Pack & Paddle is hosting a special paddle tour to Lake Fausse Pointe State Park. Guides Stacey Scarce and Dean Wilson, the Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, will guide participants beneath the beautiful cypress trees there. Dean will also discuss the challenges this area faces. This trip will begin near the Lake Fausse Pointe Boat Launch and will last about three to five hours. This trip is a fundraiser for the Atchafalaya Basinkeeper program, so all funds collected will go directly to the program.
Pack & Paddle will host a Louisiana Hooked Kayak Fishing Trip Sunday, May 22, in the coastal marshes of Louisiana. The location will be determined based on weather, wind and fishing conditions. Reservations are required. Visit https://packpaddle.com/events-and-trips/?ee=298 for more information.
Pack & Paddle will host a special edition of its full moon paddle Saturday, May 21, in a corner of the historical Atchafalaya basin that was cut off when the levees were built. This created an area unaffected by the high waters of the spring. After the paddle, participants will enjoy a meal before heading home. Registration is required. Visit https://packpaddle.com/events-and-trips/?ee=28 for more information.
Pack & Paddle will host a basic skills kayaking lesson Wednesday, May 18, at Lake Martin. Reservations are required. Visit https://packpaddle.com/events-and-trips/?ee=305 for more information.
Pack & Paddle will host an introductory Hobie kayak fishing trip Sunday, May 15, along the Louisiana coast. The exact destination will be announced at a preparatory meeting the Wednesday before. Reservations are required for this trip. for more information, visit https://packpaddle.com/events-and-trips/?ee=297.
Vermilionville 300 Fisher Road Lafayette, LA Pack & Paddle will host a kayak demo day Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Vermilionville. This free event will allow you to try out new 2016 boats from various manufacturers. For more information, visit https://packpaddle.com/events-and-trips/?ee=293.
The 2016 Big River Regional paddle race will take place Saturday, Sept. 3, in Baton Rouge. Visit http://www.bigriverregional.com/ for more information.
The Plaquemines Parish Bayou Paddle Fest will take place Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Pointe-a-la-Hache Marina. Email Michael Powell at email@example.com for more information.
The Most Cajun place on Earth invites you to our largest Mardi Gras celebration. Krewe Chic-a-la-Pie will roll down the historic streets of Kaplan Mardi Gras afternoon.
Acadia’s Courir de Mardi Gras embodies Louisiana tradition, featuring costumed horseback riders, wagons, live music, chicken chases and authentic Louisiana food such as gumbo and boudin.