Arts & Culture

Annual Cultural & Art Events

Throughout the year, the City of Lake Charles is involved with planning and assisting several Arts & Cultural events.  Be sure to check the City's Events Calendar for specific event dates.
 
Downtown at Sundown
Downtown at Sundown
Downtown at Sundown is Lake Charles' own version of a summer block party. Held during the early summer months each year in the downtown area, people gather to have a great summer evening dancing to some of the hottest bands from around the state, eat wonderful selections from area restaurants, and peruse through a promenade of artists displaying their craft.
 
Spring Art Walk
Celebrate the Arts with a stroll through Downtown Lake Charles.  Galleries, museums, and businesses host local artists working in a variety of mediums.  Participating City venues include 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center and Central School Arts & Humanities Center.

Fall Gallery Promenade

This popular art event is held at galleries and art spaces across Calcasieu Parish.  Local artists showcase their pieces in a variety of mediums.  Participating City venues include Central School Arts & Humanities Center and 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center.

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