Memorial Day symbolizes many things: it’s the unofficial start to summer, if the first weekend for great family cookouts, and most importantly, it’s a time to remember all those who fought for us to have the freedom to enjoy our weekends and summer. If you are looking for local places to spend your Memorial Day weekend, here are some great Memorial Day Events is SWLA to see!
Sulphur Heritage Days:
What better way to spend Memorial Day weekend than at a festival that includes music, food, entertainment, and carnival rides! The Sulphur Heritage Days Festival is celebrating its 9th year and all proceeds go to the Brimstone Historical Society.
The Taste of Louisiana Festival:
You can’t have a party in Louisiana on Memorial Day weekend that doesn’t include food. Not just any food, but authentic Cajun Food. The Taste of Louisiana Festival includes many great Creole and Cajun dishes that are a staple of our great state. In addition, music will feature Cajun and Zydeco bands, to further celebrate our diversity and heritage.
Memorial Day Avenue of Flags:
Memorial Day wouldn’t be complete without honoring the reason for this 3-day weekend. Be sure to stop by the Memorial Day Avenue of Flags event on Memorial Day at the Orange Grove/ Graceland Cemetery. Here, you will find a line of flags as you go through the cemetery and a display of eight previous United States Flags in the history circle.