August:

Delcambre Shrimp Festival- Delcambre, 3rd weekend

“Le Cajun” Cajun French Music Festival- Lafayette, 3rd weekend

Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival- Plaisance/Opelousas, Saturday before Labor Day

September

Downtown Alive!- Lafayette, Friday evenings

Mamou cajun Music Festival- Mamou

Rayne Frog Festival- Rayne

Creole Zydeco Festival- St. Martinville, Sunday of the 1st full weekend

Festivals Acadiens- Lafayette, 3rd full weekend

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival & Fair- New Iberia, last full weekend

October:

Downtown Alive!- Lafauette, Friday evenings

Robert Cover Germanfest- Roberts Cove

Mamou Zydeco and Blues Festival- Mamou, 1st Friday and Saturday

Louisiana Cattle Festival & Fair- Abbeville

Cajun Heritage & Music Festival- Lafayette

Eunice Prairie Cajun Folklife Festival- Eunice, 3rd weekend

Louisiana Cotton Festival- Ville Platte

International Rice Festival- Crowley

Louisiana Yambilee- Opelousas

November:

Downtown Alive!- Lafayette, Friday Evenings

Celebration of the Giant Omelette- Abbeville, 1st Sunday

Acadiana Culinary Classic- Lafayette, first weekend

The Great Chili Challenge- New Iberia, 2nd Saturday

Cracklin Festival- Port Barre

December:

Jesus is the reason for the season!

A Cajun & Creole Christmas- Lafayette & surrounding parishes, all month

Noel Acadian au Village – Lafayette, Acadian Village, December 1st until Christmas Eve

Les Chandelles de Noel- Lafayette, Vermillionville

Safari of Lights (lights, activities)- Zoo of Acadiana, Broussard

Festival of Lights- Lafayette, Oil Center, 1st Friday

Cajun Christmas Bayou Parade Breaux Bridge- 1st full weekend Iberia Parish Christmas Trail

Iberia Parish Area/New Iberia- month-long

Les Lumieres du Village d’Abbeville Abbeville- Starts Friday after Thanksgiving

St. Lucy Festival of Lights- St. Martinville, Sunday before Dec. 13

Festival of Grand Coteau- Grand Coteau

Heart of Louisiana Trail of Lights- Lafayette, Abbeville

Natchitoches