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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.

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.

shadows on the teche plein air

shadows on the teche plein air lady painting at shadowsShadows-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.

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.

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.  

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.

Bayou Teche Museum Purchased Lives Exhibit

A panel version of the powerful and poignant traveling exhibition "Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865" is coming to Bayou Teche Museum in July and August 2017.

Why Visit Konriko Rice Mill

The next location in our "Why Visit" series is America's oldest operating rice Mill, Konriko. I spoke to owners Mike and Sandy Davis to get the run down on the business as well as unknown facts about the attraction. I also give a walk through of what a visitor can expect when they visit the mill. So, come with us on a journey 105 years in the making.

Alex Malay Ice Cream Dress

Rochell Perro Malay, creative director & founder of Alex Malay, tells us all about her fashion boutique on Main Street New Iberia and her first-year anniversary sale.

Why Visit Isle of Iberia RV Resort

Wondering where to stay in Iberia Parish this summer? Well, the parish has always had numerous islands, and now there’s another. The Isle of Iberia RV Resort recently celebrated its grand re-opening under the Iberia Parish Parks & Recreation department as the newest Louisiana camping site in Iberia.

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