Find Your Joy

in Lake Charles - Louisiana's Playground

Evoking joy is different for everyone. For some, it's a glass of champagne paired with a 60-minute full-body partner's massage before catching rays by a luxurious casino resort pool. For others, it's the peaceful serenity of being on the water and reeling in your first big catch of the day. But for most, it's sharing a hand-crafted meal and signature drinks over a table surrounded by the ones we love.

The Southwest Louisiana community is a blend of artistically expressive, compassionate people united with enthusiasm in welcoming you to share in the cherished experiences that bring us joy.

Casino Entertainment & Annual Events

Chuck Fest Oct 19

Chuck Fest

Chuck Fest will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2024, in Downtown Lake Charles and will feature a full lineup of everything…

Flea Fest Nov 09

Flea Fest

Flea Fest is a truly unique market and festival that features acres of anything and everything! A bargain hunter’s dream, the…

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Explore Natural Wonders Along the Creole Nature Trail

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Top 7 Must-Do Summer Activities in Lake Charles

Experience the best of summer in Lake Charles, where excitement meets relaxation. Planning…

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