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Lt. Gov. Kicks off National Tourism Week at Tabasco in New Iberia
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.
You may also enjoy: Avery Island, Events
Where to Find Crawfish in New Iberia
By: Brittany Racca
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Celebrate the Heat of Tabasco Spotify Playlist
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!
What No One Tells You About TABASCO®
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.
Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail
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.
You may also enjoy: Attraction, Avery Island, Delcambre, Jefferson Island, Loreauville, New Iberia, Outdoor
Books Along the Teche Literary Festival Spotify Playlist
Enjoy the music of Teche Fest and Dave Robicheaux.
You may also enjoy: Events, Festivals, James Lee Burke, Music
shadows on the teche plein air
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.
You may also enjoy: Art, Attraction, Events, New Iberia, Spring
Capturing Love in Iberia parish Photography
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.
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Facts About Mardi Gras
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.
You may also enjoy: Culture, Events, Festivals, Spring
Downtown New Iberia Designated National Register Historic District
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.
You may also enjoy: Culture, New Iberia, Tours
magic on main holiday events in iberia parish
Get ready to travel around Iberia Parish with a myriad of Magic on Main holiday events for the whole family during November and December. November
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Thanksgiving Recipes
For those who are tired of the same ol' turkey and stuffing year after year, why not spice things up with recipes from TABASCO® and KONRIKO® using their signature products. Here are some great ideas for the chef of the house looking to bring a little Southern cooking into their home this Thanksgiving.
You may also enjoy: Fall, Food, Holiday
Savor the Season Photo Contest
We’ve created the “Savor the Season” movement for locals and visitors to show us and the world their wintery fun in Iberia Parish. In Louisiana, winter isn’t just a season, it’s a way of life. Memories are made with friends and family as they gather to celebrate the holidays, and we want you to capture those moments with photographs and videos. Read more to find out how to participate.
You may also enjoy: Holiday, Winter
8 Secrets to the World Championship Gumbo Cookoff's Success
Think you know everything about the World Championship Gumbo Cookoff? What about why it was formed, or what it takes to make it in the festival business? The Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce's Public Relations & Marketing manager, Terry Dugas, gave us and our readers an insight into the yearly cookoff, what goes into planning such a large event and his favorite flavor of gumbo.
Why Visit Shadows on the Teche New Iberia
As part of our "Why Visit" series, we spoke to Marketing and Programs Manager Jayd Buteaux to get an insider's look at Shadows-on-the-Teche, a 19th century sugar plantation owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in the heart of New Iberia's Historic District.  
You may also enjoy: Attraction, Events, Fall, Festivals, Holiday, New Iberia, Shopping, Spring, Summer, Tours, Winter
7 Questions to Ask Before Attending the La Sugar Cane Festival
The Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival returns for another year of fun, but before you pack the family into the truck and head over, there are a few questions you need to ask. We take a look at what visitors need to know to have a great time this September.
You may also enjoy: Events, Fall, Festivals
6 Facts about Sugar Cane
As one of Louisiana's main industries, sugar cane has a long history and its roots in Iberia Parish run deep. We take a look at the industry, production and the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival and present you with 6 facts about sugar cane.
You may also enjoy: Events, Fall, Festivals, Food, Jeanerette, New Iberia
Dear Delcambre
"Dear Delcambre" is Courtney LeBlanc's goodbye to her whirlwind year serving as the 66th Delcambre Shrimp Festival Queen. Find out what made her decide to run and why Delcambre will always hold a special place in her heart.
You may also enjoy: Delcambre, Festivals
Quick Guide Fall Festivals
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.
You may also enjoy: Avery Island, Delcambre, Events, Fall, Festivals, Food, New Iberia
Delcambre Shrimp Festival Fall Blog
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.
You may also enjoy: Delcambre, Fall, Festivals, Food

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