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. Come out and enjoy some music by DJ Bad Weather, Damon Troy, and Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin’ Cajuns. There will be a Gumbo Cook-Off, Corn-Hole Tournament, food and craft vendors, fun jumps, tractor 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 […]

IRF Rice and Gravy Cook Off

Rice Festival Rice & Gravy Cookoff

Check out the 3rd Annual Rice & Gravy Cook-Off at the Wells Fargo Building in Downtown Crowley. Gates open at 11am. $5 all you can eat! (Children 4 and under are free). Sign up teams for $120 (includes t-shirt). For more information, check in with Cook-Off Chairperson, Jeremy Spell at 337-581-7849.

International Rice Festival Poker Run

International Rice Fest Poker Run

Kick Off to the 85th International Rice Festival Saturday, September 10, 2022 Rice Palace Exit 80, Crowley La Registration begins @ 8:00AM Riders leave @, 9:30AM (Ride will end at Cest Bon in Mermentau) Winning Hand: 2 All Access passes for Saturday of festival, 2 Rice Festival T-Shirts & Bag of Rice (All Access Passes […]

A Salute to Conway & Loretta at the Grand Opera House

Opera House in Acadia - Conway & Loretta

The grandchildren of famed duo Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty have taken to the road to honor their grandparents in an intimate evening of music and storytelling. Tayla Lynn and Tre Twitty have seen great success with their Tribute to Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty. Though Tayla Lynn and Tre Twitty are singing their grandparent’s […]

Roberts Cove German Festival

German Fest Acadia

Held on the grounds of the St. Leo Catholic Church, the Roberts Cove Germanfest is unique in that this cultural event takes place in a small community whose roots are of German origin and is situated in the middle of “Cajun Country.” The two-day event provides activities for all ages. The central theme is expressed […]

85th Annual International Rice Festival

International Rice Festival in Acadia

The International Rice Festival is one of Louisiana’s oldest and largest agricultural festivals. The first festival was held on October 5, 1937 as the National Rice Festival; it was renamed the “International Rice Festival” in 1946 when the festival was resumed after a hiatus during World War II. The celebration is held to honor the […]

History Alive! Guided Tour

History Alive in Acadia

The History Alive! Guided Tour of Historic Downtown Crowley is BACK! The event takes visitors for a guided walking tour down Historic Main Street. Be entertained with the stories of Crowley’s founding fathers, discover little known facts, and learn how Crowley Main Street grew and evolved into the community we know and love today! Tours […]