There's always something exciting happening near the Country Inn & Suites. Reserve your accommodations in Covington and enjoy these events during your stay:
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
April 22–24, 2016 and April 28th–May 1, 2016
Join in this 10-day celebration of Louisiana heritage, uniting local foods, craft artisans and countless musicians at the Fair Grounds Race Course. You can enjoy a variety of performances, including jazz, R&B, bluegrass, zydeco, Cajun, country and rap.
Stone Creek Spring Tune Up
May 6-8, 2016
Stone Creek Spring Tune Up is a Junior spring tennis tournament being held at Stone Creek Club and Spa.
May 7-8, 2016
This domino tournament will be held at Coquille Parks and Recreation in Madisonville, LA
7th Annual Dragon Boat Races
May 14, 2016
In its 7th year, the Walgreens Greater New Orleans International Dragon Boat Festival continues to build on the growth of the sport in the southern states. Admission is free for spectators. Races will run from approximately 9:30 a.m. tor 4:00 p.m. A site map will be available two weeks before the event. Parking will be located in front of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum at 133 Mabel Drive, Madisonville, LA 70447.
Kick It 3V3 Soccer Tournament
May 14, 2016
Kick It 3v3 has been coming to New Orleans for over 10 years. Louisiana North Shore and Covington Youth Soccer brings a one-of-a-kind event to New Orleans. This is an event that has over 75 teams traveling from all over the Gulf region to participate. The tournament will be held at CYSA in Covington, LA.
LA State Soccer Tournament
May 20-22, 2016
The State Cup is the culmination of a full year of play in the Competitive 1 Division of the Louisiana Competitive Soccer League ("LCSL"). The winner of each age/gender group in the State Cup will be crowned the Louisiana State Champion. The tournament will be held at Pelican Park in Mandeville, LA.
Aces Baseball Invitational
May 21-22, 2016
This Gulf South USSSA tournament will be held in Mandeville at Mandeville Harbor Field
Adidas Memorial Day Classic
May 27-30, 2016
Adidas Summer League is the premier youth basketball tournament in the country.
Stone Creek U10 – U-12 Tournament
June 4, 2016
Big Easy Lacrosse Tournament
June 23-26, 2016
This lacrosse tournament will be held at Pelican Park in Mandeville, LA
Babe Ruth State Tournament
June 30–July 3, 2016
This baseball tournament will be held at Coquille Park in Madisonville, LA.
Essence Music Festival
June 30th–July 3, 2016
Featuring three nights of musical performances and cultural celebrations, the Essence Music Festival is the nation's largest annual gathering of African-American musicians.
August 31st–September 5, 2016
This huge, yearly event is one of the largest pride festivals in the South, celebrating its 43rd year with live concerts, a parade and guaranteed fun.
Scrap Dat Productions
September 17-19, 2016
Scrapbooking, paper crafts, crafting and all-around fun. Come be creative at their 45 hour crop, shop with vendors with the newest merch and have a great time with your friends. Located at the Castine Center in Mandeville, LA.
Louisiana Fall Classic
September 23-27, 2016
September 30th–October 4, 2016
Located at Amen Farm in Folsom, LA
Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival
October 8–9, 2016
Every year, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum pays tribute to the hand-crafted wooden boats of the Gulf Coast. Hundreds of boats will line the banks of the Tchefuncte River as 30,000+ wooden boat enthusiasts come to celebrate the wonders of wood and water.
Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival
October 14–16, 2016
Just steps from the hotel, the 10th Annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival celebrates the soul of the South in music and food, featuring music on two stages, a smorgasbord of barbeque and other delicious smoked treats and a huge arts market.
Midnight Madness Soccer Tournament
October 21–22, 2016
This Halloween soccer tournament is located at Pelican Park in Mandeville, LA.
October 28–October 30, 2016
Enjoy a taste of both national artists and local Louisiana musicians at Voodoo Experience, a three-day music and arts festival hosted by City Park.
Three Rivers Art Festival
November 12-13, 2016
See 200 artists from more than 20 states, a juried show of original works and tent after colorful tent ranged along the streets of historic downtown Covington, Louisiana. There will be arts and fine crafts demonstrations, music, food and lots of activities just for kids. The Three Rivers Art Festival—where the fun starts with art and goes on for two wonderful days.
November 26, 2016
This storied football rivalry pits the tradition-bound universities of Southern and Grambling State against each other in a competition for football glory.
Allstate Sugar Bowl
January 2, 2017
Be sure to get your tickets well in advance for this annual college football bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. This game is one of the second-oldest bowl games in the country and has been played since 1935.
Rock 'n' Roll Marathon
February 5, 2017
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon is an international event featuring participants from 50 states and 23 countries. The course includes views of the mansions along St. Charles Avenue, the historic architecture of the French Quarter, the elegant homes on Esplanade Avenue and the scenic Lake Pontchartrain shoreline.
Top Velocity Camps:
March 19th and 20th
April 2nd and 3rd
May 7th and 8th
May 21st and 22nd
June 18th and 19th
July 2nd and 3rd
July 30th and 31st
Aug 13th and 14th