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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Tickets go on sale Friday, June 22, 2018 @ 10am Dwight Yoakam is an American singer-songwriter, actor and film director, most famous for his pioneering country music. He Read More →
Gallery Promenade, the Arts Council of SWLA’s annual gallery and museum showcase, returns Friday, September 28th, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Select galleries, art spaces, and businesses from across Read More →
"The Haunted Ship - Lake Charles" Set to Open Friday, 28 September at the USS ORLECK Naval Museum Read More →
The Lost Hollows, a locally owned and family-operated attraction, is the largest and most terrifying outdoor haunt in Lake Charles, Louisiana! The fright-filled trail is open every Friday and Read More →
In the Grand Event Center Tickets go on sale Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 10am Vince Neil , the legendary front man of Motley Crue is an international Read More →
September 29 & 30, at the Lake Charles Civic Center, the Habibi Shrine Circus will return! The Shrine Circus is the only Circus with a purpose!! Show times are on Saturday at 10 am, Read More →
Join Westlake for its annual picnic for the city. It is called La Ville Uni (French for the City United ) The event will take place on Read More →
McNeese Cowboys vs. Stephen F. Austin - Time TBA at Cowboy Stadium Read More →
Southwest Louisiana Down Syndrome Group invites you, your family & friends to support our 11th Annual Step UP 4 Down Syndrome Family Fun Day and Read More →
Anyone who likes to eat, dance, and have fun will enjoy this festival. Calca-Chew Food Festival is an alcohol free festival centered around our French Heritage. Everything about the festival Read More →
McNeese Cowboys vs. Abilene Christian University - Time TBA at Cowboy Stadium Read More →
Lake Charles Toyota presents Mickey Smith, Jr.'s "Sax in the City Cocktails & Cake" at the Golden Nugget Lake Charles Grand Event Center on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 6pm. The concert will Read More →
Purchase a VIP Package and become a VIP - Very Important Pup! The VIP Package includes a premium seat, special souvenir gift and exclusive access to a Meet & Greet with Ryder and two Read More →
Join us for free concert at MorganField. Join us on the beautiful grounds of The Village at MorganField in October for Music at MorganField! This free, family event will feature live Read More →
Fine wines and culinary treats are in store for those attending the Rouge et Blanc event to be held Saturday, Oct. 13 set on the beautiful campus of McNeese State University. More than 200 Read More →