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. 

2019 (Drew Park) Summer Camp Registration (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
04/22/2019 to 06/03/2019 - Registration for the Willie McCullor Landry Community Center (Drew Park) Summer Camp 2019 begins Arpil 22. You can find a registration packet online at Cityoflakecharles.com. You can also register at
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2019 Quarter Horse Season (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
04/19/2019 to 06/29/2019 - Check out the best live racing in the region, or watch a simulcast from another track. Whatever option you choose, Delta Downs offers ample seating in grandstands and a state-of-the-art track betting
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32nd Annual National Works on Paper Exhibition (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
03/21/2019 to 05/09/2019 - 32nd Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition March 21 - May 9, 2019 Grand Gallery Opening Reception Thursday, March 21 6 - 8 pm Grand Gallery hours are 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through
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Blue Martini Ladies’ Night (Wed, 24 Apr 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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BOUND: Artist Books (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
03/14/2019 to 04/27/2019 - Exhibit will feature handmade books and book projects made by local artists, McNeese art students, and art students from local schools. . The exhibit will be on display in the Gibson-Barham Library.
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Chris Miller & Bayou Roots (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
04/24/2019 to 04/24/2019 - Open and serving all your favorites! Wednesday night, Chris Miller and Bayou Roots hit the stage 6:30-9:30pm.
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Douglas Doty Exhibit (Wed, 24 Apr 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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Friends of the Refuge and Wiggly Snakes (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
04/24/2019 to 04/24/2019 - Join the Friends of the Refuge at 11 a.m. as they talk about our Louisiana Wetlands and the types of animals and reptiles that can be found. They will have some furs and skins on display. At 12 p.m.
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From Ranching to Rodeoing in Southwest Louisiana (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
04/18/2019 to 05/23/2019 - The Henning Cultural Center is excited to announce our opening reception for the upcoming show, "From Ranching to Rodeoing in Southwest Louisiana." This unique exhibit will feature modern ranch themed
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Hitnes, The Image Hunter: On the Trail of John James Audubon (Wed, 24 Apr 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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Josh Taylor (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
04/24/2019 to 04/24/2019 - 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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Louisiana Tech vs. McNeese Baseball (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
04/24/2019 to 04/24/2019 - Louisiana Tech vs. McNeese Baseball For more information, visit McNeeseSports.com.
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No Man's Land Free For All Bass Tournament (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
02/15/2019 to 10/30/2019 - As part of this year’s No Man’s Land bicentennial celebration, Louisiana Travel is highlighting the region’s outdoor recreational opportunities and has partnered with Kayak Bass Fishing to run an
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Open Sew (Wed, 24 Apr 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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Quizzical Trivia (Wed, 24 Apr 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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Rec & Parks Summer Enrichment Programs Registration (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
04/22/2019 to 06/03/2019 - Registration begins April 22 at 8am for the City of Lake Charles Recreation & Parks Department On-Site Summer Enrichement Programs. Programs run from June 3 - July 26 from 8am to 2:30pm. Call
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Reflections Exhibit (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
04/05/2019 to 05/17/2019 - OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 5, 2019, 6-8PM FREE ADMISSION Exhibit Dates: April 5 - May 17, 2019 Featuring art by Judin Braggs, Devan Doshier and John Whaley, Jr. Gallery Hours: M-F 9:00AM to
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Spring Senior Thesis Exhibition (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
04/11/2019 to 05/09/2019 - April 11 - May 9, 2019 Shearman Fine Arts Center Annex, Abercrombie Gallery The McNeese Department of Visual Arts hosts various student, faculty and guest artist exhibitions in the Shearman Fine Arts
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Themeless (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
03/21/2019 to 04/27/2019 - Themeless features works by Calcasieu Parish School System K – 12 art students. This year the art students of Calcasieu Parish were given the freedom to create work that drew inspiration solely from
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Blue Martini Country Night (Thu, 25 Apr 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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Brad Brinkley (Thu, 25 Apr 2019)
04/25/2019 to 04/25/2019 - Open and serving all your favorites! Thursday night, Brad Brinkley hits the stage 6:00-9:00pm. Come join the fun!
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Dr. Dogs and Flower Crafts (Thu, 25 Apr 2019)
04/25/2019 to 04/25/2019 - Join the Dr. Dogs Pet Therapy Team at 11 a.m. and learn about these amazing animals and how they help those in the community. Afterwards we will experiment with paint and create unique flowers using a
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Rapture Band (Thu, 25 Apr 2019)
04/25/2019 to 04/28/2019 - 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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Ryan Bourque at Panorama (Thu, 25 Apr 2019)
04/25/2019 to 04/25/2019 - Downtown Thursdays are spiking and the weekly acoustic show on April 25th features Ryan Bourque 9-Midnight at Panorama. No cover. 21 & up.
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2nd Annual Red Haute Dress (Fri, 26 Apr 2019)
04/26/2019 to 04/26/2019 - Featuring "Super Fleek" Austin's fresh dance party band. They play all the upbeat, high-energy songs everybody knows. Their show will be followed by DJ Jose Mata.
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3D Butterflies (Fri, 26 Apr 2019)
04/26/2019 to 04/26/2019 - We are painting 3D butterflies! Classes begin at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. and are limited to 20 children, ages 4 and up.
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Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Softball State Tournament (Fri, 26 Apr 2019)
04/26/2019 to 04/27/2019 - Stay tuned for brackets.  Visit LHSAA website for more information.
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Artisan's Gallery (Fri, 26 Apr 2019)
04/26/2019 to 06/08/2019 - Also opening at Spring Art Walk on April 26 will be a multi-media collection by the Artisans Gallery. The group is comprised of more than 20 well-known local artists offering an array of ceramics,
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Boz Scaggs Out of the Blues Tour 2019 (Fri, 26 Apr 2019)
04/26/2019 to 04/26/2019 - Boz Scaggs is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is most well-known for his worldwide chart topping albums of the late 1970's with hit singles including "Lido Shuffle" and the Grammy
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Bye Bye Birdie (Fri, 26 Apr 2019)
04/13/2019 to 04/28/2019 - Bye Bye BirdieApr 13, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019 Lake Charles Little Theatre, Lake Charles, LA Conrad Birdie has been drafted to the army. As a farewell, the rock and roll star is scheduled to sing Albert
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