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Community event, St. Landry Parish Balloon and Tunes, held today

Posted at 10:47 PM, Sep 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-15 23:47:11-04

St. Landry Parish Balloon and Tunes was held today at Donald Gardner Stadium in Opelousas.

There was ive music by DJ Slaughter, Ignatious Carmouche, and the Juice Band, a children's train, a carousel, free food and balloon rides.

"The community involvement was great, how well we came together and made this event a wonderful success. So i hope that St. Landry parish if they take nothing else home is that we are one St. Landry is moving forward," said Toni Effingger, event organizer.

The event was hosted by RE/MAX Excellence of Opelousas.

The company said they are hosting the event "so that the citizens of St. Landry Parish will know what's available the them as it relates to the businesses in our community, in addition to the ability to mingle with business owners, city and parish leaders and our local law enforcement in an effort to foster relationships and gain knowledge of what St. Landry Parish has to offer."