Louisiana Crawfish Gatorfest 04/30/2015 to 05/3/2015 This is the 1st Annual Louisiana Crawfish & Gator Fest @The Ike in West Monroe, La. This is the biggest event to hit NorthEast Louisiana in years. Perfect event to bring your family and friends to enjoy great food, carnival rides, shopping, and live entertainment. This will be a funfilled 4 day event for all to remember from all areas 0f the ArkLaMiss to come enjoy the best crawfish and experience live Gators for your enetertainment. So please come support and enjoy so we can make this the biggest event to hit this area, and continue to bring this event back every year.
Building is for the Birds 05/2/2015 Join the site ranger as he discusses blue birds, which we can attract into our yards by simply encouraging nesting. Following the discussion, materials will be available for everyone to build a standard blue bird box.
My Mini Masur Drop In Activity 05/2/2015 Bring your kids and let the creativity flow at the Masur Museum as they create an art project. This event is free of charge and children will leave with a unique art project.
Home of the Robertson family, stars of the hit A&E show Duck Dynasty, Monroe-West Monroe is the place to Shop, Eat, and Discover.
SHOPat Pecanland Mall, the largest shopping mall in North Louisiana, and famous Antique Alley, with classic antique shops and trendy boutique stores.
EAT at over 100 locally owned and flavored restaurants serving fried chicken, Catfish DeSiard, gumbo, crawfish, smothered pork chops, tasty po’boys, big burgers, hotwater cornbread, banana caramel pudding, and more!
DISCOVER local heroes like General Claire Chennault and his Flying Tigers at the Chennault Aviation & Military Museum. Meet Joseph Biedenharn, the first bottler of Coca-Cola, and his daughter Emmy-Lou at the Biedenharn Museum & Gardens, where you can still buy a cold bottle of coke for just a nickel. Take a walk at the beautiful Black Bayou National Wildlife Refuge.