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Southeast Louisiana Events

Louisiana loves a good time and Southeast Louisiana is a great place to have a great time. Each parish has unique events for everyone to enjoy. From family-oriented fairs, festivals and sporting contests to adult-themed outings, there’s always something taking place each week in one of our parishes. Here is a brief list of our events but as always, to find out more, be sure to visit each parish’s website.

January

EAST BATON ROUGE Louisiana Marathon Finish Fest
EAST FELICIANA Clinton Market Days (1st Saturday each month)
EAST FELICIANA Greater Baton Rouge Model Railroaders (2nd and 4th Saturday each month in Jackson)
WASHINGTON Annual Quilt Show Varnado Museum (Franklinton)

February

EAST BATON ROUGE Mardi Gras Parades, Events and Festival
EAST FELICIANA Clinton Mardi Gras Parade
ST. HELENA Greensburg Town Mardi Gras Parade
WASHINGTON Annual Quilt Show Varnado Museum (Franklinton)
WASHINGTON Krewe of MCCA Mardi Gras Parade (Bogalusa)
WASHINGTON Krewe of Pepe Mardi Gras Parade (Franklinton)
WEST FELICIANA A Walk in the Park

March

ASCENSION Louisiana Sportsman Show (Gonzales)
EAST BATON ROUGE St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Events
EAST FELICIANA Civil War Battle Re-enactment (Port Hudson SHS)
EAST FELICIANA Jackson Assembly Antiques and Art Show
ST. HELENA Greensburg Town Mardi Gras Parade
TANGIPAHOA Amite Oyster Festival
TANGIPAHOA Hammond Smokin’ BBQ Challenge
TANGIPAHOA Independence Sicilian Heritage Festival
TANGIPAHOA Ponchatoula Antique Trade Days
TANGIPAHOA Vintage Market Days (Amite)
WASHINGTON Washington Art Association Show & Sale
WEST FELICIANA Audubon Pilgrimage
WEST FELICIANA Tunica Hills Music Fest and Jam


April

ASCENSION Paddle Bayou LaFourche (Donaldsonville)
EAST BATON ROUGE Baton Rouge Blues Festival
EAST BATON ROUGE Ebb and Flow Festival
LIVINGSTON Denham Springs Antique District Spring Fest
RIVER PARISHES Sings and Strings Jam Fest
TANGIPAHOA The Italian Festival (Tickfaw)
TANGIPAHOA Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival
WASHINGTON ALIVE Christian Music Festival (Franklinton)
WEST BATON ROUGE Kite Fest Louisiane
WEST FELICIANA Angola Prison Rodeo & Craft Show

May

ASCENSION Gonzales Jambalaya Festival (Gonzales)
EAST FELICIANA Battle of Jackson Crossroads Living History
EAST FELICIANA Memorial Day Salute (Port Hudson SHS)
LIVINGSTON Tickfaw 200 Powerboat Poker Run
RIVER PARISHES Destrehan Smoke & Oaks BBQ Festival
TANGIPAHOA Swamp Pop Fest
WASHINGTON Antique Tractor, Engine and Truck State Show

June

ASCENSION Juneteenth Freedom Festival (Donaldsonville)
EAST BATON ROUGE Pride Fest
EAST FELICIANA Battle of Pretty Creek Presentation (Port Hudson SHS)
EAST FELICIANA Firepower! Civil War Era Weapons Demonstrations (Port Hudson SHS)
RIVER PARISHES Louisiana Catfish Festival
TANGIPAHOA Ponchatoula Citywide Yard Sale
WEST FELICIANA Day the War Stopped
WEST FELICIANA Walker Percy Weekend

July

ASCENSION Independence Day Celebration (Donaldsonville)
WASHINGTON Bogalusa’s Birthday and Old-Fashioned Independence Day Celebration
WEST BATON ROUGE 4th Fest

August

ST. HELENA St. Helena Parish Hospital Health Fair
TANGIPAHOA Hot August Night (Hammond)
WEST FELICIANA Vibes in the Ville

September

ASCENSION Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival (Gonzales)
ASCENSION The Boucherie Festival (Gonzales)
EAST FELICIANA Dan Klein Memorial Rodeo
EAST FELICIANA Wildlife Expo Extravaganza
RIVER PARISHES Alligator Festival
ST. HELENA Fun Day in the Park
ST. HELENA St. Helena Farmer’s Market
WASHINGTON Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival
WASHINGTON Open Road Cruisers Annual Benefit Car Show (Bogalusa)
WEST BATON ROUGE Oldies But Goodies Fest & Smokin’ Oldies BBQ Cook-Off
WEST FELICIANA Hummingbird Festival


October

EAST BATON ROUGE Fifolet Halloween Festival
EAST FELICIANA JTEC Spook-tacular Ghost Walk
LIVINGSTON Creole Festival
LIVINGSTON Denham Springs Antique District Fall Fest
LIVINGSTON Hungarian Harvest Dance Festival
LIVINGSTON Livingston Parish Fair
RIVER PARISHES Andouille Festival
RIVER PARISHES Drew Estate Louisiana Barn Smoker Festival
ST. HELENA Annual Sheriff’s Children’s Fall Festival
ST. HELENA St. Helena Farmer’s Market
TANGIPAHOA Old Farmer’s Day (Loranger)
TANGIPAHOA Tangipahoa Parish Fair (Amite)
TANGIPAHOA Vintage Market Days (Amite)
WASHINGTON Washington Parish Fair (Franklinton)
WEST BATON ROUGE Sugar Fest
WEST FELICIANA Angola Rodeo
WEST FELICIANA The Myrtles Halloween Extravaganza
WEST FELICIANA Southern Garden Symposium
WEST FELICIANA Yellow Leaf Arts Festival


November

ASCENSION Avenue Evening Stroll (Donaldsonville)
ASCENSION Mistletoe Market (Gonzales)
EAST FELICIANA USO Dance at LA War Vets Home
ST. HELENA Second Time Around Sale (Greensburg Park)
TANGIPAHOA Camp Moore Annual Civil War Living History Encampment (Tangipahoa)
TANGIPAHOA Louisiana Renaissance Festival (Hammond)
TANGIPAHOA Ponchatoula Antique Trade Days
TANGIPAHOA Starry November Night
TANGIPAHOA Swamp Pop Fest
WASHINGTON Christmas in the Park (Bogalusa)
WEST BATON ROUGE Veterans on Parade

December

ASCENSION Holiday Brass Symphony (Houmas House)
EAST BATON ROUGE Red Stick Revelry
EAST FELICIANA Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration & Choirs
EAST FELICIANA Clinton Christmas Parade
EAST FELICIANA JTEC Ebenezer Scrooge Reindeer Race
EAST FELICIANA Slaughter Christmas Parade & Craft Show
LIVINGSTON Chef’s Evening and Wine Tasting
LIVINGSTON Christmas in the Village
RIVER PARISHES Bonfires on the Levee
RIVER PARISHES Festival of the Bonfires
ST. HELENA Annual Town of Greensburg Christmas Parade
TANGIPAHOA Louisiana Renaissance Festival (Hammond)
WASHINGTON Christmas Festival / Light Up Franklinton
WASHINGTON Christmas in the Park (Bogalusa)
WASHINGTON Mile Branch Pioneer Christmas (Franklinton)
WEST BATON ROUGE Christmas on Court Street
WEST BATON ROUGE Holiday Open House
WEST BATON ROUGE Westside Christmas Festival
WEST FELICIANA Christmas in the Country