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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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Public Plant Sale

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 04/19/2019 - 04/20/2019

Full Moon Walk

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

Dates: 04/19/2019 - 04/19/2019

Community Passover Seder

Temple B'Nai Israel
2400 Orell Place, Monroe

Dates: 04/19/2019 - 04/19/2019

Art Work of Tim Hayes, Bill Ayers, and Jeff Brown

Levee Gallery
1617 N 18th Street, Monroe

Dates: 03/14/2019 - 04/27/2019

Easter Village

Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum
323 Walnut Street, Monroe

Dates: 04/13/2019 - 04/20/2019

ULM Warhawks vs Little Rock Trojans

ULM Warhawk Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 04/18/2019 - 04/20/2019

ULM Lady Warhawks vs South Alabama Jaguars

ULM Softball Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 04/18/2019 - 04/20/2019

Black Bayou Paint Out

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

Dates: 04/20/2019 - 04/20/2019

Super Saturday - April

Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana
117 Hall Street, Monroe

Dates: 04/20/2019 - 04/20/2019

Family Day in the Park

Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana
117 Hall Street, Monroe

Dates: 04/20/2019 - 04/20/2019

Bird Hike

Poverty Point World Heritage Site
6859 Highway 577, Pioneer

Dates: 04/20/2019 - 04/20/2019

Easter Eggstravaganza

Louisiana Purchase Zoo
1405 Bernstein Park Road, Monroe

Dates: 04/20/2019 - 04/20/2019

Earth Day Celebration

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

Dates: 04/20/2019 - 04/20/2019

Snap-Shot Saturday & Children's Funday

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 04/20/2019 - 04/20/2019

Taco Competition at Willie's Food Truck Park

Willie's Food Truck Park
7423 Highway 165 N, Monroe

Dates: 04/20/2019 - 04/20/2019

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Flashback 5

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 04/20/2019 - 04/20/2019

Preservation 101

Ouachita Parish Public Library, Main Branch
1800 Stubbs Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 04/22/2019 - 04/22/2019

Grand Opening of the Alligator Exhibit

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

Dates: 04/22/2019 - 04/22/2019

Celtic Woman "Ancient Lands" Tour

Jack Howard Theater
401 Lea Joyner Expy,, Monroe

Dates: 04/24/2019 - 04/24/2019

Brown Bag Concert Series

Anna Gray Noe Park
251 Oak Street, Monroe

Dates: 04/24/2019 - 04/24/2019

ULM Lady Warhawks vs Stephen F. Austin Lady Jacks

ULM Softball Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 04/24/2019 - 04/24/2019

56th Annual Juried Competition Exhibition Reception

Masur Museum of Art
1400 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 04/25/2019 - 04/25/2019

Wine Over Water

University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 04/25/2019 - 04/25/2019

Mamma Mia at Strauss

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 04/25/2019 - 04/28/2019

Ballet Under the Stars

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

Dates: 04/26/2019 - 04/28/2019

West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce Annual Skeet Shoot & Crawfish Boil

Ouachita Parish Rifle Range
1311 Edwards Road, West Monroe

Dates: 04/26/2019 - 04/26/2019

Bingo Brunch at the Food Bank of NELA

Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana
4600 Central Ave, Monroe

Dates: 04/26/2019 - 04/26/2019

Ouachita Live Concert - Astro Motel

Antique Alley
100-400 blocks of Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 04/26/2019 - 04/26/2019

Celebrate Your Heroes 5K & 1mile run

Chennault Park & Golf Course
8475 Millhaven Road, Monroe

Dates: 04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

Love Your Community Day

Downtown Riverwalk
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

Strut Your Mutt

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

Dates: 04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

Stock the Shelter Benefiting Ouachita Parish Animal Shelter

VitalPet - Monroe Animal Health Center
3150 Sterlington Rd, Monroe

Dates: 04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

Summer Camp & Kids Activities Expo

Pecanland Mall
4700 Millhaven Road, Suite 2000, Monroe

Dates: 04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

Desiard Street Marketplace & Artisan Stroll

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

16th Annual Smokin on the Bayou Rib Cook-off

Forsythe Park
Riverside Drive & Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

Dine & Wine Under the Vines

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

Roe City Roller Derby VS Northshore Lethal Ladies

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

"Twist of Fate" - featuring Joseph Kingma, piano

Jack Howard Theater
401 Lea Joyner Expy,, Monroe

Dates: 04/27/2019 - 04/27/2019

Goat Yoga at the Farm

Double BB Farms
1816 Stubbs Vinson Road, Monroe

Dates: 04/28/2019 - 04/28/2019

Open Mic Night

CC's Coffee House
2350 Tower Drive, Monroe

Dates: 04/30/2019 - 04/30/2019

ULM Warhawks vs Alcorn State Braves

ULM Warhawk Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 04/30/2019 - 04/30/2019

ULM Lady Warhawks vs ULL Ragin' Cajuns

ULM Softball Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 05/02/2019 - 05/04/2019

Addict by Jerome McDonough

Jack Howard Theater
401 Lea Joyner Expy,, Monroe

Dates: 05/02/2019 - 05/02/2019

DoMo Piano Bar Under the Stars

Downtown River Jam
515 N 3rd St, Monroe

Dates: 05/02/2019 - 05/02/2019

Barak Shrine Circus

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 05/03/2019 - 05/05/2019

ULM Warhawks vs UT Arlington Mavericks

ULM Warhawk Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 05/03/2019 - 05/05/2019

Mamma Mia at Strauss

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 05/03/2019 - 05/04/2019

Run For Mercy 5K and Family Walk

Forsythe Park
Riverside Drive & Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 05/04/2019 - 05/04/2019

Murphy's West Monroe Gun & Knife Show

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 05/04/2019 - 05/05/2019

Boutique Bazaar Featuring Hurricane Bacardi

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 05/04/2019 - 05/04/2019

Downtown Spring Art Festival

Antique Alley
100-400 blocks of Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 05/04/2019 - 05/04/2019

Bulls in the Streets 2019

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/04/2019 - 05/04/2019

Juleps & Jazz

1608 N. 5th Street
1608 N. 5th Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/04/2019 - 05/04/2019

Stars of Tomorrow - Souls of the Delta

ULM Brown Auditorium
700 University Ave., Monroe

Dates: 05/04/2019 - 05/04/2019

Downtown Cinema Presents: The Goonies

Downtown Cinema
220 Desiard St., Monroe

Dates: 05/04/2019 - 05/04/2019

The Music of Emy-Lou

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 05/05/2019 - 05/05/2019

HATS - Exhibit Opening

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 05/05/2019 - 05/05/2019

Blend of the Bayou

2110 Island Drive
2110 Island Drive, Monroe, Monroe

Dates: 05/05/2019 - 05/05/2019

Shop and Stroll

Antique Alley
100-400 blocks of Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 05/09/2019 - 05/09/2019

Twin City Crawfish & Music Festival

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 05/09/2019 - 05/12/2019

Beer & Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 05/09/2019 - 05/09/2019

First National Bank Bayou DeSiard Dragon Boat Festival

Bayou DeSiard
3430 Loop Road, Monroe

Dates: 05/10/2019 - 05/11/2019

Theresa Marsala Memorial Golf Classic

Frenchman's Bend Golf Course
1484 Frenchman's Bend, Monroe

Dates: 05/10/2019 - 05/10/2019

Downtown RiverMarket - Drive Thru Farmers Market

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 05/10/2019 - 05/10/2019

Food Truck Festival &Tracker Boat Show

Downtown Riverwalk
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 05/11/2019 - 05/11/2019

Tour Along the Ouachita

Cooley House
1101 South Grand Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/11/2019 - 05/11/2019

Mother + Daughter Tea

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 05/11/2019 - 05/11/2019

Mom & Me Goat Yoga

Double BB Farms
1816 Stubbs Vinson Road, Monroe

Dates: 05/11/2019 - 05/11/2019

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Murphy's Law

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 05/11/2019 - 05/11/2019

FFC 4

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 05/11/2019 - 05/11/2019

May 13th Pub Quiz

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 05/13/2019 - 05/13/2019

ULM Warhawks vs Northwestern State Demons

ULM Warhawk Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 05/14/2019 - 05/14/2019

ULM Warhawks vs ULL Ragin' Cajuns

ULM Warhawk Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 05/16/2019 - 05/18/2019

1st Annual Muddin' 4 Kids

Soggy Bottoms USA ATV & Off Road Park
Longfield Rd, Sterlington

Dates: 05/17/2019 - 05/19/2019

Starter-Plant Sale

Fiesta Nutrition Center
1211 North 18th Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/17/2019 - 05/17/2019

'Rita's on the River/Taco Festival

Downtown Riverwalk
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 05/18/2019 - 05/18/2019

Downtown Foot Pursuit 5K

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 05/18/2019 - 05/18/2019

Yolanda Adams Concert

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 05/18/2019 - 05/18/2019

Putting for PAWS Charity Golf

Calvert Crossing Golf Course
515 Hodge Watson Road, Calhoun

Dates: 05/20/2019 - 05/20/2019

Downtown RiverMarket - Drive Thru Farmers Market

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 05/24/2019 - 05/24/2019

Feel Good Fest

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 05/25/2019 - 05/25/2019

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Avery Michaels & Exit 209

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 05/25/2019 - 05/25/2019

5th Annual Memorial Day with Our HOME

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 05/25/2019 - 05/25/2019

Goat Yoga at the Farm

Double BB Farms
1816 Stubbs Vinson Road, Monroe

Dates: 05/26/2019 - 05/26/2019

Ouachita Live Concert - Andrea Coburn & Mud Mosely

Antique Alley
100-400 blocks of Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 05/31/2019 - 05/31/2019

SlabFest Custom Truck/Car and Bike Show

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 06/01/2019 - 06/01/2019

Bookmaking Workshop for Adults with Frank Hamrick

Masur Museum of Art
1400 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 06/01/2019 - 06/01/2019

Monroe Symphony League Book Sale

Monroe Symphony League Book Room
320 North 4th Street, Monroe

Dates: 06/01/2019 - 06/02/2019

Community Health & Wellness Expo

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 06/01/2019 - 06/01/2019

DoMo BrewFest 2019

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 06/01/2019 - 06/01/2019

Downtown Cinema Presents: The Princess Bride

Downtown Cinema
220 Desiard St., Monroe

Dates: 06/01/2019 - 06/01/2019

The Mike Federico Summer Baseball Camp for Kids

ULM Warhawk Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 06/03/2019 - 06/06/2019

Art Camp: "Adventures in Art" with Jenny Burnham - AGES 5-8

Masur Museum of Art
1400 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 06/03/2019 - 06/07/2019

Downtown After Dark

Antique Alley
100-400 blocks of Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 06/06/2019 - 06/06/2019

Monroe Symphony League Book Sale

Monroe Symphony League Book Room
320 North 4th Street, Monroe

Dates: 06/07/2019 - 06/08/2019

Downtown RiverMarket - Drive Thru Farmers Market

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 06/07/2019 - 06/07/2019

Reader's Lounge Book Exhibit & Author Panel

Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum
1051 Chennault Park Drive, Monroe

Dates: 06/08/2019 - 06/08/2019

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Mason Granade

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 06/08/2019 - 06/08/2019

New Music on the Bayou

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 06/08/2019 - 06/08/2019

Marty Haggard - A Tribute to My Dad, Merle Haggard

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 06/13/2019 - 06/13/2019

Beer & Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 06/13/2019 - 06/13/2019

Chennault STEM Innovation Summer Camp I

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
701 Kansas Lane, Monroe

Dates: 06/17/2019 - 06/21/2019

Miss Louisiana Pageant

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 06/20/2019 - 06/22/2019

Downtown RiverMarket - Drive Thru Farmers Market

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 06/21/2019 - 06/21/2019

Monroe Dream Hunt Golf Tournament

Frenchman's Bend Golf Course
1484 Frenchman's Bend, Monroe

Dates: 06/21/2019 - 06/21/2019

Art Camp: "Photo Fun Under the Sun" w/ Rhyan Taylor - AGES 9-12

Masur Museum of Art
1400 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 06/24/2019 - 06/28/2019

Ouachita Live Concert - Emerald Accent

Antique Alley
100-400 blocks of Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 06/28/2019 - 06/28/2019

Downtown Cinema Presents: The Sandlot

Downtown Cinema
220 Desiard St., Monroe

Dates: 06/29/2019 - 06/29/2019

Downtown RiverMarket - Drive Thru Farmers Market

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 07/05/2019 - 07/05/2019

Beer & Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 07/11/2019 - 07/11/2019

Downtown RiverMarket - Drive Thru Farmers Market

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 07/19/2019 - 07/19/2019

The Mike Federico Summer Baseball Camp for Kids

ULM Warhawk Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 07/22/2019 - 07/25/2019

Ouachita Live Concert - Horace Trahan & the Ossum Express

Antique Alley
100-400 blocks of Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 07/26/2019 - 07/26/2019

Downtown Cinema Presents: Back to the Future

Downtown Cinema
220 Desiard St., Monroe

Dates: 07/27/2019 - 07/27/2019

Downtown RiverMarket - Drive Thru Farmers Market

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 08/02/2019 - 08/02/2019

Downtown RiverMarket - Drive Thru Farmers Market

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 08/16/2019 - 08/16/2019

Landry Vineyards Music Concert & Blanc Du Bois Harvest Celebration

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 08/17/2019 - 08/17/2019

Downtown RiverMarket - Drive Thru Farmers Market

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 08/30/2019 - 08/30/2019

Ouachita Live Concert - The Wildflower Revue

Antique Alley
100-400 blocks of Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 08/30/2019 - 08/30/2019

Downtown After Dark

Antique Alley
100-400 blocks of Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 09/05/2019 - 09/05/2019

Landry Vineyards Music Concert & Red Grape Harvest Celebration

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 09/07/2019 - 09/07/2019

Bayou Stock 2019

Sterlington Sports Complex
1290 LA-136, Sterlington

Dates: 09/21/2019 - 09/21/2019

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Code Blue and the Flatliners

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 09/21/2019 - 09/21/2019

Ouachita Live Concert - Lucious Spiller Band

Antique Alley
100-400 blocks of Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 09/27/2019 - 09/27/2019

Bald on the Bayou 2019

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

Dates: 10/05/2019 - 10/05/2019

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Flashback 5

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 10/05/2019 - 10/05/2019

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Flashback 5

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 10/05/2019 - 10/05/2019

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Lisa Spann & Co.

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 10/19/2019 - 10/19/2019

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Firesteed

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 11/02/2019 - 11/02/2019

NELA Music Awards

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 11/21/2019 - 11/21/2019

Downtown After Dark

Antique Alley
100-400 blocks of Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 12/05/2019 - 12/05/2019

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