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Special Alert

Best Time for an Escape!

The fun is so much closer than you ever imagined! Only a short two-and-a-half hour drive from Houston or quick direct flight into Lake Charles Regional Airport from various major cities in Texas, separates you from your perfect getaway!
 

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Cajun Christmas

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana knows how to get in the Christmas spirit. It even snows annually in Sulphur, LA at the Christmas Under the Oaks/Holiday House! Enjoy the festivities with Light Up the Lakefront Boat Parade, Christmas Under the Oaks Balloon Parade, and many other Christmas parades in the surrounding communities. Enjoy a carriage ride along Lakeshore Drive under a lighted oak tree canopy to see the majestic houses all lit up for the holiday season. Plus shopping at this holiday BEST at Mistletoe and Moss Holiday Market and Sulphur's Holiday House!

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Treat Yourself

From Southern Sugar Scrubs to Bayou Rock Therapy, our local spas are a calming addition to your Southwest Louisiana getaway. For a truly luxurious experience, visit the spa amenities at L'Auberge Casino Resort or Golden Nugget Lake Charles. Or add a little thrill to your visit with live thoroughbred racing at Delta Downs, or dancing the night away at the Isle of Capri.

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Southwest Louisiana Flavors

Nothing tops off a great weekend like a Jazz Brunch. Good food and music-- all done with authentic Louisiana flavors and flare! 

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Gallery Promenade, the Arts Council of SWLA’s annual gallery and museum showcase, returns Friday, September 28th, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Select galleries, art spaces, and businesses from across Read More →
"The Haunted Ship - Lake Charles" Set to Open Friday, 28 September at the USS ORLECK Naval Museum Read More →
The Lost Hollows, a locally owned and family-operated attraction, is the largest and most terrifying outdoor haunt in Lake Charles, Louisiana! The fright-filled trail is open every Friday and Read More →
In the Grand Event Center Tickets go on sale Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 10am Vince Neil , the legendary front man of Motley Crue is an international Read More →
September 29 & 30, at the Lake Charles Civic Center, the Habibi Shrine Circus will return! The Shrine Circus is the only Circus with a purpose!! Show times are on Saturday at 10 am, Read More →
Join Westlake for its annual picnic for the city. It is called La Ville Uni (French for the City United ) The event will take place on Read More →
McNeese Cowboys vs. Stephen F. Austin - Time TBA at Cowboy Stadium Read More →
Southwest Louisiana Down Syndrome Group invites you, your family & friends to support our 11th Annual Step UP 4 Down Syndrome Family Fun Day and Read More →
Anyone who likes to eat, dance, and have fun will enjoy this festival. Calca-Chew Food Festival is an alcohol free festival centered around our French Heritage. Everything about the festival Read More →
McNeese Cowboys vs. Abilene Christian University - Time TBA at Cowboy Stadium Read More →
Lake Charles Toyota presents Mickey Smith, Jr.'s "Sax in the City Cocktails & Cake" at the Golden Nugget Lake Charles Grand Event Center on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 6pm. The concert will Read More →
Purchase a VIP Package and become a VIP - Very Important Pup! The VIP Package includes a premium seat, special souvenir gift and exclusive access to a Meet & Greet with Ryder and two Read More →
Join us for free concert at MorganField. Join us on the beautiful grounds of The Village at MorganField in October for Music at MorganField! This free, family event will feature live Read More →
Fine wines and culinary treats are in store for those attending the Rouge et Blanc event to be held Saturday, Oct. 13 set on the beautiful campus of McNeese State University. More than 200 Read More →
Celebrate Vinton’s 107 th birthday at the 2017 Vinton Heritage Festival. The annual event on Saturday, Oct. 13 , celebrates the town’s rich history with plenty of Read More →
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