May 5, 2015


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
June 2015 Events
New Iberia * Avery Island * Jeanerette
Jefferson Island * Loreauville * Delcambre

Celebrate the King of Zydeco Music Clifton Chenier on June 20 from 12 - 6 p.m. at the Clifton Chenier Club. Artists will pay tribute to Grammy award winning legend with music, round table discussions and more.

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!

June 1 - 30, 2015 George Rodrigue Comes Home A fine art exhibit by New Iberia native the late George Rodrigue. Bayou Teche Museum, 131 W. Main St., New Iberia, Wed. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-606-5977,,

June 1 - 30, 2015 Iberia Parish Library Events - Check for details. Iberia Parish Library, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-364-7150,,

June 1 - July 25, 2015 - Swimming Programs - Various swimming programs offered. Call for more information and prices. New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, 8 a.m. -  3 p.m., 337-369-2337, 

June 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30, 2015 - 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,

June 3, 10, 17, 24, 2015 - 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, 2 - 6 p.m., 337-577-9160,,

June 4, 2015 - Shadows-on-the-Teche Louisiana Musical Stylings Talk 
Dr. Joyce Jackson, an ethnomusicologist and professor of music at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge will speak as a conclusion to the Shadows Spring Arts & Shadows Celebration. Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 6 p.m., 337-369-6446,, 

June 4 - 7, 2015 Iberia Performing Arts League Presents, "The Rainmaker" - Live theatre production, concessions. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs. - Sat. 7:30 - 10 p.m. and Sun. 3 - 5:30 p.m., 337-364-6114,

June 6, 2015Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market - Held monthly on the first Saturday of each month, enjoy what's fresh for the season from area farms and local waters, along with tasting opportunities and recipes, live music, kids' activities and other special events. Bayou Carlin Cove Boat Landing and Pavilion, 605 S. Railroad St., Delcambre,  9 a.m. - 1 p.m., 800-884-6120 ext. 7,,

June 6, 2015 Louisiana Appaloosa Horse Show - Louisiana state Appaloosa competition and show, concessions. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-365-7539,

June 6, 2015 - Color Run- A 5K run/walk. Starts and finishes at Bouligny Plaza. All participants pick up their race packet with number and T-shirt the morning of the race. There will be a post race party whith live music and festivities. Registration: 6:30-7:30 a.m. Run starts at 8 a.m. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 6 - 8 a.m., 337-344-9397.

June 8 - 12 and 22 - 26, 2015 - X-treme Adventure Camp - A week long adventure. Team building skills, bicycling, fishing, swimming, camping, etc. Meals included, but must bring own bike, helmet and pads. Only 12 people per week. New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, 8 a.m. -  3 p.m., 337-369-2337, 

June 13, 2015 - Jeanerette Farmers Market - Locally grown foods and handmade items. Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, 8 a.m. - noon, 337-276-4293,,

June 13, 2015 - Food Truck Festival Food trucks will be available at the Teche Area Farmers' Market every second Saturday of the month. Along Fulton St. between Fisher Street and Iberia Street, New Iberia, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 337-369-2330,

June 13, 2015 - A Day of Shopping - New Iberia vendor, craft and home business event. Ramada Inn Conference Center, 2915 Hwy. 14, New Iberia, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-367-1201,  

June 13, 2015 - National Marina Day at the Delcambre Marina - Free music and lots of food and beverages. North Pier Marina at the Port of Delcambre, 307 Isadore St., Delcambre, 3 - 7 p.m., 800-884-6120,,

June 14, 2015 - Flag Day Ceremony - A ceremony honoring veterans and fallen soldiers. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 6 - 8 p.m., 337-344-9397.

June 15 - 19, 2015- Shadows-on-the-Teche Children's History Camp
- Children ages 6-11 will focus on the site's Weeks Hall era or the fourth generation who lived at the Shadows in a week of activities focused on fun, art and nature. Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., 337-369-6446,, 

June 20, 2015Clifton Chenier Celebration - Celebrating the life and legacy of the King of Zydeco music! Artists will pay tribute to grammy award winning legend Clifton Chenier. Music, round table discussions and more begin at noon. Clifton Chenier Club, 2116 Fernand Crochet Rd., New Iberia, noon - 6 p.m., 337-339-5903,  

June 25, 2015 - Acadiana Growers Alliance Farmers Market - Selling fresh produce and baked goods on the last Thursday of each month. For details, go to For additional "flash" (pop-up) market dates and locations, check United Methodist Church Ministries Center, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia, 4 - 6 p.m., 337-367-0838.

June 27, 2015 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, 7 - 11 p.m.,,

June 28, 2015Stars & Stripes - A Musical Celebration -

Free patriotic concert by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and the Iberia Community Concert Band. Patriotic and World War II era music to honor our veterans. Sugar Cane Festival Building, 601 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, 3 - 5 p.m., 337-364-1603,  


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

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  Hot Spots




Antique Rose Ville Tea Room & Gardens


Bayou Teche Museum


William G. "Bunk" Johnson Jazz Trail


KONRIKOŽ Company Store/ Conrad Rice Mill


Jungle Gardens of Avery Island


TABASCOŽ Factory/ Country Store


Jefferson Island Rip Van Winkle Gardens/ Rip's Rookery


Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation Home & Gardens


Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Bayou Teche Corridor


New Iberia Main Street Walking Tours


James Lee Burke's "Iberia Trail"




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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