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Calendar of Upcoming Louisiana Festivals,
Fairs, and Special Events - 2014
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01/02/2014
The 2014 Allstate Sugar Bowl takes place at Mercedes-Benz Superdome with #11 Oklahoma vs. #3 Alabama
01/10/2014
The 2014 Louisiana Fur and Wildlife Festival takes place in Cameron, Louisiana on January 10 & 11, 2014
01/17/2014
The Louisiana Marathon weekend takes place in Baton Rouge on January 17, 18 & 19, 2014
01/18/2014
Offbeat magazine's 2014 "Best of the Beat" music awards take place at Generations Hall in New Orleans
01/22/2014
The 9th annual Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival takes place in Lafayette, LA from January 22-26, 2014
01/26/2014
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will be held at Staples Center in Los Angeles - see Grammy nominees from Louisiana
02/02/2014
The 2014 Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon and Half Marathon takes place in New Orleans
02/07/2014
The 2014 Wizard World Comic Convention takes place in New Orleans on February 7, 8 and 9
02/16/2014
The 2014 NBA All-Star Game takes place at the New Orleans Arena
02/19/2014
Gambit's 4th Annual Food Revue takes place at City Park in New Orleans
02/21/2014
The 2014 Family Gras Celebration takes place in Metairie, LA on February 21, 22 & 23
03/03/2014
The 2014 Zulu Lundi Gras Festival takes place at Woldenberg Park in New Orleans
03/04/2014
It's Mardi Gras Day in New Orleans. Come and catch the world's greatest free party!
03/06/2014
The 48 Hour Film Project's Filmapalooza 2014 takes place in New Orleans from March 6th - March 10th
03/06/2014
The 13th annual Lagniappe Dulcimer Fete takes place in Port Allen, Louisiana from March 6th - March 9th
03/07/2014
The 6th annual Independence Sicilian Heritage Festival takes place in Independence, Louisiana from March 7-9, 2014
03/07/2014
The 2014 Black Heritage Festival takes place in Lake Charles, Louisiana from March 7-9, 2014
03/08/2014
The 11th annual Soul Fest takes place at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans on March 8 & 9, 2014
03/08/2014
The 38th annual Los Islenos Fiesta takes place in St. Bernard Parish on March 8th & 9th
03/13/2014
The 35th annual Louisiana Sportsman Show and Festival takes place at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, Louisiana on March 13-16, 2014
03/14/2014
Jim Monaghan's 32nd Annual St. Patrick's Parade takes place in New Orleans French Quarter
03/14/2014
The 2014 Iowa Rabbit Festival takes place in Iowa, Louisiana from March 14 & 15, 2014
03/15/2014
The 2014 Irish Channel St. Patrick's Day Parade rolls in uptown New Orleans
03/15/2014
The 3rd annual New Orleans Sacred Music Festival takes place at the New Orleans Healing Center
03/15/2014
The Italian American Marching Club St. Joseph's Day Parade takes place in downtown New Orleans
03/15/2014
The 2014 Frisco Fest takes place at San Francisco Plantation in Garyville, Louisiana on March 15th & 16th
03/16/2014
TribeFest 2014 takes place in New Orleans from March 16-18
03/16/2014
The 2014 Shamrockin' Run 8k Race takes place in New Orleans
03/16/2014
The 2014 St. Patrick's Day Classic 2-Mile Fun Run & CCC10k Qualifier takes place in Metairie
03/16/2014
The 2014 Metairie Road St. Patrick's Day Parade rolls in Metairie
03/17/2014
The 2014 Downtown Irish Club St. Patrick's Day Parade rolls in New Orleans
03/18/2014
Fashion Week New Orleans takes place in New Orleans from March 18-22, 2014
03/19/2014
The 2014 Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival takes place in New Orleans from March 19-23, 2014
03/19/2014
The 8th annual Zachary Arts & Music Festival (aka Z-Fest) takes place in Zachary, Louisiana on March 19-23, 2014
03/20/2014
The 2014 Louisiana Crawfish Festival takes place in Chalmette, LA from March 20-23
03/21/2014
The 2014 BUKU Music and Art Project takes place in New Orleans on March 21 & 22
03/21/2014
The 2014 Smokin' Blues and BBQ Challenge takes place in Hammond, LA on March 21st & 22nd
03/21/2014
The 6th annual Louisiana Swamp Stomp Festival takes place in Thibodaux, LA from March 21-23, 2014
03/21/2014
The 2014 Amite Oyster Festival takes place in Amite, LA from March 21-23, 2014
03/22/2014
The 2014 New Orleans International Beer Festival takes place at Champions Square in New Orleans
03/22/2014
The 2014 Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival takes place in New Orleans on March 22nd & 23rd
03/22/2014
The 2014 Spring Fiesta and Historic Home Tours takes place in New Orleans from March 22 - 30, 2014
03/22/2014
The 2014 Jazz on the Bayou takes place at Chateau Kole in Slidell, LA on March 22 & 23
03/22/2014
The 5th annual Northshore Gumbo Cook-Off takes place at Bethany Lutheran Church in Slidell, LA
03/22/2014
The 31st annual Lusher's Crawfish Boil takes place at Lusher Charter School in New Orleans
03/23/2014
The 32nd annual Louisiana Irish-Italian Parade takes place in Metairie
03/24/2014
The 26th annual Big Easy Theater Awards take place at Harrah's Theater in New Orleans
03/28/2014
The 2014 Hogs For The Cause takes place at City Park in New Orleans on March 28th & 29th
03/28/2014
The 5th annual New Orleans FoodFest (ex-Roadfood Festival) takes place in New Orleans from March 28th - 30th
03/28/2014
The 2014 Italian Heritage Festival (Festa Italiana) takes place in Kenner, LA from March 28th - March 30th
03/28/2014
The 2014 Terrytown Spring Festival takes place in Terrytown, LA from March 28th - March 30th
03/29/2014
The 7th annual Louisiana Oyster Jubilee takes place on Bourbon Street in New Orleans
03/29/2014
The 67th annual Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival takes place at New Orleans City Park
03/30/2014
The 2014 Louisiana Busker Festival takes place in Abita Springs, Louisiana
03/30/2014
The 29th annual World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cook-Off takes place in Eunice, Louisiana
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04/02/2014
The 2014 Northeast Louisiana Bluegrass Festival takes place in Oak Grove, LA from April 2 - April 5
04/03/2014
The 2nd annual New Orleans Vendy Awards take place at the French Market - proceeds benefit the New Orleans Food Truck Coalition (NOFTC)
04/03/2014
The 2014 Louisiana State H.O.G. Rally takes place in Lafayette, LA from April 3 - April 5
04/04/2014
The 2014 T-Bois Blues Festival takes place in Larose, LA on April 4th & 5th
04/04/2014
The 2nd annual Scott Boudin Festival takes place on April 4, 5 & 6 in Scott, Louisiana (The Boudin Capital of the World)
04/04/2014
The 19th annual Natchitoches Jazz & R&B Festival takes place in Natchitoches, LA on April 4th & 5th, 2014
04/04/2014
The 2014 Cypress Sawmill Festival takes place in Patterson, LA from April 4th - April 6th
04/05/2014
The 8th annual CrawFest Music Festival & Crawfish Boil takes place on Tulane University Campus in New Orleans
04/05/2014
The 2014 Freret Street Festival takes place in uptown New Orleans (Freret Street at Napoleon Avenue)
04/05/2014
Ecole Bilingue's 15th annual Fête Française takes place in New Orleans
04/05/2014
The 4th annual Taste at the Lake celebration takes place at West Lakeshore Center in New Orleans - changed to May 31st!
04/05/2014
The 13th annual Louisiana Crawfish Boil Championship takes place at Immaculate Conception School in Marrero, LA
04/05/2014
The 2014 FestForAll Art and Music Festival takes place in Baton Rouge on April 5th & 6th
04/05/2014
The 2nd annual Bogalusa Gospel Music Festival takes place at Cassidy Park in Bogalusa, Louisiana
04/05/2014
The Dewey Balfa Cajun & Creole Heritage Week takes place in Lafayette, LA from April 5th - April 10th
04/06/2014
WWE's WrestleMania XXX takes place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans
04/06/2014
The 2014 Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest takes place at Deanie's Seafood in Bucktown (Metairie, LA)
04/06/2014
The 2014 Irish, Italian, Islenos Parade takes place in St. Bernard Parish
04/10/2014
The 2014 French Quarter Festival takes place in New Orleans from April 10-April 13; the 4 day event is the largest free music festival in the South!!
04/10/2014
The 2014 Fleur de Lindy Exchange takes place in New Orleans from April 10-April 13
04/11/2014
The 2014 Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival takes place on April 11, 12 & 13 in Ponchatoula, Louisiana
04/11/2014
The 2014 Cajun Hot Sauce Festival takes place in New Iberia, LA from April 11th - April 13th
04/11/2014
The 10th annual Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival takes place in Franklin, LA from April 11-13, 2014
04/12/2014
The 2014 Baton Rouge Blues Festival takes place in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana
04/12/2014
The 28th annual Franklin Parish Catfish Festival takes place in Winnsboro, Louisiana on April 12th
04/19/2014
The 2014 New Orleans Earth Day Festival & Green Business Expo takes place at Louis Armstrong Park in New Orleans
04/19/2014
The 2014 Crescent City Classic 10K race takes place in New Orleans
04/20/2014
The 31st annual Chris Owens French Quarter Easter Parade takes place in New Orleans
04/21/2014
The 2014 Zurich Classic of New Orleans golf tournament takes place in Avondale from April 21 - April 27
04/23/2014
The 28th annual Festival International de Louisiane takes place in Lafayette, LA from April 23 - April 27, 2014
04/25/2014
The 45th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival takes place in New Orleans on April 25 - April 27 and May 1 - May 4
04/25/2014
The 2014 Visitation of Our Lady Church Cajun Festival takes place in Marrero, LA on April 25, 26 & 27, 2014
04/25/2014
The 29th annual Arnaudville Etouffee Festival takes place in Arnaudville, LA on April 25 - April 27
04/25/2014
The 2014 Zoo-To-Do for Kids fundraiser takes place at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans
04/29/2014
The 57th Contraband Days Louisiana Pirate Festival takes place in Lake Charles, Louisiana from April 29 - May 11, 2014
05/01/2014
The 2014 Thibodaux Firemen's Fair takes place in Thibodaux, LA from May 1 - May 4, 2014
05/02/2014
The 2014 Whitney Zoo-To-Do gala and fundraiser takes place at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans
05/02/2014
The 63rd annual Tomato Festival takes place at Our Lady of Prompt Succor School in Chalmette, LA on May 2, 3 & 4, 2014
05/02/2014
The 2014 Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival takes place in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana from May 2nd - May 4th
05/02/2014
The 38th annual Mayfest Arts & Crafts Festival takes place in Leesville, Louisiana on May 2nd & 3rd
05/08/2014
The 2nd annual Louisiana International Film Festival takes place in Baton Rouge from May 8 - 11, 2014
05/08/2014
The 40th annual Cochon de Lait Festival takes place in Mansura, Louisiana from May 8th through May 11th
05/09/2014
The 2014 Sippin' in Seersucker party takes place at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans
05/10/2014
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation's 1st Lake Fest takes place at Bucktown Marina in Metairie
05/10/2014
The 3rd annual Crawfish Mambo Cook-off and Music Festival takes place at UNO Lakefront Campus
05/15/2014
The Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival takes place in Belle Chasse, LA from May 15 through May 18
05/16/2014
The 2014 Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo Festival takes place in New Orleans from May 16 - 18
05/21/2014
The 2014 New Orleans Wine & Food Experience takes place on May 21 - 24, 2014
05/22/2014
The 47th annual Jambalaya Festival takes place in Gonzales, LA from May 22 through May 25
05/22/2014
The 31st Mudbug Madness festival takes place in Shreveport, LA from May 22 through May 25
05/23/2014
The 5th annual Bayou Country Superfest takes place at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge on May 23, 24 & 25, 2014
05/31/2014
The 2014 New Orleans Oyster Festival takes place at Woldenberg Park on May 31st & June 1st
05/31/2014
The 4th annual Taste at the Lake celebration takes place at West Lakeshore Center in New Orleans
06/07/2014
The 28th annual Creole Tomato Festival takes place at the French Market in New Orleans on June 7th & 8th
06/14/2014
The 8th annual Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival takes place at Louis Armstrong Park in New Orleans on June 14th & 15th, 2014
06/20/2014
The 2014 Louisiana Catfish Festival is held in Des Allemands, LA from June 20 - June 22, 2014
07/04/2014
The 2014 Essence Music Festival takes place at the Superdome in New Orleans from July 4 thru July 6, 2014 - lineup includes Prince + Lionel Richie + Mary J. Blige + Charlie Wilson + Erykah Badu + Jill Scott + Ledisi + Elle Varner + many more
07/10/2014
The 2014 Southern Gothic Festival takes place in New Orleans from July 10 thru July 13
07/18/2014
The 2014 Swamp Pop Music Festival takes place in Gonzales, LA on July 18th and 19th
07/31/2014
The 2014 Satchmo SummerFest takes place in New Orleans from July 31 - August 3, 2014
08/28/2014
The 2014 Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival takes place in Morgan City, LA from August 28-September 1, 2014
09/26/2014
The 3rd annual Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival takes place at Cassidy Park in Bogalusa, Louisiana on Sept. 26 & 27
09/27/2014
The 3rd annual Best of the Bayou Festival takes place in Houma, Louisiana on September 27th & 28th
10/09/2014
The 39th annual Zwolle Tamale Fiesta takes place Zwolle, LA on October 9th, 10th & 11th
10/10/2014
The 11th annual Voice of the Wetlands Festival takes place in Houma, LA on October 10th, 11th & 12th
10/10/2014
The 2014 Festivals Acadiens et Creoles takes place at Girard Park in Lafayette, LA from October 10 - October 12, 2014
10/10/2014
The 2014 World Championship Gumbo Cook Off takes place in New Iberia, LA from October 10 - October 12, 2014
10/11/2014
The 2014 Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival takes place in Madisonville, LA on October 11th & 12th
10/16/2014
The 78th International Rice Festival takes place in Crowley, LA from October 16 - October 19
10/17/2014
The 9th annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival takes place at Lafayette Square Park in New Orleans on October 17th, 18th & 19th
10/17/2014
The 43rd annual Louisiana Gumbo Festival of Chackbay takes place from October 17 - October 19, 2014
10/23/2014
The 2014 Greater Baton Rouge State Fair takes place in Baton Rouge from October 23 - November 2, 2014
10/23/2014
The State Fair of Louisiana takes place in Shreveport, LA from October 23 - November 9, 2014
10/24/2014
The 2014 South Louisiana Blackpot Festival and Cookoff takes place in Lafayette, LA on October 24 and 25
10/25/2014
The 3rd annual Rougarou Fest takes place in Houma, Louisiana on October 25th
10/31/2014
The 2014 Voodoo Music Experience takes place at City Park's Festival Grounds in New Orleans from October 31 - November 2, 2014
11/01/2014
The 6th annual Jazz Half Marathon and 5K races take place in New Orleans
11/06/2014
The 2014 Irish Famine Commemoration takes place in New Orleans from November 6-9, 2014
11/08/2014
The 7th annual Treme Creole Gumbo Festival takes place at Louis Armstrong Park in New Orleans on November 8th & 9th
11/12/2014
The 2014 Hell Yes Fest takes place in New Orleans from Nov 12 - Nov 16
11/19/2014
The 2014 New Orleans Fringe Festival takes place at various venues in New Orleans from November 19-23
11/27/2014
The 2014 Bayou Classic Thanksgiving Day Parade takes place in downtown New Orleans
11/28/2014
The 2014 Bayou Classic Battle of the Bands and Greek Show takes place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans
11/29/2014
The 2014 Bayou Classic takes place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans (Southern University vs Grambling State)
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