Tag Archives: Cajun and Creole Country

Dancers and performers wearing Mardi Gras colorful clothes

Discover the Spirit of Lafayette at these 2018 Festivals!

Lafayette is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known as the Happiest City in America and it’s no mystery why. Their distinctive blend of festivals, food, music and culture has people from all over heading down south with a smile on their face. No matter what time of year you

Eating Your Way Through Mardi Gras in Houma, Louisiana’s Bayou Country

Mardi Gras is one of the largest cultural celebrations in southern Louisiana. With ample opportunities to hear Louisiana music, see the pageantry of parades and visit with locals. Mardi Gras is the perfect time to take a Bayou Country Vacation in Houma, Louisiana. Mardi Gras is known as a season of decadence and indulgence, so

Festivals Acadiens et Créoles Celebrates 43rd Anniversary

Festivals Acadiens et Créoles More than 80 years ago folklorists John and Alan Lomax visited South Louisiana to record Cajun and Creole songs to be added to the Library of Congress Archive of American Folk Song (now the Archive of Folk Culture). It was the first time Cajun and Creole songs were captured on tape

Lafayette - Festival International de Louisiane

Lafayette Festival International de Louisiane – the Largest Free Outdoor Cajun and Zydeco Event in the U.S

Cajun & Creole Country Lafayette is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known for letting the good times roll, or as they say it laissez les bons temps rouler, and people are starting to notice. The Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch.com named Lafayette as the ‘Happiest City in America’ and it’s