Contraband Days Will Begin May 1-13 in Lake Charles

It’s that time of year again for Contraband Days when the City of Lake Charles is overtaken by Pirates!

Unique to Lake Charles, this year will be the 55th year of the festival which celebrates the legend of pirate Jean Lafitte. The story goes that pirate Jean Lafitte docked his boat right on the sandy shore of Lake Charles and buried his treasure somewhere along its banks.  For two weeks the Buccaneer Pirates set up their compound at the Lake Charles seawall.

You will spot boats filled in the Marina and along the seawall near the Boardwalk all throughout Contraband Days!

This year the Contraband Days Festival is bigger and better with  with non-stop music, events and activities for the whole family.  Be on your best behavior so the Pirates don’t throw you in the stockade!

For the latest updated schedule ofevents for Contraband Days, visit, or call the festival office at (337) 436-5508.

Marilyn Boudreaux is a Full Time Licensed REALTOR in the State of Louisiana affiliated with Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.’s.

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Marilyn Boudreaux, REALTOR® 337-499-9592

Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.’s

4410 Nelson Road

Lake Charles, LA USA 70605

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