Come enjoy the unique attractions, delicious cuisine and comfortable accommodations to make your visit unforgettable! Located in southeast Louisiana between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Tangipahoa Parish is home to the Strawberry Capital of the World and the premier destination for thriving annual festivals that reflect our diverse cultural makeup.
The Tangipahoa Parish Fair was created in 1888 and is the oldest fair in Louisiana. In early October, you can enjoy lots of family-friendly entertainment, food and live music.
Starting the first of November, the Louisiana Renaissance Festival is one of the most unique festivals in Tangipahoa Parish. Take a trip back in time to the 14th century with many authentic professional performers and over 50 shows, a theme park, shopping destination and educational experience! Every weekend in November through December 8th.
Spring is festival season here, but we love to celebrate life year-round. Strawberry Festival, Oyster Festival, Italian Festival and Sicilian Festival are just a few of the great celebrations that you can enjoy here.
In Tangipahoa Parish we are known for our seafood and southern favorites but we have much more to offer. We house a number of Cajun, Creole, Italian, Hispanic, Mexican, and Asian award-winning restaurants. With such a variety of eateries, you are always guaranteed to be satisfied.
Whether you’re looking to visit one of our historic museums, grab a bite to eat at our amazing restaurants, or attend an exciting local event, there’s always something to do here in Louisiana’s Tangipahoa Parish! Embark on a wild interactive adventure at the Global Wildlife Center. You and your family can get up close and personal with animals such as giraffes, zebras, red kangaroos, camels, bison and llamas.
Plan your vacation with us and enjoy all that Tangipahoa has to offer! For a full calendar of events visit us at tangitourism.com on Facebook, or call us for information or a travel guide.
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Local: (985) 542-7520