Category Archives: Lake Charles Recreation

2013 Liquid Society Concert Series at L’Auberge Casino in Lake Charles LA

2013 Liquid Society Concert Series at L’Auberge Casino in Lake Charles LA

The 2013 Liquid Society concert series returns for the summer Thursdays through August 29 by the pool at L’Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles.  You are sure to run into friends while you are there! The first concert took place last night with the Black Crowes taking the stage.  This was a concert that did not

Prien Lake Park in Lake Charles LA

Prien Lake Park in Lake Charles LA

The weather is beautiful in Southwest Louisiana and provides an excellent opportunity to visit Prien Lake Park in Lake Charles! Prien Lake Park offers recreation and relaxation for all ages!  This Lake Charles premier park is managed and maintained by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury. The park overlooks Indian Bay on the Eastern shore of

Contraband Days Will Begin May 1-13 in Lake Charles

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

Tuten Park Has Re-Opened!

Tuten Park Has Re-Opened!

Tuten Park, a 24 acre Woodland Park  located at 3715 Nelson Road in Lake Charles.  The Park  is a sanctuary for birds and host to native flowers and trees.  The  Master Plan includes nature trails, picnic areas, exhibits, wetland ponds, preserved forest, children’s playground, lookout tower, and other unique urban features. In 2005, Tuten Park

Drew Park is a Lake Charles Favorite

Drew Park is a Lake Charles Favorite

 Drew Park  in Lake Charles LA is named after Harrison Drew .   Harrison  Drew  was a lumber merchant who came to Lake Charles from Galveston, Texas in 1878. In 1892 Drew sold his lumber industries and went into the rice business, purchasing about 14,000 acres of what was termed waste land.  He had a

Lake Charles Mardi Gras Events

Lake Charles Mardi Gras Events

MARDI GRAS SCHEDULE Mark your calendars for all the weekend Mardi Gras events leading up to  Fat Tuesday, February 21, 2012!  Government offices, City and Businesses will be closed in observance of Mardi Gras. Visit the Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Event Page for a Full list of Activities and remember that there is a new

Lake Charles Residents Enjoy the Gift of Millennium Park Re-Opening

Lake Charles Residents Enjoy the Gift of Millennium Park Re-Opening

Millennium Park topped the list to top news in the Lake area for 2011! The Rebuilding of  Shiver me Timbers Millennium Park by the Lake Charles community and corporate volunteers is complete! Lake Charles residents were shocked and saddened to awake to the news  on a Sunday morning January 9, 2011 that Millennium Park had

What Makes Lake Charles a Retiree Paradise?

What Makes Lake Charles a Retiree Paradise?

Lake Charles Louisiana is ranked #9 out of 25 best places to retire according to CNNMoney. Lake Charles residents enjoy a comfortable lifestyle and lots of activities!.  Our rich cajun heritage and festivals keep Southwest Louisiana busy year round.  Why is Lake Charles such a great place to live?  Southwest Louisiana and Lake Charles in

Rebuilding Shiver Me Timbers Park in Lake Charles

Rebuilding Shiver Me Timbers Park in Lake Charles

Shiver Me Timbers Park is being rebuilt in Lake Charles.     Last Fall  Millennium Park in Lake Charles burned to the ground in a an arson fire. The City of Lake Charles, businesses and volunteers have coordinated a task force to rebuild Millinneum Park -Shiver Me Timbers Park in Lake Charles. The park is

Lake Charles Century 21 Mike D Bono Crawfish Boil- Good Times

Lake Charles Century 21 Mike D Bono Crawfish Boil- Good Times

It’s that time of year again, when Century 21 Mike D. Bono agents take time to enjoy the annual crawfish boil with friends and family! Mr. Bill’s Seafood in Lake Charles was on hand again as caterer boiling the crawfish on site at Pinedorsa Park in Westlake This is how they get those crawfish ready