Azalea bushes are blooming early this year and they are beautiful! This is also the perfect time to see the Egrets nesting in the island’s beautiful bird sanctuary.
Come explore all that Louisiana has to offer during your stay at our romantic Louisiana cottages!
For 29 years now, Downtown Alive has been Acadiana’s premiere concert series. It unites community and culture to create a weekly tradition and celebration in Downtown Lafayette every Fall and Spring. The 2012 Spring Series kicks off March 9 with local legends Warren Storm, Willie Tee & Cypress and with special guest G.G. Shinn. To view photos and find out more information, visit the Downtown Alive Facebook page. This is a free event open to the public, just a short distance from Maison D’Memoire, our romantic Lafayette Bed and Breakfast!
For all Hawk’s Restaurant fans – You will be pleased to discover that it will open for Crawfish season on February 15, 2012.
Hawk’s is world renowned for serving “The best boiled crawfish” and is only open during Crawfish season. They select and grow their own crawfish and purge them, resulting in a rich, savory flavor.
I always tell guests that Hawk’s comes with a warning – Once you have had their famous boiled crawfish, you are sure to plan your next visit to our Louisiana bed and breakfast when these tasty mudbugs will be served again!
Hawk’s Restaurant is located just a short distance from Maison D’Memoire. Treat your taste buds during your next visit to our bed and breakfast in Louisiana !
During the month of February we are offering the Cupid’s Add-on Package at our romantic bed and breakfast in Louisiana.
Looking for a perfect Valentine’s Day idea? Treat your loved one to:
*Dinner at Chef Roy’s, which includes; Tea or Soft Drink, Entree and Dessert
*Wine or Sparkling Juice
*Camille Beckman Love Sprinkles Gift Bag includes; Body Butter, Body Silk and Shower Lather
*Chocolate Covered Strawberries
This romantic package is just $225, which will be added towards the suite of your choice in one of our romantic Louisiana Cottages!
MARDI GRAS CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2012
FRIDAY NIGHT, PARADE, FEB 10
Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette 6:30 pm
SATURDAY, FEB 11
Krewe des Chiens – Parade for Dogs Downtown, Lafayette Parade at 2 pm, Registration opens at noon, $25 registration fee in advance; $35 day of parade.
SUNDAY, FEB 17-19
51ST Courir de Mardi Gras – Downtown Church point, Friday 5-10:30 pm, Saturday 8:30 am-10:30 pm, Sunday 7 am-4 pm.
Saturday – Children’s Run & Children’s Parade.
Sunday – Adult run & Courir de Mardi Gras Parade. Free admission.
FRIDAY, FEB 17
Eunice Street Dance – 8pm until
SATURDAY, FEB 18
Lafayette Mardi Gras, 6:30 pm Lafayette, Downtown to Cajun Field
Children’s Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette 12:30 pm
Eunice Street Dance – 8pm until
SUNDAY, TUESDAY FEB 19-21
Carnival d’ Acadie – Downtown Crowley, Sun 3-10 pm Mon 3-11 pm, Tues 10am-7pm. Carnival celebration with music entertainment, carnival rides, street dancing, festival foods, with traditional parade featuring bands, floats and plenty of beads. Free.
SUNDAY, FEB 19
Eunice Lil Mardi Gras Run.
Children 0-12 years old, run begins at 9 am, parade downtown at 3 pm.
MONDAY, FEB 20
Queen Evangeline’s Parade in Lafayette – Downtown to Cajun Field, 6 pm,
TUESDAY, FEB 21
Eunice, late morning music and dancing Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys.
Le Vieux Mardi Gras De Cajuns, Eunice, run begins 8am-3pm parade.
25thTee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival – Downtown, Iota 9am-5pm.
Mamou Courir de Mardi Gras, street dances begin at 10 am – until riders enter town.
King Gabriel’s Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field, Lafayette 10 am.
Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival Parade – Downtown to Cajun Field Lafayette, 1 pm.
Krewe De Mardi Gras Creole Parade – Rayne, 1 pm.