Iberia Travel Blog
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!
Happy Halloween! Come get your scare on with these spooky fun activities in October.
Vice Chariman on the Iberia Parish Tourist Commission, Darnelle Delcambre represented Iberia Parish at the 2014 Congres Mondial Acadien. Read about her experience with the Canadian people, locations and culture and see just how similar our areas are.
Delcambre is growing! A new market pavilion and dock means lots of events and get togethers. Read to find out more.
Savor the difference at the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival on Sept. 24-28, 2014 in New Iberia.
Aug. 3-9, 2014 is National Farmers Market Week and Iberia Parish is ready to celebrate! See what the parish is doing to promote eating healthy and local.
Iberia and other parishes were host to New York Daily News reporter Alex Palmer on his recent journey of the South.
Visual artist and University of Louisiana at Lafayette 2013 Distinguished Professor Lynda Frese and traditional French Louisiana musician David Greely, founding fiddler of the Mamou Playboys, have been selected as artists in residence for the Art and Shadows program. With a goal of enriching the culture's art scene, Shadows-on-the-Teche is excited to host the pair. Read more about how the partnership came to be.
July is Park and Recreation Month across the United States and Iberia Parish is celebrating!
The 63rd Delcambre Shrimp Festival is here and there are big plans for a great time. Read about the festival's activities and events including a fais-do-do, shrimp cookoff and blessing of the fleet and come party with us.
James Lee Burke has done it again! A new novel is on the way this summer.
You are officially invited to become a Visit Louisiana Coast Coastal Cruiser. Enter to win!
Eleven Iberia Parish attractions, restaurants and accommodations have been honored with the TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence.
Taste the heat on a new Tabasco food tour.
Landry's Cajun Seafood & Steakhouse of New Iberia announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for the second year in a row.
Come experience Cajun Country’s Hot Side, home to famous attractions, world renowned cuisine, contagious music, sizzling events and people who never meet a stranger. Then, cool down at Cajun RVera Resort, the only RV resort in Iberia Parish.