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Evangeline Parish

Cajun food, Cajun tradition, Cajun fun

Evangeline Parish is a hub for Cajun tradition. Experience authentic foods such as gumbo, boudin, smoked meat, and everything in between. In Evangeline Parish you can enjoy our beautiful parks for camping, hiking, or fishing. You will also find some of the most well stocked antique and thrift stores in our region! We have so much to offer with small town charm. Visit Evangeline Parish - experience cajun culture!

Upcoming Events

  • Trick-Or-Treat at Chicot State Park
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Oct 09
    Chicot State Park
    Oct 09, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Chicot State Park, 2032 Chicot Park Rd, Ville Platte, LA 70586, USA
    Four chances for family fun this Halloween at Chicot State Park.
  • 67th Louisiana Cotton Festival
    Tue, Oct 19
    Northside Civic Center
    Oct 19, 5:00 PM – Oct 24, 5:00 PM
    Northside Civic Center, 704 N Soileau St, Ville Platte, LA 70586, USA
    Carnival rides, music and more.
  • Tournoi
    Sun, Oct 24
    Evangeline Parish
    Oct 24, 2:00 PM
    Evangeline Parish, Industrial Park Rd, Louisiana 70586, USA
    Experience one of the most unique events in Ville Platte - an ancient sport of jousting.
  • Crooked Creek Trick-Or-Treat
    Sat, Oct 30
    Crooked Creek Recreation Area
    Oct 30, 6:00 PM
    Crooked Creek Recreation Area, 1300 Sandy Beach Dr, Ville Platte, LA 70586, USA
    Bring the kids trick-or-treating at Crooked Creek Recreation Area, located just north of Pine Prairie.
  • 54th Louisiana Swine Festival
    Fri, Nov 05
    The Pig Barn
    Nov 05, 12:00 PM – Nov 07, 6:00 PM
    The Pig Barn, 2000 W Stagg Ave, Basile, LA 70515, USA
    Enjoy some fun with the family and great music at the 54th Annual Louisiana Swine Festival in Basile.

September Events

Sept. 11th - Lakview Park, Eunice - Werewolf - Enjoy the legendary band, Wereworlf, for 80's Night at the Lakeview Park & Beach's Barn from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information, visit lvpark.com or call (337) 457-2881.

Sept. 11th - Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte - Bird Hike - 9:00 a.m. -  Join the site naturalist to learn the basics of birdwatching and take a hike to look for birds in the Arboretum. Binoculars are available on a first come, first serve basis. Meet at the Arboretum Nature Center. For more information call 337-363-6289.

Sept. 18th - Lakview Park, Eunice - Travis Matte and the Kingpins in the Barn Enjoy music from Travis Matte and the Kingpins at Lakeview Park & Beach from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information, visit lvpark.com or call (337) 457-2881.

Sept. 18th - Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte - Become a Jr. Ranger - 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - The Junior Ranger program is geared towards school age children but kids of all ages are welcome to attend. Kids will learn about nature with two thirty minute programs and get two punches on their Jr. Ranger card. Meet at the Arboretum Nature Center. For more information call 337-363-6289 or email arboretum@crt.la.gov. 

Sept. 25th - Lakview Park, Eunice - River Katz in the Barn Enjoy music from River Katz at Lakeview Park & Beach from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information, visit lvpark.com or call (337) 457-2881.

Sept. 25th - Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte - Guided Canoe Tour - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - Join the site naturalists for a guided canoe tour of Chicot Lake to learn about the history of the lake and its flora and fauna. Pre-registration is required due to limited space. Visitors may bring their own canoes/kayaks but also need to pre-register. Call 337-363-6289 or email arboretum@crt.la.gov to register. Visitors must pay entrance fee to the park but the canoe tour is free. 

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Get in Touch

306 West Main St., Ville Platte, LA 70586, USA

P.O. Box 331, Ville Platte, LA 70586

(337) 492-0615

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