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In the spirit of being unconventional, there are several new venues in downtown Lake Charles for small meetings and events that are unique and appealing. Interesting options include the Historic Calcasieu Marine Bank building, the Brickhouse, the Governor’s Mansion and the Charleston Ballroom, located in the historic Charleston Hotel which has been converted into quaint shops with event space throughout. The Lake Charles Civic Center, with a sweeping view of the lake, has also undergone major renovations with more upscale décor and plush seating along with high tech friendly equipment and versatile lighting options. Let’s not forget the options of L’Auberge Lake Charles, Golden Nugget, Isle of Capri Lake Charles and Delta Downs. Whether it’s a full scale convention/conference, a business meeting/retreat, or a wedding/reunion,  let the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau assist you!

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Events

Events

It’s the “12 Days of Christmas,” only this time, it’s not just a song! Thanks to several community organizations in Sulphur, we are proud to announce that Christmas will last almost two full Read More →
Holiday House Dec. 1 -3, Brimstone Museum Complex, Sulphur. The Preview Party on Dec. 1 will be this year’s premier event of the season. Enjoy Read More →
Come out to the Lake Charles Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworkds Extravaganza on December 3rd, 2016. p Read More →
***Despite the rainy weather forecasted to impact Southwest Louisiana this weekend, the City of Lake Charles plans to continue Read More →
Canadian rock group, Loverboy, will perform on Saturday, December 3 at 8:00 PM in the Grand Event Center of Golden Nugget Lake Charles. The band was formed in 1979 by Mike Reno, Paul Dean, Read More →
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A moving experience for the entire family, this is the 76th production of The Messiah and it continues to be a beautiful reminder of the true meaning of Christmas. One of the longest running Read More →
In its 16 th annual trip across Kansas City Southern’s (KCS) U.S. rail network, the Holiday Express train is planning to stop at the Railroad Museum at 400 Lake Charles Read More →
Lake Charles Civic Ballet’s “Christmas in Louisiana: Once Upon a Time” Dec. 8 - 10, Lake Charles Civic Center. This beautiful ballet tells the Read More →
About Jennifer Nettles: Jennifer Nettles music has been with us for so long, it is easy for ticket buyers to forget that she is only now starting her journey as a Read More →
Iowa Christmas Parade and Christmas in the Park Dec. 10, Lawrence Toups Park, Downtown Iowa. Christmas Parade begins at 4 p.m. from the VF Read More →
The Ward One Economic Development Board and the Moss Bluff Civic Club will sponsor the Moss Bluff Christmas Parade on Read More →
***Due to the weather on Dec. 3, the Christmas parade has been postponed til December 10, 2016 at Read More →
Performing for you live in the Grand Event Center starting 8pm, Saturday. Tickets available a Read More →
A world of brass bands, rock and roll, pop radio, country, hip-hop and reggae all rolled into one big, beautiful band of color. In the great tradition of stunning acts, Bag of Donuts has to be Read More →
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