Fourth of July is a great time to appreciate our country, eat hot dogs, and celebrate the day with friends and family. I don't know what beats a good ol' Fourth of July cookout with loved ones. Thank goodness there are awesome Independence Day events happening in and near Lafayette for the entire family to enjoy.

Freedom Fest:  Red, White, and BOOM
July 4, 2013
412 Travis Street
Lafayette, LA 70503
5:00 pm

Sugar Mill Pond Independence Day Celebration
July 3, 2013
101 Waterview Road
Youngsville, LA 70592
5:30 - 9:15 pm (Fireworks begin at 9 pm)

Erath 4th of July Celebration & Parade
Now - July 4, 2013
400 City Park Drive
Erath, LA 70533
July 3- Cajun Carnival Rides from 6:00 pm. - 12:30 am.
July 4- Parade will be in downtown Erath and begins at 5:00 pm.

New Iberia Fourth of July Parade
July 4, 2013
East Main Street
New Iberia, LA 70560
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Celebration on the Cane - Red, White, and Blue!
July 4, 2013
Church Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
5:00 pm. - 9:00 pm

4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2012
Our Savior's Church- Broussard Rd.
Lafayette, LA
5:00 pm. - 9:00 pm.

City of Broussard Firework Display
July 4, 2013
Annual firework show held at Home Depot and Wal Mart Parking Lots
9:00 pm.