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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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Ana Benaroya: Standing Before Evil; Common Ground: Selina Akter & Anna Rowan Exhibitions

Masur Museum of Art
1400 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 01/11/2018 - 02/21/2018

Motion Dance Force Talent Competition

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 01/20/2018 - 01/21/2018

Pokemon Tournament

Geeked Out Gaming
401 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 01/21/2018 - 01/21/2018

30th Annual KNOE Boat and Outdoor Show

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 01/26/2018 - 01/28/2018

Cabernet Sauvignon Barrel Tasting Dinner Event

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 01/26/2018 - 01/26/2018

Empty Bowls Benefiting the Food Bank of NELA

Ouachita Candy Company Warehouse
215 Walnut Street, Monroe

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

POSH Upscale Resale Boutique Fashion Show

POSH Upscale Resale Boutique
1324 North 7th Street Suite 1, West Monroe

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

An Evening of Southern Elegance

Bayou DeSiard Country Club
3501 Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

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

The Interns at Live Oaks

Live Oaks Bar & Ballroom
209 Olive St., Monroe

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

Pokemon Tournament

Geeked Out Gaming
401 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 01/28/2018 - 01/28/2018

Downtown Gallery Crawl

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

Dates: 02/01/2018 - 02/01/2018

Dancing with the Louisiana Stars

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 02/02/2018 - 02/02/2018

Krewe of Janus Children's Mardi Gras Parade

Pecanland Mall
4700 Millhaven Road, Suite 2000, Monroe

Dates: 02/03/2018 - 02/03/2018

12th Annual Krewe of Paws Mardi Gras Pet Parade

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

Dates: 02/03/2018 - 02/03/2018

Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade: Janus Relives the 80s

Monroe-West Monroe
Louisville Avenue and Trenton Street, Monroe-West Monroe

Dates: 02/03/2018 - 02/03/2018

DRJ Mardi Gras Block Party featuring the Stooges Brass Band

Downtown River Jam
515 N 3rd St, Monroe

Dates: 02/03/2018 - 02/03/2018

"Party Gras" The Official Mardi Gras After Party!!!!

Willie's Duck Diner
125 Constitution Dr, West Monroe

Dates: 02/03/2018 - 02/04/2018

Pokemon Tournament

Geeked Out Gaming
401 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 02/04/2018 - 02/04/2018

Beer and Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 02/08/2018 - 02/08/2018

ULM Mardi Gras Classic Softball

ULM Softball Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 02/09/2018 - 02/11/2018

Living Way Missions Conference 2018

Living Way Apostolic Church
108 W. T. Hemphill Drive, West Monroe

Dates: 02/09/2018 - 02/11/2018

Lazarre Challenge

Lazarre Park
Corner of Hamilton and Thompson, West Monroe

Dates: 02/10/2018 - 02/10/2018

Caesar Sings Nat "King" Cole

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 02/10/2018 - 02/10/2018

A NIGHT WITH JASON CRABB

The Assembly West Monroe
715 Cypress Street, West Monroe

Dates: 02/11/2018 - 02/11/2018

Pokemon Tournament

Geeked Out Gaming
401 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 02/11/2018 - 02/11/2018

Nourish U Weekend Workshop

Hamilton House
318 Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 02/16/2018 - 02/18/2018

Smoke on the Mountain

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 02/16/2018 - 02/18/2018

"Miss Lulu's Centennial" Production

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 02/16/2018 - 02/17/2018

Homebuilders Expo

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 02/17/2018 - 02/18/2018

22nd Annual Bridal Beginnings

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 02/18/2018 - 02/18/2018

Pokemon Tournament

Geeked Out Gaming
401 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 02/18/2018 - 02/18/2018

ULM Wind Ensemble

ULM Brown Auditorium
700 University Ave., Monroe

Dates: 02/21/2018 - 02/21/2018

North Louisiana Quilters Guild 2018 Quilt Show

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 02/23/2018 - 02/24/2018

Smoke on the Mountain

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 02/23/2018 - 02/24/2018

Pokemon Tournament

Geeked Out Gaming
401 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 02/25/2018 - 02/25/2018

Barak Shrine Circus

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 03/02/2018 - 03/04/2018

Run to the Battle 10K and 5K

North Monroe Baptist Church
210 Finks Hideaway Rd, Monroe

Dates: 03/03/2018 - 03/03/2018

River RUMble

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 03/03/2018 - 03/03/2018

Traxxas Monster truck Tour

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 03/03/2018 - 03/03/2018

Beer and Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 03/08/2018 - 03/08/2018

USA BMX Cajun Nationals

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 03/09/2018 - 03/11/2018

Woofstock

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 03/17/2018 - 03/17/2018

ULM Warhawks VS Troy Softball

ULM Softball Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 03/17/2018 - 03/18/2018

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Flashback 5

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 03/17/2018 - 03/17/2018

ULM Warhawks VS Arkansas-Pine Bluff Softball

ULM Softball Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 03/20/2018 - 03/20/2018

University of Louisiana at Monroe Recital

Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall
700 University Ave, Monroe

Dates: 03/20/2018 - 03/20/2018

Images of Christ

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 03/22/2018 - 01/05/2019

Bye Bye Birdie

ULM Brown Theatre
4001 DeSiard Street, Monroe

Dates: 03/22/2018 - 03/25/2018

Junior League Spring Market

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 03/24/2018 - 03/26/2018

Landry Vineyards Concert - Nathan Williams & the Zydeco Cha Chas

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 03/31/2018 - 03/31/2018

Wine Over Water

University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 04/05/2018 - 04/05/2018

Beer and Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 04/12/2018 - 04/12/2018

Celebrate Your Heroes 5k & 1Mile Fun Run

Chennault Park & Golf Course
8475 Millhaven Road, Monroe

Dates: 04/28/2018 - 04/28/2018

Beer and Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 05/10/2018 - 05/10/2018

DoMo BrewFest

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 06/02/2018 - 06/02/2018

North Delta Food and Wine Festival

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 10/12/2018 - 10/14/2018

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