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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.

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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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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. span Read More →
Sara Evans is an American country music singer and songwriter. Evans has released seven studio albums: Three Chords and the Truth, No Place That Far, Born to Fly, Restless, Real Fine 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 participant. One of the most highly Read More →
The public tastes from every pot of chicken and sausage, seafood or wild game gumbo in a hot contest of more than 60 teams on Saturday, February 25, at the Lake Charles Civic Center Exhibition Read More →
Mardi Gras in Southwest Louisiana is a family-friendly festival and even has an entire day devoted to kids! Children’s Day, a free event open to children ages 3 to 11, combines Mardi Gras fun Read More →