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Shrimp & Petroleum Festival on the Cajun Coast

Shrimp and petroleum are generally not uttered in the same sentence, but the Cajuns of South Louisiana are used to doing things a little differently than the rest of the world. Beginning more than 80 years ago as a blessing of the shrimp harvest and a celebration of the many who labored in the deep
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Come Celebrate One of Lafayette’s Best Free Festivals

The last week of April along the streets of downtown Lafayette and residents are decked out in hats, dancing shoes and smiles for the annual Festival International de Louisiane . Refrains of “Happy festival!” are everywhere. At the apex of spring Lafayette’s downtown turns festival mode for the annual Festival International de Louisiane, the largest
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