August 4, 2014


For Immediate Release

Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540

(888) 942-3742 

Iberia Parish Convention 

and Visitors Bureau

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Louisiana's Sweet Picks
September 2014 Events
New Iberia * Avery Island * Jeanerette
Jefferson Island * Loreauville * Delcambre
Sugar Cane Festival Parade Tractor

Celebrate the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival with various activities and events happening all over New Iberia. Parades, a carnival, fais-do-do's, sugar cookery, photography and artistry competition, horticulture show, 4-H exhibits, pageantry and more are all on the way.  

NEW IBERIA, La. --- The Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau invites you to experience our famous attractions, world renowned cuisine, contagious music, sizzling events and people who never meet a stranger. Join us and savor the difference in Iberia Parish!

Sept. 1 - 30, 2014 Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows - Exhibit of Roxy Blanton's and Margaret Melancon's work. Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, Mon - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.,,

Sept. 1 - 30, 2014 Iberia Parish Library Events - Check  for details. Iberia Parish Library, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-364-7150, 

Sept. 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30, 2014 - Teche Area Farmers Market -

Experience our harvest of delicious, locally grown produce and homemade products by area farmers, artists and crafters. Also included are handcrafted cypress yard objects, bread and fresh baked goods, ceramics, honey, jellies, jams, herbs, candies, wooden bowls and utensils, birdhouses, garden benches and much more. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, Tues. 2:30 - 6 p.m., Sat. 7 - 11 a.m., 337-369-2330,

Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2014 - GLC Farmers Market - Local farmers selling produce, plants, honey, homemade pies and other items grown locally. Grass-fed beef, pork and lamb are also available at the meat market during this time. GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville, Wed. 2 - 6 p.m., 337-577-9160,,

Sept. 4 - 7 & 11 - 14,  2014 Iberia Performing Arts League Presents, "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" - Live theatre production. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs - Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., 337-364-6114, 

Sept. 6, 2014 Delcambre Seafood and Farmers Market/ Grand Opening of the New Pavilion and Dock - The ribbon cutting for the grand opening of the new market pavilion and dock will be held at 11 a.m., followed by the farmers market until 4 p.m. Free live performances include acoustic Cajun music by the Melancon, Thibodeaux & Bellard Trio until 4 p.m.; the Babineaux Sisters until 7 p.m.; and Beau Young Band until 10 p.m. 605 S. Railroad St., Delcambre, Sat. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m., 800-884-6120 ext. 7,,

Sept. 6, 2014 Louisiana Stock Horse Association Show- State Stock Horse Show & Competition. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, Sat. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., 337-365-7539,, 

Sept. 7, 2014 Acadiana Barrel Racing Association- Regional barrel race series. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, Sun. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-365-7539,, 

Sept. 8, 2014  Museum Bridge Party - Prizes for high score 1st & 2nd places, door prizes, lunch treats and desserts. Bring your favorite bridge partner, $25 per person. All proceeds benefit the Bayou Teche Museum Foundation. Bayou Teche Museum, 131 E. Main St., New Iberia, Mon. 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 337-606-5977

Sept. 11, 2014 Patriotic Day Ceremony - A celebration honoring patriots who serve our country with Flag ceremony and harmony of patriotic music. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, Thurs. 6 p.m., 337-344-9397. 

Sept. 12 -13, 2014 Lydia Cajun Food Fest - Friday night fais-do-do and Saturday survivor walk, poker run, all-day fais-do-do, food court with over 40 vendors, crafts, carnival rides, face painting and fun for everyone. Weeks Park, 4412 Weeks Park Rd., Lydia, Fri. 5 - 11:30 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., 337-367-1192, 

Sept. 13 - 14, 2014 SugaSheaux - Regional horse show and ranch sorting competition. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, Sat - Sun. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., 337-365-7539,, 

Sept. 13, 2014 - Jeanerette Farmers Market - Locally grown foods and handmade items. Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, Sat. 8 a.m. - noon, 337-276-4293,,

Sept. 19, 2014 POW-MIA Day Ceremony - A celebration honoring the sacrifice made by prisoners of war and soldiers who remain missing in action with flag ceremony and harmony of patriotic music. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, Fri. 6 p.m., 337-344-9397. 

Sept. 20, 2014 Cajun French Music Festival Les Cadiens du Teche's (CFMA) music festival features Cajun bands, dancing, food, refreshments, raffle and door prizes. Cyr Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-369-7538,

Sept. 22 - 27, 2014  Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour - The Shadows presents tours focusing on the historic sugar industry during the week of the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. Regular admission rates apply. Mon - Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-369-6446,

Sept. 24 - 28, 2014  Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival - Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry with parades, carnival, fais-do-do's, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competition, horticulture show, 4-H exhibits, pageantry and more. Wed. 5 - 11 p.m., Thurs. 3 - 11:30 p.m., Fri & Sat. 8 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-369-9323,,

Sept. 24, 2014  Civil War Canonniers Discussion - Author Michael Marshall will discuss his book "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Canonniers." Free program best suited for an adult audience. Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette, Wed. 6 - 7:30 p.m., 337-276-4408,,

Sept. 25, 2014  BestLife Iberia Flash Market - Mobile farmers market held every fourth Thursday of the month. Check Facebook page for time and location. 1505 S. Hopkins St., New Iberia. In the event of inclement weather, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia, Thurs. 4 - 6 p.m., 337-367-0834,

Sept. 26 - 27, 2014 SugarFest 4-H Livestock Show - Youth livestock show. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, Fri. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-365-7539,,

Sept. 27, 2014 Showtunes Sing-Along - Envision daBerry invites everyone to participate in belting their favorite musicals in a piano lounge-style setting. Free admission. Des Amis Dining and Catering, 225 W. Main St., New Iberia, Sun. 7 - 11 p.m.,,


For more information on parish events call the Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit

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 Antique Rose Ville Tea Room & Gardens


Bayou Teche Museum


William G. "Bunk" Johnson Jazz Collection Exhibit


KONRIKOŽ Company Store/ Conrad Rice Mill


Jungle Gardens of Avery Island 


TABASCOŽ Factory/ Country Store


Rip Van Winkle Gardens/ Rip's Rookery/ Jefferson Island 


Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation Home & Gardens


Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Bayou Teche Corridor


New Iberia Main Street Walking Tours


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The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center located at 2513 Hwy. 14 in New Iberia.


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