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Festival International de Louisiane

French Culture Takes Center Stage Festival International de Louisiane Held April 24-28 Lafayette was settled in the late 1700s by French Catholics who were exiled from Canada. In search of freedom, the Acadians—or Cajuns as they became known—not only created a new life for themselves, they created one of the most distinctive and authentic cultures in the

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A Perfect Way to Explore the Region is to Try One Boudin after Another – Lafayette Travel

To best understand people and a place to look for the foods they eat on the run, those iconic handheld meals — quick, filling, portable and tasty. In Lafayette and the surrounding towns and parishes of Acadiana that fast food is boudin. Simply and affectionately referred to as “links,” boudin is a roughly half-pound, half-foot

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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