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National Travel & Tourism Week 2019
The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau will celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week May 5-11, 2019.
Cruise Cajun Country
Classic cars and Cajun country = A fully revved weekend of fun
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Birding in Iberia Parish
Every spring, more than 240 species of birds flock back to Iberia Parish. Waterfowl, roseate spoonbills and snowy egrets are just a few of the species of birds who call the Bayou Teche Corridor of the Atchafalaya Loop home, and there are numerous locations where they can be found.
You may also enjoy: Avery Island, Birding, Jefferson Island, New Iberia, Outdoor, Spring
10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Louisiana Lao New Year Festival
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.
You may also enjoy: Coteau, Culture, Festivals, Spring
Spain Alive – Happy Birthday New Iberia!
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.
You may also enjoy: Festivals
Acadiana Dragon Boat Races
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.
You may also enjoy: Events, Festivals, Outdoor, Spring
Shadows Plein Air 2019
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.
You may also enjoy: Art, Events, Festivals, New Iberia
UL Lafayette Presents James Lee Burke & Louisiana Politics
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.
You may also enjoy: Dave Robicheaux, Festivals, James Lee Burke
Books Along the Teche Literary Festival
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.
You may also enjoy: Dave Robicheaux, Events, Festivals, James Lee Burke
Water/Ways: A Smithsonian Exhibit at Jeanerette Museum
Coming Feb. 24 - April 6, 2019 to the Jeanerette Museum!
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5 Romantic Date Ideas in Iberia Parish
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.
You may also enjoy: Attraction, Avery Island, Food, Jefferson Island, New Iberia
Film Locations in New Iberia
Check out locations you might've seen in your favorite movies and tv shows on the big (or small) screen.
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Magic on Main holiday Christmas in Iberia parish events
With all these exciting events, the holidays are a wonderful time to visit the South’s merriest North Pole, Iberia Parish this November and December.
You may also enjoy: Christmas, Holiday
Honoring Louisiana's First Black Female Physician
Celebrating Over 120 years Of Black Women Practicing Medicine in Louisiana (1897-2018)
You may also enjoy: Culture, Events, New Iberia
Tabasco Fall Recipes
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.
You may also enjoy: Fall, Food, Holiday
George Rodrigue and New Iberia
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.
You may also enjoy: Art, New Iberia
September at Shadows on the Teche
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!
You may also enjoy: Attraction, Events, Fall
Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Spotify Playlist
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.  
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4 New Milestones in New Iberia
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.
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Travel Hack New Iberia Downtown Historic Pass
Experience over 300 years of Iberia Parish history with the New Iberia Historic District Pass!
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