Festivals

Great Family Fun on Tap for 2021 Kite Fest Louisiane

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – May 22 & 23, kites of all sizes and shapes will fill the skies at the West Baton Rouge Soccer Complex in Port Allen, Louisiana.  Look for the kites in the sky, located just…

Recipe Pairs Well With Virtual Festivals Acadiens et Créoles

  LAFAYETTE, La – Festivals Acadiens et Créoles is going virtual this year, but that doesn't mean you can't add a little something special while celebrating at home. Acadian Slice sent their "Brown Butta Pecan Pie" recipe to Acadiana Profile…

Crafts and Culture Collides

  Another beautiful spring weekend means another series of events that celebrate the creativity of our culture. The Acadiana Center for the Arts is certainly busy this week. Two of the five events this week will be held in the most…

Destination Gumbo

When a chill hits Louisiana’s thick, humid air, gumbo pots begin to simmer all across this culturally-rich state.  While the ingredients and the thickness may vary some from region to region, one thing remains: it’s traditional intrinseque magic that deeply ties all…

Bogalusa Magic

There’s certainly a lot of natural beauty and spirit oozing out of the small historic mill town of Bogalusa, Louisiana. “We are showing the world we have magic here,” exclaims Malinda White, founder and producer of the award-winning Bogalusa Blues…

Cajun Comic Relief Provides Comedy For All Ages

This weekend you can put your troubles aside and settle in for four hours of rip roaring comedy during the 25th annual Cajun Comic Relief show. The show was founded in 1992 as a fundraiser for the Lafayette Catholic Service…

Spring Festivals

The awe-inspiring diversity of Louisiana is easily taken for granted. A quick survey of the state’s spring festivals — Louisiana is home to more annual festivals than there are days in the year — is an apt reminder that there’s…

Fall Festivals

Load up the car and hit the road to enjoy one of these four eclectic festivals throughout the state

TEXAS

Texas Offers a Spring Bouquet of Festivals

TEXAS

Texas Offers a Spring Bouquet of Festivals

Newport in Review

There is something profoundly special about the Newport Folk Festival. Part of this uniqueness is due to the history of the festival itself. The stages at Newport have been home to a number of firsts and seen the absolute best…

Making Best Use of I-10

Let’s be clear, I like to drive but I don’t go out of my way to do it. I am a lousy rider, not a back seat driver but would rather have the wheel and the pedals at my beck…