Iberia Travel Blog
2015 is the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the Acadians in Louisiana and Iberia Parish is celebrating!
Merci beaucoup LA Association of Extension 4-H Agents Jennifer Ducote (St. Mary Parish) and Christy Oliver (Iberia Parish) for bringing the Louisiana Assoc. of Extension Agents 4-H State Convention to Ramada Conference Center in New Iberia Aug. 18-21, 2015!
IPCVB was invited to open house of Tabasco's Restaurant 1868, the newest addition of the recent Avery Island expansion.
We got some insider information on what exactly Tabasco is planning for its expansion.
Our Iberian ambassadors of the month are Sa'Raceia Roman, Terrelle Bethel, Carroll Olivier Jr., Bryanna Vital, Kandrick King Jr., Jay'Quan Malveaux and NaToj Johnson for beautifying our community.
Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week with us May 2-10, 2015!
The New Iberia Azalea Trail is back as spring brings a sea of flowers with it. The red, pink, white, purple and salmon colored Azaleas are not to be missed and the best way to see them is on the easy self-guided driving tour through the city and at various attractions.
Spring brings with it many magical adventures and a few mythical creatures. Make sure to watch out for that loup-garou...
Musician David Greely is the artist in residence this February at Shadows-on-the-Teche. Find out what lies at the root of his creativity.
The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau would like to wish a warm welcome to its new tourism partner, Leaning Oak Farm!
The Jeanerette Museum will be hosting the traveling exhibit, The World Will Move: Civil Rights and Public Transportation in Louisiana 1860s-1950sfrom Jan. 26 - March 6.
Go through the lenses with Maude Buszek's guest photo blog around Iberia Parish.
Works of the world-famous artist George Rodrigue are coming to New Iberia's Bayou Teche Museum Jan. 14-June 30, 2015 in an exhibit titled, "George Rodrigue Comes Home: Under Iberia's Live Oaks with George Rodrigue and his Blue Dog," in partnership with the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts.
There will be lots of opportunities this holiday season to get your holiday shopping done early before the Christmas rush, and Iberia Parish's local markets are the best places to shop for original and unique gifts.
TABASCO® Food Tours are the new way to sample Cajun food in one trip, although the food is so delicious you will want to make it a yearly visit.
This past spring, National Trust Historic Site The Shadows in New Iberia, Louisiana, welcomed two artists in residence as part of the yearlong Art & Shadows program, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Visual artist Lynda Frese and fiddler David Greely were selected for the program and have been working at The Shadows to create new works within their respective mediums inspired by the site's history.
Music is a topic that can spark numerous heated debates. From Bon Jovi to George Strait, Beatles to One Direction, Beyonce to Elvis, music is the one constant in an ever-changing world. Even though styles change and melodies evolve, the heart of music remains emotion. Iberia Parish has always been a supporter of the arts, and this holiday season it will offer lots of musical opportunities for your family to enjoy.
Break out the eggnog and dust off the ornaments, because it's Christmas time again, and this year, Iberia Parish is going blue, and we don't mean Disney's "Frozen."
Finding new and original souvenirs in each city you visit can become a challenge after seeing lots of destinations. While there’s nothing wrong with another snow globe or key chain, how about finding items that are unique to the area? This list will showcase some of the numerous souvenirs that you can buy when you visit Iberia Parish. (Author’s note: Cheesy puns not included with purchase.)
Become a Visit Louisiana Coast Coastal Cruiser and compete for a chance to win a New Iberia-Avery Island Getaway!