LIST: July 4th Celebrations across Acadiana

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Independence Day is right around the corner! Here’s a list of celebratory events around the Acadiana area:

Lafayette Parish:

Youngsville’s official Fourth of July celebration at Sugar Mill Pond at 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. — July 3rd

  • Free entry
  • Family-friendly
  • Live music (DG & the Freetown Sound and tunes by DJ RV)
  • Kids activities
  • Food, beverages, cash bar on site — please leave ice chests at home
  • Fireworks display

For more information, follow Sugar Mill Pond Independence Day Celebration. If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor, contact Maaike Erents at maaike@socialentertainment.net.

Celebration at St. Julien Park in Broussard at 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. — July 4th

  • Kids activities
  • Fireworks show at 9
  • DJ & live music
  • Follow their Facebook event

Uncle Sam’s Jam at Parc International in Lafayette at 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. — July 4th

Red, White, & Boogie at Feed & Seed, downtown Lafayette — Saturday, July 3 from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. — presented by Allons Zydeco Productions

  • Live music from various performers
  • Food
  • Arts & crafts
  • Dance contests
  • Admission $20, kids get in free
  • For more information, call 337-654-3891

Vermilion Parish:

Maurice Independence Day Celebration on June 26 at 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

  • Free event
  • All event proceeds go to Maurice Police & Fire Department
  • Pork Jambalaya Cookoff – 5 p.m.
  • Craft booths and face painting – 5 p.m. – until
  • Train rides – 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Live entertainment by Dustin Sonnier – 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Fireworks – 9:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

85th Annual Erath 4th of July Celebration festival June 30 – July 4

  • Multi-day celebration
  • Fireworks on Sunday in Downtown Erath at 7 p.m.

St. Landry Parish:

Eunice 4th of July Fireworks Show at the Eunice Recreation Complex at 9 p.m.

  • Free fireworks show
  • Bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket
  • Visit Eunice’s website for more details

First Baptist Church Opelousas July 4th Bash

  • Family event
  • Food
  • Games
  • Inflatables
  • Water slide
  • Band
  • Fireworks
  • Open to the public, but prefer that you let them know if you’re attending
  • More info on Facebook

Evangeline Parish:

Cazan Center’s Mardi Gras in July, July 2-4

  • Performances by New Orleans saxophonist Joseph Crachiola, Big Chief Alfred Doucette, and the Mardi Gras Babydolls
  • An exhibition of one of Big Chief Doucette’s suits
  • Art market
  • Vendors
  • Food
  • Music

Acadia Parish

4th of July Celebration in Crowley at the Canteen & American Patriot from 11 a.m. to midnight

  • Auction, with proceeds going to wounded warriors and veterans suffering from PTSD
  • Live performances: Travis Matte, Jared Bridges, Acoustic Parlor, and Big Jim
  • Follow their Facebook

Jeff Davis Parish

Jennings’ 29th annual Stars & Stripes — Saturday, July 3

  • Founders Park, Main Street — 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Live performances: Kegan Navarre (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.), Bernie Alan Band (6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m)
  • Fireworks start at 9 p.m. at the Jennings Airport
  • Arts and crafts and food booths, ice chests welcome, bring your own lawn chairs, Tupper Museum “dollar day”
  • Call (337) 821-5532 for more information.

We will continue to update this list as we receive more information.

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