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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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Images of Christ

Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe

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

Sister Act

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

Dates: 04/26/2018 - 04/28/2018

Shotgun Shells and Crawfish Tails

OPSO Rifle Range
357 Richard Fewell Rd., West Monroe

Dates: 04/27/2018 - 04/27/2018

Treasure Island

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

Dates: 04/27/2018 - 04/29/2018

Celebrate Your Heroes 5k & 1Mile Fun Run

Chennault Park & Golf Course
8475 Millhaven Road, Monroe

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

April USPSA Match

LAC Range
303 Moore Rd, Monroe

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

Superheroes For Autism 5k Run /Walk

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

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

Butterfly Garden Volunteer Workday

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

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

Annual Tour and Luncheon

Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum
323 Walnut Street, Monroe

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

ULM Warhawks vs Georgia State

ULM Softball Field
Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 04/28/2018 - 04/29/2018

Landry Vineyards Concert - Cadillac Kings

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

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

Fashion Fusion 2018

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

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

The Veterans of Comedy: No Laugh Left Behind

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

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

Mozart in Monroe

ULM Brown Theatre
4001 DeSiard Street, Monroe

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

21st Annual Monroe BASH

American Red Cross - North Louisiana
AV Flight, Hangar 9 5400 Operations Rd, Monroe

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

Theology on Tuesdays

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/01/2018 - 05/01/2018

Spring Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series: The Waterboys

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

Dates: 05/02/2018 - 05/02/2018

Amdocs Presents Downtown River Jam

Bry Park
110 DeSiard Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/03/2018 - 05/03/2018

Twin City Crawfish Festival

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 05/03/2018 - 05/06/2018

16th Annual Entergy-City of Monroe Scholarship Scramble Golf Tournament

Chennault Park & Golf Course
8475 Millhaven Road, Monroe

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

Opening Reception: Megan Singleton, Verdure: Ornamentation of Plants and Pattern

Levee Gallery
1617 N 18th Street, Monroe

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

2018 Relay for Life and 5k Glow Run

Forsythe Park
Riverside Drive & Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

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

Run For Mercy 5K and Family Walk

Forsythe Park
Riverside Drive & Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

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

May 3 Gun Nation Match

LAC Range
303 Moore Rd, Monroe

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

Louisiana State Games: Powerlifting

West Monroe High School Stadium
201 Riggs Street, West Monroe

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

Louisiana State Games: Beach Volleyball

ULM Sand Volleyball Courts
100 Warhawk Way, Monroe

Dates: 05/05/2018 - 05/06/2018

Family Festival & Lemonade Day

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

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

Treasure Island

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

Dates: 05/05/2018 - 05/06/2018

Best of the Best for the Bride

Bayou Landing
7805 DeSiard Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/06/2018 - 05/06/2018

1st Sundays at The Zoo

Louisiana Purchase Zoo
1405 Bernstein Park Road, Monroe

Dates: 05/06/2018 - 05/06/2018

Blend of the Bayou

Blend of the Bayou
2110 Island Dr., Monroe

Dates: 05/06/2018 - 05/06/2018

Spring Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series: Paul Amy

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

Dates: 05/09/2018 - 05/09/2018

Beer and Bards

Enoch's Irish Pub
507 Louisville Ave, Monroe

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

National Collegiate Water Ski Association All Stars 2018

University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 05/11/2018 - 05/13/2018

Antique Alley Shop and Stroll

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

Dates: 05/11/2018 - 05/11/2018

Annual Bud Cady Fun Fly

NEARC Flying Tigers
189 Richard Fewell Rd (2.54 mi), West Monroe

Dates: 05/12/2018 - 05/12/2018

Lululemon presents Hustle and Flow

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/12/2018 - 05/12/2018

1st Annual Mother and Daughter Tea Luncheon

Hamilton House
318 Trenton Street, West Monroe

Dates: 05/12/2018 - 05/12/2018

Landry Vineyards Concert - Mason Grenade & Band

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 05/12/2018 - 05/12/2018

2018 First National Bank Bayou Desiard Dragon Boat Festival

Bayou DeSiard
3430 Loop Road, Monroe

Dates: 05/12/2018 - 05/12/2018

Spring Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series: Wood'n Brass

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

Dates: 05/16/2018 - 05/16/2018

The Northeast Louisiana Summer Film: Heart of a Tiger.

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/16/2018 - 05/16/2018

Sip & Spin - Vinyl Night at Flying Tiger

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/17/2018 - 05/17/2018

The Tragedy of Carmen

Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall
700 University Ave, Monroe

Dates: 05/18/2018 - 05/18/2018

Louisiana State Games: Archery

OPSO Rifle Range
357 Richard Fewell Rd., West Monroe

Dates: 05/19/2018 - 05/19/2018

Handmade & Healthy and the Coffee & Tea Festival

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 05/19/2018 - 05/19/2018

Louisiana State Games: Horseshoe Pitching

Chennault Park & Golf Course
8475 Millhaven Road, Monroe

Dates: 05/19/2018 - 05/19/2018

Louisiana State Games: Baseball

Chennault Park & Golf Course
8475 Millhaven Road, Monroe

Dates: 05/19/2018 - 05/20/2018

Louisiana State Games: Track & Field

University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 05/19/2018 - 05/19/2018

2018 Louisiana State Games Amateur Boxing Championships

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 05/19/2018 - 05/20/2018

Friction Fighting Championship 2

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 05/19/2018 - 05/19/2018

Spring Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series: The Homegrown Band

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

Dates: 05/23/2018 - 05/23/2018

Cottonland Cluster Dog Show

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 05/24/2018 - 05/27/2018

2nd Annual Memorial Day Classic

University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 05/26/2018 - 05/28/2018

Run for the Red White and Blue 5k

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
701 Kansas Lane, Monroe

Dates: 05/26/2018 - 05/26/2018

4th Annual Memorial Day with Our HOME

ULM Fant-Ewing Coliseum
4099 Northeast Dr, Monroe

Dates: 05/26/2018 - 05/26/2018

Landry Vineyards Concert - Mike McKenzie Band

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 05/26/2018 - 05/26/2018

Downtown Cinema Presents: The Neverending Story

Palace Park
220 DeSiard Street, Monroe

Dates: 05/26/2018 - 05/26/2018

Louisiana State Games: BMX Racing

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 05/27/2018 - 05/27/2018

Spring Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series: The Bad Monkey Brass Band

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

Dates: 05/30/2018 - 05/30/2018

New Music on the Bayou Concert at Grace Episcopal Church

Grace Episcopal Church
405 Glenmar Ave, Monroe

Dates: 06/01/2018 - 06/01/2018

New Music on the Bayou Festival Concert at ULM

ULM Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall
700 University Ave., Monroe

Dates: 06/01/2018 - 06/01/2018

New Music on the Bayou Festival Concert at Black Bayou

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

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

World Atlatl Day

Poverty Point World Heritage Site
6859 Highway 577, Pioneer

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

DoMo BrewFest

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

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

New Music on the Bayou Concert & Reception at Strauss Theatre

Strauss Theatre Center
1300 Lamy Lane, Monroe

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

Community Health & Wellness Expo

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

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

Theology on Tuesdays

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 06/05/2018 - 06/05/2018

2018 Dream Hunt Golf Tournament in Monroe

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

Dates: 06/08/2018 - 06/08/2018

Rad Movie Hell Track- BMX

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 06/08/2018 - 06/10/2018

Dutch Oven cooking demonstration at Poverty Point Reservoir State Park

Poverty Point Reservoir State Park
1500 Poverty Point Pkwy, Delhi

Dates: 06/09/2018 - 06/09/2018

Bulls in the Streets

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 06/09/2018 - 06/09/2018

Landry Vineyards Concert - Smackwater

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 06/09/2018 - 06/09/2018

WWE Live

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 06/09/2018 - 06/09/2018

2018 Louisiana State Games Disc Golf Tournament

Lazarre Park
Corner of Hamilton and Thompson, West Monroe

Dates: 06/16/2018 - 06/16/2018

Roe City Rollers vs. Mobile Derby Darlings

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 06/16/2018 - 06/16/2018

The Northeast Louisiana Summer Film: It’s All Over But to Cry

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 06/20/2018 - 06/20/2018

Miss Louisiana Pageant

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 06/21/2018 - 06/23/2018

Bonus Summer Musical: Hairspray

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

Dates: 06/22/2018 - 06/23/2018

Downtown Cinema Presents: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Palace Park
220 DeSiard Street, Monroe

Dates: 06/30/2018 - 06/30/2018

The Chennault Aviation and Military Musuem Jeep Raffle

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
701 Kansas Lane, Monroe

Dates: 07/04/2018 - 07/04/2018

Theology on Tuesdays

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 07/10/2018 - 07/10/2018

The Northeast Louisiana Summer Film: Five Awake

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 07/18/2018 - 07/18/2018

Illusionist: Thomas Rudebeck

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 07/28/2018 - 07/28/2018

Downtown Cinema Presents: Batman

Palace Park
220 DeSiard Street, Monroe

Dates: 07/28/2018 - 07/28/2018

Roe City Rollers vs. Madams Of Mayhem

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 08/04/2018 - 08/04/2018

Northeast Louisiana Summer Film: I Am the Blues

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 08/15/2018 - 08/15/2018

Landry Vineyards Concert & Harvest Fest.- Lisa Spann & Co.

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 08/18/2018 - 08/18/2018

Landry Vineyards Red Grape Stomp Fest & Concert - Mason Grenade.

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 09/01/2018 - 09/01/2018

September 11th Memorial

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

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

Indy Game Developers Expo 2018

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 09/15/2018 - 09/16/2018

Landry Vineyards Concert - Flashback 5

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2018

Roe City Rollers vs. Third Coast Roller Derby

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2018

The Black & White Ball

Bayou DeSiard Country Club
3501 Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2018

12th Annual Golf Classic

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

Dates: 09/21/2018 - 09/21/2018

Pokecon 2018

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 09/29/2018 - 09/29/2018

Landry Vineyards Concert - Cadillac Kings

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 09/29/2018 - 09/29/2018

Bloody Mary Fest

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 10/06/2018 - 10/06/2018

North Delta Food and Wine Festival

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

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

Landry Vineyards Concert - Code Blue and the Flatliners

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 10/13/2018 - 10/13/2018

Louisiana Food & Music Festival

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 10/20/2018 - 10/20/2018

Landry Vineyards Concert - Mike McKenzie Band

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

Dates: 10/27/2018 - 10/27/2018

The Craft Show Before Christmas

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

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

Landry Vineyards Concert - Lisa Spann & Co.

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

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

Veterans Day Speaker Kick-off

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

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

Veterans Day and Lighting of Freedom Trees Celebration

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
701 Kansas Lane, Monroe

Dates: 11/10/2018 - 11/10/2018

3rd Annual Cotton Land Marathon

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

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

FIDO 5k & 1 Mile Dog Walk

Kiroli Park
820 Kiroli Road, West Monroe

Dates: 11/17/2018 - 11/17/2018

Geeks Along the River

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 11/17/2018 - 11/17/2018

Christmas in DoMo

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 12/01/2018 - 12/01/2018

Christmas DoMo Pet Pageant

RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe

Dates: 12/01/2018 - 12/01/2018

A Tran-Siberian Orchestra Tribute Holiday Spectacular

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

Dates: 12/08/2018 - 12/08/2018

Flag Retirement Ceremony

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
701 Kansas Lane, Monroe

Dates: 12/11/2018 - 12/11/2018

Cancer Foundation League Gala 2019

Bayou DeSiard Country Club
3501 Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

Dates: 01/26/2019 - 01/26/2019

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