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Top 19 Lake Charles Events Happening in April 2018

Sunshine is finally in the daily forecasts, and everyone is just itching to begin their spring break now that the weather has finally caught up with the season. These are only a handful of all the fantastic events coming to Lake Charles in April 2018. To make sure you don’t miss out on any of it, be…

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Easter Egg Hunts in Lake Charles

What is more fun than an Easter Egg Hunt at Easter? I’ve rounded up the area’s hunts for you and the kiddos to enjoy. There is even an ADULT egg hunt this year! Wool Days & Easter Egg Hunt at CM Farms It's an old-fashioned Easter celebration at CM Farms! The Easter Egg Hunt (11 AM & 1 PM) will be…

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The Ultimate Lake Charles Breakfast Guide

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and with all the options we have at our local eateries it can be the tastiest too! Whether you’re looking for healthy fare or a Cajun/ Creole spin on the traditional breakfast, Southwest Louisiana has got you covered. If you…

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24 Hour Foodie in Lake Charles

Sometimes we only get 24 hours to explore a new city or a new neighborhood. And sometimes we only have one free day out of the week to enjoy our local jaunts—anyone else “super busy?” There are many reasons to create your 24-hour dream meal situation. One—when friends come into town, you want to put…

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How To Host a Crawfish Boil

Just as we look forward to the first cold front of the fall to bust out our favorite gumbo pot, we anxiously anticipate the first warm, sunny weekend that just begs for the perfect crawfish boil. There’s nothing like gathering your favorite people, local craft brews, and creative signature cocktails…

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The 4 'G's of Spring Break in Lake Charles

You’ve got a week off from school or work and you and your friends want to plan a road trip. Where do you go? The usual beaches are a bit cliché. Skiing is, well, very cold. How about someplace unique and different? Come to Lake Charles, Louisiana ! Plan your spring fling around our fabulous casinos…

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Where to Eat during Lent in Lake Charles

There is one in every crowd. You know that one friend who says, “Guys it’s Friday, I can’t eat that!” Usually, that friend is me! You see, I’m your typical, Catholic girl and if you’re like me, on Fridays during our Lenten season, you can forget about eating red meat or poultry. But don’t worry…

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3 Favorite Crawfish Dishes in Lake Charles

Eating crawfish is a way of life in Southwest Louisiana. There’s no debating that. When the seasonings drift through the air I get an almost indescribable feeling. It’s a mixture of happy, hungry, and even a bit excited. But when the boiling is done, the crawfish trays are empty, and everyone has…

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Late Night Eats

When we laissez les bons temps rouler , more often than not our good times roll on into the early hours of the morning. And nothing works up a hearty appetite like two-stepping to zydeco at one of our many cultural festivals , screaming “Throw me something, MISTER!” along with our parade routes, or…

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