October Festivals: International Rice Festival, Germanfest, and more!

October means festivals in Cajun Country! Check out these great events near our Louisiana bed and breakfast, and plan your fall getaway today!

 

ROBERTS COVE GERMANFEST

Roberts Cove Germanfest

Having fun at Germanfest! – photo courtesy of robertscovegermanfest.com

Always held the first full weekend in October. This festival is family oriented with a German atmosphere and is unlike any other festival around.    Located in the middle of peaceful country area, with friendly folks, fun and entertainment for all.

 

FESTIVALS ACADIEN ET CREOLES 

  • October 10-12, 2014

    FESTIVALS ACADIEN ET CREOLES

    FESTIVALS ACADIEN ET CREOLES
    Festivals Acadiens et Créoles – photo courtesy of FestivalsAcadiens.com

  • Lafayette/Girard Park, LA
  • Festivalsacadiens.com

Great music line up with over 50 bands and 76 hours of free music, crafts such as jewelry, pottery, photography, wood furniture, Houma Indian craft, pine needle basket weaving, stained glass, musical instruments, silk weaving and more.  Always good food and demos! Come join the fun!

 

INTERNATIONAL RICE FESTIVAL

International Rice Festival

International Rice Festival – photo courtesy of RiceFestival.com

One of the area’s oldest festivals, nearly 80 years!  Enjoy two parades: the Children’s Parade, held on Friday and the Grand Parade, held on Saturday.  It also boast of a diverse musical line up, this year headliner is Tracy Byrd, as well as local artists.  Carnival rides, Rice Eating Contest, Fiddle and Accordion Contest, Senior Citizen’s Ball, Outdoor Arts and Crafts, rice threshing demonstration & more.

Festivals Acadiens et Creoles

The annual Festivals Acadiens et Creoles will be held on October 14-16, 2011 in the beautiful setting of Girard Park in Lafayette LA. This is a free event just minutes from Maison D’Memoire and is great for the whole family! There will be many activities to enjoy such as: Festival de Musique, Bayou Food Festival, Louisiana Crafts Fair, Louisiana Folk Roots, Culture Sur la Table and La Place des Petits. Enjoy some of the biggest names in Cajun & Zydeco music, cooking demonstrations, activities for the children and Louisiana craft booths including unique handmade items such as pottery, wood, metal gourds and textiles. Experience good music, good food and good times during your stay at our Lafayette Bed and Breakfast!