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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
LOUISIANA’S 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
LOUISIANA’S 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)
LOUISIANA’S 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
LOUISIANA’S 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
LOUISIANA’S RIVER PARISHES – Andouille Festival
LOUISIANA’S 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
LOUISIANA’S RIVER PARISHES – Bonfires on the Levee
LOUISIANA’S 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