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History and Culture on Display: Vermilion Parish

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Over 150 years in the making, Vermilion Parish is steeped in history and seasoned with a dash of "joie de vivre." It is known as "The Most Cajun Place on Earth," with nearly 50% of the citizens claiming Cajun ancestry.... Read full article

Going with the Flow: Tour du Teche

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Imagine a four-day party that lasts three days and covers 133 miles. The celebration even includes prize money.... Read full article

Jumbo Helping of Gumbo: Iberia Parish

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Gumbo is a pièce de résistance in Southern Louisiana, so it's no surprise the World Championship Gumbo Cook-off calls Iberia Parish home.... Read full article

Things to do Labor Day Weekend

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An extra day in the weekend means an extra day for adventure or relaxation. Head somewhere fun this Labor Day weekend and take full advantage of the three day weekend! Need some suggestions to get your planning started? These are our top picks! ... Read full article

A Down-Home Party: Original Southwest LA Zydeco Festival

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In 1982, a south Louisiana soybean field and goat farm was the site of an event the world had never known--a Zydeco Festival.... Read full article

A Celebration of Festivals: Tangipahoa Parish

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Flowers, birds, sun-filled sky, and a nice breeze – the beauty of natural landscape surrounds you, but you’re not yet burned by the wicked heat. It is, indeed, the perfect time of year in Louisiana! ... Read full article

Murder Mysteries & Blue Dogs on the Bayou: Iberia Parish

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If there were only two things essential to Cajun culture, they would be good food and a good story. Want the best of both worlds? Iberia Parish is the place to be this spring! ... Read full article

Things to Do in Baton Rouge Between Parades

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While you're hanging out in Baton Rouge celebrating Mardi Gras, make sure you have something to do with your down time between parades! Here are our top picks for things to do while you wait. ... Read full article

Mardi Gras Events This Weekend: February 17-19

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Now that Valentine's Day has passed it's time to focus on Mardi Gras! A lot of the Mardi Gras fun starts rolling this Friday. ... Read full article

The Grandeur of the Grand Marais: Iberia Parish's Mardi Gras

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The words "Grand Marais" mean "Big Marsh". However, in Iberia Parish during Mardi Gras season, it means "Big Party".... Read full article