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!

Events

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  • Apr 26, 2017

    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

  • Apr 27, 2017

    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

  • Apr 28, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017

    337-754-5912
    370 Main St.
    Arnaudville, LA 70512

    32nd Annual Étouffée Festival

    Étouffée is a "smothered" dish and a favorite among locals, enough to stir up some friendly rivalry. Get a taste of the competition at the Mayor's Cook-off, which will feature a diverse variety of étouffées including crawfish, seafood, vegetable, and even wild game! Festivities include carnival rides, award winning bands, bingo, Cash-n-Carry store, various vendor booths, an auto show and, of course, étouffée! This festival is held the fourth weekend of April, every year. 

    Friday, April 28
    7:30pm-9:30pm – Gregg Martinez & The Delta Kings
    10pm-12pm – Krossfyre

    Saturday, April 29
    12pm-2pm – Pepper Jelly
    2:30pm-4:30pm – Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band
    5pm-7pm – Danny Collet 
    7:30pm-9pm – Kaleb Olivier Band
    10pm-12pm – Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie

    Sunday, April 30
    12:30pm-2:30pm – Jamie Bergeron & The Kickin' Cajuns
    3pm-5pm – Don Rich & the Don Rich Band  

    St. John Francis Regis Church | Free Admission | Friday 5pm-12am | Saturday 11am-12am | Sunday 11am-5pm

    337-754-5912
    370 Main St.
    Arnaudville, LA 70512

  • Apr 28, 2017

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    337-948-6263/800-424-5442
    828 E. Landry St.
    Opelousas, Louisiana 70570

    Music & Market Spring Series

    Friday evening pick up fresh, homegrown produce, and listen to live, regional music at Music & Market in historic Opelousas. In addition to the musical entertainment, Music & Market will spotlight a vegetable and/or agriculture commodity. Samples will be available. Concert-goers are welcome to bring lawn chairs for seating. Ice chests will not be allowed. 

    April 21 – Patrick Henry and the Liberation Band | Mustard Greens 
    April 28 –
    Courthouse Square Edition featuring Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas | Pralines 
    May 5 – 
    Rusty Metoyer and The Zydeco Krush | Turnips 
    May 12 –
    The August Heat Band | Cucumber
    May 19 – 
    La Recolte | Squash

    Farmers' Market Pavilion | 5:30pm-8:30pm
    Courthouse Square Location:  118 S. Court St., Opelousas, LA 70570

    Want more festivals and events? Sign up to receive for our E-Newsletter featuring a calendar of events! 

    337-948-6263/800-424-5442
    828 E. Landry St.
    Opelousas, Louisiana 70570

  • Apr 28, 2017

    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

  • Apr 29, 2017

    337-662-3276
    832 Napoleon Ave.
    Sunset, LA 70584

    Sunrise Saturdays in Sunset Farmers' Market

    Find fresh local produce and artisan food producers every Saturday. While you're visiting Sunset, check out local art galleries, antique malls, and shops. Local artists work with everything from gourds to fused glass, and several antique shops specialize in mid-century items and kitchen ware. 

    The grounds at Water Oak Farms | 8am-12pm

    337-662-3276
    832 Napoleon Ave.
    Sunset, LA 70584

  • Apr 29, 2017

    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

  • May 03, 2017

    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

  • May 04, 2017

    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

  • May 05, 2017

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    337-948-6263/800-424-5442
    828 E. Landry St.
    Opelousas, Louisiana 70570

    Music & Market Spring Series

    Friday evening pick up fresh, homegrown produce, and listen to live, regional music at Music & Market in historic Opelousas. In addition to the musical entertainment, Music & Market will spotlight a vegetable and/or agriculture commodity. Samples will be available. Concert-goers are welcome to bring lawn chairs for seating. Ice chests will not be allowed. 

    April 21 – Patrick Henry and the Liberation Band | Mustard Greens 
    April 28 –
    Courthouse Square Edition featuring Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas | Pralines 
    May 5 – 
    Rusty Metoyer and The Zydeco Krush | Turnips 
    May 12 –
    The August Heat Band | Cucumber
    May 19 – 
    La Recolte | Squash

    Farmers' Market Pavilion | 5:30pm-8:30pm
    Courthouse Square Location:  118 S. Court St., Opelousas, LA 70570

    Want more festivals and events? Sign up to receive for our E-Newsletter featuring a calendar of events! 

    337-948-6263/800-424-5442
    828 E. Landry St.
    Opelousas, Louisiana 70570

  • May 05, 2017

    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

  • May 06, 2017

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    337-662-3542
    Marie St.
    Sunset, LA 70584

    21st Annual Celebration of Herbs & Gardens

    Everything for the garden enthusiast including plants, fresh herbs, herbal products, pottery, garden art and informative presentations. Refuel with a fried pie from Louisiana Pie Peddlers, boudin from Janise's Super Market, or a bowl of jambalaya. Save room for dessert, Cajun confections will be on sale such handmade Cajun sweet dough pies and Gateau Na Na.

    First-timers, we suggest bringing a wagon to load up. Also, just a reminder, the early bird gets the worm!  

    Celebration of Herbs and Gardens is held the first Saturday in May every year and is hosted by the Sunset Garden Club.

    Need overnight accommodations? Visit our "Stay" page for a list of hotels, RV parks, and B&Bs! 

    9am-4pm | Rain Date is Sunday, May 7 | $5 Admission | 6 and Under Free | No pets or ice chests, please

    337-662-3542
    Marie St.
    Sunset, LA 70584

  • May 06, 2017

    337-662-3276
    832 Napoleon Ave.
    Sunset, LA 70584

    Sunrise Saturdays in Sunset Farmers' Market

    Find fresh local produce and artisan food producers every Saturday. While you're visiting Sunset, check out local art galleries, antique malls, and shops. Local artists work with everything from gourds to fused glass, and several antique shops specialize in mid-century items and kitchen ware. 

    The grounds at Water Oak Farms | 8am-12pm

    337-662-3276
    832 Napoleon Ave.
    Sunset, LA 70584

  • May 06, 2017

    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

  • May 10, 2017

    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

  • May 11, 2017

    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

  • May 12, 2017

    337-948-8004
    118 S. Court Street
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Sound Places On The Square

    As part of the Opelousas Sound Places Project, join the City of Opelousas for lunch for a special, pop-up performance by WindSync. While you're there, view the public art project fiddle mania, and grab something tasty for lunch from one of the local vendors. 

    Hailed by the Houston Chronicle as “revolutionary chamber musicians,” WindSync is a fresh and energetic wind quintet internationally recognized for dramatic and engaging interpretations of classical music. 

    Sound Places is a creative placemaking program centered around the performing arts. This pilot program, developed by Chamber Music America (CMA), the Louisiana Division of the Arts (LDOA), and Project for Public Spaces (PPS), with support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), along with the WindSync ensemble, strives to engage in meaningful ways with the civic fabric of Louisiana’s Cultural Districts.

    Courthouse Square | 12pm | Free Admission  

    337-948-8004
    118 S. Court Street
    Opelousas, LA 70570

  • May 12, 2017

    More Photos

    337-948-6263/800-424-5442
    828 E. Landry St.
    Opelousas, Louisiana 70570

    Music & Market Spring Series

    Friday evening pick up fresh, homegrown produce, and listen to live, regional music at Music & Market in historic Opelousas. In addition to the musical entertainment, Music & Market will spotlight a vegetable and/or agriculture commodity. Samples will be available. Concert-goers are welcome to bring lawn chairs for seating. Ice chests will not be allowed. 

    April 21 – Patrick Henry and the Liberation Band | Mustard Greens 
    April 28 –
    Courthouse Square Edition featuring Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas | Pralines 
    May 5 – 
    Rusty Metoyer and The Zydeco Krush | Turnips 
    May 12 –
    The August Heat Band | Cucumber
    May 19 – 
    La Recolte | Squash

    Farmers' Market Pavilion | 5:30pm-8:30pm
    Courthouse Square Location:  118 S. Court St., Opelousas, LA 70570

    Want more festivals and events? Sign up to receive for our E-Newsletter featuring a calendar of events! 

    337-948-6263/800-424-5442
    828 E. Landry St.
    Opelousas, Louisiana 70570

  • May 12, 2017

    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

  • May 13, 2017

    337-948-5227
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Spring Along Main Street

    Visit downtown Opelousas for a special musical performance and several artist vendors and workshops as part of the Opelousas Sound Places Project.  

    10am – Performance by WindSync followed by children's activities 
    Opelousas Public Library | 212 E Grolee St, Opelousas 

    10am-2pm – shop artist vendors  
    W. Landry Street, near Farfallina  

    10am-4pm – several arts vendors set up at Sebastien-Dupre Fine Jewelry  
    822 S Main St.

    11:30am – Performance by WindSync
    113 S. Main Street

    12:30pm-1:30pm – "Keys & Colors" painting and printmaking on recycled wood with artists, Jerome Ford and Michelle Fontenot
    Colors of Culture Studio | 119 S. Main St. 

    10am-2pm – Paint by Number Community Mural
    Sebastien-Dupre Fine Jewelry | 822 S. Main St. | A $5 donation cup of paint allows you to participate in this community mural 

    Sound Places is a creative placemaking program centered around the performing arts. Partners include Chamber Music America (CMA), the Louisiana Division of the Arts (LDOA), and Project for Public Spaces (PPS), National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and Opelousas Cultural District.

    337-948-5227
    Opelousas, LA 70570