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Ride for Rox rescheduled

Due to the inclement weather that fell on Festival Sunday, TRAIL has decided to reschedule the annual Ride for Rox for Saturday, May 20.

FIL increases accessibility for people with disabilities

Festival International de Louisiane is working to make its 2017 offering a great experience for everyone, including patrons with disabilities, which is why organizers have released information to help make the experience easy.

Best Bet: Ceux Qui Marchent Debout

This French funk ensemble plays amplified brass band instruments with brass band attitude, and you have three chances to hear them.

Get on the FIL bus

The Service Chevrolet Cadillac shuttle buses will ferry attendees to and from satellite locations, making getting in and out of Downtown Lafayette for Festival International a breeze.

Chevron Scène des Jeunes

• Interactive Art • Interactive Physical Activities • Tournaments • The Nutty Scientists • Lemonade Day taste test competition (more details at Chevron Scène des Jeune

Cayla Zeek

2017 Official Festival International de Louisiane Visual Artist

Marché du Monde

Located on West Vermilion Street & South Buchanan at Vermilion

Marché des Arts

Located inside Parc Sans Souci, near JD Bank Pavillon de Cuisine & Jefferson St. across from Antlers

Get your Festival Pass

Enhance your experience and enjoy with ease while doing your part to Fuel the Festival.

Never miss a beat

The entire Festival International experience is at your fingertips with the mobile app

FIL goes ‘Antiques Roadshow’

Want to get some keepsakes appraised by qualified professionals and help Festival International de Louisiane at the same time?

The many facets of FAeC

Creating a “temporary dance hall” scene at Girard Park, Festivals Acadiens et Creoles organizers strive to present the current state of the culture through performances that can range from thoughtful preservation to daring innovation.


Purchase your signed Official Festivals Poster and Pin at the Merchandise Tent located in between Scène Ma Louisiane and the Bayou Food Festival. Shirts and caps printed with the 2016 pin and poster will also be available.

LA Sugar Cane Festival rolls into New Iberia

The 75th Annual Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival takes place Sept. 21-25 in Downtown New Iberia and honors the state’s enduring sugar harvest and the industry as a whole.

Festivals Acadiens to fête dancehalls

South Louisiana’s disappearing dancehalls will be highlighted during the 2016 Festivals Acadiens et Créoles, which is set for Oct. 13-16 at Girard Park.

Festival Jam: Get your groove on

A semi-official Festival tradition continues Friday in Parc de Lafayette as everyone is invited to get down and celebrate creativity.

Fest friendly: Cuba photography on 3rd Street

Just in time for warming relations and the opening of U.S. tourist travel to Cuba comes an exhibition celebrating the island nation and its colorful present informed by the past.

Festival Fusion

For a performance called Poguetry in Motion, Spider Stacy of The Pogues will be joined by the Lost Bayou Ramblers, who back him playing songs from the famed Celtic rock band’s repertoire. While this is a Festival International debut, it is their second Lafayette appearance.

Volunteers Still Needed

There are almost 2,700 volunteer slots to be filled with Festival supporters, and Fest is only halfway to that goal, so grab some friends and coworkers and make it happen.

Welcome to The INDsider Festival Edition

To keep our fellow Fest Fanatics informed, we’re launching a special INDsider Festival Edition that will run every Friday until Festival with updates every day during the big event.

Festival Pass

Enhance your experience and enjoy with ease while doing your part to Fuel the Festival.

Amis du Festival

There are several ways to give to Festival International.

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