Special Alert
Special Alert

About Us

Located off of I-10 towards downtown on beautiful Lake Charles, the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau is here to serve visitors as a resource center for the region.

Among the opportunities that you can learn about here are the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road and the Southwest Louisiana Boudin Trail. In addition, we have local diningcasinofestival, and outdoor activity guides.

Our address is:
1205 N. Lakeshore Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Hours of Operation:
Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 
You can also find us on 
facebook.com/LakeCharlesCVB and

twitter.com/LakeCharlesCVB

Restaurants & Dining
You will not want to miss out on our delicious seafood and fine dining seasoned to perfection. Look below for a list of area restaurants!
Visitors Guide
Explore Our

Getaway Guide

online or print

Events

Events

Contraband Days is one of Louisiana's largest festivals and the City of Lake Charles oldest festival and is celebrating its 59th year in 2016. Contraband Days is a themed "pirate" festival Read More →
Thursday, May 5, 2016 in the Coliseum of the Lake Charles Civic Center Serving lines open at 11:30 am, Read More →
Creedence Clearwater Revisited was formed in 1995 by former Creedence Clearwater Revival members Stu Cook (bass) and Doug Clifford (drums). Following their induction into the Rock and Roll Read More →
The CSE Federal Credit Union will present An Afternoon With MusicMakers, at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7 in the Tritico Theatre on the McNeese State Campus. A reception and silent auction Read More →
Lake Charles Yacht Club invites all sailors to participate in its Contraband Regatta Saturday, May 7th 2016. The races will be governed by the rules defined in current Racing Rules of Sailing Read More →
Check out the cool interactive exhibits. Then, get outdoors on the Creole Nature Trail and explore the wild wonders of Southwest Louisiana up-close! Coloring Book Read More →
An afternoon with food from the lake area's finest restaurants, spirits, music, televised derby action, equestrian jumping exhibition, and a contest for best lady's hat and best gent's derby Read More →
Paul Albert Anka, OC is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor. Anka became famous in the late 1950's, 1960's and 1970's with hit songs like "Diana", "Lonely Boy", "Put Your Head on my Read More →
Class 5A-C LHSAA State Championships (Single Elimination) ADMISSION: Read More →
The City of Lake Charles announces plans for the 18 th annual Downtown at Sundown concert series featuring four consecutive Fridays of live music from 5:30-9 Read More →
Do you remember how you felt the first time you heard “The Twist”? Join us to relive that feeling with an opportunity twist the night away with Chubby Checker Read More →
The City of Lake Charles announces plans for the 18 th annual Downtown at Sundown concert series featuring four consecutive Fridays of live music from 5:30-9 Read More →
Like Peanut Butter and Jelly, the Starks Mayhaw Festival and Spring go hand in hand. And speaking of jelly, this is the place for it! Mayhaw jelly, Mayhaw butter, Mayhaw berries and more—the Read More →
Experience Air Supply live in concert in Lake Charles, LA at the Golden Nugget. Air Supply became international superstars in 1980 thanks to their studio offering, Lost In Love. Don't miss Read More →
THIS MOVIE IS RATED PG. Movies in the Square are FREE to the public and begin at sundown! Wreck-It Ralph longs to be as beloved as his game's perfect Good Read More →
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