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Sharing the food, music, culture and history at the heart of Cajun & Creole Country.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS ITEMS OF INTEREST: 2019 Cajun & Creole Christmas Event Listings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-13 Quick Reference Maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-37 12 Days Of Christmas Cocktails . . . 40-45 Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62-63

LISTINGS:  Where to Stay • accommodations . . . . 14-21 What to See • attractions . . . . . . . . . . 22-31 Where to Eat • restaurants . . . . . . . . 46-58 How to Get There • transportation . . . . . 59 Where to Shop • shops . . . . . . . . . . . . 60-61

Benjamin J. Berthelot, President & CEO Jesse Guidry, VP of Communications Lance LeBlanc, Creative Director Kaitlynn Broussard, Advertising & Membership Manager

PO Box 52066, Lafayette, LA 70505 (337) 232-3737 · LafayetteTravel.com

Cover Illustration by Lance LeBlanc ©Copyright 2019 Allons™. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part by any means without prior written permission is prohibited. “Allons™” makes every attempt to insure the accuracy of its content, responsibility for submissions rests solely with individual event planners. Dates and times are subject to change. Please call events and/or check LafayetteTravel.com/Events for current information.

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EXPLO RE The Living History of The Acadian, Native American and Creole Cultures November 2 LIVE MUSIC EVERY Saturday & Sunday

FREE Native American Culture Day

November 17 Cochon de Lait

November 25 Les Vues Film Series

December 7 Les Mains Guidées

December 14

Old Time Winter Family Day Across From the Airport

300 Fisher Rd. (337) 233-4077 Vermilionville.org

December 31 New Year’s Eve Dance w/Geno Delafose

Historic Homes · Gardens · Artifacts · Costumed Craftspeople · Gift Shop · Restaurant · Boat Tours

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Lafayette Parish Country Christmas November 24

Sugar Mill Pond Town Center, Youngsville. 1-3 p.m. Ring in the holiday season with free photos with Santa printed onsite, train rides, fun jumps, live music, arts and crafts, and of course a traditional favorite – roasted marshmallows. 337-856-2323, SugarMillPond.com.

Noël Acadien Au Village

November 30 - December 23

Acadian Village, Lafayette. 5:30-9 p.m. $10 at the gate; $8 in advance. Festival fundraiser with half a million lights, displays, food, entertainment, and holiday shopping. 337-981-2364, AcadianVillage.org.

Christmas in Scott December 1

City Hall, Scott. 125 Lions Club St. 3-6 p.m. Free. Farmer’s Market opens for shopping. Come and join us for the official lighting of our Christmas tree and a visit/photo op with Santa Clause. This is the perfect event to put you in the Christmas Spirit and enjoy great entertainment. 337-269-5155, CityOfScott.org.

Christmas at the Alexandre Mouton House December 1-31

1122 Lafayette St., Lafayette. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 Adults, $3 Seniors, $2 Students. The Alexandre Mouton House will be decorated for Christmas with period decorations. 337-234-2208, LafayetteMuseum.com.

Broussard Lighting of the Tree December 4

Broussard City Hall, Broussard. 5:30-8 p.m. Come out and celebrate the kickoff of the Christmas season in Broussard at our annual "Lighting of the Tree" celebration! 337-837-6681.

Old Fashioned Christmas at City Hall December 6

210 E Saint Peter St., Carencro. 6-8 p.m. Lighting of the Christmas tree, caroling, cookies, and hot chocolate. 337-896-6686, Carencro.org.

Christmas with The Boss December 6

Parc Sans Souci, 201 E Vermillion St., Lafayette. 6-9 p.m. Free. Lighting of the Christmas tree featuring Keith Frank. 337-291-5566, DowntownLafayette.org.

Carencro Country Christmas December 7

Carencro Community Center, 5115 N University Ave. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Family oriented traditional event, choirs ,singers, arts and crafts, food booths. 10 a.m. Pictures with Santa, 8 a.m. Carencro High School Bears 5K. Bins will be available for toy donations. 337-896-6686, Carencro.org.

Downtown Lafayette Christmas Tree Extravaganza December 7

Downtown Lafayette, Parc International. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Nov 15th Entry Form Deadline) 337-291-5566, DowntownLafayette.org.

Deck the Halls, A Christmas Home Tour December 8

6 p.m. See the most beautiful homes across Acadiana decked to the nines for the holidays. Savor the sights and sounds of the Christmas season as you make your way from home to home. Featuring music at each home by Youth Orchestra members from the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra. 337-232-4277. AcadianaSymphony.org

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Sonic Drive-In Christmas Parade December 8

Downtown to the Oil Center, Lafayette. 1 p.m. Free. One of the oldest Christmas activities in Acadiana. Parade features over 20 floats, high school marching bands and the official arrival of Santa Claus to Lafayette. Photos at Parc International following parade. 337-261-5566, DowntownLafayette.org.

City of Broussard Christmas Parade December 8

Begins at the intersection of South Morgan down Albertsons Pkwy. 1 p.m. 337-837-6681.

Old-Time Christmas at Vermilionville December 9-21

300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. (Family Day-Dec. 14) Regular admission $10 adults, $8 seniors, $6 students and children 6 and under enter free. Group rates available. Experience the simple warmth and beauty of Christmas past as our historic village brings to life the holiday traditions of yesteryear. You can meet Papa Noël, learn how to make wax candles, sing along to Christmas carols, watch popcorn stringing and even get a taste of apple cider! Perfect for student field trips. 337-233-4077, Vermilionville.org.

Crossroads Church presents The Real Story of Christmas December 12-15

Crossroads Church, 150 Verona Dr., Lafayette. Dec 12-13 at 7 p.m., Dec 14 at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., and Dec 15 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m. Free Admission. The Real Story of Christmas is a fun, Broadway-style stage production that retells traditional stories of Christmas. The stories come alive in a way that has everyone laughing and singing along until the climax of the show when Santa and Mrs. Claus call for the REAL story of Christmas to be shared with a beautiful nativity scene with live camels and sheep. Pictures with Santa and characters following the performance. 337-234-4308, MyCrossroads.org.

Social Entertainment, Invasion of the Santas Christmas Crawl December 13

Participants dressed as Santas will takeover downtown Lafayette as they wind their way through Jefferson Street stopping at restaurants & bars along the way. Facebook.com/SocialEntertainment.la

Living Bethlehem December 13-15

Sugar Mill Pond Town Center, 120 Waterview Rd., Youngsville. 7-8 p.m. Free. The Living Bethlehem is a live nativity drama, held outdoors at Sugar Mill Pond and features a cast of children, live animals and a children’s choir. 337-856-2323, SugarMillPond.com.

Christmas at Couret December 14

Couret Farms, Bourdette Drive at Abilene Lane, Lafayette. 6-9 p.m. Free. You and loved ones will enjoy live entertainment, Christmas shopping from local pop-up shops, kids activities, pictures with Santa and more. You'll also have the opportunity to explore life at Couret Farms. Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed for seating. Facebook.com/CouretFarms.

The Nutcracker

December 14-15

Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S College Rd., Lafayette. 337-262-0444 or 337-291-5555, LafayetteBalletTheatre.org.

Lessons & Carols December 15

St. John Cathedral, 914 Saint John St., Lafayette. 3 p.m. Free. Traditional candlelight service of readings and choral music for the Christmas season in the beautiful ambiance of St. John Cathedral. 337-232-1322, SaintJohnCathedral.org.

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An Acadiana Christmas Night December 19

Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S College Rd., Lafayette. 7 p.m. A Christmas celebration for the whole family! Keep the tradition alive or start a new one with us! Featuring your favorite selections of the season. ASO will take the magic of Christmas to another level with beautiful instrumental and vocal selections including F. Handel and I. Berlin. Plus, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys give Christmas an Acadiana twist and when ASYO and the youth chorus join the stage. This celebration is guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit! 337-232-4277 ext 1. AcadianaSymphony.org.

New Year’s Noon Carnival & Countdown December 31

Children’s Museum of Acadiana, Lafayette. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Ring in the New Year at the stroke of noon with fun for the whole family. 337-232-8500, ChildrensMuseumOfAcadiana.com.

St. Landry Parish Lighting of the Oaks November 23

Courthouse Square, 118 S Court St., Opelousas. 3:30-6:30 p.m. Santa Claus will also be on site for holiday photos. Other activities include a petting zoo, storytelling, and a choral performance by the Our Lady Queen of Angels Church Choir. Attendees can also stroll around the square to view public art and visit food and craft vendors. 337-948-5227, CajunTravel.com.

Grand Noel

November 30

Downtown Grand Coteau. 2-8 p.m. Start your Christmas shopping with a visit to the streets of historical Grand Coteau. There will be a blessing of the life-size nativity scene on display. The gift shops will be open for your convenience offering refreshments and unique gift items. Enjoy holiday traditions including carriage rides, live music at various locations and photos with Santa. Popular food trucks will be on hand offering their specialties. Bring the entire family for a memorable evening. 337-945-4314, CajunTravel.com.

Eunice Community Concert Band & Choir Christmas Concert December 5-6

Liberty Center for the Performing Arts, 200 Park Ave., Eunice. 7 p.m. Eunice Community Concert Band & Choir presents the 2019 Christmas concert and includes a variety of styles. This family-friendly event is designed to get everyone in the holiday mood. 337-457-1776, ECCBC.org.

Christmas at Coteau December 6-7

Schools of the Sacred Heart, Grand Coteau. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Every year, The Academy of the Sacred Heart offers a little Christmas cheer, holiday shopping, and amazing local cuisine. At the Holiday Market, shoppers have first selection from as many as 75 unique vendors offering antiques, estate jewelry, Christmas accessories, handmade items, artwork, children’s apparel, and home and garden accessories. SSHCoteau.org.

Annual Lighting of the Village December 6

828 E Landry St., Opelousas. 5-8:00 p.m. Free. The annual lighting of the historic Le Vieux Village celebrates the season with children’s activities, Christmas carols and a visit from Papa Noël! 800-424-5442, CityOfOpelousas.com.

Christmas Choir Concert December 7

St. John’s Episcopal Church, 308 Church St., Washington. Get a little Christmas cheer from one of the few early music ensembles in the state of Louisiana, Baton Rouge Early Vocal Ensemble. 337-826-7337, CajunTravel.com.

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Children’s Christmas Parade December 12

Begins at Saint Landry Catholic Church on Union and Main Street, rolls through downtown Opelousas and ends on Creswell Lane. 6 p.m The annual holiday event features colorfully lit Christmas themed floats, marching bands, costumed characters and of course everyone’s favorite, Santa Claus! 800-4245442, CityOfOpelousas.com.

St. Martin Parish St Martin de Tours Lighting of the Square December 1-31

St. Martin de Tours Church Square, St. Martinville. 337-394-2235, StMartinville.org/Festivals.html.

Breaux Bridge Christmas Parade December 1

Downtown Main Street. 2 p.m. The Bayou comes to life with the holiday spirit with floats, live entertainment and caroling. The parade will start at the Armory Hall on Bridge Street turning on Rees Street and ending on Refinery Road. 337-332-8500.

Christmas Tour of Homes December 1

Duchamp Opera House, 200 S Main St., St. Martinville. St. Martinville's Garden Club hosts an annual Tour of Homes, which includes several local historic and modern homes, along with a local business, decorated with a Christmas theme. Always the first Sunday of the month. 337-394-2235, StMartinville.org/Festivals.html.

Supper on the Square December 6

St. Martin de Tours Church Square, St. Martinville. Stroll around the historic square stopping at numerous historic sites to enjoy a taste of some of the best cajun and creole food in Acadiana. 337-394-2235, StMartinville.org/Festivals.html.

Breaux Bridge Official Lighting of the Christmas Tree December 7

100 S Main St., Breaux Bridge. 10 a.m. Santa will be there to help start our holiday season by officially lighting the Christmas Tree & the military Christmas tree in downtown Breaux Bridge.

Iberia Parish Let it Sneaux Holiday Festival November 30

Isle of Iberia RV Resort, 911 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia. 10-3 p.m. Craft show, live entertainment, holiday festival activities for families and lots more. 337-256-8681, IberiaTravel.com.

Christmas in the Village November 30

Loreauville Town Hall, 103 S Main St. 6-9 p.m. A great small-town family Christmas event. Lightning of the Christmas tree, food, craft vendors, photos with Santa and special surprises. 337-519-1331, IberiaTravel.com.

Sounds of the Season with the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra December 1

Saint Peter's Catholic Church, 108 E Saint Peter St., New Iberia. 3-4:30 p.m. Free Christmas concert featuring familiar Christmas songs as well as classical selections. 337-364-1603, IberiaCultural.org.

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Victorian Christmas at the Joseph Jefferson Home December 2-31

Rip Van Winkle Gardens of Jefferson Island, New Iberia. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission. Tours of the Joseph Jefferson Home and Rip Van Winkle Gardens decorated for the Holiday Season. 337-359-8525, IberiaTravel.com.

Shadows Merry Making Season December 2-31

Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E Main St., New Iberia. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission. Tours of Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation & Gardens decorated for the holiday season. 337-369-6446, ShadowsOnTheTeche.org.

IPAL presents “Yes Virginia, There is A Santa Claus” December 6-15

IPAL Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. 7:30-10 p.m. Admission. Live theatre production, concessions. 337-364-6114, IPALTheater.com.

Very Berry Christmas Quest December 7

Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce, 111 W Main St., New Iberia. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Family scavenger hunt with activities throughout the day and prize drawings. 337-364-1836, Facebook.com/VeryBerryChristmasQuest.

New Iberia Christmas Parade December 7

Historic Downtown, New Iberia. 5:30-8 p.m. The New Iberia Downtown Alliance presents the annual New Iberia Christmas Parade. The Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree is at 5:30 p.m. in front of City Hall, followed by the parade at 6 p.m. There are Christmas floats, visiting royalty, dance schools and school band performances throughout the parade route along with plenty of Christmas throws. 337-207-5670, IberiaTravel.com.

Pancakes & Pjs with Santa December 7

Sliman Theatre, 129 E Main St., New Iberia. 8-11 a.m. Admission (advance tickets only). The New Iberia Downtown Alliance, co-sponsored by New Iberia McDonalds, presents Pancakes & PJs with Santa, free face painting and prizes. 337-207-5670, IberiaTravel.com.

Delcambre Main Street Christmas Parade December 8

Main Street, Delcambre. 2-4 p.m. Parade begins at the corner of Main Street & S. Pelloat to Delcambre Shrimp Festival Bldg. 337-519-2541, IberiaTravel.com.

Delcambre Christmas Boat Parade December 14

Delcambre Docks. 411 S Richard St. 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Fun for the whole family as you watch lighted boats of all sizes cruise Bayou Carlin while listening to Christmas music. 337-658-2422.

A Shadows Christmas December 19

Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E Main St., New Iberia. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission. Tour the Shadows-on-the-Teche decorated for the holiday season while exploring holiday traditions on the Weeks family plantations. Enjoy oldfashioned peppermint sticks, gingerbread, and other holiday fare while strolling through the gardens with a glass of apple cider or syllabub in hand. Tours offered at 5:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m., & 6:30 p.m. 337-369-6446, ShadowsOnTheTeche.org.

Acadia Parish Christmas in Crowley December 4

Historic Downtown, Parkerson Ave., Crowley. 6-8 p.m. Over 200,000 dazzling animated holiday lights synchronized to music. Tune your radio to 93.3 FM and listen to the lights! 337-788-0177

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Annual Kiwanis Christmas Parade December 5

Historic Downtown, Parkerson Ave., Crowley 6 p.m. 337-788-0177

St. Mary Parish/Cajun Coast City of Patterson’s Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree November 17

Morey Park, Main St. Hwy. 182 Downtown Historic District Patterson at 5:30 p.m. 985-395-5205, CajunCoast.com.

Kemper Williams Park Christmas Lights in the Park November 29 - December 31

264 Cotten Rd., Patterson. Sun.-Thurs. 5-9 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 5-10 p.m. $2 per car. Enjoy the beautiful displays, lights and music throughout the park as you ride and gaze upon the Christmas Nights and Holiday Lights. 985-395-2298, CajunCoast.com.

Victorian Christmas at Grevemberg House Museum & Shadowlawn December 3-5 & 7

407 Sterling Rd., Franklin. Free tours starting at 9 a.m. and last tour at 11:40 a.m. Grevemberg House Museum will be decorated in the Victorian fashion with toys and dolls, Christmas tree, garlands and floral arrangements. 337-828-2092, GrevembergHouse.com.

Christmas on the Cajun Coast December 1-31

Various locations in St. Mary Parish. Elegant antebellum homes decked in Victorian holiday finery, boulevards of live oaks twinkling with white lights, traditional holiday performances, and Christmas parades. 985-380-8224, CajunCoast.com.

Tour of Oaklawn Manor December 3 - January 6

3296 E Oaklawn Dr. (off Irish Bend Rd.), Franklin. Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Adults $15, Students $10. Each room of the home is beautifully decorated with trees and themes of the holiday season. 337-828-0434, CajunCoast.com.

Vermilion Parish Pictures with Santa November 30

Palmetto Island State Park’s Nature Center, Abbeville. Santa will drive through the campground 11-11:30 a.m., then take photos with kids until 2 p.m. Must bring your own camera!! $3 per person to enter the Park. 337-893-3930, FriendsofPalmetto.org

Abbeville’s Annual Christmas Stroll December 5

Downtown Abbeville. 5:30-8 p.m. Free. A family-oriented evening of strolling, visiting, shopping and dining. Santa Claus, music, white lights all within the decorated downtown historic district. 337-898-4110, MostCajun.com.

Abbeville’s Christmas Parade December 7

Downtown, Abbeville. Starts at 6 p.m. Free. Enjoy floats decorated for Christmas, marching bands playing holiday favorites and an appearance by Santa Claus. 337-652-0646, MostCajun.com.

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Where To Stay HOTELS/MOTELS Acadian Village Inn 4939 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Carencro (337) 896-0316 52

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Baymont Inn & Suites Lafayette Airport 2200 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 291-2916 BaymontInns.com 79

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Bendel Executive Suites 213 Bendel Rd., Lafayette (337) 261-0604 BendelExec.com 29

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Best Western Lafayette Inn 2207 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 769-2900 BestWestern.com 52

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Best Western Plus Vermilion River 125 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 235-1367 BestWestern.com 98

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Comfort Suites-Oil Center 114 Rue Fernand, Lafayette (337) 456-8390 ChoiceHotels.com/Hotel/LA247

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Chateau Hotel, The 1015 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 291-1088

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Comfort Inn & Suites - Scott 1636 Saint Mary, Scott (337) 706-8128 ChoiceHotels.com/Hotels/LA270

Candlewood Suites 2105 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 984-6900 CandlewoodSuites.com/Lafayettela 80

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Buchanan Lofts 403 S. Buchanan St., Lafayette (337) 534-4922 BuchananLofts.com

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Courtyard by Marriott Lafayette Airport 214 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 232-5005 Marriott.com/LFTCY 90

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Next on the agenda — some time to relax At Homewood Suites by Hilton®, we know you need your downtime. Especially when you’re away on business. That’s why we offer: • Spacious suites with full kitchens • Free full hot breakfast every morning • Complimentary evening social Mon – Thu** • Free Wi-Fi Whether you’re on the road for two nights or two weeks, we have everything you need to Be at Home™.

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Days Inn LafayetteUniversity Ave. 1620 N. University Ave., Lafayette (337) 237-8880 DaysInn.com/Hotel/06456 121

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Discovery Inn & Suites 120 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 235-0858 DiscoveryInnLA.com 89

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Drury Inn & Suites 120 Alcide Dominique, Lafayette (337) 262-0202 DruryHotels.com 101

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Economy Inn 3525 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Carencro (337) 896-0093 28

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Evangeline Downs Hotel 2235 Creswell Ln. Ext., Lot B, Opelousas (337) 407-2121 ChoiceHotels.com/Hotel/LA252 117

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Express Inn 1314 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 233-2090 120

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Fairfield Inn & Suites Lafayette South 1606 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 233-5558 Marriott.com/LFTFS 81

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Garden Plaza Hotel & Conference Center 2032 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 233-6815 242

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Hampton Inn & Suites 1910 S. College Rd., Lafayette (337) 266-5858 LafayetteSuites.HamptonInn.com 95

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Hampton Inn Broussard 2280 E. Main St., Broussard (337) 330-2500 80

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Hampton Inn Lafayette 2144 W. Willow St., Scott (337) 236-6161 HamptonInn.com 78

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Hilton Garden InnLafayette Cajundome 2350 W. Congress St., Lafayette (337) 291-1977 LafayetteCajundome.HGI.com 153

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Holiday Inn Express Breaux Bridge 2942 H. Grand Point Hwy., Breaux Bridge (337) 667-8913 HolidayInnExpress.com 58

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Fairfield Inn & Suites 2225 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 235-9898 Marriott.com

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Holiday Inn Express & SuitesScott 736 I-10 S. Frontage Rd., Scott (337) 232-6845 HolidayInnExpress.com/ScottLA 73

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Home 2 Suites by Hilton Parc Lafayette 1909 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 706-8610 Home2Suites3.Hilton.com 106

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Lafayette Airport 201 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 264-6044 LafayetteAirport.HomewoodSuites.com 129

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La Quinta Inn & SuitesBroussard 104 Sweetland Dr., Broussard (337) 330-8081 LQ.com 61

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Long Plantation Suites 210 Long Plantation Blvd., Lafayette (337) 781-5682 LPSuites.net 4

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Microtel Inn & Suites 301 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Scott (337) 235-9010 Microtel.com/Scott 76

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Microtel Inn & Suites-Breaux Bridge 2280 Rees St. Ext., Breaux Bridge (337) 332-0432 MicrotelInn.com 58

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Motel 6-University Ave. 1605 N. University Ave., Lafayette (337) 269-9779 124

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Pear Tree Inn by Drury 126 Alcide Dominique Rd., Lafayette (337) 289-9907 64

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Plantation Inn 2810 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 232-7285 87

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Quality Inn & Suites 2300 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 291-6008 ChoiceHotels.com/Hotels/LA725 58

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Red Roof Inn 1718 N. University Ave., Lafayette (337) 233-3339 RedRoof.com 108

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Residence Inn by Marriott 128 James Comeaux Rd., Lafayette (337) 232-3341 Marriott.com/lftri 93

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Rodeway Inn 2724 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 889-5969 101

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Sleep Inn - Lafayette 2140 W. Willow St., Scott (337) 264-0408 Choicehotels.com/Louisiana/Scott/Sleep-innhotels/LA085 80

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Studio 6 Extended Stay 1441 SE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 706-7644

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Super 7 Inn & Suites 2111 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 261-5111 93

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Super 8 Motel 2224 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 232-8826 Super8.com 71

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Townplace Suites 119 Lake Farm Rd., Lafayette (337) 408-8700 TownePlaceSuites.com/LFTSO 102

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TRU by Hilton Lafayette River Ranch 1310 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette (337) 534-0844 Tru3.Hilton.com 98

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Wingate by Wyndham 702 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 234-3700 WingateHotels.com/Hotel/23093 82

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WoodSpring Suites Lafayette 200 Hugh Wallis Rd., Lafayette (337) 504-5522 WoodSpring.com 122

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SpringHill Suites Lafayette South at River Ranch 321 Settlers Trace Blvd., Lafayette (337) 981-5512 Marriott.com/lftsh 103

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Royal Inn 1801 NW Evangeline Thruway, Lafayette (337) 408-3832 144

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Regency Inn 2615 Cameron St., Lafayette (337) 235-9442 29

Staybridge Suites Lafayette 129 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 267-4666 StaybridgeSuites.com/LafayetteLA

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Wyndham Garden Lafayette 1801 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 233-8120 WGLaf.com 290

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Acadian Bed & Breakfast 127 Vincent Rd., Lafayette (337) 856-5260 AcadianBandB.com 3

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Bayou Cabins Bed and Breakfast 100 W. Mills Ave. (Hwy. 94), Breaux Bridge (337) 332-6158 BayouCabins.com 14

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Bordeaux Bed & Breakfast 103 Argus St., Milton (337) 856-5696 2

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Cajun Country Cottages 1138A Lawless Tauzin Rd., Breaux Bridge (337) 332-3093 CajunCottages.com 5

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Country Charm Bed & Breakfast 1144 Lawless Tauzin, Breaux Bridge (337) 332-3616 CountryCharmBAndA.org 3

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Esprit de Coeur Inn 402 Garfield St., Lafayette (337) 962-5215 EspritDeCoeur.com 2

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La Maison de Belle - Montgomery House B&B 608 Girard Park Dr., Lafayette (337) 235-2520 3

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l Maison D' Memoire B&B Cottages 8450 Roberts Cove Rd., Rayne (337) 334-2477 MaisonDMemoire.com 4

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Mouton Plantation Bed & Breakfast 338 N. Sterling St., Lafayette (337) 233-7816 MoutonPlantation.com 5

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Rip Van Winkle Bed & Breakfast 5505 Rip Van Winkle Rd., New Iberia (337) 359-8525 RipVanWinkleGardens.com 3

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T'Frere's House Boutique Bed & Breakfast 1905 Verot School Rd., Lafayette (337) 984-9347 TFreresHouse.com 8

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Therese Cottages 843 E. Gloria Switch Rd., Lafayette (337) 264-9616 1

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CAMPGROUNDS Acadiana Park Campground 1201 E. Alexander St., Lafayette (337) 291-8388 73

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Bayou Wilderness R.V. Resort 600 N. Wilderness Tr., Carencro (337) 896-0598 Bwrvr.com 120

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Crawfish Haven/Mrs. Rose's Bed and Breakfast 6807 Hwy. 35, Kaplan (337) 652-8870 CrawfishHaven.net 3

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Au' Bayou Teche Bed and Breakfast 205 Washington, Breaux Bridge (337) 332-1049 AuBayouTecheBedAndBreakfast.com 5

Louisiana Cajun Mansion Bed & Breakfast 4304 Decon Rd., Youngsville (337) 207-1726 LouisianaCajunMansion.com

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City of Rayne R.V. Park 801 The Boulevard, Rayne (337) 334-3121 Rayne.org 737

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Cypremort Point State Park Campground 306 Beach Ln., Franklin (337) 867-4510 LaStateParks.com 6

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Frog City RV Park 3003 Daulat Dr., Duson (337) 873-9085 LafayetteRVPark.com 62

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HOSTELS Blue Moon Guesthouse 215 E. Convent St., Lafayette (337) 234-2422 BlueMoonPresents.com 5

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KOA Kampground of Lafayette, Inc. 537 Apollo Rd., Scott (337) 235-2739 LafayetteKOA.com 22

Maxie's Campground 4350 Hwy. 90 E., Broussard (337) 837-6200 MaxiesCampground.com

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Cajun Hostel 515 Cedar Crest Ct., Lafayette (337) 298-9656 CajunHostel.com 3

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HOUSING Campion at Lafayette 1501 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 223-3800 CampionLafayette.com 0

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What To See Abbeville Cultural & Historical Museum & Art Gallery

Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and Conservatory of Music

200 N. Magdalen Sq., Abbeville (337) 898-4114 AbbevilleMuseum.org

412 Travis St., Lafayette (337) 232-4277 AcadianaSymphony.org

Photographic museum of early Abbeville housing a display of our Acadian heritage with rotating art exhibits of local artists. Film about Acadian heritage "Acadie Liberte" available to view Tuesdays and Saturdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m and Wednesday thru Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. M-Sa 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free

Acadian Memorial

121 S. New Market St., St. Martinville (337) 394-2258 AcadianMemorial.org

Serving Acadiana 31 years, ASO's mission is to make orchestral music available to as many people as possible. We offer professional musicians committed to providing a memorable musical experience for special events, fundraisers and celebrations. M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

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The Acadian Memorial honors the 3,000 Acadians who arrived in Louisiana in the 18th century depicted by a Robert Dafford mural, a bronze Wall of Names, an eternal flame and garden, a museum and the Odyssey Quilt. Daily 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. or by appointment. $3; Children 12 & under free.

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221 La Neuville Rd., Youngsville (337) 451-6582 CaneCuttersBaseball.com

Atchafalaya Basin Landing 1377 Henderson Levee Rd., Henderson (337) 228-7880 BasinLanding.com

Summer collegiate league baseball team - part of the Texas Collegiate League. Family friendly and affordable entertainment in a fun minor league type atmosphere. Watch current college star baseball players with lots of added entertainment. Game time 7 p.m. Tickets $10, $8, or $6

Whether you're interested in photography or a wildlife adventure, your visit would not be complete without one of our exciting airboat swamp tours! Able to accommodate large groups; Houseboat rental and Turtle's Bar on-site. M-Su 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

Acadiana Center for the Arts

The AcA is a central hub of cultural life in Acadiana. AcA incorporates museum-quality galleries, an arts education center, a broadcast venue, workshops, conference and office spaces and modular theater with adaptive acoustics. M-Sa 10 a.m.5 p.m. Adult $5; Srs./Students $3; 5-17 $2; under 4 free.

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1337 Henderson Levee Rd., Henderson (337) 228-2384 McGeesSwampTours.com

McGee's Swamp Tours has been a must-see for visitors to Cajun Country for more than a decade. Passengers on McGee's sightseeing boat tours will be able to observe the interior of one of America's greatest river swamps. M-Th 8 a.m.-5 p.m., F-Sa 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Su 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Adults $20, Srs. $18, Child 12 and under $15

Acadiana Cane Cutters

101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette (337) 233-7060 AcadianaCenterForTheArts.org

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Atchafalaya Experience

1212 Bordelon Rd., Breaux Bridge (337) 277-4726 TheAtchafalayaExperience.com Boat trips into the swamps featuring nature. Designed for photographers, birders & nature lovers. Featured on 36 national and foreign TV shows, many newspapers, travel books and guides. By appointment. Adults $50, children under 13 $25

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Avery Island, home of TABASCOÂŽ Pepper Sauce Hwy. 329, Avery Island (337) 373-6129 Tabasco.com

Visit our history museum and experience the entire process from plants growing in our greenhouse to the bottling line. Other fun displays include conservation efforts and the salt mine display. Shop in our Country Store, eat in our restaurant "1868" and explore our Jungle Gardens. Su-Sa 9 a.m.4 p.m. $5.50 fee to Tabasco; $8 to Jungle Gardens

Basin Arts

113 Clinton St., Lafayette (337) 654-2537 BasinArtsLafayette.com

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314 E. Bridge St., Breaux Bridge (337) 332-8500 BreauxBridgeLA.net

Bayou Teche Visitors Center is located along the banks of the Bayou Teche in historic downtown Breaux Bridge. Travel counselors speak French! M-F 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau

900 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Morgan City (985) 380-8224 CajunCoast.com The Cajun Coast is the perfect place to start your Louisiana adventure - Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, Scenic Byway, waterfront historic district, stunning historic homes, swamp tours, golf and gaming. M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Cajun Corridor Scenic Byway 1905 Veterans Memorial Dr., Abbeville (337) 898-6600 MostCajun.com

Travel the Cajun Corridor from the shrimping community of Delcambre to Gueydan, "Duck Capital of America," with all the picturesque towns along the way. Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine, family-friendly festivals, rural countryside and more. M-Th 8 a.m.4 p.m.; F 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Free

Cajun Country Swamp Tours 1209 Rookery Rd., Breaux Bridge (337) 319-0010 CajunCountrySwampTours.com Enjoy a professional, insightful eco-tour that is educational, entertaining and enjoyable through an area well known for impressive scenic beauty and wildlife. View birds, alligators, huge moss-draped cypress trees and much more. Nature at its best. Tours daily by appointment Adults $20, child under 13 yrs. $10

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Lafayette Parish, Lafayette (337) 230-6169 CajunFoodTours.com The best way to experience the flavor of Louisiana! Choose from a cozy bus tour or walking tour to learn the history, love the culture and, best of all, stop to taste the renowned Cajun delights that make our area so unique. Bus tours pick up from many Lafayette hotels. Tours ~3hrs.

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Cajun Music Hall of Fame & Museum 240 S. C.C. Duson St., Eunice (337) 457-6534 CajunFrenchMusic.org

In 1995, the Louisiana Legislature proclaimed the city of Eunice the official site for the Cajun Music Hall of Fame & Museum. The museum has artifacts and memorabilia on display related to Cajun music and culture. Summer hours: Tu-Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Winter hours: Tu-Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Hours change with Daylight Savings Time. Free

An Arts Center that creates opportunity for artistic expression across generations through dance classes, art classes, visual arts residencies, gallery programming and special events; all aimed at enhancing the artistic identity of our community. Hours Vary.

Bayou Teche Visitors Center in Breaux Bridge

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Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Museum 515 Cathedral St., Lafayette (337) 232-1322 SaintJohnCathedral.org

St. John Cathedral is a prominent landmark of downtown Lafayette. The 500-year-old Cathedral Oak, cemetery, museum & gift shop are on the church grounds. Pre-arranged tours are available. Listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings. M-Th 9 a.m.-noon & 1-4 p.m.; F 9 a.m.-noon. Adults $4, Seniors $3, Children $1

Champagne's Swamp Tours

1151 Rookery Rd., Breaux Bridge (337) 230-4068 ChampagnesSwampTours.com Personal, authentic, guided ecotours into the Lake Martin Swamp and Louisiana's largest nesting area of wading birds. Hours vary by season. Call for current rate.

Chicot State Park

3469 Chicot Park Rd., Ville Platte (337) 363-2403 LaStateParks.com Louisiana's largest State Park with overnight accommodations and day use activities.

Children's Museum of Acadiana

201 E. Congress St., Lafayette (337) 232-8500 CMALaf.org The Children's Museum of Acadiana (CMA) is a hands-on participatory museum serving children and their families, schools, and community organizations by providing interactive exhibits, special services, performances, and workshops. Tu-Sa 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $7

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Cité des Arts

Crawfish Haven/Mrs. Rose's Bed and Breakfast

109 Vine St., Lafayette (337) 291-1122 CiteDesArts.org

6807 Hwy. 35, Kaplan (337) 652-8870 CrawfishHaven.net

Cité des Arts is an arts center and art incubator in downtown Lafayette, providing ongoing programming and classes in many artistic disciplines. Varies with event. M 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tu-Th 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; F 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sa 5-10 p.m. Galleries free; event admission varies.

Crawfish Excursions (SEASONAL) You and your guests can experience firsthand how these amazing crustaceans come to appear on our tables. A guide will assist you in a unique boat ride allowing you to catch your own crawfish. Or, if you prefer, you can catch crawfish the old-fashioned way, using hand nets. TOURS SEASONAL

City of Broussard

310 E. Main St., Broussard (337) 837-6681 CityOfBroussard.com Southern hospitality and charm combine with hot growth opportunities and cutting edge 21st century technology in this Cajun country heartland hitting the top of the charts and headlines for its economic expansions.

Cypremort Point State Park

VARIES 306 Beach Ln., Franklin (337) 867-4240 LaStateParks.com

Between Grand Isle and Cameron, Cypremort Point is the only locality near the Gulf of Mexico that can be reached by car. A half-mile stretch of man-made beach provides a delightful area for relaxing picnicking and enjoying the water. It also affords an opportunity for fishing, crabbing, water skiing, windsurfing and sailing. Daily 7 a.m.-9 p.m. $2 per car (1-4 ppl) $130/night, Oct.-Mar; $150/night on Fri-Sat and Apr-Sept

City of Carencro

210 E. Saint Peter St., Carencro (337) 896-8481 Carencro.org At the crossroads of community, culture, commerce and fun, Carencro embodies joie de vivre. Cajun and Creole culture thrive here in our music, food and traditions. Carencro is home to the Mercredi Show, world-famous Prejean's Restaurant, a balloon festival and two historical churches.

Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel 832 Martin Luther King Rd., Charenton (337) 923-4680 CypressBayou.com

Located in Charenton, Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel is the premiere gaming facility in Acadiana. Cypress Bayou has over 1,000 slot machines, over 300 table games, 7 restaurants and 102 hotel rooms for your entertainment. 24/7. Free

M-Th 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., F 7:30 a.m. to noon.

City of Crowley

2 425 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley DAYS (337) 783-0824 Crowley-La.com

Depot at Magdalen Place, The

Over 200 structures listed on the National Historic Register including the Crowley Motor Co. Building, which houses the Rice Interpretive Center, JD Miller Music & Ford Automotive Museums, Rice Theatre, Grand Opera House of the South, Agri-tours, quaint shops, local fine or casual Cajun dining. M-Th 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; F 8 a.m.noon. Admission varies

City of St. Martinville

125 S. New Market St., St. Martinville (337) 394-2233 StMartinville.org On Bayou Teche, the 'Ville dates to the earliest European and African presence in 18th century Louisiana. Synonymous with Longfellow's poem, Evangeline, Acadian, African, French, Italian, Native American and Spanish descendants contribute to its cultural gumbo. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

An 1894 restored train depot and caboose museum located in the Abbeville historic district. Antiques, gifts and Cajun products. Tour groups welcomed by appt. Tu-F 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Downtown Lafayette

735 Jefferson St., Ste. 204, Lafayette (337) 291-5566 DowntownLafayette.org Downtown Lafayette provides a rich and unique experience for all who visit, shop, dine, play, work and live here. Home of Downtown Alive!, Movies in the Parc, 2nd Saturday ArtWalk and over 80 events annually, Downtown is your center for events and fun. M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Conrad Rice Mill/Konriko Company Store

Floyd Sonnier's Beau Cajun Art Gallery

Oldest operating rice mill in the U.S. On National Register of Historical Places. 20-min. video presentation on Cajun culture and history of mill. 20 min. walking tour of the rice mill. M-Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Adult $4, Srs. $3.50, under 12 $2.25

Art gallery featuring Floyd Sonnier's pen & ink drawings depicting family life of the Acadians at the turn of the century. Pen-&-ink drawings, art prints & posters, Cajun calendars, note sheets, Christmas cards, illustrated cookbooks, pewter & pottery. W-F 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free

307 Ann St., New Iberia (337) 364-7242 ConradRiceMill.com

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201 W. Lafayette St., Abbeville (337) 740-2112 MagdalenPlace.com

1010 Saint Mary St., Scott (337) 237-7104 BeauCajun.com

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1011 W. Saint Mary, Scott (337) 298-9097 GalleryAcadie.com

Gallery Acadie is an Acadian culture art gallery and gift shop providing a unique venue for French culture in Louisiana. Gallery Acadie houses "Brushes and Boudin" painting classes and Je Suis Cajun Clothing Company, providing clothing and accessories for all aspects of the Cajun lifestyle.

Glide Studio

315 Jefferson St, Lafayette (337) 258-6788 GlideStudiosLafayette.com

Dance Instruction, Exhibits, House Concerts & Dances

Hilliard University Art Museum 710 E. Saint Mary Blvd., Lafayette (337) 482-2278 HilliardMuseum.org

The Hilliard University Art Museum is a dynamic, education-oriented museum that serves as a center for interdisciplinary learning. Exhibitions and programs are designed to meet the educational and cultural needs of Louisiana's highly diverse population and to foster intellectual discourse. Tu-Th 9 a.m.-5 p.m., F 9 a.m.-noon; Sa 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $5, Seniors $4, Students $3

Hub City Cycles, LLC.

208 E. Vermilion St., Lafayette (337) 235-2453 CycleHubCity.com

Hub City Cycles is your neighborhood bike shop that offers affordable to high-end bikes, parts and accessories. Bike rentals available.

Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau 2513 Hwy. 14, New Iberia (337) 365-1540 IberiaTravel.com

Planning assistance for leisure travelers, meeting planners, travel trade, entertainment industry and the media. Accommodations, event venues, restaurants, attractions, FAM tours, itineraries, brochures, registration assistance, location scouting, press kits and more. M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sa 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

International Petroleum Museum & Exposition 111 First St., Morgan City (985) 384-3744 RigMuseum.com

The only place in the world where the general public can walk aboard an authentic offshore drilling rig, the renowned and historic Mr. Charlie. Tours: M-Sa 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. Adult $5, Srs. $4, Ages 5-12 $3.50, under 5 free

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & PreserveAcadian Cultural Center 501 Fisher Rd., Lafayette (337) 232-0789 NPS.gov/Jela

The Acadian Cultural Center, a unit of the National Park Service, depicts the story of the Acadians who settled the prairies and wetlands of south Louisiana. Tu-F 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sa 8:30 a.m.-noon. Free.

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Jungle Gardens

Lafayette Museum Association/Alexandre Mouton House

Hwy. 329, Avery Island (337) 369-6243 JungleGardens.org

1122 Lafayette St., Lafayette (337) 234-2208 LafayetteMuseum.com

Avery Island's 170 acre Jungle Gardens is a botanical treasure containing South Louisiana marshes and bayous that are inhabited by indigenous wildlife. Su-Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $8, Children (12-6) $5, under 6 free.

Lovely house museum and repository of Acadian history and culture. Original structure built in early 1800s as Sunday House of Vermilionville's founder, Jean Mouton. Became home of Gov. Alexandre Mouton. Restored to 1850s. Nat'l register. Tu-Sa 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Adults $5, Srs. $3, Students $2

Kart Ranch, Inc.

508 Youngsville Hwy. 89, Lafayette (337) 837-5278 KartRanch.com

Lafayette Science Museum

Kart Ranch is a locally owned Family Fun Center with indoor and outdoor attractions. We offer go-karts, kiddie karts, bumper boats, miniature golf, batting cages, water wars, castle clash, indoor playground, arcade and party rooms. Su 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; M-Th 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; F-Sa 10 a.m.-11 p.m. SCHOOL YEAR - Su-Th 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; F-Sa 10 a.m.-11 p.m. No general admission. Pay as you play.

433 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 291-5544 LafayetteScienceMuseum.org

A regional STEM-based museum, with exhibition space dedicated to showcasing the scientific expertise held within the community. A digital planetarium takes visitors on an adventure through the cosmos without ever leaving their seats. Tu-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Su 1-6 p.m. Adult $5, Srs. $3, Child $2

La Maison Begnaud

LARC's Acadian Village

110 Benoit Patin Rd., Scott (337) 269-5155 CityOfScott.org

200 Greenleaf Dr., Lafayette (337) 981-2364 AcadianVillage.org

A tourist attraction, information center, souvenir shop. Free French class every Wednesday from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Friday night music from 6:00 p.m.-'til. Tu-Th 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; F 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 6 p.m.- till.

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Lafayette's oldest authentic vision of life in 19th century Southwest Louisiana and a showcase of historic homes alongside winding bayous, depicting unique Acadian architecture of the time. Acadian Village exists as the fundraising arm of LARC. M-Sa 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Adults $8, Srs. $7, Students (6-15) $6, ages 4 and under free

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery

1008 E. Saint Mary Blvd., Lafayette (337) 269-0363 LafayetteArt.org

Le Vieux Village Heritage Park/ Visitor Center

Nonprofit art association and gallery since 1959. Art originals, prints, pottery, glass, photography, wood & metal sculptures, and jewelry. Art classes and workshops. Six working artist studios under roof. Tu-F noon5 p.m.; Sa by appt. Free

828 E. Landry St., Opelousas (337) 948-5227 CityOfOpelousas.com

French for the Old Village, this historical park and museum is a collection of buildings from Opelousas and St. Landry Parish, dating from 1700s to the early 20th century. The village includes one of the oldest Creole homes west of the Mississippi River and the Louisiana Orphan Train Museum. M-F 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

Lafayette Concert Band

3600 W. Congress St., Lafayette (337) 989-1279 LCBand.org A part of the Lafayette musical community since 1982, the LCB is Acadiana's premiere adult community band comprised of 75 talented woodwind, brass and percussion instrumentalists. Members come together on Tuesday evenings to rehearse from late August through June and perform concerts throughout the year.

Lafayette Lanes

2825 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 234-8384 LafayetteLanes.com Ultra modern full service bowling center. Automatic scoring, snack bar, lounge, and the finest arcade in Lafayette. Over 50 video and redemption games. We specialize in birthday parties. Su noon-9 p.m.; F-Sa 10 a.m.-3 a.m.; M-Th 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Liberty Theatre/Rendez-Vous Des Cajuns 200 W. Park Ave., Eunice (337) 457-7389 Eunice-La.com

Renovated 1924 movie house is home to a weekly radio music show with Cajun bands and dancing. The emcee hosts the show in French in the format of the Grand Old Opry and Louisiana Hayride. Sa 4-8 p.m. $5 per person, children 12 and under $3

Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site 1200 N. Main St., St. Martinville (337) 394-3754 LaStateParks.com

Longfellow Evangeline State Historic Site's mission is to preserve and interpret the history and influence of the French Creoles and Acadians who settled along Bayou Teche in the early 1800s. W-Su 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $4; Srs and children under 12 free

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Louisiana State Arboretum

Scenic Lafayette/Azalea Trail

1300 Sudie Lawton Ln., Ville Platte (337) 363-6289 CRT.State.La.US/Louisiana-StateParks/Index

Located within Chicot State Park. The only State Park's preservation area. Plants marked throughout the six miles of trails. New visitor center, exhibits, tours, programs, etc. Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $1/person to enter park

Lafayette

The return of Lafayette's historic annual Azalea Trail, mid-March to mid-April. The 22 mile self-guided driving trail also features bicycle and pedestrian loops.

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Massage Envy SPA Lafayette Convenient, professional and affordable massage therapy and facials. Daily 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Su-Sa 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center

Shadows-on-the-Teche 317 E. Main St., New Iberia (337) 369-6446 ShadowsOnTheTeche.org

315 N. Main St., Opelousas (337) 948-2589 CityOfOpelousas.com

Dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting objects and artifacts about the history and culture of the Opelousas area from prehistory times to the present and using this collection to inform and educate the public. M-F 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sa-Su CLOSED. Donations accepted

Overlooking Bayou Teche, this 1834 home, a National Trust Historic Site, is authentically restored to tell the story of life on a 19th century sugar plantation and is surrounded by beautiful gardens of live oaks, azaleas and camellias. M-Sa 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Adult $10, Srs. $8, Students $6.50

Pack & Paddle

601 E. Pinhook Rd.,Lafayette (337) 232-5854 PackPaddle.com

St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission

978 Kennerson Rd., Opelousas (337) 948-8004 CajunTravel.com

Pack & Paddle is a resource for the local forests and swamps that make Louisiana a special place for the outdoor enthusiast. We invite you to come by today to experience what will surely be a unique shopping experience. M-F 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sa 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Su Noon-5 p.m.

Visit the Home of Zydeco Music and experience the LA Orphan Train Museum, public art displays and murals, racino, historic architecture and religious attractions, shopping in "Acadiana's Antique Capital", weekly live music and jam sessions, food festivals and the Cajun and Creole cultures. M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Port of Delcambre

P.O. Box 101, Delcambre (337) 303-7950 PortOfDelcambre.com

St. Martin Parish Tourist Commission

Hours vary.

Rip Van Winkle Gardens

110 N. Main St., Breaux Bridge (337) 442-1597 CajunCountry.org

VARIES 5505 Rip Van Winkle Rd., New Iberia (337) 359-8525 RipVanWinkleGardens.com

Where Cajun began. Breaux Bridge, Henderson and St. Martinville. Quaint, historic downtown areas, Atchafalaya Basin. B&B’s, campgrounds, houseboat rentals, cabins and hotels. World famous restaurants, shopping, art and nature.

Semi-tropical gardens atop huge salt dome, overlooking scenic Lake Peigneur, Rip Van Winkle Gardens, Rips Rookery, Joseph Jefferson Mansion and more. Come explore its treasures. Su-Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $12 Adults/$10 Srs.

Rock’n’Bowl de Lafayette

Wed-Sun 4-11 p.m. One stop dine & rock. Have a great dinner at Tiniballs-Martinis & Meatballs then head next door to dance and bowl the night away.

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Sam Guarino Blacksmith Shop Museum 304 S. State St., Abbeville (337) 898-4110 CityOfAbbeville.net

The Blacksmith Shop, c.1913, was one of the few blacksmith shops in operation in a downtown location and operated until 2004. The museum features all of the original equipment and dirt floor including displays on the history and importance of blacksmithing. By appt. only Free

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1821 Academy Rd., Grand Coteau (337) 662-5275 SSHCoteau.org

Built in 1821, the Academy is the second oldest institution of learning west of the Mississippi. Site of authenticated miracle and shrine, formal gardens, magnificent oak alley and museum. National Register of Historic Places. M-F 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

130 N. College Rd., Lafayette (337) 232-7040 MassageEnvy.com

903 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-8880 RocknBowl.com

Schools of the Sacred Heart

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Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park 300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette (337) 233-4077 Vermilionville.org

Cajun/Creole/Native American Heritage & Folklife Park. Historic village represents life in Acadiana from 1765-1890. Features selfguided tours; costumed, bi-lingual artisans, live music, cooking school, restaurant, boat tours and gift shop. Tu-Su 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Adult $10, Srs. $8, Students $6 (5-18), under 5 free.

Washington Museum & Tourist Center

404 N. Main St., Washington (337) 826-3627

History Museum: Washington is the 3rd oldest town in LA. A Steamboat Town with the largest port between New Orleans and St. Louis. Most of the original buildings remain intact. Containing many examples of LA. architecture from creole cottages to

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Wetlands Golf Course, The

2129 N. University Ave., Lafayette (337) 291-7151

Cajun Comic Relief

Wortman Pottery, Studio and Showroom

Cajun Comic Relief, a fundraiser held in March to raise money for Hospice of Acadiana, offers the best of Cajun humor and Cajun music. Come join us and laugh till it helps. Tickets go on sale every December. 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

A full service public golf course. 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

1769 Potters Rd., Duson (337) 873-8584

WortmanPottery.com/Showroom.php

Visit a pottery studio on a working rice farm. The studio of nationally known potters David & Emily Wortman, where each piece of handcrafted functional pottery is designed to enrich daily life. Established in 1977. Tu-Sa 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Su 1-6 p.m. Free.

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stages. Shopping, food, dance contest, demonstrations, carnival, parade and more. Fun for the whole family. F, Su $5; Sa $10; 3 day $15 pass.

Zoosiana (Zoo Of Acadiana) 5601 US Hwy. 90 East, Broussard (337) 837-4325 Zoosiana.com

Zoosiana is Acadiana's number one, year-round, family fun destination! Explore our exciting park and meet hundreds of animals. Feed the parakeets, ride the train, see the animal show, play on the playground and HAVE FUN at the zoo all day long! M-Su 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (weather permitting) Adult $11.25, Children ages 3-12 $7.50

EVENTS Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Association 520 Parkway Dr., Breaux Bridge (337) 332-6655 BBCrawfest.com

Always held the first full weekend in May (Friday-Sunday). CrawfishCrawfish-Crawfish: over 30 Cajun, Zydeco & Swamp Pop bands on 3

Lafayette Parish, Lafayette (337) 706-3669 Facebook.com/CajunComicRelief

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plantation homes, live oaks and native plants. M-F 8 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.; Sa-

Festival International de Louisiane

315 Lee Ave., Lafayette (337) 232-8086 FestivalInternational.com Festival International is the largest FREE Francophone music festival in the country. Held during the last weekend in April, the festival celebrates the Cajun & Creole cultural influences through music, dance, food, cinema & other performance arts. M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Original Southwest LA Zydeco Festival (Southern Dev. Foundation) 457 Zydeco Rd., Opelousas (337) 232-7672 Zydeco.org

Come enjoy Louisiana's original festival. Absorb our cultural joie de vivre that transcends age and ethnicity. Featuring the best Zydeco music & cultural presentations. Gates open @ 7 a.m. Music begins at noon until midnight $13 Adults; $2 children 10 & under

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Elegant antebellum homes decked in Victorian holiday finery. Boulevards of live oaks twinkling with white lights. Traditional holiday performances and festive Christmas parades. Enjoy numerous activities for the entire family as the towns of Franklin, Patterson, Berwick and Morgan City celebrate a Real Louisiana Christmas!

(800) 256-2931 www.cajuncoast.com


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Swamp Tours of Acadiana

1209 Rookery Rd., Breaux Bridge (337) 342-3867 We provide swamp tours in Lake Martin. Day/night/private tours and bird watching photo shoots. Su-Sa 6 a.m.-10 p.m. $20 adults/$10 children under 10

413 Coolidge St., Lafayette LATrail.org

TRAIL is dedicated to building and maintaining parks, paths and trails for hiking, walking, running, kayaking, biking and canoeing. TRAIL encourages people to get outside and experience and educate themselves about their community and to exercise and enjoy the outdoors. M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Allons A' Lafayette, Inc.

321 Cedar Crest Ct., Lafayette (337) 269-9607 AllonsALafayette.com Serving all of Louisiana for over 30 years. Itineraries, hotels, attractions, restaurants, guide service, transportation, cooking demonstrations, festivals, Mardi Gras and Christmas events for adults and students. 24 hr. answering service.

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Atchafalaya Experience

1212 Bordelon Rd., Breaux Bridge (337) 277-4726 TheAtchafalayaExperience.com Swamp tours into the Atchafalaya Basin. Designed for photographers, birders & nature lovers. Featured on 36 national and foreign TV shows, many newspapers, travel books and guides. By appointment Adults $50, children under 13 $25.

Bayou Teche Brewing 1106 Bushville Hwy. (337) 754-5122

BayouTecheBrewing.com Bayou Teche Brewing crafts beer that pair with Acadiana's Cajun and Creole cuisine and lifestyle. Our beer can be found in bottles and on tap in stores and restaurants around Acadiana. On site tap room and tours. Tap Room: M-Th 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fr-Sa 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Bayou Teche Experience

317 E. Bridge St., Breaux Bridge (337) 366-0337 BayouTecheExperience.com

Visit Bayou Teche Experience and immerse yourself in the heart of Cajun Country. Offering kayak and bike rentals to explore the bayous, lakes, and swamps. Guided and self-guided tours are available with equipment and shuttle service. Cajun heritage gift shop stocked by local artists and products.

Cajun Customized Excursions 113 E. Railroad Ave., Arnaudville (337) 303-8060 CajunCabinGuestCottage.com/ Excursions

Enjoy a "Deep Swamp" experience with Captain Mark Allemond in the Atchafalaya Basin. On your personalized 2 hour excursion, you will be able to view indigenous wildlife, including alligators, and beautiful swamp scenery. By appointment. $50/per person

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Cajun Food Tours

Lafayette Parish, Lafayette (337) 230-6169 CajunFoodTours.com

The best way to experience the flavor of Louisiana! Choose from a cozy bus tour or walking tour to learn the history, love the culture and, best of all, stop to taste the renowned Cajun delights that make our area so unique. Bus tours pick up from many Lafayette hotels. Tours ~3hrs.

Journeys with Ginger Affiliated with Travel Machine/Specialized Tours

1479 Henderson Hwy., Henderson (337) 962-5709 www.journeyswithginger.com

We specialize in day trips and short destination trips originating in the Acadiana area. We also offer step-on services to tour operators visiting Lafayette, St. Martin, Iberia, Vermilion and St. Landry parishes.

Martin Accordions, Inc. 2143 W. Willow St., Scott (337) 232-4001 MartinAccordions.com

Cajun accordions manufacturer. Tour of our factory with an hour of Cajun music after the tour. For groups of 15 or more.

New Orleans Kayak Swamp Tours, A

New Orleans (504) 571-9975 NewOrleansKayakSwampTours. com

Our New Orleans swamp kayak tours take you into the heart of one of the most diverse habitats for plants and wildlife in the country. We are committed to guiding you to the hidden spots that most tourists never see, allowing you to fish and take photos along the way.

Rank Wildcat Spirits, LLC 619A Bonin Rd., Lafayette (337) 257-3385 RankWildcat.com

Rank Wildcat Spirits is proud to be Acadiana's FIRST distiller of fine spirits! Tours by appointment only.

Smokin' Reels Charters, LLC 6300 John Lewis Rd., New Iberia (337) 577-8441 SmokinReelsFishin.com

We cater to beginners as well as seasoned fishermen. Come and enjoy an awesome day of fishing on the water at Cypremort Point, Vermilion Bay or South Marsh Island. We are a family oriented company and would love to show your family a great day of fishing and fun for everyone. Su-Sa 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Swamp Tours of Acadiana

1209 Rookery Rd., Breaux Bridge (337) 342-3867

We provide swamp tours in Lake Martin. Day/night/private tours and bird watching photo shoots. Su-Sa 6 a.m.-10 p.m. $20 adults/$10 children under 10

Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission

1905 Veterans Memorial Dr., Abbeville (337) 898-6600

Peaceful towns, historical attractions, authentic Cajun cuisine, unique shops, family-friendly festivals, marshes teeming with wildlife and deep-rooted culture await you in Vermilion Parish. One visit, you'll keep coming back for more! M-Th 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; F 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Wild Louisiana Tours

118 Gary Rd., Laplace (985) 205-1527 WildLouisianaTours.com Wild Louisiana Tours is one of the very first kayak outfitters in the state of Louisiana. A small family run company, we specialize in guest accommodation and tour quality and information. All our guides have been trained extensively on the natural history of Louisiana.

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Zydeco Country Travels

1628D La Neuville Rd., Lafayette (337) 451-4664 ZydecoCountryTravels.com 24 hours

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Distances - Louisiana Cities Lafayette-Alexandria..................... 89 Lafayette-Baton Rouge................. 58 Lafayette-Hammond...................... 101 Lafayette-Houma............................ 108 Lafayette-Lake Charles................. 77 Lafayette-Monroe........................... 184 Lafayette-Morgan City................... 71 Lafayette-Natchitoches................. 143

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I-10 Exits Exit 97................................................. Scott & LA 93 Exit 100............................................... Ambassador Caffery Parkway Exit 101................................................ University Avenue & LA 182 Exit 103A............................................ Visitor Information Center South ............................................................ to Lafayette & Hwy. 90 Exit 103B............................................ I-49 North & Racetrack Exit 104............................................... Louisiana Avenue Exit 109............................................... Breaux Bridge & LA 31 Exit 115................................................ Henderson & Atchafalaya Basin

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Sparkling Cosmo Recipe On the first day of Christmas Cocktails, we give you Sparkling Cosmo. Part sweet, part bubbly, this cocktail is perfect for that holiday Christmas party or white elephant gift exchange. This cocktail takes just enough of the edge off for you to keep those conversations flowing like the bubbly you are topping this drink off with. Limit – only a few, or you may end up being a little too merry and bright.

1/2 oz. Cointreau or Grand Marnier 2 oz. Cranberry Juice 1/4 oz. Lime Juice 4 oz. Chilled Sparkling Wine Raspberry Garnish 40

Pour the first three ingredients into shaker can, fill with ice, and shake vigorously until cold. Strain into a champagne or martini glass, top with sparkling wine, and garnish with fresh raspberries on a skewer.

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Jingle Juice On the second day of Christmas Cocktails, we give you Jingle Juice. Consider this your Christmas pre-game drink-just the right amount of merry and bright to have you fa la la-ing all through the town. You want to make this before company comes over with your Christmas music at 100. Limit-when you feel your voice getting hoarse from singing at the top of your lungs to Christmas carols. Fill a tall glass with ice. Add vodka, triple 1 oz. Three Olives Vodka sec, lemon juice, and orange juice and stir. 1/2 oz. Triple Sec Drizzle with cherry juice and garnish with 1/4 oz. Lemon Juice candy cane, cherry, and fruit slices. 3 oz. Orange Juice 1/2 oz. Maraschino Cherry Juice Fruit-Flavored Candy Cane, Cherry, Orange, and Lemon Slices

Grasshopper On the third day of Christmas Cocktails, we give you Grasshopper. We’ve all seen the movie Elf, right? We imagine this as the adult version of Buddy’s syrup. Perfect for when you need that extra energy for gift-wrapping or last-minute decorations. Limit-as many as it takes to come up with the perfect Elf on a Shelf hiding place.

3/4 oz. Green Creme de Menthe 3/4 oz. White Creme de Cacao 3/4 oz. Half & Half

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Pour ingredients into a shaker can, fill with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a martini glass.

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Joyeux Noel On the fourth day of Christmas Cocktails, we give you Joyeux Noel. Inevitably at some point during Christmas, you will gather around some sort of fire, be it indoors or outdoors, and the Joyeux Noel is your perfect companion. Whether you’re sharing stories with family or friends, this drink will have you telling tales better than Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Limit-until you run out of tonic water or oranges because let’s face it, they’re always the first to go.

1 Orange Slice Fresh Cranberries 1 oz. Simple Syrup 1 oz. Gin 3 oz. Tonic Water

Muddle orange, fresh cranberries and simple syrup in a glass, add ice cubes, gin, and tonic.

Candy Cane Martini On the fifth day of Christmas Cocktails, we give you Candy Cane Martini. We all need to get a little inspiration for the holidays, be it shopping for presents, building a gingerbread house, or the dreaded task of wrapping presents. The Candy Cane Martini is your ride or die throughout it all. Part playful (candy cane) part business (rum) this drink will have you decking the halls in no time. Limit-before you take a bite out of the gingerbread house you just built. That’s why the recipe calls for candy canes y’all.

3/4 oz. Vanilla Rum 3/4 oz. White Crème de Cocoa 3/4 oz. Peppermint Schnapps 3/4 oz. Half & Half Candy Cane

Pour ingredients into shaker can and fill with ice. Shake until drink is cold, strain into martini glass, garnish with red and white peppermint candy cane.

Atchafalaya Sunrise

On the sixth day of Christmas Cocktails, we give you Atchafalaya Sunrise. This beauty right here may have sunrise in the name, but you wanna wait until sunset to start sipping. The simple ingredients make it easy to take this bad boy to a holiday gathering and share. Limit-when you see the sunrise.

2 oz. Three Olives Vodka In a tall glass, fill with ice, pour vodka and orange 4 oz. Orange Juice juice, drizzle grenadine so that it floats and swirls Grenadine 42 in the glass, garnish with blood orange. LAFAYETTE CONVENTION AND VISITORS COMMISSION · 2019 Blood Orange


Tortue-Tini On the seventh day of Christmas Cocktails, we give you Tortue-Tini. Nothing says Christmas like a caramel dipped glass rim covered in crushed pecans. While we recommend this as an after-dinner dessert drink, some of you like dessert first, so go ahead, do you on this one. Limit-until you get cut off cause trust us, this drink is delicious.

2 oz. Three Olives Chocolate Vodka 1/2 oz. Dark Creme de Cacao 1/4 oz. Frangelico 1/4 oz. Baileys Caramel Dip for Rim Crushed Pecans for Rim

FOR RIM: Place caramel dip and crushed pecans on separate plates. Dip the top of the martini glass into the caramel, and then dip the top of the glass into the crushed pecans. FOR DRINK: Pour liquids into a shaker filled with ice. Shake hard and strain into a chilled martini glass.

Brandy Julep On the eighth day of Christmas Cocktails, we give you Brandy Julep. This is the drink you want to have in hand when the Christmas meal is finally ready. It’s the perfect pairing companion for any meal, be it turkey, ham, or gumbo. So when the dinner bell rings, head straight for the bar and make you one of these and let the food line die down. Limit- until you’re finished with your meal…heck even after, we don’t judge.

2 1/2 oz. Brandy 3/4 oz. Simple Syrup 4 Sprigs of Mint

Lightly muddle one sprig of mint in the bottom of a highball glass with sugar syrup. Fill the glass with crushed ice and add the brandy. Stir well with a bar spoon. Top off with more crushed ice. Garnish with sprig of mint.

Celtic Christmas Coffee

On the ninth day of Christmas Cocktails, we give you Celtic Christmas Coffee. Not everyone wakes up rockin round the Christmas tree, but with the Celtic Christmas Coffee, you will be sure to have yourself a very merry Christmas morning. Before the wrapping paper comes flying off, take a second to treat yourself to this caffeinator that will put the jingle in your bells. Limit-until the kids wake up or the family arrives.

1 oz. Irish Whiskey 1 oz. Baileys Hot Coffee Whipped Cream Green Sugar Sprinkles

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FOR RIM: Place simple syrup and green sugar sprinkles on separate plates. Dip the top of the clear coffee mug in simple syrup and green sugar sprinkles. FOR DRINK: Pour Irish whiskey and Baileys into mug, fill with hot coffee, stir. Top with whipped cream 43 and more green sugar sprinkles. LafayetteTravel.com

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Cajun Mary On the tenth day of Christmas Cocktails, we give you Cajun Mary. Another one of our preferred Christmas morning beverages, this one is perfect for jumping on the hair of the reindeer train if you’re feeling left out in the cold like the Grinch. Limit-we don’t recommend more than two because you do have a full day ahead of you and don’t want to be the butt of Christmas stories in years to come.

1 1/2 oz. 2 oz. Three Olives Vodka 5 oz. Spicy Tomato/Vegetable Juice Hot Sauce to Taste

(Tabasco and Louisiana Hot Sauce are favorites)

Tony Chachere’s Creole Seasoning Juice of 1/4 Lime

FOR RIM: Wet the rim of a large glass and dip in salt. FOR DRINK: Fill tall glass with ice and add the vodka. Mix the juices and spices and pour over the ice. Garnish as desired using the suggestions above or anything else you heart desires.

Dash of Worcestershire Sauce Garnishes can include pickled okra, pickled green bean, blue cheese stuffed green olives, celery stick, and anything else you have in your refrigerator.

Cajun Cognac On the eleventh day of Christmas Cocktails, we give you Cajun Cognac. This one right here, you want to wait until the company has left, the fire is lit, and your legs are kicked up. You’ve had a long day of spreading joy and cheer, and you need to re-up. Bonus if you are wearing your Christmas askot while drinking this. Limit-none because you deserve it, job well done.

1 1/2 oz. Cognac 1 1/2 oz. Cinnamon Schnapps 44

Fill highball glass with ice. Pour ingredients and enjoy.

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Rudolph’s Raspberry Collins On the twelfth day of Christmas Cocktails, we give you Rudolph’s Raspberry Collins. We all know Rudolph is Santa’s favorite reindeer, and his Raspberry Collins will make you understand why. Just the right amount of sweet and tangy, this drink is perfect for rockin’ round the Christmas tree. Limit-until your nose is as red as Rudolph’s.

In a highball glass, muddle the raspberries 2 Raspberries and simple syrup. Add the gin and lemon 1/4 oz. Simple Syrup juice and stir. Fill with ice and top with 2 oz. Gin the club soda. Garnish with a lemon 1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice wheel, a mint sprig, and two raspberries. 1 oz. Club Soda Garnish: 1 Lemon Wheel, Mint Sprig, and Raspberries

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530 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 232-5300 GrandCoteauHouse.com

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Delicious home cooked delicacy with a casual yet elegant atmosphere. M-F 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Su 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

1811 N. University Ave., Ste. 103 C, Lafayette (337) 277-3854 AcadianaFoodHub.com 350

1811 N. University Ave., Ste. 103, Lafayette (985) 859-6577 Facebook.com/AcadianSlice/

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Acadiana Bar and Grill, The 327 Iberia St., Youngsville (337) 856-2448 Facebook.com/ AcadianaBarAndGrill

Agave Bertrand

525 Bertrand Dr., Lafayette (337) 889-5540 AgaveLafayette.com Agave Cantina features the largest outdoor dining space in Acadiana and the most extensive tequila menu with a food menu of South-West Tex-Mex items with a Creole flair. Catering and takeout available. M-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

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2810 E. Milton Ave. Ste. 101, Youngsville (337) 857-6660 AgaveLafayette.com

Agave Parc Lafayette

1919 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 534-0774 AgaveLafayette.com Agave, a retreat right in the heart of River Ranch brings together traditional Mexican cuisine and an atmosphere like no other. With over 40 of the finest tequilas in the world, this is the perfect location to sit back, relax, and have a margarita on our patio. M-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

A family friendly atmosphere, treating others like family is a way of life in South Louisiana and that is the level of service we strive to deliver. M-Th 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; F-Sa 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Su 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

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Agave Youngsville

Agave brings together traditional Mexican cuisine and an atmosphere like no other. With over 40 of the finest tequilas in the world, this is the perfect location to sit back, relax, and have a margarita on our patio. M-F 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sa-Su 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Acadian Slice Pies

Pies made from scratch! Whole and hand pies available for pick-up and delivery. Send a message or e-mail for more info! Pick-up or delivery only

200 E. Vermilion St., Lafayette (337) 289-0000 AgaveLafayette.com Agave, a retreat right in the heart of Downtown Lafayette, brings together traditional Mexican cuisine and an atmosphere like no other. With over 40 of the finest tequilas in the world, this is the perfect location to sit back, relax, and have a margarita on our patio. M-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Acadiana Food Hub

Our mission is to provide an affordable place for food entrepreneurs to scale up their production and provide the infrastructure for the aggregation and distribution of local produce.

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Alesi Pizza House

4110 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 984-1823 AlesiPizzaHouse.com Acadiana's first Italian restaurant, Alesi's has been serving classic Italian dishes that you love...pizza, spaghetti, lasagna, fettuccini alfredo, ravioli, manicotti, chicken parmesan and so much more for 60 years. Made fresh daily, Alesi pizza house serves the best pizza and meatballs in town. M-Th 11 a.m.-9 p.m., F-Sa 11a.m.10 p.m., Su 4 p.m.- 9 p.m.

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Antoni's Italian Restaurant

1118-A Coolidge Blvd., Lafayette (337) 232-8384 AntonisItalianCafe.com

Antoni’s Italian Café has been serving up the tastes of Italy in Lafayette for over 20 years. The ideal restaurant for any occasion, whether a casual lunch or an upscale dinner. We treat each of our customers like family, with genuine southern hospitality at the core of our dining experience philosophy. M-Sa 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Avec Bacon Cafe

4807 Johnston St., Ste. l, Lafayette (337) 789-6121 AvecBacon.com We are the first bacon-themed restaurant in Louisiana! You can sample the bacon on a number of different breakfast options or buy it uncooked to use at home. M-Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Su 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Azteca's Mexican Grill

3535 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette (337) 519-5285 AztecasMexican.com

Lafayette's authentic Mexican Cuisine with a traditional ambience. We strive to serve you always fresh and from scratch traditional dishes. Su-Th 11 a.m.- 9 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.- 10 p.m.

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Bailey's Seafood & Grill

5520-A Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 988-6464

Locally owned and operated, serving award winning Cajun and Creole cuisine for 22 years. Try our Louisiana jumbo crab cakes, all-natural hormone-free Creekstone Farms steaks, soup, gumbo, fresh seafood and more. No corking fee. Tu-Sa 5 a.m.-9 p.m., Su Brunch 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Bayou Bistro by Wyndham Garden Lafayette 1801 W Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 233-8120 Facebook.com/BayouBistro-296824417415187/

Our restaurant serves up home-style, authentic cooking featuring local favorites. During the weekdays enjoy a lunch buffet with unlimited servings of entrees like stuffed bell pepper, fried chicken and pork chops, a salad bar. We also offer inroom dining for your convenience. Su-Sa 6:30 AM - 1PM; 4 PM – 11 PM

Billeaud’s Meat & Grocery 111 E. Main St., Broussard (337) 837-6825 Billeauds.com

Billeaud’s Meat and Grocery’s serves “Cajun” specialties such as boudin, cracklin, gumbo, chili dogs, as well as specialty meats such as stuffed chicken, and large varieties of daily hot meals. Su 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., M-Sa 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Black Café

518 S. Pierce St. Ste. 100, Lafayette (337) 889-3862 BlackCafeLft.com

Black Cafe. It's where you find yourself when you need coffee and you need it prepared "just so." It's where you go when you want real food. It's Scotch eggs, sweet potato biscuits, beignets. It's your favorite cafe and you like it Black. Su 8 a.m.-2 p.m.;M-F 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

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Blanchard’s BBQ

will "pass a good time" when you stop by for lunch, dinner or just to enjoy our signature cocktails in our Cajun inspired bar. For an authentic taste of South Louisiana steeped in tradition, make Boutin's part of your visit to Cajun country. Su-Th 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; F-Sa 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

2023 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 322-1674 BlanchardsBbq.com

We pair old school BBQ with contemporary cuisine, think Texasstyle brisket with hand-cut poutine fries with a cold craft beer. This is a family thing. Three generations of Blanchard’s have loved nothing more than standing around a smoky pit and carving off a little something for someone special. Tu-Sa 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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2484 W. Congress St., Lafayette (337) 235-8332 BJsPizza-Lafayette.com

Brick & Spoon

1895 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 408-3992 BrickAndSpoonRestaurant.com We’re serving a complete, highquality southern experience for those who want accessible, and upscale breakfast, brunch, and lunch dining. M-Su 7 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

BJ's Poor Boys and Plate Lunches 107 N. Morgan, Broussard (337) 839-8300 www.BjsinBroussard.com

Broaddus Burgers

In the heart of Broussard, BJ's offers locals & tourists the ability to experience a true taste of Cajun culture. From our home cooked plate lunches to our famous poor boys, we can't wait to serve you! M-Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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610 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 534-4520 BroaddusBurgers.com Homemade burgers cooked to order and made the way you like them. We offer more toppings than you can fit on one burger and that are also available on hot dogs and chili cheese fries. Su 11 a.m.-3 p.m., M 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Tu-Fr 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Sa 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Blu Basil

5451 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 400-4939 BluBasilWineAndGrill.com

Blu Basil serves a wide variety of Vietnamese classics, including pho, and uniquely crafted cocktails, such as the Blu Basil martini. The flavors and techniques revolve around traditional Vietnamese dishes. The contemporary atmosphere combined with the unique cuisine makes for an overall enjoyable experience for anyone. M-Th 11 a.m.-9 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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The award-winning food, friendly service and totally unique atmosphere created by hundreds of Blue Dog art, sets this restaurant/ attraction apart from the rest. Come to Blue Dog Cafe and "Sit. Stay. Eat." M-Th 11 a.m.-2 p.m./5-9 p.m., F 11 a.m.-2 p.m./5-10 p.m., Sa 5-10 p.m., Su Brunch 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Bon Temps Grill

1312 Verot School Rd., Lafayette (337) 706-8850 BonTempsGrill.com

Swamp edge cuisine in an urban Cajun atmosphere. Come in, relax and enjoy a chef-inspired dish without upscale prices. Su-Th 11 a.m.9:30 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Boutin's Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar 114 Derek Plaza Ste. D, Carencro (337) 886-6888 BoutinsCajun.com At Boutin's, we promise that you

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Buck & Johnny’s

100 Berard St., Breaux Bridge (337) 442-6630 BuckandJohnnys.com

A unique restaurant blending the boldness of Cajun spice with the rich and smooth flavors of Italy. Located in Breaux Bridge’s Downtown Historical District. Su-M 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tu-Th 11 a.m.- 9 p.m., F 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sa 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Blue Dog Café

1211 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 237-0005 BlueDogCafe.com

258 Bendel Rd., Lafayette (337) 408-3930 BAndCProvisions.com

Bread & Circus is more like four restaurants in one. A menu of hearty and inventive sandwiches, soups, salads and plate lunches are served daily at the counter and the lunchtime atmosphere owns a Brooklyn deli vibe. Tu-Fr 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.; W-Sa 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Sa 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.; Sa 10 p.m. - Midnight

BJ’s Pizza House

Relaxed and family atmosphere that offers many choices of food including pizza, salads, sandwiches, burgers, wings, appetizers and dessert. Dine-in, pickup or delivery available. Su-Th 11 a.m.- 10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

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Burgersmith

1314 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette (337) 504-5015 Burgersmith.com Whether you’re just looking for a burger and a beer or a night out with friends & family – you’re in good hands with Burgersmith. We provide a full-service dining experience that takes hamburgers to a whole other level. We take pride in our handcrafted hamburgers and provide an unforgettable experience at our restaurant. Su-M 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Tu-Sa 11 a.m.–10 p.m.

Bus Stop Bistro

3823 N. University Ave., Carencro (337) 565-2337 We are a family-friendly, casual dining establishment. In addition to the burger menu from our food truck, we have salads, plated dishes, soups, and desserts. A small, but full bar is available. We have limited outdoor seating. The food truck is still available. Tu-Th 10 a.m.-2 p.m., F-Sa 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Cafe Josephine

Cafe 20.3 on the bayou offers sandwiches, smoothies, coffee, beer, and more right on the Vermilion. M-Th 6 a.m.-8 p.m. F 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Sa-Su 7 a.m.-9 p.m.

Sit back and relax in our laid back, rustic atmosphere. Our friendly staff will take care of all your needs while you enjoy our Southern cuisine, prepared from farm fresh ingredients and Gulf seafood. Tu-Th 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5-9 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

1500 General Mouton Ave., Lafayette (337) 408-8542 20point3.com

818 Napoleon Ave., Sunset (337) 662-0008 CafeJosephineSunset.com

Café 329

329 Dulles Dr., Lafayette (337) 534-4986 Facebook.com/Cafe329

Cafe 329 is located on Dulles Drive next to Southwest Community College. We have great coffees, poboys, platters, plate lunches, wraps, salads, and hamburgers available for dine in or drive thru. We also offer catering. M-Th 7 a.m.-3 p.m., F 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Sa 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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911 Bertrand Dr., Lafayette (337) 267-3060 CafeHabanaCity.com

Cafe Jefferson at Rip Van Winkle Gardens

5505 Rip Van Winkle Rd., New Iberia (337) 359-8525 RipVanWinkleGardens.com/Dine

Enjoy delicious gumbo, salads, sandwiches, étouffée and much more while looking out on beautiful Lake Peigneur. Accommodates groups up to 100, enjoy a unique experience at Cafe' Jefferson. Located on the beautiful grounds of Rip Van Winkle Gardens overlooking Lake Peigneur. M-F 11 a.m. 2:30 p.m., Sa-Su 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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1304 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 237-0100 CafeV.com

Located in Lafayette's earliest inn, Café Vermilionville serves award winning cuisine in a historic & romantic setting. Listed on the National Register. Highly recommended by AAA and Mobil Travel Guide. M-F 11 a.m.-2 p.m., M-Sa 5:30-9 p.m.

Cafe Habana City

Traditional homemade Cuban cuisine, owned and operated by Cuban family, world famous Cuban sandwich, best mojitos in Acadiana. Thirteen years of business in Lafayette. M-Sa 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Café Vermilionville

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Cajun Claws Seafood Boilers 175 Frontage Rd., Rayne (337) 393-2780 CajunClawsSeafoodBoilers.com

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Café 20.3 On The Bayou

Family-style restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. We take great pride in serving the highest quality food leaving you asking for more. Proud to serve Louisiana seafood and a full menu. Crawfish season hours: Su-Th 4-9 p.m., F-Sa 4-10 p.m. Reg hours: Tu-Su 4-9 p.m.

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Cajun Market Donut Company

Chris’ Poboys

125 Courthouse St., Breaux Bridge (337) 332-3577 CajunMarketDonutCo.com

1930 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 234-6333 3755 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette (337) 981-1818 ChrisPoboys.com

Cajun Market Donut Company offers all the classic variety you would expect from a donut shop. From melt-in-yourmouth glaze donuts to cinnamon rolls to red velvet donuts, Cajun Market is sure to have the sweet treat you're craving. Hours vary by location.

Specializing in New Orleans-style poboys, Muffaletta sandwiches, seafood platters, salads and gumbo. M-Th 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m., F-Sa 10:30 a.m.8:30 p.m.

Cajun Table, The

4510 Ambassador Caffery Ste. D, Lafayette (337) 806-9565 TheCajunTableLLC.com

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2815 Grand Point Hwy., Henderson (337) 667-6148 CrawfishTownUSA.com

Down here, we try to keep Cajun culture alive the best way we know how—with good, home-style Cajun cuisine. Break cornbread with us, and become a member of our family. Try some of Louisiana’s classic dishes at The Cajun Table today! M-Th 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fr 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Sa 11 a.m. -9:30 p.m.

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Specializing in boiled crawfish, as well as many other fried and grilled Louisiana seafood items, the restaurant offers a large variety of classic Cajun dishes & platters, top grade beef & pasta dishes, as well as award winning specials. All served with uniquely Cajun hospitality! Su-Th 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; F-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Carpe Diem! GelatoEspresso Bar

812 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-4155 CarpeDiemGelato.com

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Home of the affogato! We are an Italian, artisan gelateria serving the finest espresso along with authentic gelato and sorbetto! Also available for private parties and events.

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3227 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 889-3886 Chadleys.com

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3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette (337) 981-0108 CharleyGs.com

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Chopsticks Fresh Asian Cuisine

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2832 Verot School Rd., Lafayette (337) 233-0329 DaxOnVerot.com

Dean-O's Pizza

305 Bertrand Dr., Lafayette (337) 233-5446 DeanosPizza.com

Dean-O's South

2312 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 534-8092 DeanosPizza.com

DeanO's South following the Dean-O's tradition by being family owned and operated. Serving the best pizza in Lafayette in a family friendly atmosphere with fantastic burgers, salads, appetizers, lunch specials and pastas. M-Th 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m., F-Sa 10:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Su 10:30 a.m.9:30 p.m.

4243 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Ste 101, Lafayette (337) 988-7700 Chopstickslft.com Chopsticks brings the best fresh Asian cuisine to Lafayette using our locally sourced ingredients and authentic recipes. Our head chef brings with authentic Chinese recipes from his home town. He also brings all the traditions that help create fresh and delicious Chinese delicacies. M-Th 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; 5 p.m.-9 p.m. F-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Su 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Dax on Verot

Voted best pizza in the area for 20+ years! Very unique house made toppings using local ingredients. Many other menu options besides pizza that are just as amazing. Full bar. M-Th 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m., F-Sa 10:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Su 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Charley G's Seafood Grill

Contemporary South LA. cuisine done in an upscale, relaxed atmosphere. M-F 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., M-Th 5-9 p.m., F-Sa 5:30-10 p.m.

201 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 366-6794 DatDog.com

Looking for an authentic, home-made dining experience that won't break the bank? Dax on Verot offers the best BBQ, burgers, and po-boys in town! Dax also offers live and boiled crawfish, crabs, and shrimp available seasonally. M-Sa 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Su 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Chadley’s Fine Meats & Deli

When it comes to good Cajun food, we know you’ve got plenty of choices. At Chadley’s, we only offer the best. From our premium packaged meats, to our custom game processing, we hold ourselves to a higher standard so that you get only the best quality for an exceptional value. M-F 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Dat Dog

Combining the soul of Louisiana with the sophistication of Europe, Dat Dog’s artfully crafted cuisine of Hot Dogs, sausages (including vegetarian, vegan and fish), burgers and chicken (fried, grilled or tossed in buffalo sauce) are a thing of beauty. Su-Tu 11 a.m.-9 p.m., W-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fr-Sa 11 a.m.-2 a.m.

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Wood-fired pizzas & exceptional cocktails in the heart of downtown Lafayette, LA. M-Th 11 a.m.-11 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-1 a.m.

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Don's Seafood

4309 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 981-1141 DonsSeafoodOnline.com

South Louisiana locals and visitors have been drawn to DON’S authentic

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For decades now, we have been offering real Lafayette, Louisiana cuisine in a clean and inviting atmosphere. We are a full service restaurant, and we also offer catering services. Our menu includes plate lunches, BBQ, seasonal crawfish, salads, wraps, hamburgers, and a whole lot more. M-F 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Su 11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

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Dwyer's Café

323 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 235-9364

Dwyer's Cafe is a family friendly restaurant serving breakfast and lunch until. We have daily plate lunch specials, burgers, salads & sandwiches. For breakfast we offer everything from pancakes & waffles to eggs, pork chops & biscuits. Su-Sa 6 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fat Pat's - Carencro

3900 NE Evangeline Thrwy. Ste. #100, Carencro (337) 886-6886 FatPatsBarAndGrill.com Family friendly sports bar and restaurant - TVs in every booth. Su-Sa 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

Dwight’s

4800 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 981-1241 DwightsRestaurant.biz

5520-B Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 981-4849

Whether it is for a quick breakfast or breakfast with friends or clients, enjoy our fresh biscuits, crab cakes benedict, or our delicious omelets. For lunch, we offer our award-winning gumbo, fresh soup, our all natural Creekstone Farms' hamburger, po’boys, wraps, salads and choices of Cajun Creole dishes. Su-Sa 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Don's Specialty Meats

New 2nd location now in Scott, off of I-10. Voted best boudin, best cracklins, best specialty meats. Specialty meats include stuffed chickens, pork chops, fresh smoked sausage, turkey rolls, etc. Daily grill and weekend BBQ a must-try M-Th 6 a.m.-7 p.m., F-Sa 6 a.m.-7 p.m., Su 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Ema's Cafe

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Fat Pat's - Verot

626 Verot School Rd. Ste. J, Lafayette (337) 504-4288 FatPatsBarAndGrill.com

Family friendly sports bar and restaurant - TVs in every booth. Su-Th 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fr-Sa 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Fat Pat's - Westmark

117 Westmark Blvd., Lafayette (337) 706-8882 FatPatsBarAndGrill.com

Family friendly sports bar and restaurant - TVs in every booth. Su-W 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Th-Sa 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

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Cajun cuisine for more than 80 years. Menu selections including traditional Landry family recipes, and more recent original creations like Zydeco Shrimp, are well worth repeat visits. Su-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m.


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Fezzo's III

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Fezzo's Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar is locally owned and operated, rich in Cajun tradition, with a friendly atmosphere and menu to please anyone's palate. Whether it’s lunch on the patio, a game in the bar, an intimate dinner for two or a private party for 100 guests, Fezzo's will accommodate any occasion. M-Th 10 a.m.-9 p.m., F-Sa 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Su 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Luscious cheese and Charcuterie boards. In boxes, on platters and Grazing tables. Locally sourced and eco-friendly packaging. For all life's special moments. Gather and Graze.

6701 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Broussard (337) 330-2302 Fezzos.com

1507 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Ste. B, Lafayette (337) 501-0313 GrazeAcadiana.com

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720 I-10 S. Frontage Rd., Scott (337) 261-2464 Fezzos.com

Ground Pat’i Grille & Bar

2512 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 704-0070 GroundPati.com

The difference is in the seasoning. At Fezzo's, you will find only the freshest seafood, marinated steaks, great daily plate lunches & a variety on the menu that includes pasta dishes, poboys, salads and much more. M-Sa 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Su 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

2111 Rice Capital Pkwy., Crowley (337) 783-5515 Fezzos.com/crowley

Best burgers anywhere! Grilled burgers, steaks, seafood, grilled chicken and tuna salads. To go orders available. Su-Th 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Fr-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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French Press, The

214 E. Vermilion St., Lafayette (337) 233-9449

The French Press is a casual dining restaurant in the heart of Cajun Country that serves innovative versions of traditional Cajun and American cuisine with a focus on fresh, high quality ingredients and rich-flavors.

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Gator Cove Seafood

2601 SE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 264-1373 GatorCove.com

Family friendly authentic Cajun seafood restaurant operating for over 40 years. Come see our live deer, alligators and peacocks. We can accommodate large groups and cater on and off-site. We also offer large private rooms for special events. Su-F 5-9 p.m., Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Graton Eatery

7181 Main Hwy., Ste. A, St. Martinville (504) 292-5298 GratonEatery.com

All of your favorite Southern eats under one roof. Specializing in downhome, house-made meats. Graton is a butcher shop, eatery, and cafe serving up plate lunches, smoked meats, beignets, BBQ, and pies. Tu-F 6 a.m.-2 p.m., F-Su 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

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1412 S. College Rd., Lafayette (337) 235-5683 HubCityDiner.com

iMonelli

4017 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 989-9291

South Louisiana cuisine with an Italian influence and fine dining atmosphere; for soft music, candlelight, and easy conversation, iMonelli is the place to be in Lafayette! Tu-F 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Sa 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

2330 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 534-8118 FieryCrab.com

Fiery Crab Juicy Seafood Restaurant and Bar serves a wide range of locally sourced seafood. We provide a fun and relaxing dining experience for our guests where they are ready to “get down and messy” with all the deliciousness! Sa-W 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Th-F 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Hub City Diner

Hub City Diner has been Rockin' and Rollin' since 1990. Serving classic diner cuisine with a Louisiana twist. We are Southern comfort food at its finest. M-Sa 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Su 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Fezzo’s Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar is locally owned and operated, rich in Cajun Tradition, with a friendly atmosphere and menu to please anyone’s palate. M-Th 11 a.m.-9 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fiery Crab Juicy Seafood Restaurant and Bar

2303 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 234-5689 OriginalGroundPati.com

Best burgers anywhere! Grilled burgers, steaks, seafood, grilled chicken and tuna salads. To go orders available. M-Su 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Indulge Desserts

1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Ste. 111, Lafayette (337) 534-8700 IndulgeSweetSpot.com

Indulge is Lafayette's only dessert restaurant, serving delicious desserts, hand-crafted coffees, ice cream, shakes, fine chocolates and gifts. Unique breakfast items include stuffed biscuits, quiche and oldfashioned muffins. M-Fr 12 p.m.-10 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Su 12 p.m.-6 p.m.

Izumi Ramen

2201 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Ste. 1B, Lafayette (337) 210-5894 IzumiRamen.com

Japanese inspired restaurant that serves authentic Japanese ramen, unique small plates, delicious hibachi, noodles and rice dishes. Full bar with a selection of saké, beer and delicious signature drinks. M-Th 11a.m.-9:30 p.m; F-Sa 11a.m.10:30p.m.; Su 11a.m.- 9p.m.

Jambalaya Shoppe, The

4150 W. Congress St., Lafayette (337) 534-4140 TheJambalayaShoppe.com

The Jambalaya Shoppe specializes in home cooking, served fresh and hot in a casual atmosphere. We offer jambalaya, pastalaya and gumbo with delicious sides. Prepared in a black iron pot - the secret's in the pot. M-Sa 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

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Joey's

503 Bertrand Dr., Lafayette (337) 237-3661 JoeysLafayette.com

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104 E. Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 534-0173 EmergeJuice.com Locally owned and operated, offering handmade products including raw, organic, cold press juices, and other various vegan treats. M-Sa 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Joey's, a Lafayette tradition since 1981. Serving Lafayette delicious po-boys, paninis, salads and daily hot food selections that create a menu which is uniquely Joey's. With something for everyone, Joey's is the perfect place for lunch! M-F 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sa 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Lunch Hours: M-F 10:30 a.m-2 p.m., Sa 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Keller's Bakery Downtown 1012 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 235-1568 KellersBakery.net

Johnson's Boucaniere

Retail bakery established in 1929. Tu-Sa 6 a.m.-5 p.m., Su 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

1111 Saint John St., Lafayette (337) 269-8878 JohnsonsBoucaniere.com

Kitchen on Klinton

We are a smokehouse located in downtown Lafayette. The recipes for our smoked sausage and boudin originated at Johnson's Grocery in Eunice, LA. We also smoke pork roasts, brisket, and country style ribs. Plate lunches are served daily. Tu-F 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Sa 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

405 E. University Ave., Lafayette 5725 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 706-5094 Facebook.com/KOKlinton/ Started by four UL Lafayette alumni, Kitchen on Klinton offers wings with a variety of signature sauces, fried fish, shrimp and boiled seafood (seasonal). Stop by today to try their famous loaded fries. M-Th 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; F-Su 10:30 a.m.-2 a.m.

Judice Inn

3134 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 984-5614 JudiceInn.com

All burgers are served with the original Judice sauce, mustard and mayonnaise mixture with lettuce and an onion slice on the side. Extra items include adding cheese, ham or egg on top and the burgers are served with chips, not French fries. The menu also includes sandwiches on toast bread and there are plenty of drinks to choose from, including beer, and candy bars for dessert. M-Th 10 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

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La Cuisine de Maman

300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette (337) 233-4077 ext. 212 Vermilionville.org/La-Cuisinede-Maman Full-service restaurant serving Cajun and Creole cuisine and set in a 19th century folklife and heritage park. The restaurant also caters events, which can be held in the park's performance center (available for rent). Cooking lessons also available.

CAJUN FOOD is the Soul of Our Culture Live Music Friday, Saturday & Sunday Brunch Burger Night Every Wednesday World Famous Blue Dog Art by George Rodrigue

1211 WEST PINHOOK RD. • LAFAYETTE, LA 70508 • (337) 237-0005

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La Fonda

3809 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 984-3650 LaFonda1957.com

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La Fonda of Lafayette is Acadiana's oldest Tex-Mex restaurant. Serving Tex-Mex and charbroiled steaks since 1957. Tu-W 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Th-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

La Pizzeria offers specialty pizzas, calzones, pastas, salads, sandwiches, and much more. **Gluten-free pasta and pizza and many low-carb options available including our specialty Kibbi Crust pizzas and grilled wheat crust. Check out our one-of-a-kind catering and delivery options. Su-Th 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Fr-Sa 11 a.m.–10 p.m.

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3730 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Ste. F, Lafayette (337) 886-6800 LaPizzeriaLafayette.com

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Family owned business est. 1965, known for our delicious seafood buffet, seafood platters, crawfish dinners, gumbos, boiled crawfish & crabs. Market known for our great boudin, cracklin, smoked & fresh sausage, beef jerky, choice steaks and specialty meats. M-Th 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.,5-9 p.m., F 11 a.m.-2p.m., 5-10 p.m., Sa 5-10 p.m.

Lil Daddy's Bar-B-Q

1339 SE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 261-5253 LilDaddysBBQ.com

Lil Daddy's does best, slow cooked and down-home BBQ. Lil' Daddy's makes everything from dry rub ribs, to tender brisket, to delicious fallingoff-the-bone chicken and juicy sausage. M-Th 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m., F-Sa 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

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Louisiana Po Boys

5445 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 984-4191 LAPoboys.com

110 Doucet Rd., Lafayette (337) 769-3917 MandezsGrill.com

Lafayette’s favorite place to enjoy great food at a reasonable price with a relaxed atmosphere! A hometown restaurant where you can watch sports and grab some delicious food along with a frozen daiquiri or a cold beer! M-Th 10:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m., F-Sa 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Landry’s Cafe

(337) 593-8006 https://bit.ly/2S7c1nd The best creole experience in Lafayette, Louisiana. BBQ, stuffed baked turkey wings, fried catfish, smothered orka, red beans, smothered cabbage, just to name a few of the great items on our menu. Open daily 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mon.-Sun.

Louisiana Po Boys

Louisiana Po Boys is a po boy restaurant that serves fresh seafood, fresh sandwiches and more daily. Our restaurant's goal is to make sure you have a chance to fully enjoy your fresh po boy sandwich, fresh gumbo or fresh salad – so come see us today! We look forward to welcoming you to Louisiana Po Boys! M-Tu 11 a.m.-5 p.m., W-F 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

445 Ridge Rd., Lafayette (337) 984-1415 LagneauxsSeafood.com

Laura’s Two

2019 Verot School Rd., Lafayette (337) 988-2645 LACrawfishTime.com

Serving fresh seafood, fresh sandwiches and more daily. Our restaurant’s goal is to make sure you have a chance to fully enjoy your fresh po boy sandwich, fresh gumbo or fresh salad – so come see us today! We look forward to welcoming you to Louisiana Po Boys! M-Tu 11 a.m.-5 p.m., W-F 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lagneaux's Restaurant & Meat Market

Serving South Louisiana since 2003. Southern style cooking the way your grandmother served you from the stuffed pork roast, crawfish etouffee, and fried chicken just to name a few. A true homestyle meal. When you’re at Landry’s you’re at home. M-F 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Louisiana Crawfish Time

Louisiana Crawfish Time is a local institution featuring hot tails and cold half shells. We invite you to stop in and experience why for almost 20 years now our restaurant is packed every crawfish season.

La Pizzeria - Carencro

La Pizzeria offers specialty pizzas, calzones, pastas, salads, sandwiches, and much more. Gluten-free pasta and pizza and many low-carb options available including our specialty Kibbi Crust pizzas and grilled wheat crust. Check out our one-of-a-kind catering and delivery options. M-Th 10:30 a.m.9 p.m., Sa-Su 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

833 E. Main St., New Iberia (337) 367-7466 GreatSeafoodAcadiana.com

A local favorite. Fine Cajun cuisine, lobster and steaks in a casual dining atmosphere overlooking the famous and historical Trappey Oak, circa 1630. Family-owned since 1932. Free parking and family-friendly. M-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sa 5-11 p.m.

La Pizzeria

3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. 160C, Lafayette (337) 989-4121 LaPizzeriaLafayette.com

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Marcello's Wine Market Cafe

340 Kaliste Saloom, Ste. C, Lafayette (337) 235-1002 MarcellosWineMarketCafe.com Fresh, inspired Sicilian and Italian cuisine. Pay only retail prices for our extensive selection of wine. Parouse the racks of wine, take a bottle to your table to enjoy with one of the best meals in Louisiana.

McAlister's Deli

4409 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette (337) 988-3876 McAlistersDeli.com

Founded in 1989, McAlister's Deli is a restaurant chain known for sandwiches, spuds, soups, salads, desserts and McAlister's Famous Sweet Tea. In addition to dine-in and take-out, we also offer catering with a selection at sandwich trays, box lunches, desserts, a hot spud bar and many more options. Su-Th 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.


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Locations throughout Lafayette, Broussard, Breaux Bridge, Carencro, Youngsville, Church Point, Crowley, Grand Coteau, Rayne, Opelousas, Scott, Ville Platte, & Marksville.

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Welcome to Mel's Diner, where the quality of food and service is excellent! A '50s atmosphere of fun, clean, efficient service. Where the customers come first like in the "Old Days." 24/7

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Historical home circa 1900s with wrap around glass veranda. Third generation restaurateur award winning entrees, romantic atmosphere, casual dining family oriented. Specializing in Italian, fresh seafood, steaks. M-Th 11 a.m.3 p.m., 5-9 p.m., F 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Newk’s Eatery is a fast casual restaurant serving made from scratch food daily. Whether it’s a quick lunch or an office catering, you always get the best from Newk’s. Su-Th 11 a.m.-9 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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2303 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 237-4181 OfficeHoursLafayette.com

Poupart Bakery, Inc.

1902 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette Bistro: (337) 534-4423 100 E. Vermilion St. #130, Lafayette Bakery: (337) 232-7921 PoupartsBakery.com

Delicious Food. Handcrafted Spirits. Neighborhood Prices. POUR offers you a sophisticated dining experience with quick & tasty entrees as well as savory bites and refreshing, handcrafted cocktails. Come join us! Restaurant: M-Th 11 a.m.–9 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.–10 p.m., Su Brunch 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Bar: M-Th 11 a.m.–11 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.–1 a.m., Su Brunch 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

POUR Restaurant & Bar (Youngsville)

Pamplona Tapas Bar & Restaurant

1901 Chemin Metairie Pkwy., Ste. E, Youngsville (337) 573-4315 EatAtPour.com

631 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 232-0070 PamplonaTapas.com

Offering an array of chef driven seasonal cuisine, POUR combines a diverse menu of New American fare with a wide selection of handmade, specialty cocktails to make the perfect casual spot to grab lunch on the go or have a family-friendly, relaxing dinner. M-Th 3-11 PM, F-Sa 11-2AM

Hemingway, bullfighting, and flamenco married with superior Spanish wines and luscious small bites fashion a sophisticated culinary oasis in Downtown Lafayette. Cocktail hour all day Wednesday and Tu-F 2-7 p.m. We cater!

All-American burgers, po-boys, wraps & more! Daily lunch specials. Private party rooms at no charge and 37 TVs. We serve the coolest beer in town! Arcades for the kids & adults! Open since 1968, “Because We Do It Right!” M-Su 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

103 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 235-9154

1 Degaulle Square, Lafayette (337) 981-9085 EatAtPour.com

218 W. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette (337) 235-8165 OldeTymeGrocery.com

3903 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 534-8846 PetesLafayette.com

Poseidon's Greek Restaurant

POUR Restaurant & Bar

Olde Tyme Grocery

Pete's Family Sports Restaurant

240 Tubing Rd., Broussard (337) 837-4011 GreatSeafoodAcadiana.com

A real French bakery. Hours vary by location.

Olde Tyme has been making poor boys famous since 1982. Serving Acadiana delicious seafood & meat poor boys with a side of Cajun atmosphere. M-F 8 a.m.–10 p.m., Sa 9 a.m.–7 p.m.

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When you want authentic Greek cuisine in the Acadiana area, you head to Poseidon’s Greek Restaurant. M 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tu-Th 5-9 p.m., F-Sa 5-9:30 p.m.

We've got the great food you expect from South Louisiana, and the friendly service you deserve. Our menu includes daily plate lunches, homemade burgers, delicious sandwiches, awesome po-boys and crisp, fresh salads. With our help, you won’t have to go hungry all day! M-F 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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3015-A Main Hwy., Breaux Bridge (337) 332-2108 Poches.com

A local favorite! Authentic Cajun cuisine, Gulf and local seafood, steaks and live Maine lobster. Full bar, family-friendly and free parking. Third generation owners since 1932. A hidden treasure nestled in a beautiful setting. M-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sa 5-11 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Newk’s

4243 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Ste.110, Lafayette (337) 983-7004 Newks.com

Poche's Market & Restaurant Daily plate lunches served 10 a.m.2 p.m. Specialty meats, boudin, cracklin, deboned stuffed chickens and turduckens.

Nash's Restaurant & Catering 101 E. Second St., Broussard (337) 839-9333 NashsRestaurant.com

5409 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 706-7631 219 St Nazaire Rd. G, Broussard (337) 330-4432 PizzaArtista.com

A healthier option in pizza. You can have your favorite combination of toppings for $8.99. We offer over 80+ ingredients to choose from. Su-Th 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m., F - Sa 10:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Mel's Diner

1225 Evangeline Thrwy., Broussard; 2956 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 235-6219 TheMelsDiner.com

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Prejean's Restaurant

3480 NE Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 896-3247 Prejeans.com

Capture the ambiance of French Louisiana at the award-winning Prejean's. Prejean's team of chefs prepares gold medal Cajun specialties, fresh Gulf seafood, steaks & wild game, while you enjoy live Cajun music nightly. Su-Sa 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

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R & M's Boiling Point

6308 Hwy 90 W., New Iberia (337) 365-7596 RAndMsBoilingPoint.com

R & M's Boiling Point is a family restaurant specializing in Cajun cuisine! We offer a full menu of boiled, fried and grilled seafood. M-Th 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m., F 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sa 3:30-10 p.m., Su 3:30-9:30 p.m.

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220 Prescott Blvd. Ste. 100, Youngsville (337) 451-6198 505 W Pont Des Mouton Rd. #100, Lafayette (337) 706-7574 115 Stonemont Rd., Lafayette (337) 988-9790 Romacelli.com

2320 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 981-7080 Randols.com

Romacelli is locally owned and operated with a passion for serving fresh Italian Mediterranean cuisine at a great value. We are proud to offer a family friendly atmosphere with patios that are the perfect place to relax and unwind with someone special. Hours vary by location.

Renaissance Market & Brasserie

902 Harding St., Lafayette (337) 234-1116 Renaissance-Market.com

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200 A Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-8336 ReveCoffeeRoasters.com

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The Lab is an experience, an adventure and a place to find comfort. We feature coffee roasters from around the US along with an impressive array of teas (40+) and a unique hybrid of ice cream / gelato that is called Cold Sweet Cream.

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Rice Palace, Inc.

2015 N. Cherokee Dr., Crowley (337) 783-3001 RicePalace.com

Restaurant with seafood and Cajun food, casino, and truck stop.

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Riché's Ynot Stop

6920 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Broussard (337) 837-1896

We are a family-owned convenience store focusing on cleanliness, great food and customer service. We are excited to bring a new addition to the Broussard/Lafayette community. 24/7

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921 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette (337) 706-7333 RuffinosLafayette.com

Rusted Rooster

105 Saint Landry St., Lafayette (337) 534-4135 RustedRoosterLA.com

Comfort food with a Fresh Southern Flair. What started out as one man’s mission to open a neighborhood eatery has truly become a community affair. M-Fr 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

Rêve Coffee Lab, The

1042 Camellia Blvd Ste #6, Lafayette 337-889-5782 TheLabExperience.com

Ruffino's on the River

Ruffino's on the River is a family friendly, fine dining restaurant. We are best known for our tender, delicious steaks and fresh seafood. We offer private dining, offsite catering, cooking classes and wine dinners. Voted "Best New Restaurant" and "Best Date Night" location. M-Th 4:30-10 p.m., Fr-Sa 4:30-11 p.m. Su 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Rêve Coffee Roasters

Need a drink? Our contemporary café serves in-house roasted coffee, iced coffee, local probiotic and regular sodas, specialty espresso drinks, house baked pastries, and a fun take on ice cream, Cold Sweet Creams. M-W 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Th-F 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Sa 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

806 I-10 Frontage Rd., Ste. A, Scott (337) 456-8026 Rochettos.com

Romacelli Bistro E Vino

Randol's Cajun Restaurant

Located in the Oil Center in Lafayette, Louisiana, Renaissance Market is known for their fine French antiques, home decor, home fragrances, religious gifts, jewelry, women's apparel, delicious food, wines and more. M-F 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Rochettos Pizzeria

Italian Pizzeria with Cajun Flare, Full Italian menu, authentic Italian recipes along with a few menu items that have Cajun influences. Sa-Th 10 a.m.-9 p.m., F-10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Two steppin', toe tappin', taste temptin'. Good times, good food, good music. Where the young & the old "Laissez les bons temps rouler". Su-Th 5-9:30 p.m., F-Sa 5-10:30 p.m.

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2605 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 989-9909 101 Sabal Palms Row, Youngsville (337) 856-5151 4102 N University Ave., Carencro (337) 565-4262 402 Guilbeau Rd., Lafayette (337) 981-4918 306 E. Willow St., Lafayette (337) 232-3782 RickeyMechesDonuts.com

We proudly serve donuts, kolaches and kingcakes. Hours vary by location.

104 B Republic Ave., Lafayette (337) 504-4625 RachaelsSeafood.com

Rachael’s Café offers a delicious selection of healthy items that are gluten free and low in carbohydrates, so diners don’t have to sacrifice down-home flavor for healthy. Serving up a great selection of Cajun dishes, many of which feature South Louisiana’s abundant and delicious seafood. M - Sa 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 5- 8:00 p.m.

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Ruth's Chris Steak House

620 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 237-6123 RuthsChris.com

Whether it's a romantic steak dinner for two, an important business luncheon on a Friday or a private party, Ruth's Chris Steak House can accommodate your needs. Our Lafayette steakhouse provides guests with a warm, comfortable atmosphere. M 5-9:30 p.m., Tu-Th, Sa 5-10 p.m., F 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Su 4-9 p.m., HAPPY HOUR 4-7 p.m.

Saigon Noodles

2865 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. #107, Lafayette (337) 305-1591 SaigonNoodlesLafayette.com

Saigon Noodles is a great family dining destination for Vietnamese lunch or dinner, featuring moderate pricing, friendly guest service and dishes always made fresh when ordered. M-Sa 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Su 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

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salads, boudin balls, fried bread pudding poboys, chicken tenders. Su-W 11 a.m.-til

407 Brook Ave., Lafayette (337) 534-8112 SaintStreetInn.com

Saint Street Inn, delivers a great casual dining experience. Tu–Sa 11 a.m.-2 p.m., W– Sa 5-10 p.m., Su 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 5-10 p.m.

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Tula Tacos + Amigos 427 Jefferson St., Lafayette

111 Rena Dr., Lafayette (337) 988-0108 SandrasCafeandHealthFood.com

(337) 534-0517 TulaTacos.com

Sandra's has a wide variety of vitamins, supplements, natural and organic foods, groceries and produce to choose from. We also have a café that serves healthy meals made with clean ingredients. M-F 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

TULA is an open-air oasis in the heart of downtown Lafayette. Street-style eats and fresh, house-made tortillas. Mex-inspired cocktails, killer margs, and icy cervezas. And a breezy courtyard to kick back with all your amigos. XO. M-Th 11 a.m.-11 p.m., F-Sa 11-1am

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Scratch forages, wildcrafts, grows, sources locally, and raises pastured pigs and chickens to bring the best of the pasture to your palette. M-Th 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sa 8 a.m.-Noon

112 Arnould Blvd., Lafayette (337) 233-7476 SirosBistro.com

1001 Saint Mary St., Scott (337) 504-2285 UncleTsOysterBar.com

Serving Authentic Louisiana Seafood, Poboys, & Fresh Oysters! Join us for boiled seafood, specialty poboys, salads, wraps, and of course, Gulf oysters just the way you like them! Located along the train tracks in the art district of Scott. M-Th 11a.m.-9p.m.; F-Sa 11a.m.-10p.m.

Social Southern Table & Bar 3901 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 456-3274 SocialSouthern.com

Super Taters & More

5545 Cameron St., Scott (337) 889-5993 SuperTaters14.com

With at least 100+ mix and match combinations of fresh cheeses, fresh veggies, fresh meats, tater sauces and other add-ins/toppings you can go MONTHS without eating the same SUPER tater mix/match up more than once! M-Sa 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Spoonbill Watering Hole & Restaurant 900 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-0585 SpoonbillRestaurant.com

Tastes like good times! Downtown Lafayette restaurant serving a variety of plates ranging from fresh gulf seafood to one of the best burgers in Lafayette. Patio seating is perfect for drinking local beer, cocktails as well as tiki drinks while catching up with friends. Tu 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; W-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; F 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m-11 p.m.; Su 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tiniball - Martinis & Meatballs 905 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-8880 Tiniball.com

A family-friendly atmosphere with the character and fun of Rock’n’Bowl de Lafayette. Offering meatballs and martinis along with sandwiches,

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2801 Johnston St., Lafayette; 103 Centre Sarcelle Blvd., Youngsville TwinsBurgersAndSweets.com

Uncle T’s Oyster Bar

The family-owned restaurant serves up unique sandwiches, paninis and wraps as well as homemade soups and fresh salads. M-Fr 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-2p.m.

There are great restaurants in Lafayette and fabulous bars as well, but Social Southern Table & Bar combines the two, offering a hip, innovative place to enjoy locally sourced cuisine, hand-crafted specialty cocktails and real Southern hospitality. Su 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Tu-Sa 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Twin's Burgers and Sweets

Twin's is a fast, casual burger restaurant with a bakery. We serve burgers, fries, hotdogs, salads, and a variety of cookies, petit fours, cupcakes, and other sweets. M-Sa 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

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412 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 234-3474

Fine dining Japanese grill and sushi bar. Tu-Th 11 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Sandra's Cafe & Health Food Store

406 Garfield St., Lafayette (337) 296-2364 Facebook.com/Scratch-FarmKitchen-1139818776074487/

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Veronica's Cafe

302 Hector Connoly Rd., Carencro (337) 565-2301

Local, family-owned and operated cafe, serving Cajun creole daily plate lunch specials along with a grill menu including hamburgers, poboys, seafood, salads and wraps. BBQ is served on Sundays, seafood on Fridays, and a great assortment of delectable soul food Monday - Thursday. Su-Fr 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar 2336 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette (337) 706-7433 Walk-Ons.com

Walk-On's is the place to go for a good time and great food! It's the perfect place to grab a bite or a beer, bring the family out to dinner, party with your friends or head to before, during or after the game.

Wing Fingers

1043 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 484-1183 MyWingFingers.com

Wing Fingers offers boneless wings with sauce options that include hot honey, bourbon barbecue, lemon pepper, curry, buffalo and strawbenero. In addition to wings, Finger Wings also serves burgers, chicken sandwiches, fries, mozzarella sticks and fried jalapenos. Su-Th 10 a.m.-10 p.m., F-Sa 10 a.m.-2 a.m.

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3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Ste 135C, Lafayette (337) 406-9387 512 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley (337) 406-9387 215 West Mills Ave., Breaux Bridge (337) 442-1704 100 N Michaud Rd., Carencro (337) 896-7391 650 West Laurel Ave., Eunice (337) 466-7337 4100 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 704-0344 1315 Camellia Blvd., Ste. 300, Lafayette – River Ranch (337) 704-9387 2728 West Pinhook Rd., Lafayette – Verot (337) 234-4333 3215 E Milton Ave., Youngsville (337) 857-5834 1103 W. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette, LA (337) 269-1434 271 E Lewis St., Lafayette – UL Lafayette (337) 456-7969 ZeusCafe.com

Blue Moon Saloon

215 E. Convent St., Lafayette (337) 234-2422 BlueMoonPresents.com

One of America's premier venues for roots music from around the world. This world-famous honky tonk is a home-grown place where all kinds and sizes are welcome, the Saloon is more than a venue or a gig. It has become a meeting place where all rub elbows, dance, and drink a few.

Feed & Seed

106 N. Grant St., Lafayette (337) 330-4860 FeedNSeedLafayette.com

Feed & Seed is a non-smoking, uniquely decorated warehouse bar with lounge seating, a large wooden dance floor and an outdoor patio area.

Legends Annex

110 Polk St., Lafayette (337) 504-3252 LegendsOfLafayette.com

Zeus has deep roots that embrace the unique Mediterranean cuisine and culture native to the Balbeisi Brothers Restaurant Group, married carefully to the flavors of Louisiana that they have lovingly embraced. Hours vary by location.

Legends is a fun, social, friendly environment that has a little something for everyone to enjoy. It’s the home of our legendary burgers, wraps, quesadillas and it’s built to last, thanks to our legendary staff! Proudly serving Lafayette since 2003 and looking forward to serving you. M 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Tu-Sa 11 a.m.-2 a.m.

Zuhause Bakery & Coffee 6774 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 706-8033 ZuhauseBakery.com

Lafayette’s premier German bakery! Made fresh in-house daily, our pastries, cakes & gelatos are sure to make you feel “at home”! Drive Thru available! M-Closed, Tu-Th 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Fr 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Sa 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Su 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Tap Room, The

201 Settlers Trace Blvd. #4001, Lafayette (337) 984-9280 LATapRoom.com

Beer lovers will adore The Tap Room in River Ranch with its 40 beers on tap, many of which are locally brewed. But that’s not all. The bar-restaurant also serves up craft cocktails, gourmet hot dogs and artisan flatbreads. M-Th 3 p.m.-2 a.m., F-Sa 12 p.m.2 a.m., Su 12 p.m.-12 a.m.

Warehouse Five Three Five/ Rhum Room 535 Garfield St., Lafayette (337) 534-4507 Warehouse535.com

Warehouse 535 is a multi-use facility located in the Freetown neighborhood near downtown Lafayette. This 75-year-old warehouse has been renovated into a unique space to host a plethora of special events.

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Wurst Biergarten, The

537 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 534-4612 WurstBiergarten.com

The Wurst Biergarten is a catered park, specialty event facility and year-round open-air market located in the heart of Downtown Lafayette. Visitors and locals can grab food and beverages in a family-friendly and pet-friendly atmosphere. M-W 5 p.m.-Midnight, Th-Sa 11 a.m.2 a.m., Su Noon-Midnight

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Get There TRANSPORTATION: AIR

Limousines, Ltd.

Lafayette Regional Airport

(337) 896-8966 LimousinesLtd.com

200 Terminal Dr., Lafayette (337) 266-4401 LFTAirport.com

Lafayette Regional Airport provides aviation services to commercial airlines and general aviation customers. Three airlines - American, Delta and United operate at LFT. Landmark Aviation provides general aviation services. 4:30 a.m. until last flight of the day/7 days a week

TRANSPORTATION: AUTO RENTALS Auto Rental, Etc.

401 E. Pinhook Rd., Lafayette (337) 237-1282 AutoRentalLafayette.com Specializing in truck & van rentals. Also renting high end luxury vehicles.

M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

TRANSPORTATION: CHARTER VEHICLES Hotard Coaches

958 Bird Song Rd., Lafayette (800) 356-6831 CalcoHotard.com Hotard Coaches, Inc. has evolved from two family owned businesses, Hotard Bus Line and Calco Travel, to the leading transportation company in the Gulf South Region. Hotard provides customers with over 80 years of experience in the hospitality industry, offering local charter services as well as multi-day road trips nationwide. Our fleet consists of late-model luxury motorcoaches, including ADA accessible. M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

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How To

2920 N. University Ave., Lafayette

Limousines, Ltd. provides safe, reliable, and professional chauffeured transportation to and from anywhere in Acadiana/Louisiana. On call 24/7

Louisiana Motor Coach, Inc. 3912 4th St., Marrero (504) 343-1400 LouisianaMotorcoach.com

At Louisiana Motor Coach, our philosophy is simple. "Deliver the highest quality customer service, in the safest manner, at the most reasonable price". Delivering that service is how Louisiana Motor Coach is set apart from the others. M-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sa-Su Manager on Duty

Luxury Limo of Lafayette

4775 Evangeline Thrwy., Carencro (337) 780-7076 LuxuryLimoofLafayette.net Treat Yourself to Luxury! Choose Luxury Limo of Lafayette for luxury limo service in Lafayette, LA and surrounding areas. Join us for a Day Drinking Tour! Trolley Brewery Hop On The Rock N Roll Trolley.


SHOPPING

Where To

Shop Acadian House Publishing

100 Asma Blvd., Ste. 395, Lafayette (337) 235-8851 AcadianHouse.com Acadian House Publishing publishes south Louisiana regional books: Cajun and Creole cookbooks, biographies, and profiles of places of interest to tourists. Our books make great souvenirs or gifts to those visiting Louisiana. M-Th 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Acadiana Food Hub

1811 N. University Ave., Ste. 103 C, Lafayette (337) 277-3854 AcadianaFoodHub.com Our mission is to provide an affordable place for food entrepreneurs to scale up their production and provide the infrastructure for the aggregation and distribution of local produce.

Acadiana Mall

5725 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 984-8242 Acadiana-Mall.com Acadiana Mall is the premier shopping mall in Lafayette, LA featuring more than 100 of your favorite stores. The mall is situated at the intersection of Johnston St. and Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., approximately five miles south of I-10. M-Sa 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Su Noon-6 p.m.

Beaver Club of Lafayette/Cajun Men Cook Cookbook P.O. Box 2744, Lafayette CajunMenCook.com

Popular, award-winning Cajun cookbook in 8th printing. Available in area stores as well as direct shipping throughout the U.S.

Bernard Studio & Gallery 2823 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 654-7596 BernardStudio.com

Bernard Studio and Gallery features art that covers the walls and it has a unique line of T-shirts, fine art prints and other items that make great gifts. Tu-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Best Stop Supermarket 615 Hwy. 93 N., Scott (337) 233-5805 BestStopInScott.com

Cajun meat market specializing in Cajun specialty meats and boudin. Voted: "Best Boudin & Cracklin'" 16 years running. M-Sa 6 a.m.-8 p.m., Su 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Billeaud’s Meat & Grocery 111 E. Main St., Broussard (337) 837-6825 Billeauds.com

Locally owned and operated since 1889. Homemade boudin, cracklin, chili dogs, and specialty meats. M-Sa 6:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m., Su 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Cane River Pecan Company 254 W. Main St., New Iberia 1-800-293-8710 CaneRiverPecan.com

Specializing in premium pecan gifts for the holiday season. We also feature a wholesale/ grocery sales division and fundraising sales division.

Express Frames Quality Picture Framing

4510 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Ste. L, Lafayette (337) 989-1911 Custom picture framing, mirrors, original, posters, prints, LSU and UL Lafayette prints. Large selection of festival posters. M-F 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Genterie Supply Company 408 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 401-3833 Genterie.com

We are a retail store specializing in clothing and exceptional objects. Our customers appreciate a good story and good taste. Su-Sa 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Lafayette Jockey Lot Flea Market 3011 NW Evangeline Thrwy., Lafayette (337) 236-3532 LafayetteJockeyLot.com

Large open air flea market with indoor and outdoors sales. Area merchandise from all categories, old and new crafts and collectibles. Breakfast and lunch served. Cajun food as well as fast food with fun flea market desserts. Sa-Su 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Lafayette Shooters Wilderness & Western Wear

3520 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette (337) 988-1193 LafayetteShooters.com A family run business founded by Russell P. Jackson in 1967. The store offers the largest firearm selection in South Louisiana, archery equipment, outdoor apparel, sportswear

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Lagniappe Antiques Etc.

124 W. Bridge St., Breaux Bridge (337) 507-2036 BreauxBridgeAntiques.com Fun shopping and southern hospitality in 17,000 sq. ft. unique market. American, French, & English antiques, primitives & quirky collectibles with fine, primitive and recycled art. Seminars, classes, special events and an Italian restaurant. Tu-Sa 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Su Noon-5 p.m.

Louisiana Hot Stuff

4409 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Ste. 200, Lafayette (337) 981-3132 LouisianaHotStuff.com Celebrating 20 years in business, Louisiana Hot Stuff is a specialty gift store located in the heart of Acadiana. We offer a variety of local favorites including music, art, food products, collegiate apparel, souvenirs & more. Su 12-5 p.m.; M-F 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sa 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Louisiana Marketshops at the 115

2942-C Grand Point Rd., Henderson (337) 501-6022 LouisianaMarketshops.wordpress.com Over 300 local artists and Louisiana products. 3,000 sq. ft. of art, fine craft, antiques, collectibles, tee shirts, gifts, music, and souvenirs. I-10 exit #115 - next to Landry's. Pass a good time and "Bayou some Louisiana stuff". Th-M 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Louisiana Tax Free Shopping 900 Airline Dr., 2nd Floor, Kenner (504) 467-0723 LouisianaTaxFree.com

This program provides international visitors a tax refund on shopping done within the state at over 1,500 member stores statewide. Visitors can apply for cash refunds at six locations throughout the state: Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport/Bossier and three within the Greater New Orleans area. M-Sa 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Su Noon-5 p.m.

Marcello's Wine Market

Pieces of Eight

902 Coolidge Blvd., Lafayette (337) 232-8827 PiecesOfEightGifts.com Pieces of Eight is a family owned business that opened in 1971. We offer fine gifts and accessories, tabletop and bridal registry, as well as stationery and fine invitations. M-F 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sa 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

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and footwear. Visit our premier hunting and outdoor specialty store and experience a true Sportsman’s Paradise. M-Sa 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Su Noon-6 p.m.

Rodrigue Studio

1434 S. College Rd., Lafayette (337) 233-3274 GeorgeRodrigue.com Original paintings and prints by artist George Rodrigue, featuring the Cajuns and the Blue Dog. W 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sa 12:30-5 p.m.

Sans Souci Fine Crafts Gallery 219 E. Vermilion, Lafayette (337) 266-7999 LouisianaCrafts.org

Fine craft gallery featuring the work of Louisiana Craft Guild members in both traditional and contemporary pottery, blown glass, wood and metal sculptures, baskets, dyed silk, jewelry, recycled art and fine furniture. 2nd Saturday ArtWalk. Tu-F 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sa 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

South College Center

Corner of Johnston St. & South College Rd., Lafayette (337) 235-2003 SouthCollegeCenter.com Services include: banking, bowling center, food, furniture, clothing, audio & video, shoe repair, hair salon, jewelry, packing & shipping pet spa & boutique, imprint shop, nail salon, gifts & much more. Daily 9 a.m.-midnight

Wurst Art Market

537 Jefferson St., Lafayette (337) 501-4147 SouthCollegeCenter.com Artisan Market at the Wurst Biergarten. Bringing you a full art market every Friday and Saturady.

2800 Johnston St., Lafayette (337) 264-9520 We are a full service retail wine and spirits business. "Cool Room" for fine wines. Very large selection of bourbons, scotches and other fine whiskeys. We also have a full selection of homebrew supplies. M-Sa 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Pack & Paddle

601 E. Pinhook Rd.,Lafayette (337) 232-5854 PackPaddle.com Pack & Paddle is a resource for the local forests and swamps that make Louisiana a special place for the outdoor enthusiast. We invite you to come by today to experience what will surely be a unique shopping experience. M-F 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sa 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Su Noon-5 p.m.

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Calendar of Events NOVEMBER 2019 NOV 1-2 – Festival of Words. Various locations in Grand Coteau. 337-254-9695, CajunTravel.com. NOV 1-3 – Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar. Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 788 N Union St., Opelousas. 337-942-2732, HGCatholic.org. NOV 1,8 – Downtown Alive! Parc

International or Parc Sans Souci, Downtown, Lafayette. 337-291-5566, DowntownLafayette.org.

NOV 2, 23, 30 – UL Football Game. Cajun Field, 2351 W Congress St., Lafayette. 337-265-2100, RaginCajuns.com NOV 2 – Native American Culture Day. Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette. 337-233-4077, Vermilionville.org. NOV 2 – Bayou Teche Brewing Bike Bash. Bayou Teche Brewing, 1106 Bushville Hwy., Arnaudville. 337-781-9416, LATrail.org. NOV 2-3 – Abbeville’s Giant Omelette Celebration. 2 S Magdalen Sq., Downtown,

Abbeville. 337-344-9232, GiantOmelette.org. NOV 7 – Rhythms on the River. River Ranch Town Square, 1100 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette. 337-216-6529, RiverRanchDevelopment.com. NOV 7-10 – Southern Screen. Various locations in Lafayette. SouthernScreen.org. NOV 7-10 – Cracklin Festival. Veterans Memorial Park, 504 Saizan Ave., Port Barre. 337-585-2827, PortBarreCracklinFestival.com NOV 9 – Southern Soul Food Showdown. Mon Ami, 7304 Hwy. 90 E, Jeanerette. 337-365-8185, IberiaTravel.com. NOV 9 – Atchafalaya Basin Festival. Henry Guidry Memorial Park, 103 Park Dr., Henderson. BasinFestival.com. NOV 22-24 – Open Studio Tour. Various location in Lafayette Parish. 337-288-5302, OpenStudioAcadiana.com. NOV 23 – Lighting of the Oaks. Courthouse Square, 118 S Court St., Opelousas. 337-948-5227, CityOfOpelousas.com. NOV 24 – Country Christmas. Sugar Mill Pond Town Center, 101 Waterview Rd., Youngsville. 337-856-2323, SugarMillPond. com. NOV 27 – Camellia Crossing. River Ranch Town Sq., 1100 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette. 337-984-1920, MilesPerret.org. NOV 30 – Grand Noel. Downtown Grand Coteau. 337-945-4314, CajunTravel.com. NOV 30 – Let it Sneaux Festival & Bazaar. 911 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia. 337-365-6197, IberiaTravel.com.

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NOV 30 – Christmas in the Village. Loreauville Town Hall, 103 S Main St. 337-519-1331, IberiaTravel.com. NOV 30-DEC 23 – Noël Acadien Au Village. Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Dr., Lafayette. 337-981-2364, AcadianVillage.org.

DECEMBER 2019 DEC 1-31 – Christmas at the Alexandre Mouton House. 1122 Lafayette St., Lafayette. 337-234-2208. DEC 1-31 – Christmas on the Cajun Coast. Towns of Franklin, Patterson and Morgan City. 985-380-8224, CajunCoast.com/ ChristmasEvents. DEC 1 – Christmas in Scott. City Hall. 125 Lions Club St., Scott. 337-269-5155, CityOfScott.org. DEC 1 – Breaux Bridge Christmas Parade. Beginning at the Armory Hall, Breaux Bridge. 337-332-8500, CajunCountry.org. DEC 1 – Sounds of the Season with the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra. Saint

Peter's Catholic Church, 108 E Saint Peter St., New Iberia. 337-364-1603, IberiaCultural.org. DEC 2-31 – Victorian Christmas at the Joseph Jefferson Home. Rip Van Winkle Gardens of Jefferson Island, 5505 Rip Van Winkle Rd., New Iberia. 337-359-8525, RipVanWinkleGardens.org.

DEC 2-31 – Shadows Merry Making Season. Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E Main St., New Iberia. 337-369-6446, IberiaTravel.com. DEC 4 – Broussard Lighting of the Tree. Broussard. 337-837-6681. DEC 5 – Abbeville’s Annual Christmas Stroll. Downtown, Abbeville. 337-898-4110, MostCajun.com.

DEC 5-6 – ECCBC Christmas Concert. Liberty Theatre, 200 Park Ave., Eunice. 337-457-1776, ECCBC.org. DEC 6 – Louisiana Crossroads Series. AcA’s James D. Moncus Theater, 101 W Vermilion St., Lafayette. 337-233-7060, AcadianaCenterfortheArts.org. DEC 6 – Old Fashioned Christmas at City Hall. 210 E Saint Peter St., Carencro. 337-896-6686, Carencro.org.

DEC 6 – Christmas with The Boss. Parc Sans Souci, 201 E Vermillion St., Lafayette. 337-291-5566, DowntownLafayette.org. DEC 6 – Lighting of the Village. Le Vieux Village Heritage Park, 828 E Landry St., Opelousas. 337-948-6263, CityOfOpelousas.com.

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DEC 6-7 – Christmas at Coteau. Academy of the Sacred Heart, 1821 Academy Rd., Grand Coteau. 337-662-5275, SSHCoteau.org. DEC 7 – Abbeville’s Christmas Parade. Downtown, Abbeville. 337-652-0646, MostCajun.com. DEC 7 – Carencro Country Christmas. 5115 N University Ave., Carencro. 337-280-9570, 337-896-6686.

DEC 14 – Delcambre Christmas Boat Parade. Delcambre Docks, Richard St. 337-365-1428, IberiaTravel.com. DEC 14 – Magic on Main Christmas Parade. Historic Downtown, Main St., New Iberia. 337- 207-5670, IberiaTravel.com. DEC 14 – Christmas at Couret. Couret Farms. Bourdette Drive at Abilene Lane, Lafayette. Facebook. com/CouretFarms.

DEC 7 – Papa Noël & Lighting of Military Tree. Parc des Ponts des Pont Breaux & Downtown. 337-332-8500, CajunCoutry.org.

DEC 14-15 – The Nutcracker. Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S College Rd., Lafayette. 337-262-0444 or 337-291-5555, LafayetteBalletTheatre.org.

DEC 7 – Christmas Choir Concert. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 308 Church St., Washington. 337-826-7337, CajunTravel.com.

DEC 15 – Lessons & Carols. St. John’s Cathedral, 914 Saint John St., Lafayette. 337-232-1322, SaintJohnCathedral.org.

DEC 8 – Sonic Drive-In Christmas Parade. Lafayette. 337-988-5301.

DEC 19 – An Acadiana Christmas Night. Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S College Rd., Lafayette. 337-232-4277 ext 1. AcadianaSymphony.org.

DEC 8 – Deck the Halls, A Christmas Home Tour. Acadiana Symphony Orchestra, Lafayette. 337-232-4277. AcadianaSymphony.org. DEC 8 – City of Broussard Christmas Parade. Begins at the intersection of South Morgan down Albertsons Pkwy. 337-837-6681. DEC 8 – Delcambre Main Street Christmas Parade. Main Street, Delcambre. 337-519-2541, IberiaTravel.com DEC 9-21 – Old-Time Christmas at Vermilionville. 300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette.

337-233-4077, Vermilionville.org.

DEC 12 – Children’s Christmas Parade. Begins at Saint Landry Catholic Church on Union and Main Street rolls through downtown Opelousas and ends on Creswell Lane. 800-424-5442, CityOfOpelousas.com. DEC 12-15 – Crossroads Church presents The Real Story of Christmas. Crossroads Church. 150 Verona Dr., Lafayette. 337-234-4308, MyCrossroads.org. DEC 13 – Social Entertainment, Invasion

of the Santas Christmas Crawl.

DEC 31 – New Year’s Eve Dance. Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette. 337-233-4077, Vermilionville.org. DEC 31 – New Year’s Noon. Children’s Museum of Acadiana, 201 E Congress St., Lafayette. 337-232-8500, ChildrensMuseumOfAcadiana.com

JANUARY 2020 JAN 9-12 – Mid-Winter Fair Rodeo. Blackham Coliseum, 2330 Johnston St., Lafayette. 337-400-7964, MidWinterRodeo.com. JAN 22-29 – Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival. Acadiana Center for the Arts, LITE, Pack and Paddle, Lafayette Parish Library, Lafayette. 337-235-7845, CinemaOnTheBayou.com. JAN 25 – Gumbo Cook-Off. 603 E Landry St., Opelousas. 337-331-2837, CajunTravel.com.

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DEC 13-15 – Living Bethlehem. Sugar Mill Pond Town Center, 120 Waterview Rd., Youngsville. 337-856-2323, SugarMillPond.com.

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DEC 6 – Festival of Lights. Oil Center, Lafayette. 337-232-1267, TheOilCenter.com.


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