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Hear the tale of the man who first bottled Coca-Cola, explore hardwood forests and swamps on scenic hiking trails, and enjoy locally made craft beer and wine. These are just three of many things to do in Monroe-West Monroe, Louisiana. Whether you’re looking to escape to the great outdoors or for a fun vacation for the whole family, you’ll find it here. Monroe-West Monroe’s attractions ranging from art galleries and a military museum to gardens, golf courses, and wildlife refuges, provide countless experiences that will have you coming back for more. Browse the following list of attractions in Monroe-West Monroe and add any that catch your eye to your travel itinerary to create North Louisiana adventure of your own.

Enoch's Irish Pub and Café

507 Louisville, Monroe
Irish pub. Live music throughout the week. Founder of the NELA Celtic Festival.

Harvey's Dance Hall

500 DeSiard Street, Monroe
Dance hall offering dance lessons and open dancing. Ballroom, country, line dancing and salsa. Family-friendly, no smoking.


717 North Sixth Street, Monroe
M-F Happy hour 2-W, Sat- Happy hour 10-6, Sun- Happy hour 12-6, Trivia Tuesday nights 10-2, $7/hr pool play.

The Arena Billiards Bar and Grill

1411 Thomas Road, West Monroe
Fourteen Diamond pool tables and karaoke on Wednesday.

Brass Monkey Pub & Patio

521 Desiard St, Monroe
A cool, funky pub located in Historic Downtown Monroe! Open 7 days a week with happy hour till 7 pm. Full bar with specialty cocktails and mules. This bar has a delicious selection of food featuring burgers, shrimp bangers, and loaded monkey tails (their thick-cut curly fries). Choose indoor or outdoor seating, and enjoy large flatscreen TVs for your favorite sporting event. Live music and karaoke nights take place often.

Hooligans Bar & Arcade

209 Louisville Ave, Monroe
This bar features a full spread of arcade games, pool tables, daily specials, and high score challenges to win bar tabs.

Peppers Bar

1620 Arkansas Rd, West Monroe
Casual bar and grill located in West Monroe, with weekly events including karaoke and live music.

The Hub Music Hall: The Murphy Room

201 Washington St., Monroe
The Murphy Lounge is a 1,200-foot haven for professionals, artists, and enthusiasts seeking a simple and contemporary atmosphere. Located in the heart of downtown Monroe, this place offers great music and amazing cocktails. Enjoy a nice happy hour to unwind after a long day or host your own private gathering!

Two Warriors Meadery

95 McClendon Ave. Suite A, West Monroe
In the mood for mead? This alcoholic beverage is made with fermented honey. The first and only meadery in the state of Louisiana, this local shop in West Monroe was created by two disabled veterans. They use locally-sourced ingredients, including their own homegrown honey! Two Warriors Meadery offers several unique flavors to try, including Bayou Blues Berry and the Lemon Zinger. Don't forget to try their 12th-century mead recipe Oden's Love. Stop by their tasting room, and get a few bottles to bring home!

Bayou Bowl

100 Horseshoe Lake Road, Monroe
Get ready to have a ball at this 40-lane center with pool tables, arcade, lounge and full-service snack bar.

Flying Tiger Brewery

506 North 2nd Street, Monroe
Flying Tiger Brewery brews and cans their Heroic beverages in Downtown Monroe. Their facility is home to a brewhouse, taproom, patio, and large outdoor green space.

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