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Fairs and Festivals

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

Cajun Fusion Cooking

Come taste the wide variety of cuisine in Southwest Louisiana paired with delectable Southern hospitality, for yourself! 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 →

Perfect Getaway

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 →

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 →

Adventure Point

Kick off your Creole Nature Trail journey at Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point—a free, fun attraction that immerses you in nature and Louisiana’s unique culture. Read More →

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Check out the best live horse racing in the region, or watch a simulcast from another track. Whatever option you choose, Delta Downs offers ample seating in grandstands and a Read More →
School Performances Nov 15, 2018 – 9:00 am Nov 16, 2018 – 9:00 am Public Performance Nov 17, 2018 – 2:00 pm & 7:00 Read More →
Jumpstart your Christmas spirit at the Junior League of Lake Charles’ annual Mistletoe & Moss Holiday Market, which will be held Thursday, November 15th through Saturday, November 17th, Read More →
Los Lobos (Spanish for "the Wolves") are an American rock band from East Los Angeles. Their music is influenced by rock and roll, Tex-Mex, country, zydeco, folk, R&B, Read More →
Kris Kristofferson is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He wrote and recorded the songs "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Read More →
McNeese Cowboys vs. Lamar - Time 3:00 PM at Cowboy Stadium Read More →
Frank Caliendo is an American comedian and impressionist, best known for his work on the Fox Network television series MADtv, and as the in-house prognosticator for Fox NFL Read More →
American singer/songwriter, Bret Michaels, has sold over 35 million records worldwide, is a reality TV superstar with some of the highest rated reality shows in history as well as a lifelong Read More →
Holiday House Nov. 29-Dec. 1, Brimstone Museum Complex, Sulphur . The Preview Party on Nov. 29 will be this year’s premier event of Read More →
A Magical Cirque Christmas Nov. 30 at 8:30pm, Golden Nugget Lake Charles . A holiday entertainment blockbuster set to dazzle audiences of all ages. Read More →
Christmas Under The Oaks Festival Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Heritage Square, Sulphur . There is plenty to put you in the holiday Read More →
Parades, fireworks, concerts, crafts, and Santa appearances will warm even the “Scroogiest” of hearts at this family-friendly holiday event. The Light Up the Lake Christmas Festival in Lake Read More →
Kiwanis Christmas Lighted Parade Nov. 30, Cypress St., Sulphur . The colorful, giant balloons and Christmas light parade begins at 6pm. Read More →
Clint Black & Lisa Hartman Black- Will perform their “Christmas With You”show featuring: Christmas Favorites, Clint’s Top Hits and the Duets: “When I Said I Do”, “You Still Get To Me”. Read More →
This beautiful story told through the wonder of classical dance and music is a Lake Charles tradition. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is originally choreographed by Read More →
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With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about everyone’s Christmas wish list. These holiday shopping markets can help you find something special for Read More →
This time of year, it's easy to get swept up in the hustle and bustle of the various holidays. Jumping from Halloween candy to Thanksgiving turkey, and then to Christmas! While these Read More →
Luckily for us, there are many eating establishments in the area that serve various oyster dishes. Along with raw and grilled, there are traditional favorites, such as Oysters Rockefeller, Read More →
We continue our series on Culinary Creatives by catching up with Paul Pettefer, the regionally-famous “Bishop of BBQ.” Pettefer, a local businessman, began his barbecue journey Read More →
Great photos are easy to come by in Southwest Louisiana! Get out and share your images with #VisitLakeCharles and help us share the beauty of the area! Read More →
Some days are too hot, some days are too cold, and some days are to wet, but Bayou Magic Fun Center always feels just right because it's indoors! I got to visit this new family-friendly Read More →

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