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2017 Arts & Crabs Fest in Lake Charles

7/15/2017 by Angie Manning
***UPDATED 8/4/2017*** Delicious crab dishes, Louisiana-made brews, local art and music – one of the “must-experience” events every August in Southwest Louisiana is Arts & Crabs Fest. People love to celebrate Louisiana’s authentic passion for music, art and of course, “secret recipes,” and those are reasons enough that Arts & Crabs Fest sells out
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Downtown at Sundown Concert Highlights

5/9/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
What’s better than unwinding on a Friday evening in the backdrop of the downtown Lake Charles with great music from hot bands drifting into the sunset? How about four Fridays of cool, FREE outdoor concerts? A post shared by jonnnny lungz (@janesnthangs) on May 21, 2016 at 11:38am PDT It’s one of my favorite events – Downtown at Sundown .
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Worth the Trip: Summer Cajun, Food & Music Festivals

5/5/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
***Updated July 7, 2017*** Sort Festival Months: MAY | JUNE | JULY | AUGUST Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana is a hot spot for festival-lovers and Cajun food enthusiasts. Put ‘em together and you’ve got 4 fantastic summer Cajun Festivals you don’t want to miss. We can’t help but throw a party. St. Margaret’s Crawfish and Music Festival – May 13,
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St. Patrick's Day Fun in Lake Charles

3/11/2017 by Allison Schexnayder
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
Friday, March 17 is Saint Patrick’s Day and if you’re looking for something fun to do then look no further! Whether you want to go out with adults or bring the kids somewhere, there is something for everyone. If you want a full day of celebrating, then you have to go to the 6 th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Festival @ MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub . Things kick
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Courir de Mardi Gras: Iowa Chicken Run

2/13/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
Unique. Rural. Authentic. Whatever you’d like to call it, the Iowa Chicken Run is one of the BEST Mardi Gras celebrations you could participate in! Things kick off early – 8 a.m. early – with the smell of barbecue and gumbo spices in the air. Of course, the wash board and accordion music plays, and a few people have already started to dance.
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4 Reasons to Go to Culture Fest

10/17/2016 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
Culture Fest at the Lake Charles Civic Center, showcasing the cultures of the people who live in Southwest Louisiana. This free festival is so great that you won’t even realize you’re actually learning while having fun. Here are 4 reasons why you should attend this year’s Culture Fest. 1. Feel like a World Traveler Be led from continent to
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5 Things to Look Forward to at Chuck Fest

10/10/2016 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
It’s the weekend we’ve all been waiting for – Chuck Fest 2016! And it’s going to be bigger and better with a fantastic lineup of artists and fun for the whole family. Here are the top 5 things I’m excited about for this weekend’s festival. 1. HUGE music lineup For the last 2 years, Chuck Fest was centralized to the 700 block of Ryan St. But this
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