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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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Louisiana State Games - Cross Country Championship

Sterlington Sports Complex
1290 LA-136, Sterlington

Dates: 10/31/2020 - 10/31/2020

Barak Shrine Presents: Fall Festival

Barak Shrine Temple
6620 Frontage Road, Monroe

Dates: 10/31/2020 - 10/31/2020

Red, White, & Boo Block Party

2Dudes Brew & Que
436 Desiard St, Monroe

Dates: 10/31/2020 - 10/31/2020

Halloween Spook-Tacular Event

Spartan Adventure Park
2257 Louisville Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 10/31/2020 - 10/31/2020

Fall Back Into the Zoo

Louisiana Purchase Zoo
1405 Bernstein Park Road, Monroe

Dates: 10/31/2020 - 10/31/2020

Heroes VS Villains: A Twin Cities Scavenger Hunt

Louisiana Purchase Zoo
1405 Bernstein Park Road, Monroe

Dates: 10/31/2020 - 10/31/2020

Fall Festival

Lady Ann's Snow Cones
3064 Hwy 80 W, Calhoun

Dates: 10/31/2020 - 10/31/2020

Fall Downtown

Downtown West Monroe
Trenton St., West Monroe

Dates: 10/31/2020 - 10/31/2020

Dirt on the Rev

Revolution Park Race Track
8850 Frontage Rd, Monroe

Dates: 10/31/2020 - 10/31/2020

Downtown Story Time Stroll

Downtown West Monroe
Trenton St., West Monroe

Dates: 10/01/2020 - 10/31/2020

Pumpkin Bash: Children's Scavenger Hunt

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

Dates: 10/26/2020 - 10/31/2020

Indian Village Harvest Farm Pumpkin Patch

Indian Village Harvest Farm
1976 Guyton Swamp Rd, Calhoun

Dates: 10/30/2020 - 10/31/2020

SYAA presents Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, Jr.

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

Dates: 10/30/2020 - 11/01/2020

Evil Visions Haunted House

Evil Visions Haunted House
501 DeSiard St., Monroe

Dates: 10/30/2020 - 11/01/2020

Louisiana Rodeo Cowboys Association 2020 Finals

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 10/30/2020 - 10/31/2020

Antique Alley Open House

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

Dates: 11/01/2020 - 11/01/2020

Ouachita Youth Summit

ULM Student Union Building
Mitchell Street, Monroe

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

ULM Volleyball vs Little Rock

ULM Fant-Ewing Coliseum
4099 Northeast Dr, Monroe

Dates: 11/06/2020 - 11/07/2020

Evil Visions Haunted House

Evil Visions Haunted House
501 DeSiard St., Monroe

Dates: 11/06/2020 - 11/07/2020

NELA Master Gardeners Fall Bulb and Plant Sale

Pavilion at Seventh Square
1700 N 7th St # B, West Monroe

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

Children's Funday at the Biedenharn

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

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

Dirt on the Rev

Revolution Park Race Track
8850 Frontage Rd, Monroe

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

Ainsley's Angels 5th Annual Rollin On The River

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, 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

The Divide - A Solo Exhibition by Jason Byron Nelson

Parish Restaurant & Bar
318 North 2nd St., Monroe

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

Holiday Lights in Monroe-West Monroe

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

Dates: 11/11/2020 - 12/31/2020

Freedom Trees

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
701 Kansas Lane, Monroe

Dates: 11/11/2020 - 01/01/2021

Louisiana’s First Viking Feast

2Dudes Brew & Que
436 Desiard St, Monroe

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

Tuna Does Vegas

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 11/12/2020 - 11/15/2020

Candy Cane Lane Drive Thru Christmas Lights

Candy Cane Lane
170 Highway 151 North, Calhoun

Dates: 11/13/2020 - 01/02/2021

Delta Veterans' Expo & Celebration 2020

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

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

Brontë Fall and Cal Presley Live at Miro's

Miro's
201 Walnut St., Monroe

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

Stroll on the Alley

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

Dates: 11/19/2020 - 11/19/2020

Bike Night at The Hub

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

Dates: 11/19/2020 - 11/19/2020

Paint & Sip

The Hub
201 Washington St., Monroe

Dates: 11/19/2020 - 11/19/2020

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

Santa's Christmas Village

Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum
323 Walnut Street, Monroe

Dates: 11/21/2020 - 12/23/2020

#OptOutside Day

Forsythe Boat Dock
2100 Riverside Dr, Monroe

Dates: 11/27/2020 - 11/27/2020

Children's Christmas Parade

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

Dates: 11/27/2020 - 11/27/2020

Shop Small Saturday

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

Dates: 11/28/2020 - 11/28/2020

Open Wagon Rides Through the Lights

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 11/28/2020 - 11/29/2020

Holiday Outdoor Movie

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

Dates: 11/28/2020 - 11/28/2020

City of West Monroe Christmas Tree Lighting

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

Dates: 12/01/2020 - 12/01/2020

A Christmas Carol

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 12/03/2020 - 12/06/2020

Open Wagon Rides Through the Lights

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 12/04/2020 - 12/05/2020

Christmas on the River 5K

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

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

Holly Jolly Whoville

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

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

Bawcomville Redneck Christmas Parade

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

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

Twin City Ballet - "Where Are You Christmas?"

Jack Howard Theater
401 Lea Joyner Expy,, Monroe

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

Holiday Hoedown 2: Christmas Around the Campfire

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

Dates: 12/05/2020 - 12/06/2020

Kiwanis Christmas in Paradise Parade

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

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

Christmas Fireworks

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

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

Festival of Trees

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

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

Twin City Ballet Gala

Jack Howard Theater
401 Lea Joyner Expy,, Monroe

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

Open Wagon Rides Through the Lights

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 12/11/2020 - 12/12/2020

Louisiana Delta Ballet - A Cajun Nutcracker

Jack Howard Theater
401 Lea Joyner Expy,, Monroe

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

An Artisan Christmas

Downtown West Monroe
Trenton St., West Monroe

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

Holiday Hoedown 2: Christmas Around the Campfire

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

Dates: 12/12/2020 - 12/13/2020

Chennault Gala

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
701 Kansas Lane, Monroe

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

Chennault Gala - Virtual Event

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 12/17/2020 - 12/17/2020

Christmas at Kiroli Park

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

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

Open Wagon Rides Through the Lights

Alley Park
200 Natchitoches, West Monroe

Dates: 12/18/2020 - 12/20/2020

Throwback Sweater Day in Downtown West Monroe

Downtown West Monroe
Trenton St., West Monroe

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

Christmas at Kiroli Park

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

Dates: 12/21/2020 - 12/22/2020

LQHA Sugar Bowl Classic

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 12/31/2020 - 01/03/2021

Louisiana State Games Basketball

ULM Activity Center
100 Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 01/29/2021 - 01/30/2021

Luck O’ The Irish: St Paddy’s Parade

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 03/13/2021 - 03/13/2021

Whose Wives Are They Anyway?

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 03/18/2021 - 03/21/2021

Whose Wives Are They Anyway?

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 03/26/2021 - 03/27/2021

Legally Blonde - The Musical

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 04/22/2021 - 04/25/2021

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

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

Dates: 04/23/2021 - 04/23/2021

Legally Blonde - The Musical

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 04/29/2021 - 05/01/2021

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