Fourth of July Events in Lafayette – Our Top Five
It's that time of year again to bring out the red, white, and blue. It's the "Fourth of July"! Here in Louisiana we are always looking for something to celebrate and what better celebration than America's independence? Every year you can count on a good time with great people. From the hot dogs to the fireworks there is always something to keep you entertained and this year, with our list of events, it is no different.
This year the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra, the City of Lafayette, and the Acadiana Center of the Arts will present the 2011 Red, White and Boom. Grammy award winner Chubby Carrier and his Bayou Swamp Band will be there performing. Don't miss out on some great music, activities for the kids, and the amazing firework display that is choreographed to great, patriot music.
On June 30-July 4, 2011 at Edwards St. in Erath there will be a celebration like no other. A parade, water fights, carnival rides, live music, pageants, food and a large fireworks display on July 4th will be just what you need to celebrate America's independence. Go out to Erath for the 64th Annual Erath 4th of July Celebration, you won't be disappointed. For more info you can call 337-898-6600.
Head out to Bouligny Plaza, Main St. in New Iberia at 6:00 pm on July 4th for a family friendly, fun time. There will be a parade and a Honor Guard Ceremony and fireworks to celebrate the event of July 4th -America's independence. Call 337-365-1428 for more information.
Every 3rd of July Sugarmill Pond puts on a great Independence Day Celebration and this year is no different. On Sunday, July 3rd, head out to Sugarmill Pond for your Fourth of July celebration. From 8:00AM- 8:00PM you can enjoy fireworks, live music, food, face painting, & a parade. Call Jill @ 739-0741 for more information.
If you are looking for something a little different during the Fourth of July holiday weekend go out to Quintana Landing in Cypremort Point July 1- July 3 for a Saltwater Fishing Rodeo. It is a great experience for all ages and a fun and unique way to kick off the holiday. Call 337-365-1540 for more information.