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Visiting Cajun Country
Discover Louisiana Cajun Country. A southern gateway to the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road, Sulphur makes a pleasant, quiet stop for travelers through Louisiana’s Cajun Country. Near the Sabine National wildlife Refuge and the Henning Cultural Center, Sulphur is an ideal hub for exploring the wildlife and heritage of southwest Louisiana. Travel east from Sulphur through Lake Charles and beyond to discover Louisiana Canjun Country.
Celebrating its Centennial, 2014 is a big year for Sulphur. The official launch of city centennial festivities is March 13th through 16th. The fun includes a Friday evening parade followed by John Michael Montgomery in concert. Saturday’s events conclude with the evening Smash Mouth concert.
Test the Iberia Parish motto, "Savor the Difference," at April’s Cajun Hot Sauce Festival. The 2014 family festival is April 11th through 13th at SugArena at Acadiana Fairgrounds. Bring your hottest secret hot sauce and compete for top honors in a variety of categories, or simply sample the diversity of spicy sauces. Enjoy a weekend of fun, music and spice in New Iberia.
The city of Lafayette welcomes spring and summer at the Festival International de Louisiane, April 23rd through 27th. Held in downtown Lafayette, the 2014 festival celebrates the music and arts of Louisiana Cajun country. Explore the festival world market for treasures from around the globe, dance and listen to performers celebrating world music, and savor the cuisine of global cultures.
Rayne, 15 miles west of Lafayette, hosts the 5th Annual Wheelin & Peelin May 10th. The 2014 events include the traditional car show and crawfish cook off at Gossen Memorial Park. Visit Rayne for a full day of cars, crawfish and music.
Morgan City, gateway to the Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area to the south, celebrates summer at the Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival. Honoring two of Cajun country’s economic drivers, the 2014 Shrimp and Petroleum Festival includes the traditional blessing of the feet and water parade. Lawrence Park in Morgan City fills with music and fun, along with spicy Cajun cooked food.
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