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Eunice 125th Anniversary Celebration

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Eunice 125-year Anniversary, Eunice, Louisiana

The City of Eunice, known for its traditional Cajun Country Mardi Gras, is having its Quasguicentennial or 125-year anniversary. The event, occurring on Saturday, September 14th, will include the opening of their Centennial Time Capsule, local Cajun music and zydeco bands, Cajun food cook-off, food booths and food truck vendors, arts and crafts, and a car show.

Eunice is also home to Clovis Crawfish, a beloved character in Mary Alice Fontenot’s children books. Fontenot wrote about the adventures of Clovis from 1961 till her death in 2003 at the age of 93. In honor of her contributions, the central highlight of this 125-year anniversary is the unveiling of the Clovis Crawfish Statue.

Schedule of Events

10:00am-10:30am | North Second Street Parade

10:30am | $12,500 Dice ROLL Table Game

10:30am-6:00pm | Car, Truck, Motorbike Show – Park Avenue Boulevard

10:00am-6:00pm | City of Eunice Drink Booth

10:00am-6:00pm | Arts & Crafts South Second in front of Library & Liberty Theater

10:00am | Food Booths & Food Truck, 300 South Second Street City Hall Parking Lot

10:00am | Cajun Rice & Gravy Cook-Off Competition, City Hall Parking Lot

Boudin Eating Competition

12:00pm | Recognition of Officials and local notable people

12:30pm | Opening of Centennial Time Capsule, Park Avenue Boulevard

2:00pm | Cook-Off Awards

3:00pm | Depot Museum unveiling of Clovis Crawfish Statue

Live Music Schedule

10:00am-12:00pm | Fred Charlie & Friends, Band on the Boulevard

1:00pm-3:00pm | Kyle Huval, Band on the Boulevard

4:00pm-6:00pm | Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, Band on the Boulevard

6:00pm | Cajun Dance Contest

6:00pm-8:00pm | Pine Leaf Boys, Liberty Theater

6:00pm | Chris Savoy, LSU Game Tailgate, South Second Street