4th of July Celebrations Across Acadiana
Independence Day is just around the corner and it's time to don our red, white and blue, sing patriotic tunes, and get out and enjoy the festivities.
Looking for family fun this 4th of July? Well, you are in luck because we've got your complete rundown of events throughout the Acadiana area so you and the family can get out and check out fireworks and more.
- Erath 4th of July - June 30-July 4 - Downtown Erath. Live music, carnival, games, water fights, parade, fireworks and more. No gate fee. Fireworks on July 4th start at 9pm. www.erath4.com
- Jennings Stars & Stripes Festival - Wednesday, July 3, 4:00pm-9:30pm - Louisiana Oil & Gas Park. Live music from Kegan Navarre from 4pm-6pm then Bernie Alan from 7pm-9pm. "Celebrate America" Fireworks Show at 9pm. Admission $4 for ages 13 and over. Ice chests welcome, bring your lawn chairs. https://jeffdavis.org/event/jennings-stars-stripes-festival/
- Fireworks at The Pond - Wednesday, July 3, 5:30pm-9:15pm - Sugar Mill Pond in Youngsville. Live music and lots of free activities including face painting, pony rides, kayak demonstrations, remote control boat demos and more. Fireworks start at 9pm. Free.
- Uncle Sam's Jam - Wednesday, July 3, 4pm-10pm - Parc International in Downtown Lafayette. Featuring live music from Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band, DG & The Freetown Sound and DJ RV. Leave your ice chests at home as food and beverages will be available for purchase. Free. https://www.lafayettetravel.com/event/uncle-sams-jam/25302/
- New Iberia 4th of July Parade - Thursday, July 4, 2:00pm-5:00pm - Downtown New Iberia/Bouligny Plaza. Fourth of July parade followed by Honor Guard ceremony along with harmony of patriotic music. Free. https://www.iberiatravel.com/events/new-iberia-fourth-july-parade
- Eunice 4th of July Fireworks - Thursday, July 4, 9pm - Eunice Recreation Complex. Hosted by the City of Eunice. Free. https://cajuntravel.com/event/fourth-of-july-fireworks-show/
- Fireworks on the River - Thursday, July 4, 6:30pm - Nall Park in Krotz Springs. Live music by JC Melancon & The Bayou Rock Band, fun jumps, food and refreshments, a huge fireworks display with patriotic music at 9pm. Free. https://cajuntravel.com/event/fireworks-on-the-river/
- Loreauville July 4th Event - Thursday, July 4, 5:00pm - Loreauville Park. People are encouraged to bring their barbecue pits, picnic baskets, snacks and ice chests to the event. Snowballs will be available for purchase, but the first 100 people under age 13 who show up get a free one. The fireworks begin at 8pm. Free.
- Breaux Bridge Patriotic Event - Thursday, July 4, 6:00pm - St. Bernard Church hosting. Rosary at 6pm. At 6:45pm there will be an honor guard and performance of the National Anthem outside the church followed by music at 7pm. Fireworks start at 9pm. Free.
If we've missed an event that you know of, please drop us a note and we will gladly include the event in this listing.