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June 2021

Creole Culture Day Celebration

June 5 @ 10:00 am - June 6 @ 5:00 pm

The public can enjoy a FREE TWO-DAY FESTIVAL at Vermilionville for the 19th annual Creole Culture Celebration on Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 from 10AM-5PM.  Live music with Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole on Saturday and Corey Ledet on Sunday; cooking demonstrations; juré performances; storytelling; Creole language panel discussions; kids’ crafts; art, museum, and photography exhibits; Zydeco dance lessons; genealogy experts; traiteur garden tours; documentaries; The Knights of Peter Claver; and much more! Food and beverage will be…

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August 2021

Vermilionville’s FREE Acadian Culture Day!

August 15

The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they celebrate their annual Acadian Culture Day on Sunday, August 15th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.   Live music with Blafa Toujours and the Pine Leaf Boys; tintamarre parade; traiteur traditions with Becca Begnaud; the art of Robert Dafford; cooking, accordion construction and repair with Heritage Accordions; spinning and weaving, wood carving, open hearth cooking and other demonstrations. Food and beverage available for purchase.  Admission is free. …

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September 2021

A Celebration of French Language and Culture in Louisiana!

September 4

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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BVD’s Bayou Festival and Boat Parade

September 25

Save the date for one of the best days on the bayou all-year-'round! Gather your friends, your canoe, your cooler, your fiddle, your best costumes, your dog.. whatever, and get ready to join us for a day to celebrate the Bayou Vermilion! This is going to be a great time on the water, and we want you to come a be a part of it. The parade will set-sail at from the dock at Vermilionville, and wind all along the…

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November 2021

FREE Native American Culture Day

November 20 @ 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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