There are many ways to enjoy local sounds and delicacies. Lake Charles, the Festival Capital of Louisiana has more than 75 festivals and special events each year, including Mardi Gras, the Contraband Days Pirate Festival, the Black Heritage Festival, the Cajun French Music & Food Festival and the Calcasieu-Cameron Fair.
View our calendar of events to see what’s going on this week in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana.
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Known as the Festival Capital of Louisiana, with more than 75 fairs, festivals and special events each year! With major festivals such as Mardi Gras and Contraband Days, there is something for everyone to enjoy! Savor delicious food at one of our culinary festivals or catch a live concert just about every weekend!