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Mardi Gras parades, art exhibitions, outdoor markets, concerts, and annual events are among the many events in Monroe-West Monroe throughout the year. With such grand goings-on as the Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade, Landry Vineyard Outdoor Concerts, Christmas on the River, and sporting events, there’s always something happening in this North Louisiana vacation destination. Use the calendar below to select the type of event and specify the start and end date, or scroll down the page to see if anything catches your attention. Make sure to add your event of choice to your trip itinerary so you don’t miss out on the fun while you’re in town.

Calendar of Events

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A Choral Directors Review

ULM Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall
700 University Ave., Monroe

Dates: 07/27/2017 - 07/27/2017

Downtown Cinema presents: The LEGO Movie

Palace Park
Corner of Jackson and DeSiard, Monroe

Dates: 07/29/2017 - 07/29/2017

Dreamgirls: The Musical

Ouachita Parish High School
681 LA-594, Monroe

Dates: 07/29/2017 - 07/29/2017

An Evening with Big Daddy Weave

Fair Park Baptist Church
4412 Whites Ferry Road, West Monroe

Dates: 08/01/2017 - 08/01/2017

Downtown Gallery Crawl

Downtown Monroe and West Monroe
DeSiard and Trenton Streets, Monroe and West Monroe

Dates: 08/03/2017 - 08/03/2017

Fleet Feet Summer Twilight Track Meet

West Monroe High School Stadium
201 Riggs Street, West Monroe

Dates: 08/03/2017 - 08/03/2017

Rhea Lana's Back to School Sale

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 08/05/2017 - 08/08/2017

Black Bayou Kids Program- The Sun

Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
480 Richland Pl Drive, Monroe

Dates: 08/05/2017 - 08/05/2017

Run or Ride - Back to School Night Out

The Bike Source
1131 Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 08/07/2017 - 08/07/2017

Collegiate Wakeboard Invitational

University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 08/11/2017 - 08/13/2017

Landry Vineyards presents: Paul Amy and the Pirogue Boys

Landry's Vineyard
5699 New Natchitoches Road , West Monroe

Dates: 08/12/2017 - 08/12/2017

2017 Battle of the Badges

ULM Fant-Ewing Coliseum
4099 Northeast Dr, Monroe

Dates: 08/12/2017 - 08/12/2017

Roe City Roller Derby: Feel the Teal

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 08/12/2017 - 08/12/2017

3v3 Live Soccer Tournament

Chennault Park & Golf Course
8475 Millhaven Road, Monroe

Dates: 08/19/2017 - 08/19/2017

Shop 'Til You Drop Arts Craft & Gift Show

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 08/25/2017 - 08/26/2017

Red Grape Stomp Fest with Flashback 5

Landry's Vineyard
5699 New Natchitoches Road , West Monroe

Dates: 08/26/2017 - 08/26/2017

Downtown Cinema presents: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Palace Park
220 DeSiard Street, Monroe

Dates: 08/26/2017 - 08/26/2017

WWE Live

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 08/27/2017 - 08/27/2017

A Family Affair Live Concert

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 09/02/2017 - 09/02/2017

Landry Vineyards presents: Code Blue

Landry's Vineyard
5699 New Natchitoches Road , West Monroe

Dates: 09/09/2017 - 09/09/2017

Driven Desires Car, Truck, and Bike Show

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 09/09/2017 - 09/09/2017

2017 Southern Nationals

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 09/15/2017 - 09/17/2017

The Black and White Ball 2017

Bayou DeSiard Country Club
3501 Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 09/16/2017 - 09/16/2017

DoMo BrewFest

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 09/16/2017 - 09/16/2017

2017 NELA Race for the Cure

Forsythe Park
Riverside Drive & Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 09/16/2017 - 09/16/2017

2017 River Rat Paddle Challenge

Bayou D'arbonne Boat Ramp
2038 Bayou Darbonne Dr., West Monroe

Dates: 09/23/2017 - 09/23/2017

Landry Vineyards presents: Mason Granade

Landry's Vineyard
5699 New Natchitoches Road , West Monroe

Dates: 10/07/2017 - 10/07/2017

North Delta Food and Wine Festival

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 10/13/2017 - 10/14/2017

North Delta Food and Wine Festival

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 10/13/2017 - 10/14/2017

Louisiana State Games: Cross Country Meet

University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 10/21/2017 - 10/21/2017

Landry Vineyards presents: Smackwater

Landry's Vineyard
5699 New Natchitoches Road , West Monroe

Dates: 11/04/2017 - 11/04/2017

Louisiana State Games: Youth Football Championship

Ouachita Parish High School
681 Highway 594, Monroe

Dates: 11/25/2017 - 11/26/2017

Garden District Block Party

Ouachita Candy Company Warehouse
215 Walnut Street, Monroe

Dates: 12/01/2017 - 12/01/2017

Candy Cane Hunt 2017

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

Dates: 12/03/2017 - 12/03/2017

Louisiana State Games: Middle School Basketball Championships

ULM Activity Center
100 Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 12/15/2017 - 12/16/2017

Jingle Bell Run Half Marathon & 5K

RiverMarket
2405 Oliver Road, Monroe

Dates: 12/16/2017 - 12/16/2017

Empty Bowls Benefiting the Food Bank of NELA

Ouachita Candy Company Warehouse
215 Walnut Street, Monroe

Dates: 01/27/2018 - 01/27/2018

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