Things to do Labor Day Weekend

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!

Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival: The festival kicks off Friday night with a dance at Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino.  Stay the night at the casino or camp in your RV on the festival grounds, the fun continues early the next morning!  The day starts early with a parade, cook-off, and accordion contest followed by 12 hours of zydeco favorites including Grammy Winner Chubby Carrier and his Bayou Swamp Band. Get all the details about the festival here.

Shrimp and Petroleum Festival: Those looking for a full weekend of fun should to the state’s oldest festival, hosted on the Cajun Coast.  This festival honors two major industries in the parish.  Throughout the five day celebration, visitors will enjoy plenty of live music, tasty food, children’s activities, and many traditional events like the blessing of the fleet. You can find the full list of festival events here


Blue Bayou: For a day of family fun, head to Blue Bayou Dixie Landin’ for one of your last chances to enjoy the parks before they close for the fall.  The two parks feature rollercoasters, waterslides, and a kiddie section for the little ones.  Kids and adults of any age will have a blast! For more information on the attractions at Blue Bayou click here 


Isle of Iberia: The RV Resort is located near all of Iberia Parish’s fantastic attractions, including Avery Island.  Use it as a hub to explore the parish or just spend your days lounging by the pool or floating on the lazy river and your nights listening to live music from popular local artists. For booking information visit their website.

Coushatta Casino Resort: There are so many things to do during a weekend getaway at Coushatta!  You can: play a round of golf, try your luck at your favorite slots, indulge in an incredible meal at one of the many restaurants, or cool off at the Dream Pool and the swim up bar.  Coushatta is your best bet for a group that wants to relax and have fun! To get more information on all the fun at Coushatta, view their listing here

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10 Aug 2017