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Fairs & Festivals

Known as the Festival Capital of Louisiana, we host more than 75 fairs, festivals and special events each year! Read More →

Gaming, Golf, Getaways

If you are looking for a first rate casino getaway, you will hit the jackpot when booking your trip to Southwest Louisiana/Lake Charles. Read More →

Creole Nature Trail

Louisiana's Creole Nature Trail All-American Road is a hands-on opportunity to experience one of America's untamed natural wonders. Read More →

Arts, Culture & Cuisine

Southwest Louisiana has a thriving arts community, complete with exhibitions, festivals celebrating the arts, dance, music, concerts, theatre and more. Read More →

Calcasieu Parish

Calcasieu Parish's rich history, diversified economy, and numerous recreational opportunities, make this area a wonderful place to live and visit. Read More →

Welcome to Lake Charles, Southwest Louisiana.

Our Cajun personalities make you feel at home while exploring our casinos, golf greens, live music, Cajun cuisine and restaurants, not to mention year round fishing and hunting. Outdoor adventures also include a journey into Louisiana's Outback along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. Known as the Festival Capital of Louisiana, boasting over 75 fairs and festivals including Mardi Gras, the Contraband Days Pirate Festival and the Cajun Music & Food Festival. The Charpentier Historic District and area museums give visitors a glimpse into our past. For the perfect family trip, group tour, reunion or convention, it's Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana and its six cities: Lake Charles, Sulphur, Westlake, DeQuincy, Vinton and Iowa.
 

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Top 28 Basketball State Championships will be held at the Burton Complex on March 3-7. Read More →
Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana currently boasts 3 premiere casino gaming properties. Read More →
A delicious local snack, boudin is the go to food with many varieties from smoked to spicy. Read More →
During the fall hunting season, you'll see hundreds of thousands of waterfowl who winter here - smac Read More →
We have experienced fishing guides to show you the hottest spots to lure in your catch of the day. Read More →
Golfing is a year-round attraction in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana. Read More →
The only white sand, inland beach in Louisiana is also located along the shores of the lake. Read More →
Exploring the Creole Nature Trail where you can view birds, alligators and wildlife up close. Read More →

Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events

West Calcasieu Arena & Events Center
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Lake Charles Civic Center (Convention/Event Center)
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Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel
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Promotions

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Golf Packages

Plan your next golf getaway with a fun-filled escape to Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lake Charles and our golf partner  Read More →

One coupon per table. Coupon may be used for one time only. Lake Charles location only. Must have coupon to receive offer. Please present coupon when placing or picking up your order. Not valid Read More →
PLEASE CLICK LINK BELOW FOR DEAL. Check out the newest addition to Lake Charles' hotels - The Hampton Inn Lake Charles. Our Casino package includes complimentary shuttle to and from L'Auberge™ Read More →
Beginning Jan. 13 through April 6, the brand will launch a lineup of bold, fresh flavors, featuring The QBurger, a Quick, Quality, Quarter-Pound inventive burger creation built to cook in only Read More →
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