Below is a list of trick or treat times and events throughout Acadiana.
Church Point: October 30, 5:30 to 7:30
Crowley: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30/ Witchy Way October 31, 3:30 to 5:30
Iota: October 31, 5:00 to 7:00
Mermentau: October 31, 5:30 to 7:00
Morse: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Rayne: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30/Fright Fest at the Civic Center 6:00 to 8:00
Basile: October 29, 5:30 to 7:00
Mamou: October 31, 5:30 to 8:00
Pine Prairie: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30
Turkey Creek: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Ville Platte: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Jeanerette: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
New Iberia: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Delcambre: October 30, 6:00 to 8:00
Loreauville: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Lydia: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
JEFF DAVIS PARISH
Elton: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30
Jennings: October 31 5:30 to 7:30
Lake Arthur: October 31, 6:00 8:00
Welsh: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30
Jennings Alive Fall Arts and Crafts Festival
Live music, great fun for all, and great food 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Ice chests welcome, no glass bottles, remember your lawn chairs. Live music from Kegan Navarre & The Lacassine Playboys from 12 - 3. For more info call 337-821-5532.
Broussard: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Carencro: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Duson: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Lafayette: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Scott: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Youngsville: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Remington College Halloween Event
Remington College is hosting a Halloween Spooktacular. Families can enjoy a fun haunted house, trick or treating and face painting.To add to the fun, Q95.5's DJ Smalls will be broadcasting live. This community event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Remington College Lafayette Campus, 303 Rue Louis XIV, Lafayette. The event is open to the public.
October 24, 25 & 26
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
This year they are donating all proceeds from the show to Mental Health First Aid in efforts to get an instructor trained to teach Mental Health First Aid in Lafayette Public Schools. It will happen at the Robert D. Sidman Theater- Cité des Arts October 24, 25 and 26 at 10:00 pm, Doors Open at 9:30 pm. Entry: Cash Donation of $10 or more. There will be prop bags for $5. No outside props allowed. The props sold are pre-approved by the theater. For more information on MHFA, visit: https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org [mentalhealthfirstaid.org] Our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TTRAMPS Our Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/428638567770430/
Crossroads Church Halloween Alternative
Games, prizes, praise & worship, puppet shows, and candy. Every child goes home with a bag of candy. This will be a fun-filled event with a great message tailored just for kids. THEME: BOARD GAMES Come dressed as your favorite board game character to qualify for the costume contest. Winner receives 400 Jambucks to spend in the KJAM store. Address: 150 Verona Dr., Lafayette. The church asks participants not to wear "scary" or "inappropriate" costumes.
9AM | 10:45AM | 12:30PM
Pre-K children will have a special service in their 3 year old nursery. Children Kindergarten-6th grade will meet in the Exchange Student Ministry auditorium.
Asbury's Children's Ministry Trunk or Treat
Sunday at 5:00 pm at Asbury's Children's Ministry in Lafayette. Rain or Shine, Dress in your best costume and join them for a night of fun in the Asbury Parking lot. Join them for trunk or treating, games, free popcorn and cotton candy, a photo area and more. You'll also get to vote on your favorite trunk. Please note, no meals will be available, but bring your money for Kona Ice. If you want to register your trunk or volunteer for this event, go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0845AFAF2AA7F58-trunk and sign-up.
Fall Fun Fest / Trunk or Treat
October 31 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, at Girard Park Pavilion at 500 Girard Park Drive. All children 12 years and under along with their parents. Additional Details: The Lafayette Police Department and Lafayette Parks and Recreation are teaming up to present the community of Lafayette with the Fall Fun Fest/Trunk or Treat. Come see all of Lafayette's First Responder Vehicles and join them for some ghoulish games, freaky fun, costume parade, hay rides and frightening food. For more Information: (337) 291-8370 and (337) 291-8875.
An evening of food, fun and festivities on Thursday October 31st from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm. Free to all youth. Sponsored by Progressive Community Outreach Center. For more information contact Sarah West at 337-234-3924 option 2. They are located at 125 Gallian St, Lafayette.
ST LANDRY PARISH
Arnaudville: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Cankton: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30
Eunice: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Grand Coteau: October 31, 5:00 to 7:00
Krotz Springs: October 31, 5:30 to 8:30
Leonville: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Melville: October 31 at Civic Center, 5:00 until
Opelousas: October 31, 5:30 to 7:30
Palmetto: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Port Barre: October 31, 5:30 to 7:00
Sunset: October 31, 5:00 to 7:00
Washington: Police Dept. does not have a time; still waiting
Hero's Trunk or Treat
Acadian Search and Rescue presents 'Hero's Trunk or Treat' at South City Park (1524 S Market St. in Opelousas). Meet local heroes and have a spooky time. 4-6 pm. www.acadiansar.org.
Evangeline Downs Hotel Trunk or Treat
Sunday 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Join them for their first trunk or treat at the Evangeline Downs Hotel. Come out and enjoy this free, family friendly event. Get the kids dressed up for an evening of fun, treats, and games.
17th Annual Safe Halloween for Kids at Le Vieux Village
The event begins at 5:30 pm and lasts until 7:00 pm at 828 E. Landry Street, Opelousas. City of Opelousas Tourism Department hosts a fun filled evening of Halloween activities for the community. Safe Halloween for Kids at Le Vieux Village provides a safe environment for the children of Opelousas and surrounding areas to enjoy trick or treating as they stop at the houses in the village in search of treats. Local businesses and organizations are set up at the houses and around the village where they provide treats for the little ones. Parking is available in the City Parking Lot located on Vine Street across from Le Vieux Village. For more information. contact Opelousas Tourism at 337-948-6263.
ST MARTIN PARISH
Breaux Bridge: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Butte La Rose: October 31 6:00 to 8:00
Cade: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Catahoula: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Cecilia: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Henderson: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Parks: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
St. Martinville: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Stephensville: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Halloween Art and Nature Festival 2019
Free family activity-focused event Saturday October 26, 2019, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m, (Rain date Saturday November 2, 2019) Where: Atelier de la Nature, 1050 Andrew Gautreaux Road, Arnaudville, LA 70512 (off Coteau Rodaire Hwy, north of I-10 Exit 115 Cecilia/Henderson).
Atelier de la Nature, a nine-acre experiment in a farm-returned-to-nature, calls all "Swamp Things" to its annual fall gathering: the Halloween Art and Nature Festival. Mark your calendars now and be prepared from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, to do, discover and experiment in all ways environmentally informative and fun. Expect to see humans of all ages participating, experiencing and leaning about the nature contained within their own backyards, the locally grown food we eat.
This year's lineup of activities* include:
- Trick or treating
- Halloween-themed stories en francais ou en anglais
- DIY costume making / cosplay workshop and contest
- Pumpkin give-away and decorating contest
- Bio-art painting demonstration using live microbes
- Mythical Afro-futurist heroes workshop, based on Louisiana folklore and African mythology
- Japanese Pickle making and Kim-Chi fermentation workshop
- DIY walking stick workshop and Ghost Busters archery activity
- Jack-o-lantern bath bomb decorating activity
- Deuxième Vie Creative (Second Life Creative) reuse activity
- A spirited harp music demonstration
- Hands-on educational presentations about native reptiles and amphibians with live animals and natural history artifacts (skins, shells, bones)
- A "Beetlemania" exhibit featuring live spiders, scorpions beetles and other creepy crawlers
- A hands-on "Predatory Fishes" and preserved specimen presentation
- Solar power workshop and demo
- Building a bee hotel activity to help insects
- Ceramics activities with clay from the Atelier de la Nature
- Traiteur medicinal plant walk and making paint from plants activity
- Fortune telling & spooky face-painting
- Animal mask making
- A haunted hayride and trail of frights
- Geodesic Dome from bamboo activity
- A "New Generation Seafood Project" workshop on cooking with invasive fish species
- Presentations on native wildlife, native plants use, how to create safe nesting areas benefiting Louisiana's bird populations, community farming projects and ongoing coastal restoration efforts & more
*Warning: activities are hazardous to clean clothing*
Bring a chair. Food and drinks available. Musical performances scheduled are:
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Brazos Huval and Students
1-2:30 p.m., Andi Ray and Randy James of Gritz n' Gravy
3-4:30 p.m., The Mintlly Illbillies
About Atelier de la Nature:
Atelier de la Nature begun in 2016 by sustainable food educator Aurore Ballengée, artist and biologist Dr. Brandon Ballengée, and their children Victor and Lily, is today, a former soy field now turned native prairie, hardwood and wetland habitats. It is a partner of the NUNU Arts & Culture Collective, and is within the Cecilia et les Alentours Cultural District. Its goal is to educate about the interconnectedness of the south Louisiana ecosystem. Atelier de la Nature offers bilingual (French and English) cooking demonstrations, guided nature walks, eco-workshops, and art and science educational programing. For more information on this event visit: http://www.facebook.com/atelierdelanature Or email: email@example.com Or call: 337-761-6335 or 646-726-1387.
Starz Halloween Fest
11:00 am to 4:00 pm held at the Cade Community Center. They will have a live band performance by Gerald Broussard Jr - The Cajun Cowboy and the Stirrups, dance performance by Starz Dance Studio dancers, magic and illusions of Barry Primo, Schoolhouse Safari demonstration and petting zoo, cake walk, costume contest, silent auction, carnival games, fun jump, door prizes, photo booth, and food & drinks will be sold. 100% of proceeds benefit St Jude Children's Reasearch Hospital.
Boo on the Bayou in Breaux Bridge
On October 31, Teche Center for the Arts presents The 7th Annual Boo on the Bayou. A Halloween Community safe trick-or-treat. A designated area of Bridge Street in downtown Breaux Bridge will be closed for the event from 6:00-8:00 pm for children to tric or treat at the businesses along the streets. (Bridge Street-from Washington to Main) Security will be provided by the Breaux Bridge Police Department. Bring the kids to trick or treat in this fun and safe environment. Contact Brandi McKnight, Event Chairperson, for additional details or to set up a booth firstname.lastname@example.org or 337-316-1320.
ST MARY PARISH
Amelia: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Baldwin: Meeting on 10th to decide
Bayou Vista: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Berwick: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Franklin: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00/Boo on the Bayou 6:00
Morgan City: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Patterson: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Abbeville: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00/ Scare in the Square October 31 starts at 4:30
Erath: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Gueydan: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00; Trunk or Treat starts at 5 in the park
Kaplan: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00; Boo on the Blvd. October 31 4:30 costume contest, judging 5:30
Maurice: October 31, 6:00 to 8:00
Gueydan Community Outreach Festival
Gueydan is hosting their second Gueydan Community Outreach Festival on Saturday, October 26 from 8 am to 7 pm. Gueydan's Community Outreach Festival is designed to bring the people of Gueydan and Vermilion Parish together. Held on the City Hall grounds (600 Main Street), this event will host live music, individual garage sales, and fun day for the whole family. All that want to participate, by setting up a table/booth to sell their garage sale items/food, are invited. Space to sell your items or food is free, but vendors need to provide their own tables. The first band will begin at 9 am and kids' activities will be available throughout the day. For more information contact Gueydan Town Hall at (337) 536-9415 or check out the event page on Facebook, "Gueydan Community Outreach Festival."
9am - 12 pm - Paper Jam
1 pm - 3 pm - Ethan Hunt & Josh LeBlanc
4 pm - 6 pm - The Envies
DJ Sandman will be playing tunes before and between bands, too.