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Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Has it ALL

Sweeping views of waterways, casino resorts with luxurious surroundings, exquisite food, entertainment and music - topped with Cajun/Zydeco flair, the area is rich with history, culture and life. The Creole Nature Trail All-American Road with four wildlife refuges, Gulf beaches, alligators and nature walks, is a perfect excursion, or the Historic Charpentier District, Mardi Gras Museum and cultural events spice up any leisure or group experience. 

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana has over 250,000 square feet of meeting space and more than 6,000 hotel rooms to accommodate group meetings. 

Learn more about our unique meeting venues, food, culture and Southern Hospitality.

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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 →