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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

Monroe Farmer's Market

Monroe Farmers' Market
1212 Washington St, Monroe

Dates: 06/05/2018 - 08/31/2018

Cat's Me-Yow Drop Off Camp

Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum
323 Walnut Street, Monroe

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

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

Goat Yoga at the Farm

Double BB Farms
1816 Stubbs Vinson Road, Monroe

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

Annual Summer Solstice Paddle

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

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

Miss Louisiana Pageant

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

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

ACT National Qualifier at Ouachita River

Forsythe Park
Riverside Drive & Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

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

Cigars & Champagne

Governors Cigar and Pipe
1004 North 3rd Street, Monroe

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

Bonus Summer Musical: Hairspray

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

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

Float The Ouachita

Forsythe Boat Dock
2100 Riverside Dr, Monroe

Dates: 06/24/2018 - 06/24/2018

"The Guardians" Movie Showing

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
701 Kansas Lane, Monroe

Dates: 06/26/2018 - 06/26/2018

RAISE THE WOOF 2018

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 06/28/2018 - 06/28/2018

Family Fun Fair

Forsythe Park
Riverside Drive & Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

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

Family Fun Fair

Forsythe Park
Riverside Drive & Forsythe Avenue, Monroe

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

Street BEAST "Unleashed"

Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
501 Mane Street, West Monroe

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

Downtown Cinema Presents: The NeverEnding Story

Palace Park
220 DeSiard Street, Monroe

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

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular

Downtown Monroe
100 DeSiard Street, Monroe

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

The Chennault Aviation and Military Museum Jeep Raffle

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum
701 Kansas Lane, Monroe

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

The Ouachita Regional Challenge VIII

Ouachita Parish Rifle Range
1311 Edwards Road, West Monroe

Dates: 07/07/2018 - 07/08/2018

Theology on Tuesdays

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

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

Presidential Camp Day!

Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum
323 Walnut Street, Monroe

Dates: 07/11/2018 - 07/11/2018

Fleet Feet Monroe Summer Track Series 2 - Festival of Miles!

West Monroe High School Stadium
201 Riggs Street, West Monroe

Dates: 07/12/2018 - 07/12/2018

The Northeast Louisiana Summer Film: Five Awake

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

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

Dixie Majors World Series

Sterlington Sports Complex
1290 LA-136, Sterlington

Dates: 07/28/2018 - 08/01/2018

Bayou Black Open Rodeo

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

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

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

“Shop Til You Drop" Arts, Craft, & Gift Show

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

Dates: 08/17/2018 - 08/18/2018

6th Annual King Of The South Car Show Tour

Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

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

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

Landry Vineyards
5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe

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

The Homegrown Comedy Show Featuring Jen Kober

Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe

Dates: 08/24/2018 - 08/24/2018

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

West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe

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

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

The Black & White Ball

Bayou DeSiard Country Club
3501 Forsythe Avenue, 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

12th Annual Golf Classic

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

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

9th Annual ANGUS United Way Golf Tournament

Chennault Park & Golf Course
8475 Millhaven Road, Monroe

Dates: 09/28/2018 - 09/28/2018

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

Monroe Distance Classic

Downtown Monroe
1120 Oliver Road, Monroe

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

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

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

W.L. "Jack" Howard Theatre at the Monroe Civic Center
401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe

Dates: 11/19/2018 - 11/19/2018

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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