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Drive-In Event planned at Cajun Field

Posted at 2:13 PM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 15:13:15-04

Acadiana Drive-In, events planned by the CAJUNDOME and Social Entertainment, are set for September 18, 19 and 20.

The event will be in the Cajun Field parking lot.

Fans can participate in multiple socially distant events while enjoying family-friendly movies and live concerts, to be viewed on a big screen from the safety and comfort of their personal vehicles.

Opening weekend of the Acadiana Drive-In is presented by Lafayette Roofing & General Contractors.

A designated portion of ticket sales will benefit the United Way of Acadiana and future drive-through food distribution efforts.

The weekend kicks off with a double header Movie Night on Friday, September 18, featuring an early presentation of Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ followed by ‘Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark’ later that evening.

On Saturday evening, fans can enjoy a live concert at the Drive-In, featuring an impressive line-up of live performances hosted by local musician Ray Boudreaux that includes guest performances by Marc Broussard, Roddie Romero, Clay Cormier, and Julian Primeaux.

The ‘Acadiana Drive-In’ weekend concludes on Sunday with live performances by local Cajun and Zydeco musician Chubby Carrier that includes guest performances by Corey Ledet, Wayne Singleton, Horace Trahan, Lane Mack and Terry from Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys.

Concessions will be available for purchase on-site from local vendor Reggie's Soulfood & Catering. Event goers can choose to bring their own food and drinks into the event by adding a cooler pass to their online ticket purchase.

A limited number of tickets are available online and in advance only, at []. Tickets are sold per vehicle and the number of passengers is limited to legal seatbelts inside the vehicle. A limited number of VIP weekend passes and oversized-vehicle passes are available. Ticket Pre-sale for CAJUNDOME Insiders will begin at 10AM on Thursday, September 3rd, while tickets for the General Public go on sale Friday, September 4th at 10AM.

The Acadiana Drive-In events will operate within the current CDC & social distancing guidelines. Face coverings are required when outside of the vehicle. Restrooms and self-serve sanitizer stations will be available. Cars will be directed to park at assigned spaces, creating a safe distance from other event goers. An extra parking spot next to the vehicle is provided to allow for additional social distancing. Sound will be transmitted through a designated FM radio station. Fans can listen to the sound via their vehicle’s FM radio or bring a battery operated radio.