"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" 02/25/2017 to 02/26/2017 The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father's favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged.
Fashion Fusion 2017 02/25/2017 This high energy, runway-style fashion show is infused with dance performed by the Debbie Bourg School of Dance and is a benefit event for the Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana. The show features local fashion boutiques from the Monroe area and promotes shopping local, while promoting the work of the Children's Coalition.
36th annual Black History Parade 02/25/2017 Enjoy marching units, schools, churches, car clubs, motorcycle clubs and horse clubs! This year's theme is "Freedom is never given. It is won." The parade rolls down Washington Street to North 4th to DeSiard Street and will end at Eastgate Plaza.
Where to Eat
Avocado's 905 North 18th Street, Monroe "Home of the Pineapple Margarita," Avocado's offers comfortable dining in midtown with traditional Mexican dishes.
Braiz'n Bar & Grill 1611 N 18th St, Monroe Family owned and operated restaurant that serves delicious and unique tacos and burgers.
Chile Verde 7944 DeSiard Street, Monroe Known for their white queso, piled-high fajita nachos and great margaritas.
Don Tomas Taqueria y Cantina 614 N. 6th Street , Monroe Look for the big bull, you can’t miss him! You’ll know you are where beef is on the menu.
El Azteca 4075 Sterlington Road, Monroe The dark wood carving and Aztec Indians take you to the Old World setting of traditional Mexican meals.
El Chile Verde 3211 Sterlington Road, Monroe Authentic Mexican fare in a casual, family atmosphere.
El Chili Verde 1103 Glenwood Drive, West Monroe Authentic Mexican fare in a casual, family atmosphere.
El Jarrito 1301 North 18th Street, Monroe Burritos, enchiladas, quesadillas, and more with 2 for 1 Margaritas during Happy Hour.
El Jarrito Mexican Grill 3623 Cypress Street, West Monroe Step into the bright colors of Mexico and enjoy a variety of Mexican influenced specials.
El Jarrito Mexican Grill 1304 Lamy Lane, Monroe Step into the bright colors of Mexico and enjoy a variety of Mexican influenced specials.
El Jarrito Mexican Grill 100 Constitution Drive, West Monroe Step into the bright colors of Mexico and enjoy a variety of Mexican influenced specials.
Fiesta Linda 8649 Hwy 165 North, Monroe Casual Mexican dining that offers customary enchiladas that locals love.
Iron Cactus 1304 Highway 80 East, Calhoun The Tex-Mex eatery serves the customary Mexican dishes, but if you are in the mood for something unique, try the avocados stuffed with beef or chicken, then deep fried.