Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival
September 23-24th. 5-10PM. Cassidy Park, Bogalusa. Tickets available on their website.
St. Tammany Parish Fair
September 28th-October 2nd. 9AM-10PM. St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds. Full schedule available on their website.
Tangipahoa Parish Fair
September 30th-October 1st. Rides run Thursday 6-9, All day Friday, All day Saturday, and Sunday 1-5. Live music on Friday and Saturday. See the full schedule of events on their website.
Hammond Horror Festival
October 14th-15th. Times and locations vary. See their website for a full description of the events.
Wooden Boat Festival
October 8th-9th. 10AM-9PM. Tickets $10/person. $5/65 and up. Children under 12 free. Free with military ID. See a full schedule of entertainment on their website.
Fall for Art
October 8th. 6-9PM. Downtown Covington. The event showcases new work by dozens of artists from around the Southeast and live music at various locations indoors and out. With art show openings at over 50 galleries and cafes, plus art demonstrations, kids’ activities, boutique shopping, and fine dining
October 8th. 10AM-4PM. Northlake Christian. Gyroscope, hay and pony rides, inflatable obstacle course and more. Tickets $1 or all-day wristband available for $15.
Festival of the Lake
October 14th, 14th, and 16th. 5PM-11PM Friday, 11AM-11PM Saturday, and 11AM-5PM Sunday. Our Lady of the Lake Church, Mandeville. Festival features live music, food, games, and more. Visit their website for full schedule and more information.
October 15th. 10AM-4PM. Southeast Louisiana Refuge Complex. Wild Things welcomes wildlife and conservation-oriented organizations and individuals to share displays, presentations and hands-on activities as part of this wholesome, recreational, and educational experience for the whole family. Admission, parking, tours and music are all free.
Abita Water Festival
October 16th. Abita Springs Trailhead.
Southeastern University Homecoming
October 22nd. Southeastern University. Events all day. Parade at noon. Game is at 4PM. See a full schedule on their website.
Washington Parish Fair
October 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd. Washington Parish Fair Grounds. 10AM-9PM. The largest free fair in the country. A variety of live music, carnival rides, exhibits, and a rodeo.
Slidell Food and Fun Fest
October 21st, 22nd, and 23rd. 6-11PM. St. Margaret Mary Church.
Slidell Fall Antique Street Fair
October 29th and 30th. 10AM-5PM. First, Second, and Erlanger Streets in Olde Towne Slidell. Over 200 booths of antiques, collectibles, arts, crafts, food and live music.
Holy Ghost Parish Fair
October 28th, 29th, and 30th. 5-10PM. Holy Ghost Campus, Hammond.
Mandeville Elementary Adventure Fest
October 29th. 9AM-2PM. Mandeville Elementary.
Louisiana Renaissance Festival
November 5th-6th, 12th-13th, 19th-20th, and 25th-27th. December 3rd-4th, and 10th-11th. 9:45AM-dusk, rain or shine. Hammond Festival grounds: 46468 River Rd, Hammond, LA 70401.
Pontchartrain Film Festival
November 4th-5th. Mandeville Trailhead. More details TBA. Visit their website here for more information.
Three Rivers Art Festival.
November 12th and 13th. 10AM-5PM. Downtown Covington, Columbia Street. A juried show of original works with nearly 200 artists from more than 22 states. Music. Food. And lots of activities just for kids. FREE.