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 19, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017
    Cycle Zydeco

    Cycle Zydeco is a four day, 172 mile bike ride through Cajun Country, often referred to as a “rolling party”. 2016 is the 14th year and will pass through several towns in Acadiana including Arnaudville, Eunice and Opelousas. Remember to share the road! Sponsorships are also available. 

    The ride is hosted by TRAIL, a non-profit organization dedicated to building and maintaining parks, hiking trails, bike trails and other recreational infrastructures. TRAIL is working to build better communities that promote healthy lifestyle options, appreciation for the native environment, and a more desirable place to live, work and visit. 

    Itinerary is TBA. Keep watching www.cyclezydeco.com for specific details.

    337-781-9416

  • Sep 16, 2017

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    337-313-4448/337-331-5577
    Sunset & Grand Coteau, LA

    Exit 11 Yard Sale

    Join us for this shopping experience that runs through the historic towns of Sunset and Grand Coteau. Residents and visitors are invited to set up tables to sell anything from crafts, antiques and furniture, jewelry, glassware and one-of-a-kind items. Some shops will feature special sales or one-day discounts.

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    Along Highways 182 & 93 in Sunset and Grand Coteau, I-49 Exit 11 | 7am-4pm | Free Admission 

    337-313-4448/337-331-5577
    Sunset & Grand Coteau, LA

  • Oct 28, 2017

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    337-945-4314
    174 Church Street
    Grand Coteau, LA 70541

    6th Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival

    This event celebrates the unique history of historic Grand Coteau and a traditional treat called, sweet dough pie. Every year pastry chefs and home cooks vie for the title in the sweet dough pie contest. A large variety of pies will also be available for purchase including fig, custard, lemon, blackberry, and other local, seasonal ingredients. Browse through more than 70 vendors of arts, handmade items, flowers and herbs, custom furniture, indoor and outdoor decor, while enjoying local cuisine and live music.  

    Don't miss this opportunity to explore the gorgeous grounds at the Church or St. Charles Borromeo. Historical reenactments and trolley tours of St. Charles Cemetery where fifteen graves of historic citizens will take place throughout the day. Meet Dr. Millard, who treated, Mary Wilson, the beneficiary of the only miracle recognized by the Catholic Church in the United States. 

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    Monies raised will benefit the Grand Coteau Cultural Foundation

    St. Charles Catholic Church | 9am-3pm | Free Admission 

    337-945-4314
    174 Church Street
    Grand Coteau, LA 70541

  • Nov 03, 2017 - Nov 04, 2017

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    337-254-9695
    Grand Coteau, LA 70541

    9th Annual Festival of Words

    This free event celebrates the written and spoken word through public readings and performances, student creative writing contests, open mics, writing workshops in the school and community, and “drive-by poetry". 2016 authors include: Yvette Landry, Rain Prud'homme-Cranford (Gomez), Chere Dastugue Coen, Bruce Coen, Kristina Marshall, and Chamir Murphy.

    Friday, November 4

    7pm-9pm – Oral history, poetry, musical performance, Q&A, and book signing
    Artists: Yvette Landry & Rain Prud'homme-Cranford (Gomez) 
    Oral History: Sonny Eaglan
    Location: Chicorys Coffee & Cafe | 219 E. Martin Luther King Drive, Grand Coteau

    Saturday, November 5

    10am-2pm – "Drive-by Poetry" with Bruce Coen, Kristina Marshall and friends 
    Location: Grand Coteau cafes, shops, and on the streets

    10:30am-11am – Awards Ceremony for Youth of Creative Writing Contest
    Location: Thensted Center | 268 Church St., Grand Coteau 

    11am-3:30pm – Community Stage showcasing literary and spoken word groups of Acadiana
    Location: The Thensted Center | 268 Church St., Grand Coteau

    11am-5pm – Literary Workshops 
    Poetry with Rain Prud'homme-Cranford (Gomez)
    Song & Story Writing with Yvette Landry 
    Life/Memoir Writing with Chere Dastugue Coen
    Children's Creative Writing with Chamir Murphy
    Fiction Writing, TBA 
    Location: Thensted Center | 268 Church St., Grand Coteau 

    Festival of Words is proud to be listed in the Community Foundation of Acadiana's DONORSense database of Louisiana nonprofit organizations.

    337-254-9695
    Grand Coteau, LA 70541

  • Nov 25, 2017

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    337-945-4314
    Grand Coteau, LA 70541

    Grand Noel

    Start your Christmas shopping with a visit to the streets of historical Grand Coteau. Visit the  life-size nativity scene on display at the corner of Hwy 93 and Church Street. It is handmade by an artist in Utah, made of resin and marble, and has a lifetime guarantee. It is the only one of its kind in the Acadiana area. 

    The gift shops will be open for your convenience offering refreshments and sales of antiques, jewelry, clothing, packaged sweets, home decor and other unique gift items. Enjoy holiday traditions such carriage rides, live music at various locations, and photos with Santa. Save time for down-home cooking, specialty coffee, or a sweet treat at one of the local eateries. Bring the entire family for a memorable evening.  

    Downtown Grand Coteau | 4pm-8pm | Free Admission | Always held the Saturday after Thanksgiving

    337-945-4314
    Grand Coteau, LA 70541

  • Nov 25, 2017

    337-349-5814
    252 Church St.
    Grand Coteau, LA 70541

    3rd Annual Everybody's Birthday Zydeco Celebration

    The Save Our Community Center organization is throwing another shindig—the Annual Everybody’s Birthday Zydeco Celebration. Once again, everyone is invited to the biggest birthday celebration around, featuring the driving zydeco rhythms of Grand Coteau native and recording star, Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble! No matter when you were born, this zydeco throw-down celebrates you.

    St. Peter Claver Hall | 9pm-1am | $12 at the door, $10 in advanced 

    337-349-5814
    252 Church St.
    Grand Coteau, LA 70541