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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  • Nov 22, 2017

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Quarter Horse Racing

    It's quarter horse 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


  • Nov 23, 2017

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Quarter Horse Racing

    It's quarter horse 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


  • Nov 24, 2017

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Quarter Horse Racing

    It's quarter horse 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


  • 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

    4th Annual Everybody's Birthday Zydeco Celebration

    The Save Our Community Center organization is throwing another shindig—the Annual Everybody’s Birthday Zydeco Celebration. 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. After you work up an appetite, enjoy a bowl of delicious, home-made gumbo for sale. No matter when you were born, this zydeco throw-down celebrates you.

    The Knights of Peter Claver Hall 
    was previously the gym for St. Peter Claver school. It was built in 1952 and hosted basketball games, record hops, and school plays. The school closed in the 70s. Eventually, SOCC formed and began fundraising to renovate the building and transform it into an elegant community hall for birthdays, anniversary parties and Zydeco dances!

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

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


  • Nov 25, 2017

    337-948-5227
    118 South Court St.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    The Lighting of the Oaks

    This year’s St. Landry Parish Courthouse Nativity Scene Committee extends an invitation for everyone to celebrate the unveiling and lighting of the historic Nativity and live oaks on the St. Landry Parish Courthouse Square. 

    Santa Claus will be onsite for holiday photos and there will also be a petting zoo, refreshments and choral performances of popular Christmas carols. Attendees can also stroll around the square and view the many art exhibits in storefront windows designed by student artists.  

    November 25th is also Small Business Saturday, a day to shop for unique gifts while supporting local small businesses. After the lighting ceremony, attendees can stop by Java Square coffee shop located across the street where there will be a 1920’s themed customer appreciation party celebrating their buildings 90- year history from 6pm. The downtown coffee shop is encouraging people to dress in 1920’s attire.

    Courthouse Square | 3pm-6pm | Free Admission 

    337-948-5227
    118 South Court St.
    Opelousas, LA 70570


  • Nov 25, 2017

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    337-662-6222
    Napoleon Avenue
    Sunset, LA 70584

    Shop Small in Sunset

    Everywhere on November 25, local businesses are celebrating Small Business Saturday, but in Sunset, LA participating businesses are offering a little something extra on this special day.  

    On November 25th, Sunset shops antique merchants will off huge discounts, and area artist will provide workship. This means you can get your Christmas shopping done early and meet local artists!  In fact, Jerilyn’s Fused Glass Art Gallery is planning a demonstration of basic fused glass techniques, while Ted Bertrand is considering a “plein air” painting day in which he plans to paint outdoors. Other activities include a tent sale and yard sale. 

    Various Sunset businesses | 10am-5pm  

    337-662-6222
    Napoleon Avenue
    Sunset, LA 70584

  • Nov 25, 2017

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Quarter Horse Racing

    It's quarter horse 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


  • Nov 29, 2017

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Quarter Horse Racing

    It's quarter horse 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


  • Nov 30, 2017

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Quarter Horse Racing

    It's quarter horse 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


  • Dec 01, 2017

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    337-948-6263
    828 E. Landry St.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Lighting of the Village

    Every year the village is set aglow with lights and enough holiday cheer for all. The evening begins with an upbeat melody of rhythm by members of the Opelousas High School marching band followed by the official “pulling of the switch,” which will illuminate thousands of lights in the village. Offering a variety of activities for the little ones, the annual lighting event will include a petting zoo, choir music, an obstacle course fun jump, a cupcake decorating station, and an ornament making station where kids can design their own holiday ornaments. Special guests for the event include Frosty the Snowman, Queen Elsa, Mickey & Minnie Mouse, Elmo and Balloon Man Rick Hessler. And of course, Santa Clause will be on site and holiday photos with Santa will be offered.

    The Village stays lit through January 1, 2016 for the public to enjoy.

    Le Vieux Village | 5pm-8pm

    337-948-6263
    828 E. Landry St.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

  • Dec 01, 2017 - Dec 02, 2017

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    337-662-5275
    1821 Academy Rd.
    Grand Coteau, LA 70541

    Christmas at Coteau

    Every year The Academy the Sacred Heart offers a little Christmas cheer, holiday shopping, and amazing local cuisine. This is a perfect opportunity to view the gorgeous yet sacred grounds, including the alley of the oaks. At the Holiday Market, guests have first selection from as many as 75 unique vendors offering antiques, estate jewelry, Christmas accessories, objects d’art, children’s apparel, and home and garden accessories. All are invited to enjoy shopping, dining, and holiday merriment in the enchanting setting of historic Grand Coteau. 

    Holiday Market - Dec 1 & 2
    Time:  9am-4pm
    Admission:  $10.00 

    Gourmet Luncheon - Dec 1
    11am first seating | 1pm second seating
    $60 per person, $450 per table of 8 | Admission includes entrance to the Holiday Market

    Cookies at Coteau - Dec 2
    Includes a hot chocolate bar, Christmas crafts, and a photo with Santa
    10am-2pm | for ages 4-10 | $20 per child, $10 for Santa pictures only

    Eat, Drink & Be Merry Saturday Luncheon! - Dec 2
    Lunch and fashion show | 11:30am 
     $35 per person, $250 per table of 8 | Ticket includes entrance to the Holiday Market

    Gala on the Grounds - Dec 2
    Food, cocktails, live music, and a live auction 
    11:30am | $100 per person
     
    Academy of the Sacred Heart | Friday 9am-4pm | Saturday 9am-3pm | $8 entry to market 

    337-662-5275
    1821 Academy Rd.
    Grand Coteau, LA 70541

  • Dec 01, 2017

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Quarter Horse Racing

    It's quarter horse 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


  • Dec 02, 2017

    337-826-7337
    308 Church St.
    Washington, LA 70589

    Christmas Choir Concert featuring The Baton Rouge Early Vocal Ensemble

    Get a little Christmas cheer from one of the few early music ensembles in the state of Louisiana, BREVE. The Baton Rouge Early Vocal Ensemble is an acapella group dedicated to the performance of lesser-known masterpieces of the Renaissance and Baroque eras. BREVE is led by founder and artistic director, William Plummer. Mr. Plummer is the Director of Choral Activities at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He and his ensemble continue give awestruck performances across the state. 

    St. John’s Episcopal Church | 6pm | Free Admission  

    337-826-7337
    308 Church St.
    Washington, LA 70589


  • Dec 02, 2017

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Quarter Horse Racing

    It's quarter horse 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


  • Dec 06, 2017

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Quarter Horse Racing

    It's quarter horse 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


  • Dec 07, 2017 - Dec 08, 2017

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    337-457-1776
    200 Park Ave.
    Eunice, LA 70535

    ECCBC Christmas Concert

    Eunice Community Concert Band & Choir presents the 2017 Christmas concert and includes a variety of styles. This family-friendly event is designed to get everyone in the holiday mood. 

    Selections Include: Dashing Through the Snow, When Saint Nick Comes Marching In, Secret Agent Santa, Baby Born in Bethlehem, O Little Town of Bethlehem, and more!

    The Liberty Center for the Performing Arts | 7pm | Adults: $5 | Children 12 & Under: $2

    337-457-1776
    200 Park Ave.
    Eunice, LA 70535

  • Dec 07, 2017

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Quarter Horse Racing

    It's quarter horse 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


  • Dec 08, 2017

    337-594-3000
    2235 Creswell Ln.
    Opelousas, LA 70570

    Live Quarter Horse Racing

    It's quarter horse 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


  • Dec 09, 2017

    337-789-1538
    200 Park Ave.
    Eunice, LA 70535

    Cajun Christmas with Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys

    Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys are spreading some holiday cheer the Cajun way, a Cajun music concert! They're inviting friends and fellow musicians including the Huval School of Music, Chris Stafford, Melete Terry, and Alena Savoy. Get there early. Two hours prior to the show, you'll be able to meet Santa. This is a mobile concert series also taking place in Lafayette, Jennings, and Henderson. 

    This event will benefit Marine Toys for Tots

    The Liberty Theatre | 6pm-8pm | Admission Charged 

    337-789-1538
    200 Park Ave.
    Eunice, LA 70535