St. Landry Parish, LA

St. Landry Parish, LA

St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission | 337.948.8004 | www.cajuntravel.com

Here in the heart of Cajun Country, we host a wide range of events and activities for residents and visitors alike. Enjoy your stay in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. This printable listing of events was generated on www.cajuntravel.com!

Events


Jul 29, 2017

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337-584-2260
828 E. Landry St.
Opelousas, LA 70570

4th Annual Southwest Louisiana Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe Festival

Experience Opelousas' colorful Native American heritage with traditional dancing, drumming, arts & crafts, storytelling, food, and special guest speakers. Learn something new with lessons demonstrating traditional dance, jewelry making, and basket weaving. Bring the entire family for fun and educational kids' activities including face painting, storytelling, and a talking stick contest. This is a family friendly event, and therefore alcohol-free.

All day – Dancing by the Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe 

10am – Opening Ceremony (Blessing) Deputy Chief Merniva Broussard Francois
11am – Grand Entry + Presentation of Flags  
11:30am – Education speaker, Harvey Whitford
12pm – Lunch
3pm – Silent Auction
3:30pm – Opelousas Blacklegged Drummers 
4pm – Closing Ceremony 

Need accommodations? Visit the "Stay" page for area hotels, B&Bs, and RV Parks. 

Farmers' Market Pavilion | 10am-5pm | Free Admission 

337-584-2260
828 E. Landry St.
Opelousas, LA 70570