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• Nightlife 

Start your trip right by making your way to Lake Charles/Southwest Local MusicianLouisiana to sample some of our nightlife hot spots. Enjoy colorful local culture and both local bands and nationally recognized music artists at many of our venues!

• Casino Resorts/Gaming

casinoLake Charles/Southwest Louisiana currently boasts four major Las Vegas-style casino properties, L'Auberge Casino Resort, Golden Nugget Lake Charles, Isle of Capri Casino Hotel, & Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel.  You can spend your day on a golf course or at the spa and then party the night away creating memories that are sure to last a lifetime!

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• Cuisine 

You say you're hungry? You couldn't be in a better place! Southwest Louisiana is sure to have something to tickle your taste buds. You will simply love our Cajun Cooking that you can find at many of our local restaurants. 

• Outdoor

There are many different ways to experience the sights and sounds of Southwest Louisiana. From kayaks to bikes to pontoons, check through the list below to see which is right for you. While you're at it, don't forget to experience the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. See alligators, ride airboats and experience the natural splendor of Louisiana's coastal marshlands.

Lake Charles Events App

Events App IconLook no further than the events app to make plans for your weekend, featuring events throughout Southwest Louisiana, you can receive push notifications or easily glance at upcoming events by selecting the events icon. Perfect for visitors, groups and locals, this events app makes finding information convenient. 

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Live at the Lakefront is a free outdoor concert series hosted by the Arts Council of SWLA and the City of Lake Charles, featuring a variety of Louisiana musicians, an eclectic art market, and Read More →
Singer, songwriter, and Grammy winner Michael Bolton will bring his soulful voice and poignant lyrics to the Grand Event Center at Golden Nugget on Friday, March 23 at 8:30 PM. Bolton’s Read More →
SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2018 | 7 PM F.G. Bulber Auditorium, McNeese State University $20 Adults | $5 Children (under 18) | Free to McNeese and Sowela Students with current ID a Read More →
Singer, songwriter, actress and entrepreneur Olivia Newton John will perform in the Grand Event Center at Golden Nugget Lake Charles on Saturday, March 24 at 8:00 PM. She is best known for Read More →
The 43rd Annual Palm Sunday Tour of Homes will feature homes throughout historic Lake Charles with gracious homeowners sharing their gardens and interiors Read More →