Pastures of green and gleaming crawfish ponds represent the western side of St. Landry Parish, while her other half is characterized by fields of millet, rolling hills, and bayous. Use this tool to learn more about each community and find your perfect destination.
In St. Landry Parish, we like to zydeco, fais-do-do, two-step, cook, paddle the bayou, and do just about a bit of everything. Use this menu to find your favorite festival, Mardi Gras celebration, outdoor event, or music concert. Click “Featured Events” to find upcoming activities.
Embrace the story of the prairie Acadians, the traditions of the Creole community, the language of the French-speaking locals, and the rhythmic sounds of Cajun and zydeco music. It’s easy to be a local, whether you’re at a dance hall or paddling the bayous. Use this section to plan your stay.
Get cozy in a country-style cabin, bed and breakfast, modern hotel room, or at a campground. Pick your lodging style, then use the menu to find selections based on your destination and personal preferences.
Warm your soul with a cup of gumbo from our selection of Cajun and Creole eateries. Use the categories to the left to select your dining style, then pick your destination! Food & Drink also list local boudin stops, specialty meat markets, bakeries, and more.
St. Landry Parish is a wide-spread region of South Central Louisiana with countless activities and events happening in each community. Our travel experts have created a toolkit to make planning simple and easy. Here you’ll find maps of St. Landry Parish, themed itineraries, and information in both French and English.
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Opelousas' music culture is a diverse combination of zydeco, R&B, blues, neo-soul, and more. Experience it for yourself with the chill atmosphere of Arpeggio's Lounge & Event Center.