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Easter events for kids around Acadiana

2019 Easter egg hunts, events in Acadiana
Posted at 9:50 AM, Mar 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-24 17:09:02-04

Here's our list of Easter-related events for children set around Acadiana.

We'll add to this list as we hear about more events. If you want your event included, please send the information to


The New Iberia Semi-Annual Spring Vendor and Craft Festival will be held on Saturday, April 3, 2021, from 10:00a.m. to 3:00 p.m. inside and outside at the New Iberia City Park Community Center located at 300 Parkview Drive in New Iberia, Louisiana. . Kids entertainment includes Schoolhouse Safari hands-on, educational animal experience, a train ride and pictures with the Easter Bunny.

Admission to the festival is free


There will be a City-Wide Easter Basket Giveaway on April 3 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Heymann Park. Walkers to 10-year-olds and any special needs individuals can get a basket. The giveaway will be a drive-thru, and the child must be in the vehicle. If you'd like to help by donating, you can send donations to the non-profit, Helpful Neighbors, via Venmo to Helpful-Neighbors; Cash App to $helpfulneighbors20; PayPal @helpfulneighbors. For more information or to make other donations, you can call AB at 852-1130, James at 693-3774, Felincia at 816-786-7543 or Charles at 962-8885.

Wanda's Blessings, a non-profit in Lafayette will be handing out Easter Baskets to children on Saturday April 3, 2021. The giveaway will be in the parking lot of the old Shoney's parking lot on the NE Evangeline Thruway from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Children must be present to receive a basket.

An Easter parade will roll through the City of Scott on Saturday, April 3. The Easter Bunny will ride on top of a fire truck during the parade and wave at residents.The parade begins at 2:00 pm and winds its way through the city before ending at 6:30 pm.

Cajun Harley Davidson in Scott is hosting an Easter event on Saturday April 3, 2021
There will be free pictures with the Easter Bunny from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and an Easter egg hunt at 11:00 a.m.

Cathedral of St. John The Evangelist is hosting an Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 10:00am
The hunt will be on the Grounds of L 'Eveche.
All children are invited to participate and asked to bring their Easter basket with a dozen of candy-filled eggs to L 'Eveche before the 9:00am Mass so they can be hidden prior to the hunt.

St. Landry Parish

A drive-thru Easter Basket Giveaway will be held in Opelousas, April 3, 2021.
The event will take place from 12pm until supplies run out. The location is at the 300 block of Pine Avenue in Opelousas. Baskets are available for children ages 1-10. They must be present to receive a basket.