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Special Alert
Golden Gulf


Sun, sand, seashells and buried treasure! Our unique Cajun paradise offers something different on every corner, and we invite the media, photographers and travel writers to see it all for themselves.

The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau will provide services to media and travel writers upon request such as itinerary assistance, ground transportation, accommodation assistance, guide services, and photography.

If you are planning a trip here and would like assistance, please fill out our assistance request form.

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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 →
By popular demand, Mickey Gilley returns to the Delta Event Center for another night of singing your favorites, such as "Roomful of Roses," "I Overlooked Read More →
Movies in the Square are FREE to the public! Bring your lawn chairs and picnics with you! All movies start at sunset. Who ya gonna call?! Movies in the Square are 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 →