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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

Start Date:
End Date:

Goat Yoga at the Farm

Double BB Farms
1816 Stubbs Vinson Road, Monroe

Dates: 10/20/2019 - 10/20/2019

Pumpkins on the Bayou

First United Methodist Church, Monroe
3900 Loop Road, Monroe

Dates: 10/09/2019 - 10/31/2019

Evil Visions Haunted House 2019

Evil Visions Haunted House
501 DeSiard St., Monroe

Dates: 10/18/2019 - 10/20/2019

3rd Annual Spooky Science Event

Louisiana Delta Community College
7500 Millhaven Road, Monroe

Dates: 10/22/2019 - 10/22/2019

ULM Museum of Natural History Speaker

ULM Museum of Natural History
4020 Northeast Dr., Monroe

Dates: 10/22/2019 - 10/22/2019

Brown Bag Concert -Oden Family and West Monroe High School music students

Anna Gray Noe Park
251 Oak Street, Monroe

Dates: 10/23/2019 - 10/23/2019

NAWAS at The Hub

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

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

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens' Halloween Competition

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

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

Rock & Box Volunteer Night with Josh Madden Band

Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana
4600 Central Ave, Monroe

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

Raise the Woof 2019

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

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

pARTy 318

Masur Museum of Art
1400 South Grand, Monroe

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

Twin City Lip Sync Battle

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

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

Evil Visions Haunted House - Insanity Night

Evil Visions Haunted House
501 DeSiard St., Monroe

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

Free Days in the Garden

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 10/25/2019 - 10/26/2019

Ouachita Live Concert - Chase Tyler Band

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 10/25/2019 - 10/25/2019

Evil Visions Haunted House 2019

Evil Visions Haunted House
501 DeSiard St., Monroe

Dates: 10/25/2019 - 10/27/2019

Noir Suspicions - Dinner Theatre

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 10/25/2019 - 10/26/2019

Run/Sup Challenge

University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

A Whole ZOO World - Boo at the Zoo

Louisiana Purchase Zoo
1405 Bernstein Park Road, Monroe

Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

Geeks Along the River

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

Monroe Old City Cemetery Walking Tour

Monroe Old City Cemetery
1209 Cee Ray Dr, Monroe

Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

Mall o' Ween

Pecanland Mall
4700 Millhaven Road, Suite 2000, Monroe

Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

Poses and Painting for a Purpose

722 Adams St.
722 Adams St., Monroe

Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

Fall Extravaganza 2019

Barak Shrine Temple
6620 Frontage Road, Monroe

Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

Boos And Brews With The Krewe

Krewe of Janus Float Den
901 Louisville Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

Animals of Halloween Nature Walk for Kid 10 and under

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

Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

Tails at Twilight

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

Boo with the Krewe

Live Oaks Bar & Ballroom
209 Olive St., Monroe

Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019

PAW Patrol Live

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

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

Free Days in the Garden

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 10/29/2019 - 10/31/2019

Open Mic Night

CC's Coffee House
2350 Tower Drive, Monroe

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

Brown Bag Concert

Anna Gray Noe Park
251 Oak Street, Monroe

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

Halloween Wind Down and Wine Wednesdays

Double BB Farms
1816 Stubbs Vinson Road, Monroe

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

I AM KING (Michael Jackson Experience)

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

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

Matt Szlachetka at Flying Tiger Brewery

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

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

Flight or Fright 2.0

Monroe Regional Airport
5400 Operations Rd, Monroe

Dates: 10/31/2019 - 10/31/2019

Evil Visions Haunted House 2019

Evil Visions Haunted House
501 DeSiard St., Monroe

Dates: 10/31/2019 - 10/31/2019

Kane Hodder Meet & Greet

Evil Visions Haunted House
501 DeSiard St., Monroe

Dates: 10/31/2019 - 11/01/2019

ULM Baseball Hackers Classic - Golf Tournament

Calvert Crossing Golf Course
515 Hodge Watson Road, Calhoun

Dates: 11/01/2019 - 11/01/2019

The Revelries & Towne

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

Dates: 11/01/2019 - 11/01/2019

Evil Visons Haunted House - BlackOut

Evil Visions Haunted House
501 DeSiard St., Monroe

Dates: 11/01/2019 - 11/03/2019

Blues, Brews, and BBQ

Downtown Riverwalk
316 South Grand, Monroe

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

Landry Vineyards Music Concert - Firesteed

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

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

ULM vs Arkansas State

ULM Malone Stadium
514 Warhawk Way, Monroe

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

2019 Taste of the Twin Cities

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

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

Ainsley's Angels 4th Annual Rollin On The River

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

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

Day of the Dead Block Party

Kahlo tapas & tequila
428 Desiard St., Monroe

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

Wild Wild West

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

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

Twin City Marathon

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 11/03/2019 - 11/03/2019

Antique Alley Open House

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

Dates: 11/03/2019 - 11/03/2019

CA Studio's The Play Called Noah's Flood

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 11/03/2019 - 11/03/2019

CA Studio's The Play Called Noah's Flood

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 11/04/2019 - 11/04/2019

Fall Concert: If Music Be the Food of Love, Sing On

Parkview Baptist Church
1001 Foysythe Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 11/04/2019 - 11/04/2019

Hops for Hunger

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

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

Christone "Kingfish" Ingram at The Hub Music Hall

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

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

Little Women

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 11/07/2019 - 11/10/2019

A Night In Wakanda

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

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

Freedom Trees

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
701 Kansas Lane, Monroe

Dates: 11/09/2019 - 12/31/2019

Cyclocross on the River

Lazarre Park
Corner of Hamilton and Thompson, West Monroe

Dates: 11/09/2019 - 11/10/2019

4th Annual Pumpkin Fest

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

Dates: 11/09/2019 - 11/09/2019

Delta Veterans' Expo & Celebration

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
701 Kansas Lane, Monroe

Dates: 11/09/2019 - 11/09/2019

ULM vs Georgia State

ULM Malone Stadium
514 Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 11/09/2019 - 11/09/2019

CA Studio's The Play Called Noah's Flood

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 11/09/2019 - 11/09/2019

Wine Chocolate & Jazz - Masquerade Ball

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

Dates: 11/09/2019 - 11/09/2019

CA Studio's The Play Called Noah's Flood

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

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

Salvation Army of Northeast Louisiana Emergency Homeless Banquet

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 11/12/2019 - 11/12/2019

Bishop Gunn Concert

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

Dates: 11/14/2019 - 11/14/2019

Celebrity Lip Sync Battle of Northeast Louisiana

Ouachita Grand Plaza
501 South Grand Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 11/14/2019 - 11/14/2019

Moscow Ballet

Jack Howard Theater
401 Lea Joyner Expy,, Monroe

Dates: 11/14/2019 - 11/14/2019

Beer & Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 11/14/2019 - 11/14/2019

Little Women

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 11/15/2019 - 11/16/2019

Heart of a Tiger 5K

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019

Super Saturday - November

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

Dates: 11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019

Blue Jean Ball

111 Cotton Street
111 Cotton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019

Dogue - A Runway Show

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

Dates: 11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019

Cody Johnson Concert

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019

2019 City of Monroe Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Captiol Christmas Tree

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 11/18/2019 - 11/18/2019

DoMo Stroll

Downtown Monroe
100 DeSiard Street, Monroe

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

Champagne Stroll

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

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

Mary Griffin at the Hub

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

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

Christmas at the Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 11/22/2019 - 12/31/2019

Brides, Beaus, and Bubbly

Bayou Pointe Student Event Center
100 Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 11/22/2019 - 11/22/2019

Candy Cane Lane Drive Thru Christmas Light Park

Candy Cane Lane
170 Highway 151 North, Calhoun

Dates: 11/22/2019 - 12/31/2019

Santa's Christmas Village

Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum
323 Walnut Street, Monroe

Dates: 11/23/2019 - 12/22/2019

Santa Stop 2019 with Sunny 98.3

Stephens Media Group
1200 North 18 Street, Monroe

Dates: 11/23/2019 - 11/23/2019

ULM vs Coastal Carolina

ULM Malone Stadium
514 Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 11/23/2019 - 11/23/2019

Denim and Diamonds Fundraiser

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 11/23/2019 - 11/23/2019

Taylor Dayne Concert

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

Dates: 11/23/2019 - 11/23/2019

Open Wagon Rides Through the Lights

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

Dates: 11/29/2019 - 11/30/2019

Children’s Christmas Parade

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

Dates: 11/29/2019 - 11/29/2019

Christmas Wishing Tree

Bry Park
110 DeSiard Street, Monroe

Dates: 11/30/2019 - 12/25/2019

Christmas Tree Stroll

Downtown Riverwalk
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 11/30/2019 - 12/31/2019

Downtown Holiday Stroll

Downtown Monroe
100 DeSiard Street, Monroe

Dates: 11/30/2019 - 11/30/2019

Holiday Outdoor Movie

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 11/30/2019 - 11/30/2019

Cowboy Mouth in Concert

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

Dates: 11/30/2019 - 11/30/2019

Cookies and Cocoa with Santa

Hamilton House
318 Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 12/01/2019 - 12/01/2019

City of West Monroe Annual Tree Lighting Event

West Monroe City Hall
2305 N. 7th Street, West Monroe

Dates: 12/02/2019 - 12/02/2019

Holiday Brass

Grace Episcopal Church
405 Glenmar Ave, Monroe

Dates: 12/03/2019 - 12/03/2019

Downtown After Dark

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

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

Open Wagon Rides Through the Lights

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

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

Christmas Open House at The Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 12/05/2019 - 12/07/2019

Sanders Family Christmas – Dinner Theatre

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 12/05/2019 - 12/07/2019

Colt Ford Concert

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

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

SYAA's Hollywood Holiday 2: Laugh-In Edition

Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts
1300 1/2 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 12/06/2019 - 12/08/2019

Open Wagon Rides Through the Lights

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

Dates: 12/06/2019 - 12/07/2019

Pet Christmas with Santa

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

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

Christmas in DoMo

Downtown Riverwalk
316 South Grand, Monroe

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

Annual Bawcomville Redneck Parade

S&J Farm and Feed
1505 Thomas Road, West Monroe

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

Christmas Pet Pageant

Downtown Riverwalk
316 South Grand, Monroe

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

Christmas in DoMo Kid's Talent Show

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

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

Little Miss Christmas in DoMo Pageant

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

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

Kiwanis Club of Greater Ouachita Christmas Parade

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

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

Downtown River Jam

Downtown River Jam
515 N 3rd St, Monroe

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

Christmas Fireworks

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

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

Christmas Gala - Twin City Ballet

Jack Howard Theater
401 Lea Joyner Expy,, Monroe

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

Christmas in the Floats

Krewe de Riviere's Den
500 Ouachita Avenue, Monroe

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

Sanders Family Christmas – Dinner Theatre

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

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

Beer & Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

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

Open Wagon Rides Through the Lights

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

Dates: 12/13/2019 - 12/14/2019

SYAA's Hollywood Holiday 2: Laugh-In Edition

Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts
1300 1/2 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 12/14/2019 - 12/15/2019

Holiday Outdoor Movie

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 12/14/2019 - 12/14/2019

Marc Broussard Concert

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

Dates: 12/14/2019 - 12/14/2019

The Sound of the Holidays

North Monroe Baptist Church
210 Finks Hideaway Rd, Monroe

Dates: 12/14/2019 - 12/14/2019

Coca-Cola Truck Night

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 12/18/2019 - 12/18/2019

Haley Brooke at the Hub

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

Dates: 12/19/2019 - 12/19/2019

Open Wagon Rides Through the Lights

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

Dates: 12/20/2019 - 12/22/2019

First West Northeast Louisiana Christmas Celebration

First West
500 Pine Street, West Monroe

Dates: 12/20/2019 - 12/22/2019

The Polar Express Ballet

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 12/20/2019 - 12/20/2019

Jingle Bell Run 10K and 5K

Forsythe Park
Riverside Drive & Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 12/21/2019 - 12/21/2019

Holiday Outdoor Movie

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 12/21/2019 - 12/21/2019

Annual Winter Solstice Celebration

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

Dates: 12/21/2019 - 12/21/2019

Beer & Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 01/09/2020 - 01/09/2020

Ag Expo 2020

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 01/17/2020 - 01/18/2020

4th Annual Empty Bowls - A Serving of Food, Art & Music

Bayou Pointe Student Event Center
100 Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 01/25/2020 - 01/25/2020

Mardi Gras Madness with Krewe de Riviere

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 02/08/2020 - 02/08/2020

Krewe de Riviere Mardi Gras Parade

West Monroe High School
201 Riggs St, West Monroe

Dates: 02/08/2020 - 02/08/2020

Beer & Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 02/13/2020 - 02/13/2020

37th Annual Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade

Krewe of Janus Float Den
901 Louisville Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 02/15/2020 - 02/15/2020

The Word Alive Tour

First West
500 Pine Street, West Monroe

Dates: 03/06/2020 - 03/07/2020

Woofstock

Downtown Riverwalk
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 03/07/2020 - 03/07/2020

Beer & Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 03/12/2020 - 03/12/2020

Rendezvous at the Zoo

Louisiana Purchase Zoo
1405 Bernstein Park Road, Monroe

Dates: 03/26/2020 - 03/26/2020

Beer & Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

Dates: 04/09/2020 - 04/09/2020

First National Bank Bayou DeSiard Dragon Boat Festival

Bayou DeSiard
3430 Loop Road, Monroe

Dates: 05/09/2020 - 05/09/2020

2020 NHPA World Horseshoe Pitching Tournament

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 07/13/2020 - 07/25/2020

Dine and Wine Under the Vines

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 10/10/2020 - 10/10/2020

Dine and Wine Under the Vines

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 10/10/2020 - 10/10/2020

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