Fairs and festivals calendar for June 10-June 16, 2016 _lowres

Advocate file photo by Eliot Kamenitz -- The Creole Tomato Festival in the French Market begins Saturday and includes two days of food and music, and, oh yeah, tomatoes!

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

  • LOUISIANA CORN FESTIVAL: Lake Street, Bunkie. Rides, food, music, sports tournaments, pageants, parades and cooking competitions are part of this festival.

COQUILLE PARK JUNEFEST: COQUILLE PARK AND RECREATION CENTER, COVINGTON. INDOOR ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL.

LAKE ARTHUR REGATTA: DOWNTOWN LAKE ARTHUR. HELD ALONG THE WATER IN LAKE ARTHUR, THIS EVENT PROVIDES TOP-RATED MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT, CAJUN DISHES AND SWIMMING AND BOATING ACTIVITIES. LAKEARTHURFESTIVALS.COM

SATURDAY

  • BATON ROUGE PRIDE FEST: Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road. Designed to form a sense of community among LGBT people and their friends, the festival centers on an educational fair. brpride.org

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

  • CREOLE TOMATO FESTIVAL: 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. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. frenchmarket.org

Compiled by Advocate staff