Louisiana Blackberry Festival
May 20/HOUMA- A family-friendly event that showcases the Houma Heights Cultural District. Food, fun, family, and, you guessed it, blackberries! The event will be from 10am to 5pm located in the Houma Heights Cultural District in Houma, LA under the twin spans near the MacDonell Children’s Home.
56th Annual Jambalaya Festival
May 26-28/GONZALES- The Jambalaya Festival Association, chartered in 1967, invites you to mark your calendar for the 56th Annual Jambalaya Festival to be held in Gonzales from May 26-28, 2023. We’re excited to bring a weekend of delicious food, great music, and fun experiences the whole family will enjoy. The festival features World Champion Jambalaya, live music and entertainment, carnival rides, and so much fun it takes three days to get it all in. Visit their website for more information.
73rd Annual Louisiana Peach Festival
June 3/RUSTON- Come discover the homegrown flavors, art, music, and culture of Ruston, LA at the 72nd Annual Louisiana Peach Festival. This year’s festival features 10+ hours of live music, a juried arts market, food vendors, kids’ activities, and more peachy fun in the heart of charming Downtown Ruston. https://www.lapeachfest.com/
Holly Beach Crab Festival
June 9-11/CAMERON- The Holly Beach Crab Festival will take place on June 9-11, 2023 at Holly Beach, which is located along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. The event features kids’ games, crab bingo, crab racing, a crab dish cookoff, an afternoon and evening of bands, food vendors, snow cone vendors, a Friday night meet and greet, and a Sunday Pancake Brunch. It’s a relaxing experience for families to soak up some sun at one of the most popular gulf beaches in Southwest Louisiana. https://www.visitlakecharles.org/event/holly-beach-crab-festival/44045/