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Winning in Lake Charles!

If you are looking 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! Casino Listings >>

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This corner of the state is showered with gifts from natural beauty to nature's bounty, and while it thrives with tradition, culture and mouthwatering cuisine, there is a sense of home mixed in with exciting nightlife. Visit the itineraries below to see what's in store for you! 

Canada & Lake Charles Celebrate! 

Oh Canada, did you know that the city of Lake Charles is also celebrating 150 years? We'd love for you to join us as we celebrate our great city and French heritage. Louisiana and Canada have a real cultural connection, the music, food and of course the amazing people. 

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Why Lake Charles?

From unique experiences with our authentic Cajun cuisine, culture and music to side trips along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road or attractions in our Charpentier Historic District or anything in between, we have a destination that caters to many tastes. Watch the  "My Southwest Louisiana Home" video for a sample of what we have to offer. 

 

 

 

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Foreigner, the iconic band with ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits will perform on Saturday, April 21 in the Grand Event Center at Golden Nugget Lake Charles. Foreigner Read More →
THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 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 →
Multi-Grammy award winner, George Benson will bring his smooth jazz/R&B style to the Golden Nugget’s Grand Event Center on Friday, April 27 at 8:30 PM. Raised in Pittsburgh, Benson was Read More →
Each year on the last Friday in April, the Arts Council of SWLA and the City of Lake Charles brings Spring Art Walk to downtown Lake Charles. This free event concentrates the Lake Area arts Read More →