LOUISIANA CORN FESTIVAL: Lake Street, Bunkie. Rides, food, music, sports tournaments, pageants, parades and cooking competitions are part of this festival. Carnival bracelets are $20 Friday, $25 Saturday. Individual ride tickets also available. $3 gate entrance, ages 21 and up; $1 for ages 20 and under.


NEW ORLEANS PRIDE FESTIVAL: Various locations throughout New Orleans. Celebrations of LGBT events, including PrideFest, a parade more.


MAGIC CITY FIREFIGHTERS AUXILIARY CRAFT FAIR AND MUSIC SHOWCASE: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Cassidy Park, 625 Willis Ave., Bogalusa. Featuring local and regional artists and musicians as well as children's activities and food vendors. $5 at the gate, free for children ages 12 and under. 

IWE FESTIVAL: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Southern University, Baton Rouge. Free festival celebrating authors, dancers, poets and artists.

SPANISH MOON FEST: Doors at 4 p.m., show at 5 p.m. Spanish Moon, 1109 Highland Road, Baton Rouge. Before undergoing renovations, the capital city venue hosts a day-long concert with nine bands, food trucks, art and special guests. $12 at, $15 at the door. Ages 18 and up.

LOUISIANA SPORTS MUSIC FESTIVAL: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., BREC's Farr Park, 6402 River Road, Baton Rouge. Concert to wrap up the first day of the sports event, featuring music from The Strays and Epic. 

ARTWALK: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., downtown Lafayette. Monthly event featuring local galleries, restaurants and venues in the area showing off local and regional artists. Free.


PHO FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. both days. Nawlins Market, 1048 Scotsdale Drive, Harvey. Annual event featuring spring rolls, banh mi, pho and more Vietnamese cuisine as well as gifts, crafts and live music. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Vietnamese American Community in Louisiana. Free. 

CREOLE TOMATO FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days, 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.

LOUISIANA SPORTS FESTIVAL: 7 a.m. start both days. BREC's Farr Park, 6402 River Road, Baton Rouge. Multi-sport festival with heats, time trials, trail runs and rock climbing. Register and get more info at


HARRISON AVENUE OUTDOOR MARKETPLACE: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Lakeview Grocery, 801 Harrison Ave., New Orleans. Family event with local art vendors, food and music.