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World Championship Gumbo Cookoff

Gumbo is a pièce de résistance in Southern Louisiana, so it’s no surprise the World Championship Gumbo Cookoff calls Iberia Parish home. Every year, on the second weekend in October, the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce hosts the cookoff in Bouligny Plaza on New Iberia’s historic and award winning Main Street. See what's cooking at this year's festival!

Wess Robison, Iberia On TAP president

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.

New Year, New in Iberia Parish

Happy New Year! As cliché as it seems, a new year does bring with it new friends, new adventures and new memories, and Iberia Parish is already working on its resolution of bringing all of these to our visitors and locals in 2016.

New Iberia sign in Alhaurin de la Torre, Spain, the town's twin city in Spain

New Iberia's sister city of Alhaurin de la Torre may be in Spain, but the twin cities share a long and strong history through tourists, culture and the annual El Festival Espanol. Read José Manuel de Molina Bautista's guest blog to discover another side of New Iberia.

Ebrar Reaux - New Iberia Spanish Festival Chairman

Before you celebrate the history, culture and heritage of Spanish New Iberia at the El Festival Espanol de Nueva Iberia, learn about the Spanish roots in the parish in Chairman Ebrar Reaux's own words.

Musical Fun in Iberia Parish

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.

Blue Magic on Main

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."

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival 2014

Savor the difference at the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival on Sept. 24-28, 2014 in New Iberia.

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

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.

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