Mark your calendars for Wednesday, July 3rd, when the 2024 Youngsville Independence Day Celebration, proudly presented by Lafayette Roofing & General Contractors, will light up the Youngsville Sports Complex from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

This free, family-friendly event promises an evening packed with entertainment, delectable food, and vibrant festivities.

Entertainment Lineup


The evening will kick off with an impressive musical lineup, featuring performances by DJ RV, School of Rock, Layla Lavergne, Gino V., and The Rouge Krewe. These artists will keep the energy high and the crowd dancing throughout the night.

Food and Beverage Delights


Attendees can look forward to a mouthwatering array of food and beverages from Bon Temps Concessions and a curated selection of local food trucks, including:

- Reggie’s Soulfood
- Nina Creole
- ABG on Wheels
- Gaspard Cajun Catering
- Ces’t Bon Manger Southern Kreole
- Doc Popcorn
- The Funnel Factory
- Kona Ice
- Maple St Milkshake Bar
- The Louisiana Bean
- The Local Lemon

Activities and Shopping


Families will find plenty of activities to enjoy, with face painting and henna tattoos provided by Red Hatter and Dip and Dabble. For those looking to indulge in some retail therapy, the Shopping Alley will feature over 20 pop-up vendors offering a variety of unique items. Vendors include:

- 2 Sons Creations
- After Hour Creations
- It's a Pleasure (urban poncho)
- JM Southern Designs
- Lolli's Lip Service
- SenecaArtist Studio
- Synergy Metaphysical Shop
- Too Turnt Designs
- Karla's Kreations
- Glitter Krewe LLC
- Earthly Arms
- Bayou Rustic Artistry
- The Chippy Cottage
- Pure Intentions Candle Company
- The Chubby Unicorn
- Eden + Clay
- Hook & Needle Crochet
- Scentsy
- Wear & Share with Shawn
- Nothing but a Sewing Needle Jules

Fireworks Finale


The celebration will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display, presented by the City of Youngsville, lighting up the night sky in a dazzling array of colors. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to secure a good spot.

Event Guidelines


To ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all, please note the following guidelines:
- No pets
- No golf carts
- No ice chests
- Lawn chairs and picnic blankets are welcome

Special Thanks to Sponsors


This event is made possible thanks to the generous support of annual partners and sponsors, including:

- Lafayette Roofing
- Service Chevrolet
- Acadian Total Security
- The Apothecary Shoppe
- Pixus
- Stuller
- Parish Proud
- Party Central
- Lafayette Travel
- Milestone Mortgage
- Jacob Landry State Rep
- T-Mobile
- Industrial & Oilfield Services
- Legends
- Gulf Coast Bank
- Enviro Resources
- Rouses
- Tony Chachere's
- Reve
- Adopted Dog Brewing
- Coteau Custom Carts
- Central Pizza
- Tropical Smoothie Cafe
- Lourdes Urgent Care
- Acadiana Security Plus
- Bradley Moreau
- Rebas Coastal Timbers
- Tap Room
- The Current
- Trent Oubre
- Nous Wave
- Townsquare Media
- Lamar
- LUS Fiber
- Schilling
- Landmark Engineering

For more information, visit or follow the City of Youngsville on Facebook.

LOOK: 35 Vintage Cereals That Perfectly Captured Pop Culture Moments

Movies and TV shows have always found ways to partner with cereal companies as part of their promotion strategy. While some may have come up with a giveaway in boxes, others went big by having their own cereal connected to the movie or TV show title. Here are vintage cereals that were used to promote some of pop culture's biggest moments (and some you probably forgot about).

Gallery Credit: Rob Carroll

More From 97.3 The Dawg