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2016-17 through 2021-22
The Atchafalaya Heritage Area has been designated by Congress as a National Heritage Area.
Remember November and experience the authentic culture of Louisiana’s Main Street communities!
Discover the music, food and fun of Main Street!
Discover downtown in one of Louisiana's 34 Main Street Communities and meet the people behind all the things that make our state great. It's a month-long celebration of food, music, art, shopping and more. But hurry, the party ends November 30.
Interconnected by culture, commerce, and an abundance of creative and natural assets, Louisiana Main Street communities host a multitude of cultural and heritage resources including archeological sites, State and National Parks, museums, and historic landmarks. Throughout the month of November, residents and visitors are encouraged to take road trips from one Main Street community to the next to experience the rich and diverse culture of Louisiana.
Culture, recreation, and tourism events include food and music festivals, antiques fairs, art and crafts shows, performances and exhibits, holiday parades, agriculture and waterways, museum and house tours. For a calendar of events, scroll to the bottom of this page.
Currently, Louisiana has 37 designated Main Street communities: Abbeville, Bastrop, Bogalusa, Clinton, Columbia, Crowley, Denham Springs. DeRidder, Donaldsonville, Eunice, Franklin, Hammond, Homer, Houma, Kenner, Leesville, Minden, Monroe, Morgan City, Natchitoches, New Iberia, New Roads, Opelousas, Plaquemine, Ponchatoula, Ruston, St. Francisville, St. Martinville, Springhill, Winnsboro, and in New Orleans Broad Street, North Rampart Street, O.C. Haley Boulevard, Old Algiers, and St. Claude Avenue.