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The Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) makes planning your sporting event or tournament a breeze. When you choose Southwest Louisiana to host your next event, the CVB will work with you to meet your group's needs. Our knowledgeable sports staff is ready to help with a variety of services and area resources to ensure the success of your event. Click here to see what others have to say about our facilities and CVB Staff.

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana has played host to close to 100 different sporting events annually at its 61 baseball fields, 50 basketball courts, 25 football fields, eight 18-hole golf courses, 45 soccer fields and 59 softball fields. With top-notch swimming and wrestling facilities, tennis and volleyball courts, track & field stadiums, you will certainly score when you plan your next tournament or camp here. Click here to check out our Sports Facilities.

We offer competitive bid proposals, event grants, attendance promotion and so much more, click here to check out our Sports Services.

For more information on facilities, tournaments and accommodations, contact Eric Zartler, sales director, at ezartler@visitlakecharles.org or call 800-456-7952.

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With top-notch swim and wrestling facilities, tennis and volleyball courts, track & field stadiums, you will certainly score when you plan your next tournament.
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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 →
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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 →
A purple, green and gold parade in Lake Charles for the young and young at heart. Parade Routes All parade Read More →
Be dazzled by the glowing boat parade on shimmering Lake Charles. Read More →
Pots and pots of traditional Louisiana cuisine ready to be sampled, all for a $10 admission fee. Sponsored by Kroger. img Read More →
The Cinderella night of Mardi Gras manifests on Lundi Gras, Monday, February 27 at 7 p.m. with a lavish promenade of more than 60 krewes’ royalty in extravagant, glittering costumes before Read More →
Catch a chicken at the 38th annual Mardi Gras Run on Tuesday, February 28 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 503 E Highway 90, in the town of Iowa. Doors open at 8 a.m., the Mardi Gras floats Read More →
In conjunction with Seven Slots Society, jeep lovers unite to roll down Ryan Street in this jammin' jeep parade. To participate, visit a Read More →
Downtown-Midtown Lake Charles - parade rolls at 5 p.m. Hundreds of elaborate krewe floats, costumes, beads and more wind through the city in the culmination of the Fat Tuesday Read More →
Downtown-Midtown Lake Charles. Hot rods, classics and motorcycles. Starting at 3pm Parade Routes style="margin-right: Read More →
Area groups strut their Mardi Gras spirit down Ryan Street to the tunes of Mardi Gras music in this walking parade. This is Lake Charles' first walking parade! style="font-size: Read More →
Parents looking for a family-friendly option this Mardi Gras are invited to bring their kids to “The Zone” presented by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury. This 9 th annual event will Read More →
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