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  • Mar 6 - Mar 7
    Black Heritage Festival

    Lake Charles

    This festival brings together the cultures of Africa and Southwest Louisiana and highlights the best in the community. Celebrating diversity, culture and education, the festival is filled with legendary Zydeco, Jazz, R&B and Gospel performers.
  • Mar 6 - Mar 8
    The Craftsmen's Spring Classic Art & Craft Festival


    Hundreds of the nation’s finest artists and craftsmen gather at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds to present original works in pottery, fine art, jewelry, glass, furniture, clothing, photography, musical instruments and more. Attendees also enjoy shopping amidst the specialty foods and sampling the various items.
  • Mar 6 - Mar 8
    Kentucky Crafted: The Market


    This market features more than 200 artists offering shoppers jewelry, wearable art, home décor, furniture, paintings, books and cds with hourly performances by musicians. One day is dedicated to wholesale buyers and retail shoppers receive two days dedicated to purchasing outstanding Kentucky products.
  • Mar 6 - Mar 8
    Ponchatoula Antique Trade Days


    Children’s activities include a petting zoo, butterfly garden, train, pony rides while attendees shop from more than 200 vendors featuring cuisine, antiques, collectibles, fine arts and crafts.
  • Mar 7 - Mar 8
    Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire


    Witness armored combat, jousters, and the swirl of dancers while shopping among the merchants at this Medieval Affair!
  • Mar 7 - Jan 8
    Jerry Brown Arts Festival


    A two-day, indoor, juried art festival with items including stained glass, gourd art, broom makers, photography and paintings. It provides top-quality artists an ability to demonstrate their talents and give others an opportunity to see the creation of these art forms, often for their first time in this rural area.
  • Mar 8 - Mar 9
    Shamrock City

    Lookout Mountain

    (Also March 15-16) Get your green on for Rock City’s 7th Irish celebration and festival featuring music, food and other entertainment! See the waterfall turned green and enjoy listening to the live music! Irish food, specialty beer and Rock City’s famous fudge, with a “green” twist, are sure to be enjoyed by all!
  • Mar 13 - Mar 14
    Iowa Rabbit Festival


    Celebrating the economic and culinary impact rabbits have in Southwest Louisiana, the annual Iowa Rabbit Festival is a one-of-a-kind event, from the rabbit gumbo to crowning the new Miss Bunny. Live Music and Cook-Offs complete this event that supports the local community.
  • Mar 13 - Mar 15
    Independence Sicilian Heritage Festival


    Get the whole Sicilian experience by taking a tour at the Cultural Museum, spaghetti-eating contest, meatball toss, Italian flag throwers, Sicilian folk dance, parade, poker run, art & craft booths, games, carnival rides and continuous live entertainment.
  • Mar 14 - Mar 15
    Forsythia Festival


    An old Baton Rouge tradition, the Wearin’ of the Green Parade celebrates all things associated with St. Patrick’s Day: Irish music, community fun, and of course, the color green. Thousands line the streets to catch beads, trinkets and even vegetables, such as cabbage, to cook in their Irish stews!
  • Mar 14
    Wearin' of the Green Parade

    Baton Rouge

    This spring festival is a free, family-fun event featuring a two-day arts and crafts show, children’s fair, a 5K and one-mile fun run, sporting tournaments, fashion show, live entertainment and much more, including foods, fine arts and crafts. This year’s event will also include the Classic Car Show and turning the 5K run into a nighttime Glow Run!
  • Mar 19 - Apr 4
    International Cherry Blossom Festival


    The setting for this 33 year old festival, includes 350,000 Yoshino cherry trees in bloom, and Central City Park serves as the hub of this 10-day Festival. Activities include: concerts, parades, shopping amidst arts and crafts vendors, amusement rides, exhibits, fair food and international cuisine.
  • Mar 20 - Mar 22
    Amite Oyster Festival


    Come on over for a “shuckin’ good time” and enjoy some mouthwatering Louisiana oysters! Fun for the whole family, including carnival rides, games, arts & crafts and continuous live entertainment.
  • Mar 20 - Mar 22
    Louisiana Swamp Stomp Festival


    This festival includes free Cajun dance lessons, a Gumbo Cook-Off, arts and crafts as well as music featuring Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Pop music. Cuisine includes: gumbo, jambalaya, shrimp po-boys, etoufee, pralines and more!
  • Mar 20 - Mar 28
    2015 Chasco Fiesta

    New Port Richey

    Held on the banks of the Pithlachascotee (“Cotee”) River in New Port Richey, the festival allows visitors to witness a traditional Native American Powwow. Participants include folks from Peru, Ecuador, New Mexico and Oklahoma participating in educational activities and dance performances to showcase their culture and history.
  • Mar 22
    6th Annual Florida Beach Halfathon & 5K Race

    St. Petersburg

    At the mouth of the Tampa Bay is Ft. De Soto Park, which is home to one of America’s favorite beaches and the site of this year’s race. USATF-certified courses are run entirely on the barrier island and being it is extremely flat, with no bridges, hills or other discernible inclines. Post-race includes pasta, fruit, pastries, cold beer and live entertainment. All finishers earn the spring version of the custom running starfish medal.
  • Mar 26 - Mar 29
    Festival of Flowers


    The Festival of Flowers is the perfect place to grow your garden knowledge. Festival organizers view the event as an experience offering inspiration and education, along with the sheer delight of viewing the glorious gardens and fabulous flowers. Strolling through the spectacular displays, visitors soak up countless ideas for their own indoor and outdoor rooms.
  • Mar 27 - Mar 29
    Summerville Family YMCA 43rd Annual Flowertown Festival


    Held in Azalea Park, this free event includes, “The Taste” where attendees can sample delicious dishes from local restaurants, a farmer’s market, arts and crafts for all ages, live bands and children’s rides.
  • Mar 28
    Springtime Tallahassee


    This festival includes layers of entertainment. Kick-off the morning with one of the largest and most celebrated parades in the southeast. Following the parade, Jubilee in the Park winds its way through downtown Tallahassee offering music, food, hand-made arts and crafts, a children’s park and community entertainment.
  • Mar 28 - Apr 18
    75th Annual Columbus Spring Pilgrimage


    (Also April 6-18) Recognized as one of the best and most authentic home tours in the South, for 75 years this cultural heritage event has featured tours of resplendent antebellum mansions, gardens and churches. New and exciting programs include: Tales from the Crypt, a garden party, carriage rides, a catfish cook-off and a fay full of blues music.

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