Things to Do Around Acadiana: October/November 2013

Gatherings, carnivals and activities around Acadiana.

Roberts Cove Germanfest

 OCTOBER   

1-5     Beaureguard Parish Fair. Beaureguard Parish Fairgrounds, DeRidder. (337) 462-3135.

4-5    Opelousas Spice & Music Festival. South City Park, Opelousas. (337) 948-5227.

4-6     Tour de Teche IV – Louisiana’s Paddle Adventure Canoe Race.

        Port Barre to Berwick Civic Complex, Berwick. (337) 394-6232.

5     14th Annual Franklin Merchants Association Harvest Moon Festival.

        Main Street, Franklin. (337) 828-3706.

5     Caddyshack Golf Tournament. Atchafalaya Golf Course, Patterson.

        (985) 395-4653.

5-6     Roberts Cove Germanfest. Roberts Cove, Rayne.  

        info@robertscovegermanfest.com.

6     Berwick Lighthouse Festival. Front Street, Berwick. (985) 384-8858.

7     South Central Industrial Association Golf Tournament.

        Atchafalaya Golf Course, Patterson. (985) 395-4653.

8-13     Cotton Festival. Ville Platte Cotton Festival Fairgrounds, Ville Platte. (337) 563-6367.

9-12     Jefferson Davis Parish Fair. Jefferson Davis Parish Fairgrounds,
        Jennings. (337) 581-3135.

12     3rd Annual Hoodstock. Morgan City. (985) 255-0896.

10-12     Atchafalaya Catfish Festival. Melville Civic Center, Melville. (337) 623-4226.

11-13     Festival Acadiens et Creoles. Girard Park, Lafayette. info@festivalsacadiens.com

11-13     Louisiana Cattle Festival. Downtown Abbeville. (337) 652-0646.

11-13     Louisiana Gumbo Festival of Chackbay. Fairgrounds, 326 LA 304,
        Chackbay. (985) 633-2828.

11-13.     World Championship Gumbo Cook-off. Bouligny Plaza, New Iberia. (337) 364-1836.

17-19     Rice Festival. Downtown Crowley. (337) 783-3067.

17     10th Annual Taste of Southern Louisiana Festival.

        Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma. (985) 851-1020.

19     Ragley Heritage & Timber Festival. 6715 LA 12, Ragley. (337) 661-3657.

19     Tailgating Cook-off & Fais Do Do. Loreauville Park, Loreauville. (337) 577-3852.

19     La Fete d’Ecologie. Lake End Park, Morgan City. (985) 447-0868.

19-20    3rd Annual Atchafalaya Championship Golf Tournment, Atchafalaya Golf
        Course, Patterson. (985) 395-4653.

25-26    Black Pot Festival. Acadian Village, Lafayette. (800) 346-1958.

26    Sweet Dough Pie Festival. St. Charles Borromeo Church, Grand Couteau.

        (337) 662-3058.

26    14th Annual Franklin Merchants Association Harvest Moon Festival.

        Main Street, Franklin. (337) 828-3706.

26    New Iberia Beneath the Balconies. 317 E. Main St. to 102 W. Main St.,
        New Iberia. (337) 364-1603.

26-27    Cajun Village Fall Festival. Cajun Village, Sorrento. (225) 675-5572.

26-27    Yellow Leaf Arts Festival. Parker Park, St. Francisville. (225) 635-3873.

26-27    Fall Arts & Crafts Festival. Oak Alley Plantation, Vacherie. (225) 265-2157.

26-28    Louisiana Yambilee Festival. Yambille Fairgrounds, Opelousas. (337) 948-8848.


Festival Acadiens et Creoles photo courtesy of David Simpson
 

NOVEMBER


1-3     Louisiana Swine Festival. Basile Town Park, Basile. (337) 230-1479.

1-3     21st Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar. 788 N. Union St., Opelousas. (877) 948-8004.

2     Southdown Marketplace Arts & Crafts Festival. 1028 Museum Drive, Houma.

        (985) 851-0154.

2     Great Chili Challenge. 300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia. (337) 365-9303.

2     Singles for Dollars Horseshoe Pitching Tournament. Kemper Williams Park,
        Patterson. (985) 385-3858.

2     Acadiana Walk to Cure Diabetes. River Ranch – Town Square, Lafayette.

        (866) 932-9511.

2-3     Giant Omelette Celebration. Historic Downtown Abbeville. (337) 344-9232.

2-3     Shadows Civil War Encampment. 317 E. Main St., New Iberia. (337) 369-6446.

2-3     Acadiana Barrel Race Association; Bayou Classic. 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212),
        New Iberia. (337) 365-7539.

6-10     41st Rayne Frog Festival. 206 Frog Festival Drive, Rayne. (337) 334-2332.

7-10     28th Annual Port Barre Cracklin Festival. 504 Saizan Ave., Port Barre. (337) 585-6673.

8     “If Headstones Could Talk …” Cemetery Tour. 231 S. Main St., Abbeville. (337) 740-2112.

8-10     Cut Off Youth Center Fair. 205 W. 79th St., Cut Off. (985) 632-7616.

8-10     1st St. Martinville Catfish Festival. Catfish Heaven Campground, St. Martinville.

        (337) 394-2233.


Louisiana Swine Festival

8     Big Boy’s Main Street Cook-Off. Downtown Thibodaux. (985) 431-9886.

9     Atchafalaya Basin Festival. Henry Guidry Park, Henderson. (337) 205-2443.

9     Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market. 409 E. Main St., Delcambre. (337) 981-2364.

9     Thibodaux Fall Festival. Downtown Thibodaux. (985) 446-1187.

9     Southern Soul Food Showdown. 7304 E. Hwy. 90, Jeanerette. (337) 365-8185.

9     Great Bayou Teche Dog Paddle. Down Bayou Teche at Parc des Ponts de Pont
        Breaux in Breaux Bridge. (337) 394-6232.

9    Rootstock. Beaver Park Baseball Fields, Lafayette. www.lafolkroots.org 
   
9-10    Family FunFest & 5K Run. 7856 Main St., Houma. (985) 873-9622.

9-10    Destrehan Plantation Festival. 13034 River Road, Destrehan. (985) 764-9315.

11    Veteran’s Day Memorial Ceremony. 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. (337) 365-1428.

16    El Festival Espanol de Nueva Iberia. 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. (337) 369-2330.

16-17    National Barrel Race Association. 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia.

        (337) 365-7539.

        Noel Acadien au Village. 20 Greenleaf Drive, Lafayette. (337) 981-2364.
 

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