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!

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  • May 21, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018

    337-948-2589
    315 N. Main St.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Exploring Historic Opelousas: Black History Exhibit

    The theme of this year's Black History Month Exhibit explores the history of Opelousas and the "movers and shakers" of the African-American business community who've contributed to the local and national economy. The month-long exhibit also displays historical images and information about Opelousas' dance clubs. The towns locale made it a popular stop for traveling artists such as B.B. King, Etta James, and Sam Cooke. 

    The exhibit's opening ceremony will take place February 8, 2017 at 5:30pm 

    Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center | Visiting Hours are between 8am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday | Free Admission 

    337-948-2589
    315 N. Main St.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jun 20, 2018

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    It's thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino every Wednesday through Saturday. Come out and enjoy this fast-paced competition in the first entertainment complex in America designed to combine horse racing and casino gaming. Post time is at 5:40pm.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm | Free Admission
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    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jun 21, 2018

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    It's thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino every Wednesday through Saturday. Come out and enjoy this fast-paced competition in the first entertainment complex in America designed to combine horse racing and casino gaming. Post time is at 5:40pm.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm | Free Admission
    TripAdvisor 

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jun 22, 2018

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    It's thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino every Wednesday through Saturday. Come out and enjoy this fast-paced competition in the first entertainment complex in America designed to combine horse racing and casino gaming. Post time is at 5:40pm.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm | Free Admission
    TripAdvisor 

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jun 23, 2018

    866-472-2466
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Evangeline Mile

    Evangeline Mile is one of the exciting racing events taking place in the 53rd thoroughbred racing season at Evangeline Downs Racetrack in Opelousas, Lousiana. This season features 20-stake races for a total purse of $1,375,000. The $100,000 Evangeline Miles is a race for 3-year-olds and up taking place on the main track on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

    Evangeline Downs is a racetrack and casino in Opelousas, Louisiana. Enjoy casual and fine-dining, Cajun and zydeco performances, quarterhorse and thoroughbred races, 1,300 slot machines, and deluxe rooms and suites at Evangeline Downs Hotel.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm

    866-472-2466
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jun 23, 2018

    337-482-6350
    978 Kennerson Rd.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Creoles of South Louisiana Release Party

    The University of Louisiana at UL Press is hosting a book signing and Q&A with Dr. Elista Istre author of Creoles of South Louisiana Three Centuries Strong. In her new book. Dr. Istre invites readers to enter the Creole world - a place where cooks tempt taste buds with gumbo and crawfish, storytellers mesmerize young and old with tales tied to three continents, and musicians and dancers pulsate to the rhythms of accordions and rubboards. 

    This event will take place at 2pm at the St. Landry Parish Visitor Center in Opelousas, LA. This state-of-the-art facility is an award-winning sustainable information center just off Interstate 49 at Exit 23. The staff offers guided tours of the prairie habitat and center which houses original artwork and the new Amédé Ardoin Commemorative.  

    St. Landry Parish Visitor Center | 2pm | Free Admission 


    337-482-6350
    978 Kennerson Rd.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jun 23, 2018

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    It's thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino every Wednesday through Saturday. Come out and enjoy this fast-paced competition in the first entertainment complex in America designed to combine horse racing and casino gaming. Post time is at 5:40pm.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm | Free Admission
    TripAdvisor 

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jun 23, 2018

    337-948-6263.
    828 E. Landry St.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Kids Zydeco Fit & Fitness

    Kids can learn basic zydeco dance steps with seasoned CuRobiks Trainer, Eva Noel every Saturday morning in Opelousas, LA during the month of June. Zydeco dancing is a fun physical activity, plus participants will also learn a variety of line dances to zydeco and country songs. These fitness and dance lessons are free and open to the public and take place at the Opelousas Farmers' Market Pavilion. Participants are encouraged to bring a towel and a bottle of water. Children must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

    This program is hosted by Opelousas Tourism.  

    Farmers' Market Pavilion | 9am-10am | Free Admission

    337-948-6263.
    828 E. Landry St.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jun 27, 2018

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    It's thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino every Wednesday through Saturday. Come out and enjoy this fast-paced competition in the first entertainment complex in America designed to combine horse racing and casino gaming. Post time is at 5:40pm.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm | Free Admission
    TripAdvisor 

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jun 28, 2018

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    It's thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino every Wednesday through Saturday. Come out and enjoy this fast-paced competition in the first entertainment complex in America designed to combine horse racing and casino gaming. Post time is at 5:40pm.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm | Free Admission
    TripAdvisor 

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jun 29, 2018

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    It's thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino every Wednesday through Saturday. Come out and enjoy this fast-paced competition in the first entertainment complex in America designed to combine horse racing and casino gaming. Post time is at 5:40pm.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm | Free Admission
    TripAdvisor 

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jun 30, 2018

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    337-351-3902
    103 Lebeau Church Rd.
    Lebeau, LA 71345

    28th Annual Lebeau Zydeco Festival

    All zydeco music, ALL day long at the Lebeau Zydeco Festival. From the place that gave us zydeco hits like, "Don't Mess With My Toot Toot" comes an annual celebration of the genre and its roots in the Creole community. Located on the grounds of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lebeau, this festival was made for the fans, featuring the most popular zydeco music bands in South Louisiana. Bring a dancing partner, maybe a lawn chair, and an appetite. The festival is famous for its pork backbone dinners! 

    No BBQ pits, ATVs, glass containers or ice chests/coolers allowed. This festival is held fourth of July weekend. 

    Music Line-Up 
    12pm-2pm - Horace Trahan & The Ossun Express
    2pm-4pm - Jeremy Fruge & The Zydeco Hot Boyz 
    4pm-6pm - Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie
    6pm-8pm - Step Rideau & The Zydeco Outlaws
    8pm-10pm - Lil' Nate & The Zydeco Big Timers 

    Immaculate Conception Catholic Church | 11am | Adults $12 | Children 11 and under get in free

    337-351-3902
    103 Lebeau Church Rd.
    Lebeau, LA 71345

  • Jun 30, 2018

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    It's thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino every Wednesday through Saturday. Come out and enjoy this fast-paced competition in the first entertainment complex in America designed to combine horse racing and casino gaming. Post time is at 5:40pm.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm | Free Admission
    TripAdvisor 

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jun 30, 2018

    337-948-6263.
    828 E. Landry St.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Kids Zydeco Fit & Fitness

    Kids can learn basic zydeco dance steps with seasoned CuRobiks Trainer, Eva Noel every Saturday morning in Opelousas, LA during the month of June. Zydeco dancing is a fun physical activity, plus participants will also learn a variety of line dances to zydeco and country songs. These fitness and dance lessons are free and open to the public and take place at the Opelousas Farmers' Market Pavilion. Participants are encouraged to bring a towel and a bottle of water. Children must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

    This program is hosted by Opelousas Tourism.  

    Farmers' Market Pavilion | 9am-10am | Free Admission

    337-948-6263.
    828 E. Landry St.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jul 04, 2018

    337-566-2322
    562 Front St.
    Krotz Springs, LA 70750

    Fireworks on the River

    The town of Krotz Springs is observing their 100th anniversary with fireworks on the river. Bring your lawn chairs and plan to spend the evening in a family atmosphere. Prior to the fireworks, we will enjoy live music by JC Melancon & The Bayou Rock Band. There will be fun jumps for the kids, and food and refreshments will be served. Ice chests are permitted, but no bottles please. We will cap off the evening with a great fireworks display complete with patriotic music at dusk.

    Nall Park | 6:30pm | Free Admission

    337-566-2322
    562 Front St.
    Krotz Springs, LA 70750


  • Jul 04, 2018

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    337-457-7389
    461 Sittig St.
    Eunice, LA 70535

    Fourth of July Fireworks Show

    Hosted by the City of Eunice, this year's display will be bigger and better than ever. For almost 30 years, the former Mayor and licensed pyrotechnic, Kenneth Peart, orchestrates a 30-minute spectacular display of fireworks. Bring the entire family out to enjoy the show. Parking is available at the Complex.

    Eunice Recreation Complex | 9pm | Free Admission

    337-457-7389
    461 Sittig St.
    Eunice, LA 70535

  • Jul 04, 2018

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    It's thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino every Wednesday through Saturday. Come out and enjoy this fast-paced competition in the first entertainment complex in America designed to combine horse racing and casino gaming. Post time is at 5:40pm.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm | Free Admission
    TripAdvisor 

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jul 05, 2018

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    It's thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino every Wednesday through Saturday. Come out and enjoy this fast-paced competition in the first entertainment complex in America designed to combine horse racing and casino gaming. Post time is at 5:40pm.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm | Free Admission
    TripAdvisor 

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jul 06, 2018

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    It's thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino every Wednesday through Saturday. Come out and enjoy this fast-paced competition in the first entertainment complex in America designed to combine horse racing and casino gaming. Post time is at 5:40pm.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm | Free Admission
    TripAdvisor 

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Jul 07, 2018

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    It's thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino every Wednesday through Saturday. Come out and enjoy this fast-paced competition in the first entertainment complex in America designed to combine horse racing and casino gaming. Post time is at 5:40pm.

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino | 5:40pm | Free Admission
    TripAdvisor 

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570