Special Alert
Special Alert

Westlake

Westlake, nestled among cypress trees along the Calcasieu River, is a friendly community and an integral part of an ever expanding industrial area that includes a population of over 5,000 people. Westlake, Louisiana features 175 diversified businesses, 5 financial institutions, 18 churches, and 4 schools. Westlake’s beautiful lakeside casino and hotels are the areas most popular attractions. Westlake, Louisiana’s beautiful parks are another of its assets, featuring facilities for swimming, softball, basketball, boating and fishing.

Westlake River
Beautiful Calcasieu River

As a gateway to Sam Houston Jones State Park, the community of Westlake has flourished with amazing dexterity and zeal. Improvements have been taking place rapidly making Westlake, Louisiana an ideal place to live.

Westlake River 2
Scenic Calcasieu River

Prior to being known as the lumber and shipbuilding capital in West Calcasieu Parish, Westlake was known as “Rio Hondo” (No Man’s Land) to cattle rustlers, pirates and renegades. In the early 1800’s settlers came to the area and purchased land. The first official recorded land transaction was made on November 1, 1824 which was the purchase of 640 acres that included part of the area now known as Westlake, Louisiana. A post office was established around 1883, which lead to the eventual establishment of the Westlake area. A few years later the town became known as Westlake, Louisiana. The city was officially incorporated in 1945.

For more information about Westlake, Louisiana visit the Westlake city website.

Events

Events

The 4th Annual Jennie Finch World Series Softball Tournament will be held in Sulphur, LA from June 20th - 24th, 2018. Age categories are 6 & under, 8 & under, 10 & under, and 12 Read More →
Kenny Loggins is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. His early songwriting compositions in the 1970’s were recorded with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and the group band Loggins Read More →
Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings consumable yummies, seasonal Read More →
Crowd favorite, Aaron Lewis, will perform at the Grand Event Center at Golden Nugget Lake Charles on Saturday, June 23 at 8 PM. Lewis' career path has been diverse. He was the lead singer for Read More →
This year’s event will showcase other jazz musicians, artists, events, and a wide variety of shrimp and other good foods. A crowd of 500 – 1000, ranging in age from infancy to the older Read More →
Lake Charles Community Band Summer Concert Series Every Monday in June The Lake Charles Community Read More →
USSSA Baseball World Series - SWLA at various locations, June 26 - July 2, 2018. See website for more information. Read More →
Goo Goo Dolls multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated Goo Goo Dolls are one of the most globally respected and influential forces in popular music, selling more than 12 million Read More →
The Firecracker Derby will be held at Delta Downs Racetrack and Casino Hotel, June 30, 2018. For more information Read More →
Ronnie Milsap is an American country music singer and pianist. He was one of country music's most popular and influential performers of the 1970s and 1980s. He became Read More →
The Firecracker Futurity will be held at Delta Downs Racetrack and Casino Hotel, July 4, 2018. For more information Read More →
The City of Lake Charles is making plans for the annual Red White Blue & You Celebration. As part of the celebration, participants and spectators are invited to join in the fun for the Read More →
Love The '90s Tour invites attendees to reminisce about the trend-setting decade with some of the most iconic, indelible names in rap and hip-hop. Audiences can expect to hear chart-topping Read More →