Since you are already here or thinking about coming to the Lake Charles, LA area stay a while and check out some of our really cool attractions and events happening in and around Lake Charles and SWLA (Southwest Louisiana).  Sometimes our hotels are chosen to be the host hotel for some of these events and may offer discounted rates for your selected Lake Charles area event. Get out about in Southwest Louisiana today and explore this weeks events here. 

Bayou Rush (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
02/22/2019 to 02/23/2019 - Join us in the Gator Lounge for Bayou Rush, and some of the best 80's and 90's Country and RB to come out of southeast Texas. Limited seating available. Must be 21 or older to attend. All
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Charlestown Farmers Market (Downtown) (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
01/05/2019 to 12/26/2020 - The Market highlights Louisiana-made items including seasonal produce, eggs, grass-fed beef, pork and lamb; gumbo, canned goods, baked goods, local honey, organic juices, plants, and homemade arts &
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Cinderella (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
02/22/2019 to 02/24/2019 - The Children’s Theatre Company presents CINDERELLA! A pumpkin coach, Prince Charming, a glass slipper and a dream that comes true are woven together by the magic of a Fairy Godmother in this
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Forever Plaid (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
02/08/2019 to 02/24/2019 - Once upon a time, there were four guys (Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie) who discovered that they shared a love for music and then got together to become their idols – The Four Freshman, The Hi-Lo's
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Hitnes, The Image Hunter: On the Trail of John James Audubon (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
02/22/2019 to 04/27/2019 - New Exhibit... "Hitnes, The Image Hunter: On the Trail of John James Audubon"Opening Reception February 221911 Historic City Hall Lake Charles, LA-1911 Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center will
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Iron Rations (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
02/23/2019 to 02/23/2019 - IRON RATIONS was established and comprised by a family of professional musicians, They have developed a high-energy performance level that is a dynamically scored music style. The individual members
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Kids Crafts (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
02/23/2019 to 02/23/2019 - Valentine themed projects will be available from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. on a first-come first-served basis. Limit one project per child.
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Live REGGAE BAND (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
02/23/2019 to 02/23/2019 - Reggae band performing live
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Seen & Unseen: Photographs by Imogen Cunningham (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
01/11/2019 to 03/16/2019 - “Seen and Unseen: Photographs by Imogen Cunningham” to open at Historic City Hall Take a day trip to Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center to peek the newest exhibition, Seen & Unseen,
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The Cards (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
02/23/2019 to 02/23/2019 - Live Band Entertainment
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The Commodores (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
02/23/2019 to 02/23/2019 - The Commodores are an American funk/soul band which formed in 1968 while all the members were in college at Tuskeegee Institute. After being discovered by Berry Gordy, the Commodores went on to sell
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The Kadillacs (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
02/23/2019 to 02/23/2019 - Dance hits, classic rock, rap, and country ballads.
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Top Shelf (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
02/21/2019 to 02/24/2019 - Meet, game, relax, have a drink, or live it up in the party pit! We feature live music and entertainment every night.
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Vinton Mardi Gras Celebration (Sat, 23 Feb 2019)
02/23/2019 to 02/23/2019 - Vinton Mardi Gras Celebration Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Downtown Vinton www.SWLAMardiGras.com Frills, feathers and Mardi Gras magic will be in full swing during the Town of Vinton's Mardi Gras
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Blue Martini Sunset Sundays with Live Acoustic (Sun, 24 Feb 2019)
Starting 02/24/2019 - Live acoustic shows every Sunday on the Blue Martini Patio at 6pm For table reservations & bottle service call 337.508.4108.
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Sunday Brunch (Sun, 24 Feb 2019)
Starting 02/10/2019 - Brunch every Sunday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Gray Plantation Clubhouse. Live music by Jairus & Chester Daigle.
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Greeks and Romans Bearing Gifts: How the Ancients Inspired the Founding Fathers (Mon, 25 Feb 2019)
02/25/2019 to 02/25/2019 - "From the Founding Fathers to Vincent van Gogh" is the theme of the spring 2019 SAGE series, held at 3 p.m. on Mondays in the McNeese State University SEED Center. SAGE offers a series of short
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Juried Student Art Show (Mon, 25 Feb 2019)
02/07/2019 to 03/28/2019 - Juried Student Show Feb. 7- March 28 Abercrombie Gallery The McNeese Department of Visual Arts hosts various student, faculty and guest artist exhibitions in the Shearman Fine Arts Center throughout the
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Ty Taylor & Gram Rea (Mon, 25 Feb 2019)
02/25/2019 to 02/26/2019 - Meet, game, relax, have a drink, or live it up in the party pit! We feature live music and entertainment every night.
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Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz at Rikenjaks Brewing Co. (Tue, 26 Feb 2019)
Starting 07/25/2017 - Lake Charles' most popular trivia night is the Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz every Tuesday at Rikenjaks Brewing Co. Teams of up to six vie for the top spots. Topics range from high to low culture and
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Karaoke with Mike & Kris (Tue, 26 Feb 2019)
Starting 01/01/2019 - On Tuesdays from 8pm - 10pm, rock the mic to your favorites, hosted by Michael Krajicek and Kris Harper.
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Krewe of the Golden Years Senior Citizens' Mardi Gras Dance (Tue, 26 Feb 2019)
02/26/2019 to 02/26/2019 - Senior citizens who have passed down Mardi Gras traditions celebrate the season with food and a Mardi Gras ball. Free to seniors 60 and up. For more information, contact the Calcasieu Council on
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Blue Martini Ladies’ Night (Wed, 27 Feb 2019)
Starting 02/20/2019 - EVERY WEDNESDAY NO COVER FOR LADIES AFTER 7PM. DISCOUNTED DRINKS FOR LADIES HAPPY HOUR DISCOUNTS ON DRINKS & APPETIZERS 4–7PM For table reservations & bottle service call 337.508.4108.
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Open Sew (Wed, 27 Feb 2019)
Starting 06/11/2014 - Every Wednesday, quilters bring their sewing machines and projects to visit and work in our classroom.
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Opening Exhibit: Douglas Doty Exhibit (Wed, 27 Feb 2019)
02/27/2019 to 02/27/2019 - Central School’s 1st Floor Gallery will be exhibiting the late Douglas Doty’s private collection of paintings.Opening reception will be February 27, 2019 from 5-7pm and is free and open to the public.
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Quizzical Trivia (Wed, 27 Feb 2019)
Starting 01/02/2019 - Get your game on with Trivia Nights at Jack Daniel’s from 8pm - 10pm. Every Wednesday!
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Blue Martini Country Night (Thu, 28 Feb 2019)
Starting 02/21/2019 - EVERY THURSDAY LIVE COUNTRY BANDS & LATE NIGHT DJ HAPPY HOUR | 4PM - 7PM DISCOUNTED DRINKS & APPETIZERS For table reservations & bottle service call 337.508.4108.
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City of Sulphur Mardi Gras Parade (Thu, 28 Feb 2019)
02/28/2019 to 02/28/2019 - The parade will consist of Mardi Gras Krewes, merchants, individuals, groups and organizations, and the route will be from Cypress Street through the S-Curve to South Huntington Street. To sign up
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Douglas Doty Exhibit (Thu, 28 Feb 2019)
02/28/2019 to 04/30/2019 - Central School’s 1st Floor Gallery will be exhibiting the late Douglas Doty’s private collection of paintings. The Gallery is open Mon. - Fri. from 9am to 5pm. Douglas Doty’s style and subject matter
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Mardi Gras Lighted Boat Parade (Thu, 28 Feb 2019)
02/28/2019 to 02/28/2019 - Line up along the seawall at the lakefront promenade behind the Civic Center and be dazzled by the glowing boat parade on shimmering Lake Charles.
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