Special Alert
Special Alert

New in Town

So you are new to Southwest Louisiana? Southwest Louisiana is on the cusp of an economic boom never before experience by any region in the state on this scale. What this means is that we are expecting lots of new visitors and residents to complement our already great culture!

Whether you having moved to the area due to job opportunities or just for pure love of the area, there are a few things we would love to help you out with and educate you on.

  1. Cuisine
  2. Activities
  3. Restaurants
  4. Creole Nature Trail
  5. Events

We know you will love it here as much as we do, for further questions don't hesitate to contact us at touristinfo@visitlakecharles.org or 337-436-9588, or visit  www.chooselakecharles.com and/or the Chamber SWLA's website, www.allianceswla.org.

 

Local Disability Advocacy Center

Click here for more information on services, information and support for those with mental and/or physical disabilities. 

House Hunting? 

Check out our listings for local realtors and real estate companies, here. 

Our Southwest Louisiana Home

Watch the video below to see why we love to call Southwest Louisiana home!

 

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Festival January 18-12 The MLK Coalition announces plans for Martin Luther King Jr. Festival, which will be held January Read More →
The Stylistics are a Philadelphia soul group that achieved its greatest chart success in the 1970s. All of their US hits were ballads characterized by the falsetto of Russell Thompkins Jr. and Read More →
Lorrie Morgan is an American country music singer from Nashville, Tennessee. She has recorded 15 studio albums, sold over 6 million records worldwide and has charted 40 songs on the Billboard Read More →
Traxxas Monster Truck Destruction Tour, the motorsports entertainment epicenter with the nation’s most competitive monster trucks, will be invading The Lake Charles Civic Center for two Read More →
Called “The Greatest Show on Dirt,” the Southwest District Livestock Show and Rodeo returns to the Burton Complex with rodeo performances, livestock shows, a Queen’s Pageant, a stick-horse Read More →
Tracy Lawrence is an American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer. Lawrence signed to Atlantic Records in 1991, and debuted that year with the album Sticks and Stones. He has Read More →
Join us as we celebrate our fans during our all-new Fan Powered World Tour! Interact with Globetrotters stars more than ever before, both on and off the court. New this year, you can Read More →
Paris by Night is a direct-to-video series featuring Vietnamese-language musical variety shows produced by Thúy Nga Productions. Originally, Paris by Night was filmed exclusively in Paris, Read More →
Johnny Gill is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He is the sixth and final member of the R&B/pop group New Edition, and was also a member of the super group called LSG, with Gerald Read More →
Legendary rock band STYX will perform at Golden Nugget Lake Charles in the Grand Event Center on Saturday, February 16 at 8:00 PM. With sixteen Top 40 hits to their credit, STYX is best known Read More →
The parade will consist of Mardi Gras Krewes, merchants, individuals, groups and organizations, and the route will be from Cypress Street through the S-Curve to South Huntington Read More →
Line up along the seawall at the lakefront promenade behind the Civic Center and be dazzled by the glowing boat parade on shimmering Lake Charles. style="height: 600px; width: 100%; Read More →
Local business leaders and social organizations take to the streets on festive Mardi Gras floats from the Lake Charles Civic Center to Ryan Street, ending at Sale Road. Read More →
A parade of costumed pets and their owners makes for a whimsical, carnival atmosphere. The title of "Mystical Dog" is given to the most strikingly costumed Read More →