Just in time for the start of Mardi Gras and festival season in Southwest Louisiana the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau just launched their new mobile app.

It is a way for people here in Southwest Louisiana to stay in the know with events and news in the Lake area.  You can filter a search by event type, search by week, send the event you want to your calendar and set a notification and also get directions.

It's all on one app now called "Lake Charles Event App".

The tourist bureau released a video about it: