Posted: Aug 2, 2012 2:57 PM by Press Release
NEW IBERIA, La. --- The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau invites you to experience our famous attractions, world renowned cuisine, contagious music, sizzling events and people who never meet a stranger. Join us and savor the difference in Iberia Parish!
Aug. 31 - Sept. 2, 2012 - SugarFest Classic Brahman Show - State cattle show, concessions. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy 3212), New Iberia, 8:00am - until, 337-365-7539, www.sugarena.com
Sept. 1 - 29, 2012 - Wildlife Hike - Take a hike out to the "slough lookout" for an evening visit. Look for birds and other wildlife. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, 5400 Levee Rd, St. Martinville, Tuesday and Saturday 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., 888-677-7200, www.lastateparks.com
Sept. 1-3, 2012 - Kaycee-Council Labor Day Fishing Rodeo - Salt water fishing rodeo, prizes. Quintana Landing, corner of LA 319 and Beach Ln., Cypremort Point, La. Scales open from noon - 6 p.m. on Sept. 1 - 2, and from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Sept. 3., 337-364-7301, 337-303-3076.
Sept. 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29, 2012 - Teche Area Farmers Market - Fresh locally grown produce, arts & crafts, jams & jellies, preserves, baked goods, yard art and much more. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W Main St, New Iberia, Tuesdays 2:30pm - 6:00pm, Saturdays 7:00am - 11:00am, 337-369-2330, www.iberiatravel.com
Sept. 7 - 8 , 2012 - Lydia Cajun Food Fest - Fais do do Friday night & all-day Saturday, Cajun Food Cook-off, 40 + food booths, arts & crafts, car show, survival walk, poker run, carnival rides. On Sept. 8, 2012, a drawing will be held for a house in Broussard, LA worth $280,000. Weeks Park, 4412 Weeks Park Rd., Lydia, La., Friday 5 - 11 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. - 9 p.m., 337-230-6730, 337-365-3005, 337-519-9593, www.lydiacancerassociation.org
Sept. 8, 2012 - Acadiana Barrel Race Association - Regional barrel race competition, concessions, SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy 3212), New Iberia, La., 8 a.m. - until, 337-365-7539, www.sugarena.com
Sept. 11, 2012 - Patriotic Day Ceremony - A celebration honoring patriots who serve our country, with flag ceremony and harmony of patriotic music. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, La., 6 - 8 p.m., 337-365-1428.
Sept. 15, 2012 - Redfish Derby - Fishing competition, prizes. Cypremort Point, La., 6 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-207-6206, www.iberiarodandgun.com
Sept. 15 - 16, 2012 - SugaSheaux - Regional rodeo competition, concessions. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, La., 8 a.m. - until, 337-365-7539, www.sugarena.com
Sept. 21, 2012 - POW-MIA Day Ceremony - A celebration honoring the sacrifice made by prisoners of war and those who remain missing in action, with flag ceremony and harmony of patriotic music. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, La., 6 - 8 p.m., 337-365-1428.
Sept. 22, 2012 - Cajun French Music Festival - Les Cadiens du Teche (Cajun French Music Association) music festival, Cajun bands, dancing, food, refreshments, raffle, door prizes. Cyr Gates Community Center, New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-364-7975.
Sept. 22, 2012 - BuckleMania Horse Show - Horseshow, concessions. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, La, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., 337-652-6774, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept. 26-30, 2012 - Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival - Street fair, fais do-do, coronation of Queen Sugar, blessing of the crop, photo & art exhibits, boat parade, Louisiana sugar cane parade, children's parade, and much more. Wednesday 5 - 11 p.m., Thursday 3- midnight, Friday 8 a.m. - midnight, Saturday 8 a.m. - midnight, Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-369-9323, www.hisugar.org
Sept. 28-29, 2012 - SugarFest 4-H Livestock Show - State cattle show, concessions. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy 3212), New Iberia, 8:00am - until, 337-365-7539, www.sugarena.com
Sept. 29, 2012 -Jeanerette Bicentennial Park & Museum Day Live!- Free admission, guided tours, music entertainment, local author book signings, arts and crafts, homemade items, antiques and collectibles, farm produce, demonstrations, and more. 500 E. Main St. (Hwy. 182), Jeanerette, La., 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 337-276-4408, www.jeanerettemuseum.com
Jeanerette Sugar Museum
Antique Rose Ville Tea Room & Gardens
Bayou Teche Museum
William G. "Bunk" Johnson Jazz Collection Exhibit
KONRIKO® Company Store/ Conrad Rice Mill
Jungle Gardens of Avery Island
TABASCO® Factory/ Country Store
Rip Van Winkle Gardens/ Jefferson Island
Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation Home & Gardens
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Bayou Teche Corridor
New Iberia Main Street Walking Tours
James Lee Burke's "Iberia Trail"
The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center located at 2513 Hwy. 14 in New Iberia.
Find the complete Iberia Parish calendar of events at www.iberiatravel.com
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