Louisiana Festivals and Events

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Buck and Johnny’s Dance Classes 6:00 pm
Buck and Johnny’s Dance Classes @ Buck and Johnnys
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Dance classes on Wednesday nights.  Once you are done, have dinner next door at Buck and Johnnys Cajun Restaurant.
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Tour du Teche Canoe Race 3:33 pm
Tour du Teche Canoe Race @ Bayou Teche
Oct 6 @ 3:33 pm – Oct 8 @ 4:33 pm
Tour du Teche 133 miles along Bayou Teche.  “C’est pas juste une course!  (It’s not just a race!)”  More info contact Nicole at info@tourduteche.com or 337-394-6232.
Buck and Johnny’s Night Entertainment 7:00 pm
Buck and Johnny’s Night Entertainment @ Buck and Johnnys
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 7 @ 10:00 pm
Live Music Join us for live music from your local favorites every week,  Thursday through Saturday nights, Kid’s night every Tuesday and Zydeco Dance Classes on Wednesday Nights.   The smooth sounds of classic country from…
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Buck and Johnny’s Zydeco Breakfast 8:00 am
Buck and Johnny’s Zydeco Breakfast @ Buck and Johnnys
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
David Buck and his daughter, Heather Indest, purchased the old Domingue’s Motors building, a structure that had remained abandoned for decades, with the vision of restoring it as a multi-use restaurant, shopping, and event space.…
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Buck and Johnny’s Dance Classes 6:00 pm
Buck and Johnny’s Dance Classes @ Buck and Johnnys
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Dance classes on Wednesday nights.  Once you are done, have dinner next door at Buck and Johnnys Cajun Restaurant.
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Buck and Johnny’s Night Entertainment 7:00 pm
Buck and Johnny’s Night Entertainment @ Buck and Johnnys
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 14 @ 10:00 pm
Live Music Join us for live music from your local favorites every week,  Thursday through Saturday nights, Kid’s night every Tuesday and Zydeco Dance Classes on Wednesday Nights.   The smooth sounds of classic country from…
Festivals Acadiens et Creoles 7:07 pm
Festivals Acadiens et Creoles @ Girard Park
Oct 13 @ 7:07 pm – Oct 15 @ 8:07 pm
Festivals Acadiens et Creoles started in 1972 as an effort to keep Cajun culture alive. Since then it has grown into a three day event that attracts people of many different nationalities from all over…
LA Cattle Festival
LA Cattle Festival
Oct 13 – Oct 16 all-day
The fun-filled 3-day Festival includes events such as a Baby Show, Cooking Contest, Queen’s Pageant, Cattle Livestock Show, Parade, Live Entertainment, Street Dancing “Fais Do Do” and Street Fair.
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Ragin’ Cajun Country
Ragin’ Cajun Country @ Dorsey Park
Oct 14 – Oct 20 all-day
Fully-supported week-long group road bicycle tour through Louisiana Cajun Country. 80 riders, catered meals, 232 miles in 6 riding days. Camping with motel options. Beginner Plus level of difficulty. $999. Carencro, LA Bicycle through the…
World Championship Gumbo Cookoff
World Championship Gumbo Cookoff @ Bouligny Plaza
Oct 14 – Oct 15 all-day
family oriented food festival in historic downtown New Iberia. Music all weekend. Anything but gumbo mid-day Saturday. The “Battle of the Roux’s” on Sunday–gumbo serving at 11:00am. Awards mid afternoon.
Buck and Johnny’s Zydeco Breakfast 8:00 am
Buck and Johnny’s Zydeco Breakfast @ Buck and Johnnys
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
David Buck and his daughter, Heather Indest, purchased the old Domingue’s Motors building, a structure that had remained abandoned for decades, with the vision of restoring it as a multi-use restaurant, shopping, and event space.…
Funktoberfest 3:00 pm
Funktoberfest @ Spirits
Oct 14 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mark your calendars for the FUNKIEST festival in Central Louisiana. The 3rd Annual Funktoberfest will be held on October 14, 2017. This non-profit festival showcases craft beer samples from professional micro-breweries, a home brewers competition…
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Buck and Johnny’s Dance Classes 6:00 pm
Buck and Johnny’s Dance Classes @ Buck and Johnnys
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Dance classes on Wednesday nights.  Once you are done, have dinner next door at Buck and Johnnys Cajun Restaurant.
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Buck and Johnny’s Night Entertainment 7:00 pm
Buck and Johnny’s Night Entertainment @ Buck and Johnnys
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 10:00 pm
Live Music Join us for live music from your local favorites every week,  Thursday through Saturday nights, Kid’s night every Tuesday and Zydeco Dance Classes on Wednesday Nights.   The smooth sounds of classic country from…
Crowley Rice Festival
Crowley Rice Festival @ Multiple Locations in Downtown Crowley
Oct 20 – Oct 22 all-day
Rice is quite the crop. Think about it. How often is it included as a side dish, whether you’re at a restaurant or your making it yourself? Probably pretty often. It’s also a staple dish…
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Tailgating Cookoff
Tailgating Cookoff @ The Loreauville Park
Oct 21 all-day
Poker Run, Dog Parade, Fun Walk, Tailgating Cook-off Competition, Car, Bike & Truck Show, Food, Live Auction, Local Recording Artists, Arts & Crafts,
Shake Your Trail Feather Festival (Trail Feathers Peddle & Paddle) 6:30 am
Shake Your Trail Feather Festival (Trail Feathers Peddle & Paddle) @ Parc des Ponts
Oct 21 @ 6:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Trail Feathers Peddle and Paddle is part of the TECHE Project’s Shake Your Trail Feather Festival held at Parc du Pont in Breaux Bridge. The bike ride and travels through St. Martin Parish to…
Buck and Johnny’s Zydeco Breakfast 8:00 am
Buck and Johnny’s Zydeco Breakfast @ Buck and Johnnys
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
David Buck and his daughter, Heather Indest, purchased the old Domingue’s Motors building, a structure that had remained abandoned for decades, with the vision of restoring it as a multi-use restaurant, shopping, and event space.…
Boudin Cook-Off 10:00 am
Boudin Cook-Off @ Parc Sans Souci
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
SAMPLE BOUDIN (and other delicacies) FROM: Johnson’s Boucaniere – Lafayette Menard’s Cajun Grocery – Duson Sonnier’s Sausage and Boudin – Lake Charles Teet’s Grocery – Ville Platte T-Boy’s Slaughter House – Mamou/Eunice Champagne’s Marche –…
New Iberia Downtown ArtWalk 4:00 pm
New Iberia Downtown ArtWalk @ Historic Downtown New Iberia
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local artists gather in the historic downtown area, buisnesses to showcase their works.
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Buck and Johnny’s Dance Classes 6:00 pm
Buck and Johnny’s Dance Classes @ Buck and Johnnys
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Dance classes on Wednesday nights.  Once you are done, have dinner next door at Buck and Johnnys Cajun Restaurant.
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43rd Annual French Food Festival 5:00 pm
43rd Annual French Food Festival @ Larose Regional Park
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm
A Southeast Tourism Society “Top 20 Event”! The best in Cajun food, music & dancing under a huge festival tent on the grounds of the Larose Regional Park. Carnival mid-way, cultual demonstrations, art contest, auction…
Greater Baton Rouge State Fair
Greater Baton Rouge State Fair @ Greater Baton Rouge State Fair
Oct 26 – Nov 5 all-day
11 days of family fun, entertainment and great food. The largest midway in south Louisiana with pig racing, the human fuse, ground acts, agricultural show, lawnmower racing and much more.
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Buck and Johnny’s Night Entertainment 7:00 pm
Buck and Johnny’s Night Entertainment @ Buck and Johnnys
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 10:00 pm
Live Music Join us for live music from your local favorites every week,  Thursday through Saturday nights, Kid’s night every Tuesday and Zydeco Dance Classes on Wednesday Nights.   The smooth sounds of classic country from…
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Buck and Johnny’s Zydeco Breakfast 8:00 am
Buck and Johnny’s Zydeco Breakfast @ Buck and Johnnys
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
David Buck and his daughter, Heather Indest, purchased the old Domingue’s Motors building, a structure that had remained abandoned for decades, with the vision of restoring it as a multi-use restaurant, shopping, and event space.…
Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival 9:00 am
Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival @ St. Charles Borromeo Church Grounds
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
This free family event will celebrate the unique culture and history of Grand Coteau, and will include a sweet dough pie contest with judging done by the general public. Visitors can browse through over 110…
Brudley’s Wild Game Festival 11:00 am
Brudley’s Wild Game Festival @ Bouligny Plaza/Steamboat Pavilion
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cook-off including wild game, seafood, jambalaya, desserts and other home cookin’, live entertainment, silent auction, exotic animal exhibits and activities for the kids
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