Calendar: Art En Blanc
White Linen Night
Each year, Hancock Whitney and the Contemporary Arts Center host an outdoor celebration of local artists in the New Orleans Arts District. Don all white while perusing the art galleries and shops along the 300 to 700 blocks of Julia Street. There will be public art displays and food and all proceeds benefit the Contemporary Arts Center.
USS KIDD’s Fourth of July Spectacular
Families and spectators of all ages can head to the USS KIDD Veterans Museum to experience wholesome, patriotic fun. The events include live music, hot dog eating contest, a parade and the “Fireworks on the Mississippi River” fireworks display at the end of the night.
Glow Greenwood is a hot air balloon festival in conjunction with the Red River Balloon Rally in Shreveport. Visitors can enjoy live music, food, rides and, of course, hot air balloons that will light up the night sky.
Prairie Tribe Festival
This annual event is a celebration of the culture of the Louisiana’s Native American tribes. Hosted by the Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe, this free event brings together many tribes from around the state to perform, share their history and celebrate their culture. Festivalgoers can experience Native American drumming, dancing lessons and educational sessions throughout the day.