Special Alert
Special Alert

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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.

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Events

Events

Catch a chicken at the 38th annual Mardi Gras Run on Tuesday, February 9 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 503 E Highway 90, in the town of Iowa. Doors open at 8 a.m., the Mardi Gras floats Read More →
Downtown-Midtown Lake Charles. Hundreds of elaborate krewe floats, costumes, beads and more wind through the city in the culmination of the Fat Tuesday celebration. Parade Read More →
Downtown-Midtown Lake Charles. Hot rods, classics and motorcycles. Read More →
The Annual Central Gulf Coast Boat Show will be packed with the latest selection of boats, fishing tackle, boating equipment and products, jet skis, golf carts, ATVs, scuba gear, resort Read More →
Eddie Money will perform in the Grand Event Center at Golden Nugget Lake Charles on Friday, February 12 at 8:30 PM. Eddie Money burst onto the music scene in the late 1970s with his double Read More →
Lou Gramm, best known as the original lead singer of Foreigner, will perform in the Grand Event Center at Golden Nugget Lake Charles on Saturday, February 13 at 8:00 PM. Gramm was a Read More →
Treat your Valentine to a night with us! Sit down to a lovely dinner, receive a complimentary gift and enjoy a performance from Under the Street Lamp . These talented entertainers Read More →
Get out and take a stroll down memory lane with Motown’s greatest Grammy award winning group - The Commodores! Limited seating available. Must be 21 or older to attend. All Read More →
February 13th Valentine Dinner Cruise 5:30-8:30pmCruise aboard the Lady of the Lake and enjoy dinner, dancing and wine tasting. Music will be provided by Grammy Finalist Mickey Smith. Read More →
O.A.R. will perform in the Grand Event Center at Golden Nugget Lake Charles on Friday, February 19 at 8:30 PM. Known for vibrant and intense live shows, O.A. R. is short for “Of A Read More →
Get ready Lake Charles for the most colorful fun-filled day of your life! You’ll have more color on you than your happy levels can handle! So get your friends and family stretched out Read More →
Asian Concert featuring entertainment by Dam Vinh Hung, Quang Linh, Mai Thien Van and more! When: Sunday, February 21 2pm & 6pm Where: L’Auberge Event Read More →
Laura Shapiro once wrote inNewsweek, "Short course in modern dance: in the beginning there was Martha Graham, who changed the face of an art form and discovered a new world. Then there was Read More →
Golden Nugget Lake Charles welcomes Grammy winning singer-songwriter Melissa Ethridge on Saturday, February 26. She will take the stage in the Grand Event Center at 8 PM. Known for her Read More →
** Tickets go on sale Friday January 15, 2016 to general public ** Join the fan club "Club Luck" at willienelson.com and get your tickets today!! Willie Nelson is one of the most Read More →