August 3, 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
September 2015 Events
New Iberia * Avery Island * Jeanerette
Jefferson Island * Loreauville * Delcambre
Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival
Hi Sugar! Get ready for the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival on Sept 23 - 27! Great times with good food will abound at this classic festival.

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, 2015 Iberia Parish Library Events - Check for details. Iberia Parish Library, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-364-7150,
Sept. 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29, 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,

Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 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,,

Sept. 4 - 6, 2015 - Labor Day Fishing Rodeo - Fishermen compete in 15 different types of fish and win prizes in runabout, inside and children's divisions. The boat captain whose crew catches the most point fish over the weekend will also win an award and every qualified registrant is eligible to participate in the grand prize drawing. Quintana Boat Launch, Hwy. 319 & Beach Ln., Cypremort Point, 5 a.m. - 3 p.m., 337-364-7301

Sept 4 - 6, 2015 - LA Brahman Sugar Classic - Louisiana state cattle show. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., 337-365-7539,, 

Sept. 5, 2015 - Delcambre Seafood and Farmers Market
- 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,, 

Sept. 10 - 20, 2015 - IPAL Presents "A Raisin in the Sun" - Live theatre production. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs - Sat. 7:30 - 10 p.m. & Sun 3 - 5:30 p.m., 337-364-6114,

Sept. 11, 2015 - Patriot Day Ceremony- A celebration honoring soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and made it home with Flag ceremony and harmony of patriotic music. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 6 - 8 p.m., 337-344-9397  

Sept. 11 - 12, 2015 - 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 food vendors, crafts, carnival rides, face painting, fun for everyone. Weeks Park, 4412 Weeks Park Rd., Lydia, Fri 5 - 11 p.m. & Sat. 9 a.m.- 9p.m., 337-367-1192,, 

Sept. 12, 2015 - Jeanerette Farmers Market - Locally grown foods and handmade items. Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, 8 a.m. - noon, 337-335-0721,,

Sept. 12, 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,

Sept. 16, 2015 - Sip and Snack at Shadows-on-the-Teche - Event for current and potential volunteers. The theme "With a Little Help from Our Friends," will outline the Shadows events which will require assistance from volunteers from October through December 2015. While this is intended for regional volunteers, the Shadows staff would be glad to have the assistance of a visitor who might want an insider's view of Encampment or another fall event. Shadows-on-the-Teche Visitor Center, 320 E. Main St., New Iberia, 3 - 5 p.m., 337-369-6446,

Sept. 18, 2015 - POW-MIA Day Ceremony - A celebration honoring soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and made it home with Flag ceremony and harmony of patriotic music. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 6 - 8 p.m., 337-344-9397  

Sept. 19, 2015 - Brick Street Market Heirloom plant sale, multi-garage sale and art/antiques/primitives/gifts. A&E Gallery, 335 W. St. Peter, New Iberia, 7 a.m. - noon, 337-321-1956,

Sept. 19, 2015 - Cajun French Music Festival - Les Cadiens du Teche (CFMA) music festival, Cajun bands, dancing, food, refreshments, raffle, door prizes. Cyr Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-369-7538, 

Sept. 23, 2015 - WWII in the Gulf of Mexico - Military Historian C. J. Christ will lead a discussion on German submarines in the Gulf of Mexico during World War II. A book signing will follow. Seating may be limited. Jeanerette Museum, 500 Main St., Jeanerette, 6 - 8 p.m., 337-276-4408,, 

Sept. 23 - 27, 2015 - Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival - Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry with parades, carnival, live Cajun and Zydeco music, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competitions, horticulture show, pageantry and more. Various venues in New Iberia, 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 - 26, 2015 - LA Sugar Cane 4-H Livestock Show and Sale - Both open and Iberia youth livestock shows available for entry. Animal auction on Sat. at 2 p.m. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-369-4441,,

Sept. 24, 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.

Sept. 26, 2015 Sugar Daddy Car Show - Open car and truck show. Arceneaux Ford, 1111 W. Hwy. 90, New Iberia, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-316-0932,

Sept. 26, 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., 337-378-9469,,


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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