Accommodations in Covington near Area Events
There's always something exciting happening near the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Covington, LA. Reserve your accommodations in Covington and enjoy these events during your stay:
August 31st–September 5, 2016
This huge yearly event, one of the largest pride festivals in the South, celebrates its 43rd year with live concerts, a parade and guaranteed fun.
Scrap Dat Productions
September 15-17, 2016
Scrapbooking, paper crafts, crafting and all-around fun. Come and 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 28th–October 2, 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, other delicious smoked treats and a huge arts market.
Midnight Madness Soccer Tournament
October 21-23, 2016
This Halloween soccer tournament is located at Pelican Park in Mandeville, LA.
Oct 28-30, 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
With 200 artists from more than 20 states and a juried show of original works, tent after colorful tent will be arranged along the streets of historic downtown Covington, Louisiana. Come for arts and fine crafts demonstrations, music, food and lots of activities just for kids—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.
French Quarter Festival
April 6-9, 2017
This award-winning gathering brings more than 70 food and beverage vendors to Woldenberg Riverfront Park, the Louisiana State Museum's Old US Mint and Jackson Square for a celebration of music, food and culture. This event also serves as the largest free music festival in the South, so stop by to hear rhythm and blues, contemporary jazz and more from 450 musicians.
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
April 28th–May 7, 2017
Join in this ten-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.