Louisiana Coast Blog

Jefferson Parish

Christmas in Jefferson Parish is a one-of-a-kind experience, featuring light shows, parades, shopping, ice skating and so much more! You will have no trouble getting in the holiday spirit here! Check out our holiday events guide for Jefferson Parish and the surrounding areas below.

- Kenner Christmas Village
  November 25-December 30

Jefferson Parish

We love celebrating the holidays in Jefferson Parish! And no holiday celebration is complete without apple cider! We love this Spiked Apple Cider recipe from HGTV!

Are you ready for some football?! Here on the Louisiana Coast football season isn't just a quick trip to the stadium, it's an all out party with great people and delicious food. Here are a few of our favorite tailgating recipes to help you get ready for kick off. Just click on, and save, those recipes to have a great football season food line up!

Be sure to visit each parish's website for even more fall fun!

Iberia Parish


Fall’s always an active festival season and this year’s going to be one of the best ever. We celebrate our heritage, the diverse cultures of Louisiana and, especially, the food. The food! You’re going to have a great time eating your way through the state in coming months.

Keeping cool during the Dog Days of August is a top priority in Louisiana! Here are some of our favorite ways to stay cool during those hot, summer days!

Calcasieu/Cameron Parishes 


Summer in coastal Louisiana is all about making memories – for friends and families and anyone interested in getting the most out of a day spent in nature.  Tubing, fishing, kayaking and canoeing, all offer hours of fun in and around the water.  Long, sun-kissed days can even segue into cool, come-out-and-play evenings when you just don’t want the fun to stop. Here are just a few suggestions for a memorable summer day in our part of Louisiana:

Vermilion Parish 

It is no surprise that the Louisiana Coast is the paradise of outdoor adventurers. With access to freshwater ponds and lakes, coastal wetlands and the Gulf of Mexico, fishermen have access to some of the best and diverse fishing opportunities in the country. Additionally, our unique environment allows for unforgettable opportunities to take in nature. Below are just a few of the excellent experiences you can have on the Louisiana Coast.

Spring is the perfect time of the year to visit Louisiana’s Coast.  For birdwatchers or festival goers – it’s prime time and the opportunities are limitless.  Your challenge will be where to start and limited by the hours in the day.  If you're adventurous, this blog is for you!

Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana

Spring is in the air and so is the aroma of spicy, boiling crawfish. All along Louisiana's Coast you'll find restaurants, attractions, and festivals that celebrate this seafood delicacy that is so unique to Louisiana. Whether you want to enjoy them in the great outdoors or around the picnic table with family and friends, there are so many ways to experience crawfish when you visit Louisiana's Coast. 

Lake Charles