Louisiana Crawfish Gatorfest 05/5/2016 to 05/8/2016 This is the 2nd Annual Louisiana Crawfish & Gator Fest at The Ike in West Monroe. This is a great event to bring your family and friends to enjoy great food, carnival rides, shopping, and live entertainment. This will be a fun-filled 4 day event for all to remember from all areas of the ArkLaMiss to come enjoy the best crawfish and experience live Gators for your entertainment.
"The Wiz" 05/6/2016 to 05/7/2016 Go on a magical journey with Dorthy and her little dog Toto in The Wiz. This award winning musical is sure to be enjoyed by all ages. Proceeds from this event benefit The Arts with Passion scholarships and upcoming theatrical productions.
Rhythm and Wine for Alzheimer's 05/6/2016 Join Glenwood Behavioral Health Center and Riverport Creative Group for the 2nd Annual Rhythm and Wine for Alzheimer’s Wine Pull. There will be a chance to win delicious wines by participating in a Wine Pull raffle, enjoy some delicious Cajun food, and bid on some great silent auction packages.
Where to Eat
Cascio's Italian & Cajun Eatery 305 Finks Hideaway Road, Monroe This old fashioned eatery is great for families and serves homemade Italian dishes and seafood.
Catfish Cabin 1400 Louisville Avenue, Monroe This local favorite has been serving appetizing seafood dishes like gumbo, baked fish, and fried fish since 1972.
Catfish Charlie's 2329 Louisville Avenue, Monroe Try their thin and crispy fried catfish, or get it grilled, blackened, or wrapped up in a taco.
Chef Eric Johnson & Company 222 Blanchard Street, West Monroe Chef Eric is offering a daily hot lunch dish, specialty salads, pasta dishes and take home meals.
Cheniere Shack 7975 Cypress Street, West Monroe Fried oysters that are plump and juicy, thin strips of catfish filets fried to perfection and seasoned just right, hot boiled crawfish when in season -- all will make you want to smack your lips! Enjoy their freshly made desserts such as coconut cream pie topped with a luscious meringue, their lemon icebox pie, a southern favorite, or their melt-in-your mouth pecan pie.
Ron's Cajun Boudin 1502 S. 2nd Street, Monroe Grab a meal to go or get boudin by the pound for the whole family.
Scott's Catfish & Seafood 2812 Cypress Street, West Monroe Locals love the casual atmosphere! The Bond family dish up fried catfish, gumbo, crab cakes, Catfish Louisianne - etouffee over catfish and rice - and the award-winning Orleans Crab Sauce over pasta with shrimp or chicken.