• LOUISIANA CORN FESTIVAL: Lake Street, Bunkie. Rides, food, music, sports tournaments, pageants, parades and cooking competitions.
  • LAKE ARTHUR REGATTA: Downtown Lake Arthur. Held along the water in Lake Arthur the event provides top-rated musical entertainment, Cajun dishes, swimming and boating activities.


  • “THE DAY THE WAR STOPPED”: downtown St. Francisville and Oakley and Rosedown plantations. A Civil War themed and inspired commemoration festival featuring vintage music and dancing, historical talks, drama and re-enactment of burial for Union Commander John Hart.
  • FESTIGALS 2015: Locations vary. New Orleans’ original women’s getaway weekend celebration for “ordinary women, extraordinary journeys.” Events, seminars and a Bodacious Bras for a Cause luncheon and auction are on the slate for this gathering. Package price, $395.


  • TUNES AND TOURS - THE ROSEDOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, La. 10, St. Francisville. Acoustic musicians are welcome to bring a chair and share their own musical talents and expertise. (225) 635-3110 or or
  • BR PRIDE 2015 FESTIVAL: 1 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center Exhibition Hall, 275 S. River Road. The ninth annual festival celebrating the LGBT community in Baton Rouge. Free.
  • BLUEBERRY JUBILEE: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., downtown Poplarville, Miss. Blueberry products in many forms, 200 craft and food vendors, baby crawl, car show, recipe contest, USDA tours, storytelling.


  • CREOLE TOMATO FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., French Market District, from Dumaine and Decatur streets to Barracks Street, French Quarter, New Orleans. Music, food, activities and a celebration of the Creole tomato are accented with cooking demonstrations and culinary discussions.
  • COQUILLE PARK JUNEFEST: Coquille Park and Recreation Center, Covington. Indoor arts and crafts festival.

Compiled by Red staff