Lifetimes: July/August

A Guide to Events Around the State


Northern

July 4
KTBS-3 Independence Day Festival
Riverview Park, Shreveport
(318) 861-5800

July 7
Louisiana Spartans (minor leqgue profootball) v. Oklahoma City Diamondbacks
6115 E. Kings Hwy. Shreveport
(318) 218-0388

July 14
Saline Watermelon Festival
(318) 576-3654

July 21
Quota Club’s Icing on the Cake Competition
6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City
(318) 780-7615

July 26-28
49th Annual Louisiana Watermelon Festival
100 E. Bayou St., Farmerville
(318) 368-0044

July 28
Louisiana Spartans v. Tennessee Hurricanes
6115 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport
(318) 218-0388

Aug 18
Antique Tractor Pull
165 Fairgrounds Rd., Ruston
(318) 243-4941

Central

July 4
Celebration on the Cane-Independence Day
781 Front St., Natchitoches
(800) 259-1714

July 4
Louisiana Mud Fest.
12220-B Hwy. 8, Colfax
(318) 729- 3237

July 20-21
Natchitoches/ NSU Folk Festival
Northwestern State University, Natchitoches
(800) 259-1714

Aug 31-Sept 1
Cane River Zydeco Festival & Poker Run
781 Front St., Natchitoches
(800) 259-1714

 

Cajun

July 1
2012’s Independence Day Patriotic Parade and Fireworks
346 Civic Center Blvd., Houma
(985) 850-4657

July 1
Independence Day Concert.
346 Civic Center Blvd., Houma
(985) 850-4657

July 1
Acadiana Barrel Race Association.
713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia
(337) 365-7539

July 4
Let Freedom Ring Festival.
End of East Seventh St., Thibodaux
(985) 447-1978

July 4
New Iberia Fourth of July Parade
Main St., New Iberia
(337) 365-1428

July 4
66th Annual Erath 4th of July Celebration
115 W. Edwards St., Erath 
www.erath4.com  

July 4
Red, White & Bloom!
412 Travis St., Lafayette
(337) 232-4277

July 4
Red, White, Blue and You!
900 Lakeshore Dr., Lake Charles
(337) 475-5000

July 5-7
Golden Meadow Fourchon International Tarpon Rodeo
27900 LA Hwy., Golden Meadow Hwy
(225) 931-7305

July 5-7
Acadiana 4-H District Horseshow
713 N.W Bypass, Hwy. 3212, New Iberia
(337) 365-7539

July 7
22nd Annual Lebeau Zydeco Festival
101 Lebeau Church Rd., Lebeau
(337) 623-0303

July 7
Patriotic Concert
5953 W. Park Ave., Houma
(985) 637-3849

July 7-8
Waves of Thunder Powerboat Races
Lake End Park, Hwy. 70, Morgan City
(985) 395-4905

July 7-28
“Rendez-Vous des Cajuns” Live Radio and TV Show
200 W. Park Ave., Eunice
(337) 457-7389

July 13-14
Bayou BBQ Bash Morgan City Under the Bridge
Downtown, Morgan City
(985) 384- 3830

July 14
Acadiana Barrel Race Association
713 N.W Bypass, Hwy. 3212, New Iberia
(337) 365-7539

July 14
Abbeville Farmers’ Market Festival
Magdalen Square, Abbeville
(337) 898-6600

July 21
13th Annual Summer Fun Kid’s Day
346 Civic Center Blvd. Houma
(985) 850-4657

July 21
4th Annual Cake and Ice Cream Festival
AA Comeaux Park, Abbeville
(337) 385-2397

July 21
La Table Francais
202 S. Second St., Eunice
(337) 948-5227

July 21-22
25th Annual Cajun French Music and Food Festival
7001 Gulf Hwy., Lake Charles
(337) 317-0880

July 25
La Table Francais
828 E. Landry St., Opelousas
(337) 948-5227

July 26-Aug 5
Thibodeaux Playhouse Presents: “the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”
315 St. Mary St., Thibodaux
(985) 446-1896

July 27
Downtown Live After 5
7856 Main St., Houma
(985) 873-6408

July 28
Louisiana Stock Horse Competition
713 N.W Bypass, Hwy. 3212, New Iberia
(337) 365-7539

July 28
Zydeco Bash
5509 Hwy. 14, New Iberia
(337) 277-6069

July 28
Acadian Day of Remembrance
121 S. New Market St., St. Martinville
(337) 394-2258

July 28
La Table Francais
1510 Cortableau Rd., Arnaudville
(337) 948-5227

Aug 1-31
Artist of the Month
630 Belanger St., Houma
(985) 851-2198

Aug 3-Aug 5
Terrebonne Sportsman League 61st Annual International Fishing Rodeo
8533 Park Ave., Houma
(985) 601-4110

Aug 3-5
Hook on and Hook Up with Cleopatra Annual Fishing Rodeo
East Park Recreation Center, 8533 E. Park Ave., Houma
(985) 851-4537

Aug 4-25
“Rendez-Vous des Cajuns” Live Radio and TV Show
200 W. Park Ave., Eunice
(337) 457-7389

Aug 4-5
Cerebral Palsy Telethon
346 Civic Center Blvd., Houma
(985) 868-0200

Aug 5
Horse Show
121 Moffet Rd., Houma
(985) 804-7932

Aug 7
Purple Heart Day Ceremony
102 W. Main St., New Iberia
(337) 365-1428

Aug 10-12
Hercules Fishing Rodeo
121 Moffet Rd., Houma
(985) 804-7932

Aug 11
August Angler’s Addition Fishing Tournament
LA 319 and Beach Ln., Cypremort Point
(337) 519-3131

Aug 11-12
SugaSheaux
713 N.W Bypass, Hwy. 3212, New Iberia
(337) 365-7539

Aug 11-12
Mamou Cajun Music Festival
98 Main St., Mamou
(337) 207-5350

Aug 15-19
Delcambre Shrimp Festival
Delcambre Shrimp Grounds, Delcambre
(337) 685-2653

Aug 16-26
Iberia Performing Arts League Presents, “Remember When Again- A ‘60s Musical”
126 Iberia St., New Iberia
(337) 364-6114

Aug 18
Arts & Crabs Fest.
900 Lakeshore Dr., Lake Charles
(337) 439-2787

Aug 18
La Table Francais
202 S. Second St., Eunice 
(337) 948-5227

Aug 25
Gueydan Duck Festival. Hwy 14., Gueydan
(337) 536-6456

Aug 25
Acadiana Barrel Race Association
713 N.W Bypass, Hwy. 3212, New Iberia
(337) 365-7539

Aug 25
Lafayette Reggae & Cultural Festival
110 Softball Dr., Carencro
(337) 886-0572

Aug 25
La Table Francais
1510 Courtableu Rd., Arnaudville
(337) 948-5227

Aug 28
La Table Francais
828 E. Landry St., Opelousas 
(337) 948-5227

Aug 30-Sept 3
Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival
Downtown, Morgan City
(800) 256-2931

Aug 31
Zydeco Festival Kick-Off Dance
8471 Hwy. 182, Opelousas
(337) 942-2392

Aug 31-Sept. 2
SugarFest Classic Brahaman Show
713 N.W Bypass, Hwy. 3212, New Iberia
(337) 365-7539

Aug 31
Downtown Live After 5
Downtown Houma, Houma
(985) 873-6408

Aug 31-Sept 2
Labor Day Fishing Rodeo
LA 319 and Beach Ln., Cypremort Port
(337) 364-7301

 

baton rouge/plantation country

July 3
St. Charles Parish Fourth of July Celebration
13825 River Rd., Luling
(985) 783-5145

July 4
July 4th Fest
375 Court St., Port Allen
(225) 344-2920

July 20-21
Swap Pop Music Festival
Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales
(225) 769-9994

July 21
Art Gumbo Market
40136 Hwy. 942 River Road, Darrow
(225) 328-7354

July 27-28
Hummingbird Celebration
5702 Commerce St., St. Francisville
(225) 635-6502

July 28-29
Classic Gun & Knife Show
9039 St. Landry Rd. Gonzales
(225) 621-1700

Aug 1-12
Herpetorama/Repticon
9039 St. Landry Rd. Gonzales
(225) 621-1700

Aug 18
Art Gumbo Market
40136 Hwy. 942 River Road, Darrow
(225) 328-7354

Aug 25
Polo’s & Pearls
11788 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville
(225) 635-3873

Greater New Orleans

July 1
Bogalusa Boat Club Races
Riverside Dr., Bogalusa
(985) 335-0298

July 1
St. Bernard Salutes America
8201 W. Judge Perez Dr., Chalmette
(504) 278-4242

July 2-4
Independence Day Celebration
63613 Lakeview Rd., Bogalusa
(985) 732-3791

July 3-5
Grand Isle Blessing of the Fleet
Grand Isle, Grand Isle
www.grand-isle.com

July 4
Bogalusa’s Birthday & Old –Fashioned Independence Day Festivities
Avenue B, Bogalusa
(985) 732-3791

July 4-7
Mandeville Seafood Festival
62883 Hwy. 190, Mandeville
(985) 624-9762

July 6-9
Essence Music Festival
1500 Poydras St., New Orleans
(504) 582-3023

July 9-20
Native American Exhibit
13143 Wardline Rd., Hammond
(985) 542-7520

July 13-14
Baker-Hughs Invitational
1618 LA Hwy.1, Grand Isle
(985) 787-2419

July 13-14
Magnolia State Bluegrass Association Summer Show
Hwy 21 North, Bogalusa
(610) 310-2185

July 14-15
Christmas in July
Downtown, Ponchatoula
(985) 386-2536

July 21
Antique Auto Club of St. Bernard Cruise Night
8751 W. Judge Perez Dr., Chalmette
(504) 874-0458

July 21
South Lafourche HS Hooks & Leaders Rodeo
1618 LA Hwy. 1, Grand Isle
(985) 787-2419

July 21-23
Louisiana Dental Association (LDA) Rodeo
158 Sand Dollar Ct., Grand Isle
(985) 787-2419

July 25-29
Tales of the Cocktail
538 Louisa St., New Orleans
(504) 948-0514

July 26-28
Grand Isle International Tarpon Rodeo
Grand Isle, Grand Isle
(985) 736-6418

Aug 2-5
Satchmo SummerFest
600 Bourbon, New Orleans
(504) 522-5730

Aug 4
Whitney White Linen Night
Julia St., New Orleans
(504) 528-3805

Aug 4
Mike Bourgeois (Big Daddy) Memorial Rodeo
1618 LA Hwy. 1, Grande Isle
(985) 787-2419

Aug 9-11
D. Jeansonne Invitational Boondoggle Rodeo
1618 LA Hwy. 1, Grande Isle
(985) 787-2419

Aug 14
Chamber Business Expo
Ponchatoula, Ponchatoula
(985) 386-2536

Aug 17
17th Annual Hot August Night
Downtown, Hammond
(985) 277-5680

Aug 18
Antique Auto Club of St. Bernard Cruise Night
8751 W. Judge Perez Dr., Chalmette
(504) 874-0458

Aug 18
Ride the Bull Extreme Kayak Fishing Rodeo
1618 LA Hwy. 1, Grande Isle
(985) 787-2419

Aug 19
17th Annual Feast of St. Bernard
2805 Bayou Rd., St. Bernard
(504) 281-2267

Aug 30-Sept 1
Empire South Pass Fishing Rodeo
Delta Marina, Empire
(888) 745-0642

Aug 31-Sept 2
Original Red Fish Rodeo
Bridge Side Marina, Gretna
(985) 787-2997

Aug 31-Sept 2
Grand Isle Red Fish Rodeo
1618 LA Hwy. 1, Grande Isle
(985) 787-2419

Aug 31-Sept 3
Labor Day ATV Rodeo & Mud Bog
37323 Hwy. 1055, Bogalusa
(985) 877-4256 n

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