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Weddings & Reunions

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana is the perfect place for special occasions whether it’s a wedding or family reunion. We know that planning both of those events can be quite a handful, from accommodations for out of town guests to the perfect venue and entertainment, the Convention and Visitors Bureau can lend a helping hand.

There are many options for venues in the area, from large scale and over the top to classy and intimate. Click here to see a list of Reception Halls/Venues.

Looking for a photographer? There are plenty of talented photographers in the area that can capture those timeless moments. Click here to view a list of photographers.

No event is complete without food, especially in Southwest Louisiana! Click here to find a caterer.

For more information on all local venues and accommodations, contact our Sales Department at 800-456-7952 or view the sales team contacts here.

Request a Destination Guide.

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Events

Events

Come out to the Lake Charles Civic Center the first weekend in May, Thursday-Sunday, May 4-7, to celebrate the Contraband Days Louisiana Pirate Festival’s 60 th anniversary. There Read More →
Thursday, May 4, 2017 in the Coliseum of the Lake Charles Civic Center Speaker: Former NFL player, Aaron Shawn Harper div Read More →
Cory Morrow live at Jack After Dark. General Admission Only Cory Takes the Read More →
Live music by Serabee starting at 8 p.m. Read More →
Trace Adkins is an American singer and actor. He made his debut in 1995 with the album Dreamin' Out Loud, released on Capitol Records Nashville. Since then, Adkins has released seven more Read More →
Come watch and place your bets on your favorite horse in the Kentucky Derby at the annual Derby for Dollars right here in Lake Charles! Derby for Dollars is a unique, one of a kind event held Read More →
Nashville South live at Jack After Dark. Nashville South is a New Orleans-based country cover band that plays modern country with classic country & classic rock hits mixed in. Read More →
Patti LaBelle is an American singer, author, actress, and entrepreneur. LaBelle began her career in the early 1960s as lead singer and front woman of the vocal group, Patti LaBelle and the Read More →
Join us for this thrilling series with Grammy-Nominated, Music Educator, Saxophonist, and Louisiana native, Huber "Mickey" Smith Jr. Quickly becoming one of jazz's most thrilling and emotive Read More →
Live music by Band Camp starting at 8 p.m. Read More →
Logan Brill live at Jack After Dark. Logan Brill is an American singer/songwriter from Knoxville, Tennessee. She currently writes for Carnival Music and released her debut album, Read More →
Vicki Lawrence is an American actress, comedian, and singer known for the many characters she originated on CBS's The Carol Burnett Show, where she appeared from 1967 to 1978, for the entire Read More →
During National Tourism Week, May 6-14, the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau will celebrate Children’s Day on Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Read More →
Country Cajun Classics Gene Watson and Jo-el Sonnier - Gene Watson is an American country singer. He is most famous for his 1975 hit "Love in the Hot Afternoon," his 1981 #1 hit "Fourteen Read More →
Randall King live at Jack After Dark. From the West Texas plains of Hereford, Randall King, a 4th generation "hay hauler", son of a trucker, brings modernized Read More →