Iberia Travel Blog
Get ready to prepare the perfect Fall dishes for Halloween or just to celebrate the changing of the leaves. Either way, we'll tell you how to turn up the heat during the crisp days.
Did you know that the father of the famous Blue Dog paintings was born in New Iberia? Here are three more fun facts about George Rodrigue and his ties to New Iberia.
September at Shadows-on-the-Teche is full of preparations for its partnership with the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival for Farm Fest, Shadows Community Day and a special Sugar Tour!
By: Brittany Racca Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry Sept. 26-30, 2018 with parades, carnival, live Cajun and Zydeco music, car show, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competitions, horticulture show, pageantry and more. View our blog for more information. From sugar cane to sugary tunes, the official Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Spotify playlist has some of our favorite pop superstars and bubblegum anthems to celebrate the sweet fun of the oldest New Iberia festival.
With a new National Register Historic District Trail, business revivals, pocket parks like Church Alley and the George Rodrigue park under construction, as well as the fall unveiling of a state historical marker honoring Dr. Emma Wakefield-Paillet, New Iberia is working hard to honor the past as well as looking to improve its future.
Experience over 300 years of Iberia Parish history with the New Iberia Historic District Pass!
What are the shrimping seasons? Do you know what an otter trawl is? We take a look at the industry and the festival that honors it.
Fall Festivals are one of the best parts of the season. Read on for a quick guide to Iberia Parish's events and what to expect when you attend in the first of our "Quick Guide" series.
KATC's special GMA On the Road show is in Iberia Parish May 2018. Everyday KATC is highlighting the people and places that make Iberia unique.
Clementine on Main is back!
To celebrate 150 years of both Iberia Parish and Tabasco® brand Pepper Sauce, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser will kick off his statewide tour on Avery Island on May 7 from 9-11 a.m. with a breakfast event at Restaurant 1868. Iberia Parish is partnering with the Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission to welcome the Lt. Gov. to the Acadiana region for the event.
By: Brittany Racca
Spice up your playlist with our hot favorites and celebrate 150 years of the world famous TABASCO® brand Pepper Sauce made right here on Avery Island in Iberia Parish!
TABASCO® sauce is a uniquely global brand not only for its ubiquity, but also for its versatility. The iconic red-capped bottle with the diamond label is sold in more than 185 countries and territories and labeled in 22 languages and dialects. This instantly recognizable pepper sauce is just as at home in main street diners, hole-in-the-wall dives and the finest dining establishments as it is in the home pantries, kitchen tabletops and handbags of food lovers all over the world. Read on to discover a few facts no one tells you about the famous hot sauce.
Lt.. Gov. Billy Nungesser recently unveiled the Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail, which spans the 14 parishes in south-central Louisiana that are a part of the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area.
Enjoy the music of Teche Fest and Dave Robicheaux.
Shadows-on-the-Teche received a record number 61 applicants from 15 states and the Philippines for the Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Painting Competition, now in its fourth year.
Love comes in many forms. The love of friends, family and a signifigant other and we're celebrating this Valentine's Day by capturing it in photographs.
Do you what purple, gold and green stand for? What about the difference between Carnival and Mardi Gras? We've gathered a few of the most asked questions we receive from visitors to give more background and understanding of the age old tradition of Louisiana, the month long party...Mardi Gras.
The commercial district of New Iberia's Historic Downtown is officially designated a "National Register of Historic Places" location. The many years of national recognitions in addition to the people behind the scenes are the responsible for this incredible honor. Read how they made it happen.