Calendar of Events
Tangipahoa Parish Fair
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 - Sunday, October 06, 2013
Louisiana in October is not exactly littered with igloos, but the weather tends to (thankfully) put an end to the summer swelter. Celebrate, then, with the Tangipahoa Parish Fair—a family-oriented event featuring school exhibits, arts & crafts, food vendors, live entertainment, bull riding and carnival rides. 10 am at 404 Reid Avenue. (985) 517-6029 or tangipahoaparishfair.org.
|Chalmette's Crawfish Festival|
Not ones to let the celebration of crawfish fixed any-which-way-you-like-it remain an exclusively Acadiana event, Chalmette presents its own crawfish festival—and has since 1975....
A small-town, carnival-esque fair with rides, fair food, entertainment, and games on the midway. It's the town's fourteenth year to put this on, so they've got the formula for fun ...
|Italian Heritage Festival|
They gave us cannolis. They gave us marinara. They even gave us St. Joseph Altars, which are basically piles of beautifully arranged, scrumptious food. So how could anyone pass up ...
|The Tennessee Williams Literary Festival|
The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival returns, presenting the twenty-ninth annual celebration of the city's astonishing literary legacy. The five-day fête honors th...