Special Alert
Special Alert

Important Message!

Winter Weather

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana is under several winter weather advisories, including a hard freeze warning, until Wednesday, Jan. 17. Please refer to the website links on the attached webpage for the latest updates on road closures and travel conditions in Calcasieu Parish. Read More →
 

SWLA Mardi Gras

It's never too early to start planning your Mardi Gras vacation! 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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Upcoming Events

Styx will perform at Golden Nugget Lake Charles in the Grand Event Center on Friday, January 19 at 8:30 PM. With sixteen Top 40 hits and four consecutive multi-platinum albums to their Read More →
The Original Harlem Globetrotters are preparing for their action-packed 2018 World Tour against the Washington Generals! A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to Read More →
OAK RIDGE BOYS RETURN TO GOLDEN NUGGET ON JANAURY 27 Lake Charles, Louisiana – The Grammy award winning Oak Read More →
The District Livestock Show & Rodeo returns to the Burton Complex in Lake Charles for "The Greatest Show on Dirt." There will be a variety of rodeo performances, livestock shows, a Queen's Read More →
Jumping into the Mardi Gras spirit, the City of Sulphur's Mardi Gras Parade. The parade will consist of Mardi Gras Krewes, merchants, individuals, groups and organizations, and the Read More →
Local bakeries compete to take first place in a variety of categories. The King Cake Taste-off is free to the public, so come taste the best King Cakes that Southwest Louisiana has to offer Read More →
Follow the parade of horses, ATVs, and floats along the Lake Charles Civic Center at 1 p.m. After the parade, enjoy a Mardi Gras Concert featuring a variety of Zydeco musicians – concert Read More →
Be dazzled by the glowing boat parade on shimmering Lake Charles. Read More →
Local business leaders and social organizations take to the streets on festive Mardi Gras floats from the Lake Charles Civic Center to Ryan Street, ending at Sale Road. span Read More →
Country music legend Charley Pride returns to the Delta Event Center for a live performance of his favorite country classics. In addition to 52 top-10 hits, this incomparable singer/musician's Read More →
A parade of costumed pets and their owners makes for a whimsical, carnival atmosphere. The title of "Mystical Dog" is given to the most strikingly costumed participant. One of the most highly Read More →
The public tastes from every pot of chicken and sausage, seafood or wild game gumbo in a hot contest of more than 60 teams on Saturday, February 10, at the Lake Charles Civic Center Exhibition Read More →
Mardi Gras in Southwest Louisiana is a family-friendly festival and even has an entire day devoted to kids! Children’s Day, a free event open to children ages 3 to 11, combines Mardi Gras fun Read More →
A purple, green and gold parade in Lake Charles for the young and young at heart. Parade Routes All parade routes Read More →
Pots and pots of traditional Louisiana cuisine ready to be sampled, all for a $10 admission fee. Sponsored by Kroger. img Read More →

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Groups of 10 or more actualized rooms at a qualifying rate will receive a $2.00 rebate (Visa Gift Card) per room per stay to the agent reserving the rooms. 1000 Best Western Rewards Points to Read More →
Free Beignet with purchase of an entree! Limit: One per table, per visit Read More →
Only good at Sulphur, LA location. Must be of equal or lesser value. Coupon may be used for one time only. Read More →
Staybridge Suites is offering a special rate to guests looking for a home Read More →
Non-Refundable Rate, Deposit required, Breakfast included, Must book 4 days in advance Rate Description: Special Savings. Advance Purchase. Reservation Require Full Prepayment Read More →