Lejeune Cove Courir de Mardi Gras

A very old, very traditional Courir de Mardi Gras that takes place in the rural area north of Iota, known as Lejeune Cove. Traditional foods are served including gumbo, syrup pies, boudin, and more. If you would like more information or are interested in taking part, please call our office.

The Church Point Chicken Run

A brand new Creole tradition in Church Point! The Church Point Chicken Run will take place at the Community Center Pavilion in Church Point. Music by Keith Frank and Geno Delafosse. Gates open at 1pm, showtime at 3pm. Plenty of food, music, drinks, and activities for the kids!

Lundi Gras Street Dance

The annual Lundi Gras Street Dance will take place at the Veterans Memorial Pavilion in Iota on Monday, February 20. This is a free event with live entertainment and lots of dancing! BBQ burgers and cold drinks will be sold. 6pm-8pm: The Eighties Experience 9pm: Appearance from Tee Mamou Mardi Gras 8:30-11:30: Colby Latiolais & […]

Rayne Mardi Gras Parade & Cookoff

The Rayne Chamber of Commerce celebrates the Mardi Gras Season with their parade and Southern Style Cookoff. The Parade starts at 3:00PM and the cookoff will follow. Sampling for the Cookoff will be from 3:45PM – 6:00PM. A $5 sampling fee will be charged and will include a People’s Choice ticket to vote for your […]

Carnival D’Acadie

Join the City of Crowley for their annual Mardi Gras celebration, taking place in historic downtown Crowley! Bands begin at 10am. Parade begins at 2pm. Band Lineup: 10am-11:30am – Wayne Singleton 12pm-1:30pm – Swampland Revival 3pm-4:30pm – Adam Leger Band 5pm-7pm – Dustin Sonnier VENDOR SPOTS AVAILABLE! CONTACT CITY HALL (337-788-4100) FOR PARADE AND VENDOR […]

Maison Daboval Presents A Great Gatsby Roaring ’20s New Year’s Eve Affair

Travel back in time to the Roaring ’20s as Maison Daboval of the historic downtown district of Rayne hosts a lavish Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve affair. The event begins with a photo opportunity, as well as a tour of the landmark 130-year-old home, then proceeds to the main affair. Tickets include a cocktail hour, dinner, […]

Eve of the Eve: Under the Grand Sea

The historic Grand Opera House of the South is hosting its annual black-tie fundraiser Friday, December 30th from 7:30-11pm! This year’s theme is “Under the Grand Sea.” $100 per person (includes one free cocktail) Lots of Great Food, Libations, Entertainment and More Silent Auction Cash Bar Music by the Chee-Weez 

Amanda Shaw at the Grand Opera House

Amanda Shaw at the Grand Opera House in Acadia

Energetic Louisiana fiddler Amanda Shaw blazes trails with her clever songwriting and exciting performances. With over 20 years of experience, Shaw captivates audiences of all sizes – from intimate listening rooms to national television audiences. Shaw blends authentic Cajun culture with endearing local charm, delivering shows that burst with Louisiana flavor. Get your tickets now!

Estherwood October Fête

Estherwood OctoberFete in Acadia

The Village of Estherwood is hosting its 2nd annual October Fête on October 8th, 2022, all proceeds benefit the parks in Estherwood! Enjoy music by DJ Bad Weather, Damon Troy (10am-1pm), and Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin’ Cajuns (3pm-5pm). Get your fill on all-you-can-eat gumbo at the Gumbo Cook-Off, compete in the Corn-Hole Tournament, and […]

Iota Fall Fest

Iota Fall Fest in Acadia

The Little Town with the Big Heart is once again hosting its annual Fall Fest from 2pm-11pm! There will be a full music lineup, kid-friendly activities, food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, a jambalaya cook-off, and plenty of fun and dancing! If you are interested in being a food vendor for this event, please download […]