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Casino Gaming

Casino GamingLooking for a first rate casino getaway? You will hit the jackpot when booking your trip to Southwest Louisiana/Lake Charles. From golf greens and spas to horseracing and island time getaways, you will fall in love with the variety of casino venues. Each casino has luxurious accommodations, a myriad of dining selections, top name entertainment, and let's not forget - incredible gaming experiences in store for you!

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Cuisine

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If you are looking for something to tickle your taste buds, there are many Cajun restaurants in Southwest Louisiana. Some have Cajun bands to get you dancing and working off extra calories from the delicious food! Cajun food features spicy dishes such as jambalaya, crawfish etouffée, and boudin, and while the dishes might be difficult to pronounce, they are easy to swallow.
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Creole Nature Trail

Grosse-Savanne-Birding-Eco-Tours.jpgIf you crave the calm and splendor of the great outdoors, then you will surely enjoy the  Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. In Louisiana's Outback, one of America's "Last Great Wildernesses," you have the opportunity to experience world-famous wildlife habitats and estuaries. The Creole Nature Trail is a journey through a wild and rugged terrain unique to Louisiana, America and the world. Pack a picnic lunch, load up the car, and don't forget your binoculars.

If you want to take your outdoor excursion to the next level, come during our fall hunting season to bag some mallards or deer. Year round fishing is also a pastime in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana where the mild climate allows wildlife to thrive no matter when you visit. We have experienced fishing guides to show you the hottest spots to lure in your catch of the day.
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Country music artist John Michael Montgomery will perform in the Grand Event Center at Golden Nugget Lake Charles on Friday, September 30 at 8:30 PM. Montgomery began his career singing with Read More →
Shuttle lines start at 6:00pm, shuttles depart at 6:30pm Begin your terrifying Halloween journey with a hayride at The Lost Hollows! After traveling to the creepiest woods in Read More →
On October 1st and 2nd, 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 →
McNeese State University vs. Nicholls State University Read More →
Calcasieu residents are invited to three family-friendly movies at Prien Lake Park and one movie at Mallard Junction Park, when Movies Under the Stars returns this October. The silver screen Read More →
The Lake Charles Film Festival is an annual event founded to bring the very best of independent film and video to Calcasieu Parish. It was also founded to spotlight and award the achievements Read More →
Cheech and Chong will perform on Saturday, October 8:00 PM in the Grand Event Center of Golden Nugget Lake Charles. The Grammy-award winning comedy duo, Richard "Cheech" Marin and Tommy Chong, Read More →
Join Westlake for its annual picnic for the city. It is called La Ville Uni (French for the City United ) Read More →
Fine wines and culinary treats are in store for those attending the Rouge et Blanc event to be held Saturday, Oct. 8 set on the beautiful campus of McNeese State University. More than 200 Read More →
Crafts, door prizes and food vendors will be in abundance. No festival would be complete without exciting activities, rides and games for spry youngsters and of course, Gumbeaux Gator. The Read More →
The first concert of the season will present a side-by-side concert of the Lake Charles Symphony and the Francis G. Bulber Youth Orchestra performing Peter and the Wolf followed by Beethoven’s Read More →
The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana CVB is proud to announce Community Professional Development Sessions for "Smarter Time Management" as well as "Visual Communication through Social Media" Read More →
Sulphur's annual Cal-Cam Fair is a fall tradition for many Southwest Louisiana residents -- and for good reason. The 93-year-old event brings in an average of 30,000 visitors each year, and it Read More →
Golden Nugget Lake Charles will host .38 SPECIAL in the Grand Event Center on Friday, October 14 at 8:30 PM. Known for their Southern rock style, the band’s sales top 20 million albums. The Read More →
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