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Need to do a little last minute Christmas shopping this holiday season? There are many stops along the trail that are perfect for picking up that special gift!Antique Alley in downtown West Monroe is... more
Santa-Paws is Coming to Town! Has the holiday season got you in the Christmas spirit? Do you have an adorable, beloved family pet? If so, then the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights crew has just... more
Paw-rade Puppy
The Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival has been postponed until Dec. 10, 2016 due to rain. The festival will take place at Earl G. Williamson Park in Oil City, Louisiana. Activities kick off at 3:... more
Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival Rescheduled for Dec. 10
Christmas in Shreveport-Bossier is not complete without a trip to Christmas in Roseland. This walk through winter wonderland features thousands of twinkling lights in America’s largest park... more
If you are looking for a traditional, family oriented Christmas, then look no further than the Benton Christmas on the Square and Parade 10 a.m., Dec. 10. This festival features live music, arts and... more
Benton Christmas on the Square, Dec. 10, 2016
It’s about that time of the year. See an entirely new side of our favorite local attractions when they add a touch of Christmas spirit to their already charming establishments. Forget boughs of... more
biedenharn, poinsettia, christmas
The Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival will celebrate 22 years of holiday fun on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at Earl G. Williamson Park in Oil City, Louisiana. Activities kick off at 3:30 p.m. with... more
Christmas on Caddo, Saturday, Dec. 3, Oil City, La.
November is a busy month for the neighboring cities of the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights as they prepare for the holiday season.“We work for months planning these events.  There are a... more
City officials just announced that the Alex Winter Fête is coming back bigger and better than ever in Alexandria/Pineville, located in the heart of Louisiana. This year’s event, Dec. 1, 2, and... more
The Most Wonder Fete Time of the Year
     As I drive the streets of downtown Natchitoches, I can’t deny the excitement that’s building up inside of me. All around there are Halloween decorations popping up,... more
Zoo Boo
Time is quickly ticking away until Christmas. That’s insane. It seems like we were just putting away last year’s Christmas decorations and starting the New Year teeming with hopes, dreams... more
Rockets Over the Red, Nov. 26, in downtown Shreveport, La.
Christmas in Roseland, Christmas on Caddo Fireworks Festival and the Camping World Independence Bowl are among top annual holiday events.From Nov. 13 to Dec. 31, 2016, there are more than two dozen... more
Rockets Over the Red - Holiday Trail of Lights
Congratulations! You’ve officially survived the pre-Christmas frenzy. With Christmas Day festivities behind us and minimal gift wrap-induced paper cuts, it is officially time to celebrate. You... more
Flying Heart Brewing
As you saw in our Taste of the Trail Alexandria/Pineville blog, these Cenla (read, Central Louisiana) cities don’t mess around when it comes to producing some of the best locally-owned... more
Shop the Trail - Alexandria-Pineville
Christmas is right around the corner, which means you need to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. That’s a lot of pressure. Luckily, Monroe and West Monroe have all of your... more
Monroe-West Monroe Shopping on Holiday Trail of Lights
The countdown to Christmas has officially begun. It is crunch time. You’ve already been to a handful of holiday parties between the obligatory office/co-worker celebration, Friendmas (read,... more
The City of Minden is known for its small-town charm, unparalleled hospitality, and friendly people. The “friendliest city in the south,” as it was named, is home to both incredible... more
Chicken Carciofi at Roma Italian Bistro
Natchitoches, Louisiana is known for so many things. It is the oldest city in the Louisiana Purchase, it was voted the Best Southern Small Town last summer, it is host to the famous Natchitoches... more
Another year, another Handmade Holiday at Rhino Coffee! This Shreveport tradition is an annual celebration of local art, handmade goods, as well as the community that makes them. Shop for one-of-a-... more
Holiday Gifts Rhino Coffee Shreveport - Holiday Trail of Lights
Alexandria/Pineville is home to many local restaurants, ranging from casual to fine dining. The localism that the two cities pride themselves on is so incredible, and the support that these locally-... more
Boudin Balls
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