The shrimping industry has long played an important role in the culture of Cajun Country. So much so that the town of Delcambre throws a five-day celebration of the shrimping industry and all things shrimp each year. Delcambre, located in both Iberia and Vermilion parishes, has served as an important hub for the shrimping industry for many years. What originally began as a way to raise funds for the Delcambre Fire Department has evolved into one of Louisiana’s biggest festivals.
What kind of festival are you excited about? Whether you’ve got the soul of a chef, a musician or an adventurer, you’ll find what you’re looking for this spring in Louisiana.
Many folks outside have heard of, and maybe even experienced festivals such as the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival or the world-famous New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Nothing gets Louisianians together like a good party.
Fall is a great time to visit Louisiana and is a dream destination for seasonal fun. From festivals and food, to music and dancing, the fun never stops in this bustling place!
Should you ever doubt Louisiana’s undeniable contribution to the world of music, just consider this: Even the GRAMMY® got its name thanks to someone from Louisiana.
The Italian culture comes alive each year at the Italian Festival in Tickfaw. Always held on the last weekend in April, the Tickfaw Italian Festival blends authentic Italian food, great music, and a wholesome family atmosphere for one of the most popular festivals in southeast Louisiana.
If the pelican weren't on Louisiana's state flag, the crawfish might as well be. It's just that important to the state's identity, economy and cuisine.