Home LifestyleTravel 5 reasons to visit Lake Charles this summer

5 reasons to visit Lake Charles this summer

by Jan Schroder

Here are five reasons to plan a trip to Lake Charles, Louisiana, this summer, a two-hour drive from Houston.

• Louisiana Brew Mile, June 15. Drink Crying Eagle beers during this casual one-mile run.

• Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival, June 21-22. This weekend festival kicks off with Jazz After Dark.

• Summer Catch A Concert Series, weekly on Mondays through June 24. Free weekly concerts from the Lake Charles Community Band.

• Southwest Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Festival, July 19-20. Includes nightly fireworks, barbecue competition and beer festival.

• Arts & Crabs Fest, Aug. 17. Vote for your favorite crab dish.

Jan Schroder, The 100 Companies

You may also like

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

The Houston 100