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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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River Reads: One Book, One Ouachita - Author Natalie Baszile

Ouachita Parish Public Library - Ouachita Valley Branch
601 McMillan Rd, West Monroe

Dates: 04/23/2020 - 04/23/2020

Fun Run & Dragon Boat Team Rally

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 04/23/2020 - 04/23/2020

River Reads: One Book, One Ouachita - Author Natalie Baszile

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

Dates: 04/23/2020 - 04/23/2020

Ouachita Live Concert - Doug Duffey and BADD

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 04/24/2020 - 04/24/2020

Ouachita River Rumble

Forsythe Park
Riverside Drive & Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020

Earth Day Celebration at Black Bayou

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

Dates: 04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020

Landry Vineyards Concert - Mason Granade

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 04/25/2020 - 04/25/2020

This Wont Suck Tour

Tin Dog Tavern
515 North Third Street, Monroe

Dates: 04/26/2020 - 04/26/2020

Candles + Cocktails

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

Dates: 05/01/2020 - 05/01/2020

Abiding in the Vine Women's Conference

Tower Place Terrace
1500 North 19th Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/01/2020 - 05/02/2020

Louisiana State Games BMX Racing

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 05/02/2020 - 05/02/2020

Blend of the Bayou

2110 Island Drive
2110 Island Drive, Monroe, Monroe

Dates: 05/03/2020 - 05/03/2020

Reception and Artist's Talk with Christiane Drieling:

Monroe Regional Airport
5400 Operations Rd, Monroe

Dates: 05/07/2020 - 05/07/2020

The Children’s Coalition Dragon Boat Festival

Bayou DeSiard
3430 Loop Road, Monroe

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

May Free Children's Drop-In Activity

Masur Museum of Art
1400 South Grand, Monroe

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

Landry Vineyards Concert - Code Blue & the Flatliners

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

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

Super Saturday

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

Dates: 05/16/2020 - 05/16/2020

Louisiana State Games Disc Golf

Chennault Park & Golf Course
8475 Millhaven Road, Monroe

Dates: 05/16/2020 - 05/16/2020

Louisiana State Games Archery

Ouachita Parish Rifle Range
1311 Edwards Road, West Monroe

Dates: 05/16/2020 - 05/16/2020

Louisiana State Games Boxing

West Monroe Community Center
400 South 5th Street, West Monroe

Dates: 05/16/2020 - 05/17/2020

Louisiana State Games Track & Field

University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 05/23/2020 - 05/23/2020

17th Annual Smokin on the Bayou Rib Cook-Off

Forsythe Park
Riverside Drive & Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 05/23/2020 - 05/23/2020

Landry Vineyards Concert - Avery Michael & Exit 209

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 05/23/2020 - 05/23/2020

Ouachita Live Concert

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 05/29/2020 - 05/29/2020

Louisiana State Games Pickleball

ULM Activity Center
100 Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 05/30/2020 - 05/31/2020

Brewfest 2020

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 06/06/2020 - 06/06/2020

Children's Funday at the Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 06/13/2020 - 06/13/2020

Miss Louisiana Outstanding Teen Pageant

Jack Howard Theater
401 Lea Joyner Expy,, Monroe

Dates: 06/15/2020 - 06/15/2020

Celebrity Lip Sync Battle of NELA

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 06/18/2020 - 06/18/2020

Miss Louisiana Pageant

Jack Howard Theater
401 Lea Joyner Expy,, Monroe

Dates: 06/18/2020 - 06/20/2020

Super Saturday

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

Dates: 06/20/2020 - 06/20/2020

Artist's Talk: Letitia Huckaby

Masur Museum of Art
1400 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 06/25/2020 - 06/25/2020

Ouachita Live Concert

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 06/26/2020 - 06/26/2020

2020 Community Health & Wellness Expo

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 06/27/2020 - 06/27/2020

Children's Funday at the Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 07/11/2020 - 07/11/2020

2020 NHPA World Horseshoe Pitching Tournament

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

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

Super Saturday

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

Dates: 07/18/2020 - 07/18/2020

Winshape Camp for Communities

North Monroe Baptist Church
210 Finks Hideaway Rd, Monroe

Dates: 07/20/2020 - 07/24/2020

Ouachita Live Concert

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 07/31/2020 - 07/31/2020

Ouachita Live Concert

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 07/31/2020 - 07/31/2020

Children's Funday at the Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

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

Super Saturday

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

Dates: 08/15/2020 - 08/15/2020

Superheroes For Autism 5K Run/Walk

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 08/15/2020 - 08/15/2020

Ouachita Live Concert

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 08/28/2020 - 08/28/2020

Landry Vineyards Concert & Stomp Celebration - Lisa Spann & Co.

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 08/29/2020 - 08/29/2020

Juleps & Jazz

1205 Fairview Avenue
1205 Fairview Avenue, Monroe

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

Children's Funday at the Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 09/12/2020 - 09/12/2020

Landry Vineyard Concert - Flashback 5 & Red Grape Stomp Celeb.

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 09/12/2020 - 09/12/2020

Celebrity Lip Sync Battle of NELA

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 09/17/2020 - 09/17/2020

Dirt On The Rev

Revolution Park Race Track
8850 Frontage Rd, Monroe

Dates: 09/17/2020 - 09/19/2020

Super Saturday

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

Dates: 09/19/2020 - 09/19/2020

Off The Wall 2020

Masur Museum of Art
1400 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 09/24/2020 - 09/24/2020

Ouachita Live Concert

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 09/25/2020 - 09/25/2020

Landry Vineyard Concert - Avery Michael & Exit 209

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 09/26/2020 - 09/26/2020

Dine and Wine Under the Vines

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

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

St. Jude in the Twin Cities Run

First Baptist Church of West Monroe
311 Mill Street, West Monroe

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

Super Saturday

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

Dates: 10/17/2020 - 10/17/2020

Louisiana State Games Cross Country

Ouachita Parish High School
681 Highway 594, Monroe

Dates: 10/17/2020 - 10/17/2020

Bloody Mary Fest

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 10/24/2020 - 10/24/2020

Landry Vineyard Concert - Code Blue & the Flatliners

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 10/24/2020 - 10/24/2020

Ouachita Live Concert

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 10/30/2020 - 10/30/2020

Ouachita Youth Summit

ULM Student Union Building
Mitchell Street, Monroe

Dates: 11/02/2020 - 11/06/2020

Children's Funday at the Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

Dates: 11/07/2020 - 11/07/2020

Blues, Brews, & BBQ

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 11/07/2020 - 11/07/2020

Landry Vineyard Concert - Lisa Spann & Company

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 11/07/2020 - 11/07/2020

Twin City Marathon

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 11/08/2020 - 11/08/2020

Delta Veterans' Expo & Celebration 2020

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 11/14/2020 - 11/14/2020

Super Saturday

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

Dates: 11/21/2020 - 11/21/2020

Christmas Market

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 11/21/2020 - 11/21/2020

Christmas in DoMo

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 12/05/2020 - 12/05/2020

Louisiana State Games Basketball

ULM Activity Center
100 Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 12/18/2020 - 12/19/2020

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