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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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Country music artist John Michael Montgomery will perform in the Grand Event Center at Golden Nugget Lake Charles on Friday, September 30 at 8:30 PM. Montgomery began his career singing with Read More →
Shuttle lines start at 6:00pm, shuttles depart at 6:30pm Begin your terrifying Halloween journey with a hayride at The Lost Hollows! After traveling to the creepiest woods in Read More →
On October 1st and 2nd, 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 →
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Sax in the City has featured and showcased artists such as Louisiana sax sensations Marcus Davis and JB Saax; stellar Gospel Sax performer Alex Allen; Washington, Read More →
Calcasieu residents are invited to three family-friendly movies at Prien Lake Park and one movie at Mallard Junction Park, when Movies Under the Stars returns this October. The silver screen Read More →
The Lake Charles Film Festival is an annual event founded to bring the very best of independent film and video to Calcasieu Parish. It was also founded to spotlight and award the achievements Read More →
Cheech and Chong will perform on Saturday, October 8:00 PM in the Grand Event Center of Golden Nugget Lake Charles. The Grammy-award winning comedy duo, Richard "Cheech" Marin and Tommy Chong, Read More →
Join Westlake for its annual picnic for the city. It is called La Ville Uni (French for the City United ) Read More →
Fine wines and culinary treats are in store for those attending the Rouge et Blanc event to be held Saturday, Oct. 8 set on the beautiful campus of McNeese State University. More than 200 Read More →
Crafts, door prizes and food vendors will be in abundance. No festival would be complete without exciting activities, rides and games for spry youngsters and of course, Gumbeaux Gator. The Read More →
The first concert of the season will present a side-by-side concert of the Lake Charles Symphony and the Francis G. Bulber Youth Orchestra performing Peter and the Wolf followed by Beethoven’s Read More →
The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana CVB is proud to announce Community Professional Development Sessions for "Smarter Time Management" as well as "Visual Communication through Social Media" Read More →
Sulphur's annual Cal-Cam Fair is a fall tradition for many Southwest Louisiana residents -- and for good reason. The 93-year-old event brings in an average of 30,000 visitors each year, and it Read More →
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