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September 2021

A Celebration of French Language and Culture in Louisiana!

September 4, 2021

Come out to Vermilionville for a Celebration of French Language and Culture in Louisiana! On Saturday, September 4th, we'll be hosting music, speakers, panelists, community organizations, local beer crafters, French-style rum from Wildcat Brothers, and more!  We'll also have pentanque, great drinks, great conversations en français and the Vermilionville Jambalya Cookoff! ***** Venez à Vermilionville pour une célébration de la langue et de la culture françaises en Louisiane! Le samedi 4 septembre, on va avoir de la musique, des conférenciers,…

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November 2021

FREE Native American Culture Day

November 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for this free event celebrating and sharing local Native American culture and heritage! Each year we host our Native American Culture Day in November, the focus of which is to celebrate the rich history and modern culture of the tribes and tribal communities whose lands fall within the boundaries of Louisiana.  Tribes from across the state will come to share their stories, music, drumming, dance, crafts, language, and culture.  Our theme for our Culture Days this cycle deals…

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December 2021

Old Time Winter Traditions

December 14, 2021 - December 23, 2021

The community is invited to experience the simple warmth and beauty of Christmas past as Vermilionville’s historic village brings to life the holiday traditions of yesteryear. Visitors young and old are invited to sing Christmas carols, listen to storytelling, decorate cookies, make bousillage ornaments, view the decorations in the village and much more. Vermilionville’s artisans will be on hand to demonstrate winter traditions of the Acadian, Creole and Native American cultures such as open hearth cooking demonstrations and making santons…

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March 2022

French Festival: A Day En Français!

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On Saturday, March 26 Vermilionville will host an all-day event that celebrates the French language and the vibrant cultures that speak it around the world.  Over the course of the day, guests will experience music in French, poetry and storytelling in French, games in French, French food and drinks, craft opportunities in French, French films, tours of the Vermilionville village in French, and more!  Admissions are discounted at $5 for adults, children 4 and under get in free. The event…

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June 2022

Créole Culture Day (with Schedule)

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The public can enjoy a FREE FESTIVAL at Vermilionville for the 20th annual Creole Culture Celebration on Sunday, June 12, 2022 from 10AM - 5PM.  We'll celebrate with live music, cooking demonstrations, juré performances, storytelling, kids’ crafts, art, museum, and photography exhibits, Zydeco dance lessons, genealogy experts, traiteur garden tours, documentaries, and much more! Every year, Vermilionville celebrates the cultures of Acadiana that contributed so much to our unique folklife. Come to Vermilionville June 12 for our Creole Culture Day…

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