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October 2018

October 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Halloween Art & Nature Fest – link redirected

Atelier de la Nature, 1050 Andrew Gautreaux Road
Arnaudville, LA 70512 United States
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Free
Native Prairie

Is there anything spookier than bugs? This Halloween, get inspired by natural Louisiana landscapes at the Halloween Art & Nature Festival. There will be plenty of fun and equally educational activities for both kids and adults. The grown-ups can learn the art of making craft beer or the chemistry of spooky soap making, while kids can do bug portraits and pumpkin decorating. Whether you're a mad scientist, crazy chemists, or an artist, there's a little something for everyone. For the entire lists of activities, see below. Atelier de la Nature aims to [...]

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January 2019

January 26 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm 13th Annual Gumbo Cook-Off

Downtown Opelousas, 521 East Landry Street
Opelousas, LA 70570 United States
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$50.00
Gumbo Cook-Off in Opelousas, Louisiana

In Louisiana, we argue about who's got the best gumbo more than we do politics or religion! Here's your chance to decide who's is best at the Annual Gumbo Cook-Off, a festival and fundraiser hosted by the Gumbo Foundation. Click the button below to learn more.

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February 2019

February 23 @ 8:30 am Here’s the Beef Cook-Off

Yambilee Ag Arena, 1939 West Landry Street
Opelousas, LA 70570 United States
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$15.00
Here's the Beef, Opelousas, Louisiana

Calling all carnivores, foodies, and chefs! You get to be the food critic at the Annual Here's the Beef Cook-Off in Opelousas, Louisiana. The first Sunday in March, pit masters and area chefs prepare their best beef dishes. Click the button below to learn more.

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March 2019

March 1 - March 5 Eunice Mardi Gras Celebration

Free

This unique five-day celebration is not your typical idea of Mardi Gras with beads and doubloons. In Eunice, Louisiana, festival goers chase chickens, dance in the street, romp around in silly costumes. Click the button below to learn more.

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March 2 @ 8:30 pm - March 3 @ 8:00 pm Lil’ Nate Zydeco Parade & Chicken Run

Yambilee Building, 1939 West Landry Street
Opelousas, LA 70570 United States
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Free

Every year, Lil' Nate and his zydeco "krewe" host a huge party during Mardi Gras weekend in Opelousas, Louisiana. Get your dose of zydeco music and experience a traditional chicken run. Click the button below to learn more.

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March 5 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm Courir de Mardi Gras & Chicken Run

Northwest Community Center, 501 Samuel Drive
Eunice, LA 70535 United States
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$30.00
Courir de Mardi Gras, Eunice, Louisiana

Looking for something new and exciting this carnival season? Check out the traditional Courir de Mardi Gras & Chicken Run in Eunice, Louisiana. This Mardi Gras celebration is nothing like parades you see in the city, but instead, a procession of people in whimsical costumes, romping around the countryside. Click the button below to learn more.

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March 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm World Championship Crawfish Étouffée Cook-Off

Northwest Community Center Pavilion, 501 Samuel Drive
Eunice, LA 70535 United States
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Free
World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cook-Off in Eunice, Louisiana

Taste the best crawfish étouffée in the world and vote for your favorite at this family-friendly event! There are things for the whole family to do including a petting zoo and fun jumps for the kids with live music and dancing for the adults. Click the button below to learn more.

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April 2019

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Congé

Academy of the Sacred Heart, 1821 Academy Road
Grand Coteau, LA 70541 United States
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Congé, Academy of the Sacred Heart, Grand Coteau, LA

At this family-friendly event, you can expect carnival games, train rides, and a petting zoo for the kids with music and auction items for the adults.

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April 26 @ 5:00 pm - April 28 @ 5:00 pm Étouffée Festival

St. John Francis Regis Church, 370 Main Street
Arnaudville, LA 70512 United States
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Free
Annual Étouffée Festival in Arnaudville, Louisiana

Sample one of Louisiana's most iconic dishes, Étouffée, at the Mayor's Cook-Off. Click the button below to learn more.

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May 2019

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunset Herb & Garden Festival

Sunset Festival Grounds, 240 Marie Street
Sunset, LA 70584 United States
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$5.00
Annual Celebration of Herbs & Gardens in Sunset, Louisiana

Meet the experts and shop for fresh herbs, native plants, trees, shrubs, and more. Also find original artwork, herbal body products, and yard decor. Click the button below to learn more.

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May 23 - May 26 Annual Krotz Springs Sportsmen’s Heritage Festival

Nall Park, 562 Front Street
Krotz Springs, LA 70750 United States
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Free
Krotz Springs Sportsmens Heritage Festival in Krotz Springs, Louisiana

Voted Best New Event for 2013 by the Louisiana Association of Fairs & Festivals. The mission of this cultural event is to promote the wetlands and woodlands that surround the community of Krotz Springs and the Atchafalaya River. Click the button below for more information.

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June 2019

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm 37th Annual Juneteenth Folklife Celebration

Farmers Market Pavilion, 828 East Landry Street
Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
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Juneteenth Folklife Celebration, Opelousas, Louisiana

Celebrate the African American culture of St. Landry Parish while honoring the date when Texas slaves first heard the news of their freedom with live zydeco music by Geno Delafose and Goldman Thibodeaux. There will also be traditional Native American dancing by the Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe.

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