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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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Track & Field - Louisiana State Games

University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue, Monroe

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

Run for the Red White & Blue 5K/1K Run/Walk

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
701 Kansas Lane, 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

Showcase: Monica Hebert - I Came Home

The Schepis Museum
106 Main Street, Columbia

Dates: 05/03/2019 - 06/01/2019

Finding Beauty in the Mundane

Levee Gallery
1617 N 18th Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/16/2019 - 06/29/2019

Cottonland Cluster Dog Show

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 05/22/2019 - 05/26/2019

Goat Yoga at the Farm

Double BB Farms
1816 Stubbs Vinson Road, Monroe

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

Brown Bag Concert Series featuring Ken Fletcher & Friends

The Pavilion at Seventh Square
1700 North 7th Street, West Monroe

Dates: 05/29/2019 - 05/29/2019

Ouachita Live Concert - Andrea Coburn & Mud Mosely

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

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

June is Jazz

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

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

Beach Volleyball - Louisiana State Games

ULM Sand Volleyball Courts
100 Warhawk Way, Monroe

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

Showcase: 3-C Cowgirl Photography - “The beauty and Fullness of ranching heritage in photos”

The Schepis Museum
106 Main Street, Columbia

Dates: 06/01/2019 - 06/29/2019

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

Summer Scanning Saturday

Ouachita Parish Public Library, Main Branch
1800 Stubbs Avenue, 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

National Trails Day Hike and World Atlatl Day

Poverty Point World Heritage Site
6859 Highway 577, Pioneer

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

Bulls in the Streets 2019

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

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

Family Fun Day

Life Church West Monroe
118 South Martin Lane, West 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

Float the Ouachita

Forsythe Boat Dock
2100 Riverside Dr, Monroe

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

The Mike Federico Summer Baseball Camp for Kids

ULM Warhawk Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

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

Downtown After Dark

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

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

June Downtown Gallery Crawl

Art Alley
Downtown, 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

Zoobilation 2019 “Strut like Tut”

Louisiana Purchase Zoo
1405 Bernstein Park Road, Monroe

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

Children's Fundays at the Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

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

Sundress and Seersucker

Chateau Rouge On The Bayou
320 Virginia Street, Monroe

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

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

Raku-B-Q 2019 Workshop & Cookout

Masur Museum of Art
1400 South Grand, Monroe

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

Roe City Roller Derby vs Montgomery Roller Derby

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, 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

Summer Youth Bowling Camp

Bayou Bowl
101 Horseshoe Lake Road, Monroe

Dates: 06/10/2019 - 06/14/2019

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

Theresa Marsala Memorial Golf Classic

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

Dates: 06/14/2019 - 06/14/2019

Herons on the Bayou The Big Reveal Celebration

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

Dates: 06/14/2019 - 06/14/2019

Disc Golf - Louisiana State Games

Chennault Park & Golf Course
8475 Millhaven Road, Monroe

Dates: 06/15/2019 - 06/15/2019

Baseball - Louisiana State Games

Biedenharn Sports Complex
228 Biedenharn Drive, West Monroe

Dates: 06/15/2019 - 06/16/2019

Food Truck Festival & Tracker Boat Show

Downtown Riverwalk
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 06/15/2019 - 06/15/2019

Camp Creative

MoJoy Studio
106 Summer Ln, West Monroe

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

Arts Council Summer Film Series: As Is By Nick Cave

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 06/19/2019 - 06/19/2019

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

Virginia Jones and the Curse of Nergel

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 06/21/2019 - 06/22/2019

Annual Solstice Celebration on the Lake

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

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

World Heritage Site Declaration

Poverty Point World Heritage Site
6859 Highway 577, Pioneer

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

Kids Pollinator Week Activity

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

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

Monroe BASH

Monroe Regional Airport - Hangar 9
5200 Operations Road, Monroe

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

Camp Creative

MoJoy Studio
106 Summer Ln, West 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

Virginia Jones and the Curse of Nergel

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 06/28/2019 - 06/29/2019

Native American Storytelling

Poverty Point World Heritage Site
6859 Highway 577, Pioneer

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

Downtown Cinema Presents: The Sandlot

Downtown Cinema
220 Desiard St., Monroe

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

WWE Live: SummerSlam Heatwave Tour

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 06/30/2019 - 06/30/2019

Downtown RiverMarket - Drive Thru Farmers Market

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

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

Summer Scanning Saturday

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

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

Music of the Great Floods

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

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

Camp Creative

MoJoy Studio
106 Summer Ln, West Monroe

Dates: 07/08/2019 - 07/12/2019

Summer Youth Bowling Camp

Bayou Bowl
101 Horseshoe Lake Road, Monroe

Dates: 07/08/2019 - 07/12/2019

Beer & Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

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

Children's Fundays at the Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 07/13/2019 - 07/13/2019

Camp Creative

MoJoy Studio
106 Summer Ln, West Monroe

Dates: 07/15/2019 - 07/19/2019

Visual/Theatre Arts Workshop

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 07/15/2019 - 07/15/2019

Arts Council Summer Film Series: 61 Bullets

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 07/17/2019 - 07/17/2019

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

Summer Youth Bowling Camp

Bayou Bowl
101 Horseshoe Lake Road, Monroe

Dates: 07/22/2019 - 07/26/2019

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

Summer Scanning Saturday

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

Dates: 08/03/2019 - 08/03/2019

Summer Youth Bowling Camp

Bayou Bowl
101 Horseshoe Lake Road, Monroe

Dates: 08/05/2019 - 08/09/2019

Children's Fundays at the Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 08/10/2019 - 08/10/2019

Crash the Wedding

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 08/11/2019 - 08/11/2019

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

Arts Council Summer Film Series: On Va Continuer

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 08/21/2019 - 08/21/2019

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

Feel Good Fest

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 09/14/2019 - 09/14/2019

Children's Fundays at the Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 09/14/2019 - 09/14/2019

Black & White Ball

Bayou Pointe Student Event Center
100 Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 09/14/2019 - 09/14/2019

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

10th Annual ANGUS United Way Golf Tournament

Chennault Park & Golf Course
8475 Millhaven Road, Monroe

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

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

Cross Country - Louisiana State Games

Ouachita Parish High School
681 Highway 594, Monroe

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

Children's Fundays at the Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

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

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Lisa Spann & Co.

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

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

pARTy 318

Masur Museum of Art
1400 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 10/24/2019 - 10/24/2019

PAW Patrol Live

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 10/29/2019 - 10/30/2019

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Firesteed

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

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

Downtown After Dark

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

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

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