THURSDAY, SEPT. 25 TO SATURDAY, SEPT. 27

  • SABINE PARISH FAIR AND FESTIVAL: The fair offers a livestock exhibit, a talent show, rodeo, carnival rides and games. Fairground Road, Many. www.toledobendlakecountry.com.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 25 TO SUNDAY, SEPT. 28

  • LOUISIANA SUGAR CANE FESTIVAL: Since 1937, the festival has been held annually in New Iberia. Kids enjoy the carnival with rides and games, while adults enjoy the fais-do-do, dancing to the great tunes of local bands. Activities include crowning of Queen Sugar, a bake-off with plenty of sweets, art show and boat parade. New Iberia. www.hisugar.org.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 25 TO SATURDAY, SEPT. 27

  • ALLIGATOR FESTIVAL: Live entertainment, a crafts show, poker run, local delicacies and amusement rides. West Bank Bridge Park, Luling. www.alligatorfestival.org.
  • BAKER BUFFALO FESTIVAL: Parade, food booths, entertainment, a boxing event, arts, crafts, games, carnival rides, a hot air balloon, a car show and talent show. Greenwood Park, Baker. www.cityofbakerla.com/buffalo.
  • CUT OFF YOUTH CENTER HURRICANE FESTIVAL: Live music each day, carnival rides, and a large variety of food items including hamburgers and fries, oysters, shrimp, fish and soft-shell crabs, gumbos, and plenty of sweets. Cut Off. www.cutoffyouthcenter.org.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 26 TO SATURDAY, SEPT. 27

  • BOGALUSA BLUES AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL: A lineup of blues musicians plus juried art, heritage education and Louisiana food. Cassidy Park, Bogalusa. www.bogalusablues.com.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6 TO SUNDAY, SEPT. 28

  • PINE TREE FESTIVAL: Pine trees are part of the natural beauty of the Florida parishes, and Walker High School is the place to celebrate the lanky evergreen. The festival will feature crafts, food, carnival rides and midway games. Walker High School.
  • Saturday, Sept. 27 and Sunday, Sept. 28
  • BEST OF THE BAYOU MUSIC FESTIVAL: Live music including Better Than Ezra and Dumpstapunk, food vendors, cocktail contest, art. Free. Houma. bestofthebayou.la.
  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 28
  • FESTIVAL LATINO: 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., BREC Airline Highway Park/Fairgrounds, 16072 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge. Presented by the Hispanic Apostolate, the festival offers entertainment, food from Latin American countries, crafts, vendors, activities for children and more. $10, adults; $2, children 10 and younger. www.festivallatinobr.com.

SEPT. 30-OCT. 4

  • BEAUREGARD PARISH FAIR: The agricultural fair opens with a downtown parade and an evening pageant, with a carnival running throughout the weekend. Booths offering refreshments and arts and crafts from local vendors are featured. DeRidder. beauregardparishfair.vpweb.com.