Stick Horse Rodeo & Chili Cookoff

It’s not Branch Volunteer Fire Department’s first rodeo… It’s their second! This spectacular and unique fundraiser will be fun for the entire family. $5.00 entry for all 3 and older at the door (includes entry for children under 17 into rodeo events) $20.00 cook off entry fee for teams of 3 $5.00 entry for beer […]

Mardi Gras at D.I.’s Cajun Restaurant

Every year, the Tee Mamou Mardi Gras make their way through the countryside to D.I.’s Cajun Restaurant to perform for guests! The performances will take place at D.I.’s for 4 nights. On Friday, Feb. 17 at 6pm and 8pm, the women and men will run. On Saturday, Feb. 18 at 6pm and 8pm, the women […]

Mardi Gras Open House at Le Vieux Presbytère Museum

Visit Le Vieux Presbytère Museum in Church Point on Sunday, Feb. 19th from 11am-3pm. Browse the meticulously updated exhibits, including the new award-winning Mardi Gras costume display, and stick around to watch Courir de Mardi Gras parade in a prime location!  

Gal-entine Chocolate Stroll

Grab the girls and head to historic downtown Crowley for a Gal-entine Chocolate Stroll! Indulge in yummy chocolate treats and drinks when you visit participating Crowley Main Street businesses on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 10am-2pm. Enjoy free chocolate treats and beverages at 10 participating businesses: Adams Apple, Core Dance Center, Crowley Art Association, Indigo Blue, […]

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 […]

CPCDC Mardi Gras Ball

Church Point Community Development will host is annual Mardi Gras Ball fundraiser at the Church Point Community Center on February 11. Ticket includes dinner and drinks. Doors open at 6:00pm. Cajun band during cocktail hour, then music by Nik-L-Beer! General Admission tickets can be purchased online at:

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 […]