Events and Festivals

Work hard, play hard. That's our tradition here in French Louisiana. From Mardi Gras and Friday afternoon fais-do-dos (street dances), to festivals celebrating everything from Cajun and Zydeco music, crawfish and our French heritage, you'll find something every week in Lafayette.

Festivals & Events

Dates: June 16 - September 1
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Hours: Vary
Address: Varies
Phone: 337-232-3737
Admission: Check website for specials. URL:
EatLafayette is a celebration of the restaurants that make our culture so appetizing. The campaign gives locally-owned restaurants the opportunity to showcase their cuisine. With a wide variety of restaurants offering mouth-watering specials, EatLafayette is sure to make dining out easier on your pocketbook. So join us as we manger in support of Lafayette's one-of-a-kind, locally-owned restaurants.
Acadiana Cane Cutters Baseball
Dates: July 31 - August 1

August 5 - August 6
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Hours: 7 p.m.
Address: Fabacher Field
Phone: 337-451-6582
Admission: See website for ticket price. URL:
The Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League are a collegiate summer baseball team based in Lafayette.
Summer Carnival
Dates: August 1 - August 3
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Hours: August 1-2, 4-10 p.m.; August 3, 12-4 p.m.
Address: LARC's Acadian Village
Phone: 337-981-2364
Admission: $5 per adult, $3 per child, kids 4 & under free; rides, activities, and food are additional cost URL:
Summer Carnival is an annual fundraiser for LARC's Acadian Village and features carnival rides, fun jumps, splash park, kiddie train, pony rides, photo booth, a talent competition, music, and more! This is a perfect event for the whole family to enjoy together. Celebrate the end of summer with our carnival!