Iberia Travel Blog
The Louisiana Lao New Year Festival is one of the state's most culturally unique assets that draws crowds by the thousands each year. Lanexang Village, a small rural neighborhood of Iberia Parish turns into a vibrant festival ground with a global reach.
On Saturday, April 27, New Iberia will celebrate the 7th annual El Festival Español de Nueva Iberia. The focus and mission of the festival is to celebrate the 1779 founding of New Iberia by 16 Spanish families from Malaga, Spain.
Dragons will roam the earth again at the Acadiana Dragon Boat Races. Wess Robison guest blogs about the event and what it takes to tame these dragon riders.
Join the Shadows-on-the-Teche for the 2019 Plein Air Art Competition. See the participants and the numerous free events you can attend during March 9-16.
UL Lafayette's 2019 Symposium for the Books Along the Teche Literary Festival focuses on James Lee Burke's works and its representation of Louisiana politics in his novels.
The official Books Along the Teche Literary Festival: Celebrating New Iberia, Dave Robicheaux’s Hometown & Great Southern Writers will be held April 5-7, 2019, in New Iberia.
Coming Feb. 24 - April 6, 2019 to the Jeanerette Museum!
Looking for something sweet to do with your significant other this Valentine's Day? Read our suggestions for how to make this day, and every other one, special.
Check out locations you might've seen in your favorite movies and tv shows on the big (or small) screen.
Celebrating Over 120 years Of Black Women Practicing Medicine in Louisiana (1897-2018)
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.
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 and a 20 percent discount with the New Iberia Historic District Pass.
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.
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.