JULY 3 – 4
69TH Annual Erath 4th of July Celebration
Carnival rides, Fais Do Do, Keith Frank 10 p.m. to midnight. Dance contest at 11 p.m.
7:30 a.m. to midnight
5k Run, 1-Mile Walk 7:30 a.m.
Water fights 10 a.m.
Carnival rides 1 p.m. to midnight.
Parade 5 p.m.
Fais Do Do 7-9 p.m.
5th Avenue 10 p.m.-midnight.
Fireworks Display 9 p.m.
Sugar Mill Pond Annual Independence Day Celebration
Free admission and activities. Live music, free face painting, pony rides, kayak demonstrations, remote-control boat demos, stilt walker and fireworks. Free parking and trolley rides to the event. No ice chests or pets.
Annual Stars and Stripes Celebration
Jennings Oil and Gas Park
Fun jumps and waterslides.
Live music will start at 7 p.m. until the fireworks display at 9 p.m.
Admission is free.
Blast on the Bayou
Band starts at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks at dusk.
Diesi’s Lucky Capitol and Little Capitol Exxon on Exit 115 off Interstate 10.
Cajun music. Refreshments will be sold.
Elton Independence Day Celebration
The 4th of July Celebration for the town of Elton will be held at the town park from 5-9 p.m. Sunday. There will be free water slides, pony rides and fund jumps. Fireworks at 9 p.m.
Rock The 5th
Lawrence Park in downtown Morgan City.
Celebrate Independence Day on both sides of the Atchafalaya River. Morgan City’s Rock the 5th is being joined by a Rock the 5th Patriotic Celebration in Berwick.
Both events feature live music, food booths and a shared fireworks display over the Atchafalaya River.
Live music features Driftwood from 1-2:30 p.m.
The Beau Young Band plays from 3-5 p.m.
Krossfyre plays from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Kids’ Corner activities will be held from 1-5 p.m.
Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
Food and drinks will be on sale.
In Berwick, the celebration kicks off at 5 p.m. on the riverfront.
Dance to the music of Gone Pecan until the fireworks start. Berwick Volunteer Fire Department will sell hamburgers, cold drinks and beer.
The Big Chill will sell hot dogs, nachos and snow cones.
25TH Annual Lebeau Catholic Church Zydeco Fest
10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Immaculate Conception Church Grounds, 103 Lebeau Church Road, Lebeau.
The fest is a tribute to Rockin’ Sidney. Live music by Geno Delafose, Chris Ardoin, Step Rideau, J Paul Jr. and Brian Jack. For more information go to cajuntravel.com. Admission: $15 for adults and $5 for children.
Pass The Flag
Cajun Harley Davidson in Scott.
One flag, 48 states, 14,0000 miles, 100 days.
Fire trucks for the kids at 10 a.m., for a minimum donation, plate lunches will be served starting at 10:30 am.
Flag will arrive by escort at 11:30 a.m.
Passing of The Flag Ceremony at 1 p.m.
Uncle Sam’s Jam
Parc International in downtown Lafayette
Live music by Roddie Romero & the Hub City AllStars, Ray Boudreaux, Travis Ewing and DJ Chris Reed. Activities for kids. Fireworks display.
31 Stout Celebration
10 a.m. until 7 p.m.
The 31 Stout Release Party
Arnaudville’s Bayou Teche Brewing is releasing a new limited edition beer named 31 Stout to honor the 31 U.S. service members (including their K-9 dogs) lost in the single largest loss of American life to date in Afghanistan. This special fundraising beer is the latest in a line of limited-edition and innovative beers.
Live music starts at 11 a.m, and the Lost Bayou Ramblers will play from 3-6 p.m.
T-Jim’s/Brown’s Barbeque will be on sight providing Cajun-style dishes designed to complement Bayou Teche Brewing’s new ale.
Bayou Teche’s profits of 31 Stout go to the Special Operations Warrior and 31 Heroes Project, both raising money to help the families of the Extortion 17 mission.
Fireworks on the River
Nall Park in Krotz Springs
Fireworks, live music by JC Melancon & The Bayou Rock Band. Fun jumps for kids. Food and refreshments will be served. Ice chests are permitted, but no bottles please. Fireworks display complete with patriotic music at dusk.
For more information, contact: 337-566-2322
10TH Annual Louisiana Legends Night
Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino
This annual event features eight stakes races for Louisiana-bred horses and total purse money of $700,000. The highlight of the evening will be the $100,000 Louisiana Legends Classic for 3-year-olds and up competing at 1-1/16 miles.
For more information contact: 337-594-3000 | 866-472-2466
Fourth of July Fireworks Show
Eunice Recreation Complex
Hosted by the city of Eunice, this year’s display will be bigger and better. For almost 30 years, the former mayor and licensed pyrotechnic, Kenneth Peart, orchestrates a 30-minute spectacular display of fireworks. Bring the entire family out to enjoy the show. Parking is available at the Complex.
For more information contact the city of Eunice at 337-457-7389, 337-457-6503
4th of July Parade
Bouligny Plaza, downtown New Iberia
The New Iberia 4th of July parade followed by Honor Guard ceremony along with harmony of patriotic music.