military Night. Revolution Park Race Track, Monroe. (318) 812-7223.
Aug. 21. The Evergreen State Fair. Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe. (360) 805-6700.


CENTRAL
July 4. Old-Fashioned 4th of July. Downtown DeRidder.
July 12. Magnolias & Meat Pies. Lemee House, Natchitoches. (800) 259-1714.
July 17-19. 35th Annual Natitoches/Northwestern Folk Festival. NSU, Prather Coliseum, Natchitoches. (800) 259-1714.
Aug. 9. Painting The Town. Front Street, Natchitoches. (800) 259-1714.
Aug. 23. Goldonna Drake Salt Works Festival. Downtown Goldonna. (800) 259-1714.
Aug. 29-30. Cane River Zydeco Festival & Poker Run. Downtown Natchitoches. (318) 471-9960.


BATON ROUGE / PLANTATION COUNTRY    
July 4. USS KIDD Star-Spangled Celebration. USS KIDD Veterans Memorial & Museum, Baton Rouge. (225) 342-1942.
July 12. Civil War on the River. Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville. (225) 635-3739.
July 18-19. Swamp Pop Music Festival. Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. baton-rouge@cff.org
July 19. Art Melt. Capital Park Museum, Baton Rouge. (337) 654-4520.
July 25-26. Hummingbird Celebration. 5702 Commerce St., San Francisville. (225) 635-4224.
Aug. 22. Fete Rouge. Crowne Plaza, Baton Rouge. (225) 925-2244.
Aug. 23. Polos & Pearls. 11788 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville. (225) 635-3873.
Aug. 23. Taste of a Tiger Tailgating Party. Baton Rouge River Center. (225) 389-4940.
Aug. 23. Zoo Zoom 5K & Fun Run. BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo. (225) 775-3877.
Aug. 25. Cocktails in the Garden. LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, Baton Rouge. (225) 389-4940.


CAJUN COUNTRY
June 30-July 4. Erath Fourth of July Celebration. Downtown Erath. (337) 937-5585.
July 3. Fourth of July Fishing Rodeo. Quintana Launch, Cypremort Point. (337) 367-9873.
July 4. Fourth of July Celebration. Downtown Breaux Bridge.
July 4. Red, White & Boom. Parc International, Parc Sans Souci, Parc Putnum, Lafayette. (337) 232-4277.
July 4. Red, White & Blue & You! Lake Charles Downtown & Lake Charles Civic Center. (337) 491-9147.
July 4. Fourth of July Fireworks Show. Eunice Reception Complex, Eunice. (337) 457-6503.
July 4. Fireworks on the River. Nall Park, 562 Front St., Krotz Springs. (337) 566-2322.
July 4. Let Freedom Ring Festival. Peltier Park, Thibodaux.
July 4-6. 76th Annual Fourth of July Fishing Rodeo. 2937 Kiwanis Drive, Lake Charles. (337) 485-1540.
July 5. Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Fair. Lebeau Church Rd., Washington. (337) 351-3902.
July 12. The All-American Treat: Homemade Cakes & Ice Cream. Sunset Rail Stop Flea Market, Sunset. (337) 945-9188.
July 12. 9th Annual Quilt Show & Sale. Alon Recreation Club Building, Krotz Springs. (337) 592-0345.
July 12. Jeanerette Summer Farmers Market. Jeanerette City Park, Jeanerette.
July 17. St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours BBQ Bash Kick Off “Meet the Cooks.” Hampton Inn & Suites, Morgan City. (985) 384-3830.
July 18-20. 27th Annual Cajun Music & Food Festival. Burton Complex, Lake Charles. (337) 496-0374.
July 19. 3rd Annual Bayou BBQ Bash Craft Show 2014. Under the U.S. 90 Bridge, Morgan City. (985) 384-3830.
July 19. Cake & Ice Cream Festival. AA Comeaux Park, Abbeville. (337) 852-0646.
July 19-20. Louisiana Hot Sauce Exposition. 200 Greenleaf Drive, Lafayette. (337) 256-4093.
July 19-20. Bossier City Summer Arts, Craft & Gift Show. Bossier Civic Center, Bossier City. (318) 741-8900.
July 26. Louisiana Outdoor Expo. Cajundome and Convention Center, Lafayette. (337) 265-2100.
July 26. Zydeco Bash. Louisiane Banquet & Reception Hall, Lafayette. (337) 277-6069.
July 26. New Iberia Summer Creole Market. West End Park, New Iberia.
July 28. Acadian Day of Rememberance. Acadian Memorial, St. Martinville.
Aug. 7. Purple Heart Day Ceremony. Bouligny Plaza, New Iberia. (337) 365-1428.
Aug. 9. August Angler’s Addiction Fishing Tournament. Quintana Landing, Cypremort Point. (337) 519-3131.
Aug. 9-10. SugaSheaux. Sug Arena at Acadiana Fairgrounds, New Iberia. (337) 365-7539.
Aug. 13-17. Delcambre Shrimp Festival. Delcambre Shrimp Festival Fairgrounds, Delcambre. (337) 685-2653.
Aug. 14-16. Le Cajun Art & Music Festival. Rayne Civic Center, Rayne. (337) 344-2494.
Aug. 21-25. Duck Fest. Gueydan Duck Fest Fairounds, Gueydan. (337) 536-6456.
Aug. 23. Imagination Celebration. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (337) 433-9420.
Aug. 23. Drake Salt Works Festival & Trail Ride. Drake Salt Works, Goldonna. (318) 727-9418.
Aug. 29-30. Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival. Zydeco Festival Grounds, Plaisance. (337) 290-6048.
Aug. 29-Sept. 1. 79th Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival. 715 2nd St., Morgan City. (985) 385-0703.
Aug. 30-Sept. 1. Labor Day Fishing Rodeo. Quintana Canal, Cypremort Point. (337) 364-7301.
Aug. 30. Creole Renaissance Festival. Yambilee Fairgrounds, Opelousas.

GREATER NEW ORLEANS
July 3. Uncle Sam Jam. Lafreniere Park, Metairie. (504) 838-4389.
July 4-6. Essence Music Festival. Various locations, New Orleans. www.Essence.com
July 7-18. Native American Exhibit. Tangipahoa Parish CVB, Hammond. (985) 542-7520.
July 10-13. San Fermin in Nueva Orleans. The Sugar Mill, New Orleans. www.sugarmillevents.com
July 11. New Orleans Summer Gem, Jewelry & Bead Show. Pontchartrain Center, Kenner. (504) 465-9958
July 11-14. Bastille Day Fete. French Market, New Orleans.
July 12. Northshore’s Summer Homemade Arts & Crafts Market. Downtown Hammond. www.dddhammond.com
July 12-13. Ponchatoula’s Christmas in July Sale. Historic Downtown Ponchatoula. (985) 386-2436.
July 16-20. Tales of the Cocktail. Hotel Monteleone & Various locations, New Orleans. (504) 948-0511.
July 20-27. New Orleans Piano Festival. Loyola College of Music Building, New Orleans. (504) 865-3240.
July 24-26. Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo. Tarpon Rodeo Pavilion, Grand Isle. www.tarponrodeo.org
July 26. Hammond’s Summer Arts & Crafts Market. Downtown Hammond. www.dddhammond.com
July 26. New Orleans Summer Arts Market. Palmer Park, New Orleans.
July 31-Aug. 03. Satchmo Summer Festival. Louisiana State Museum’s Old U.S. Mint, New Orleans. (504) 522-5730.
Aug. 2. White Linen Night. Contemporary Arts Center and Various locations, New Orleans. (504) 528-3805.
Aug. 6. Sealabration. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans. (504) 581-4629.
Aug. 9. Dirty Linen Night. 500-1000 blocks of Royal Street, New Orleans. (504) 523-1465.
Aug. 9-10. Slidell Looking Glass Show. Northshore Harbor Center, Slidell. (985) 781-3650.
Aug. 12. Ponchatoula Business Expo. Chesterton Square, Ponchatoula. (985) 386-2536.
Aug. 15. 19th Annual Hot August Night. Downtown Hammond. (985) 277-5680.
Aug. 15-17. Southern Sportsman’s Festival & Expo. Alario Event Center, Westwego. (504) 835-6383.
Aug. 21-23. Cutting Edge CE Conference. Hotel Inter-Continental, New Orleans (504) 322-3540.
Aug. 27-Sept. 1. Southern Decadance. Various, French Quarter, New Orleans. (504) 529-2107.
Aug. 31. Labor Day Music Festival. Land-O-Pines Family Campground, Covington. (985) 892-6023.
 


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