Fall Events near Lafayette, Louisiana

Fall is upon us, which means fun activities and events for the whole family are only a short drive through Lafayette, Louisiana, or a computer screen away. From your friends at Hampton Mitsubishi, here are a few such events to look forward to.

Festivals Acadiens et Créoles October 9-11

When the celebrated Festivals Acadiens et Créoles takes place this October, it will be a bit different than it usually is. To ensure the safety of all participants, the festival will be virtual this year. For Lafayette residents looking to get a taste of genuine Cajun and Creole culture, the Festivals Acadiens et Créoles is the place to be.

South Louisiana Black Pot Festival & Cookoff October 30-31

Celebrate Halloween with a Louisiana flair during the South Louisiana Black Pot Festival & Cookoff in Vermillionville. Instead of candy, you can enjoy a wide array of the tastiest Cajun food around, with contests to determine the best example of each signature dish.

Southern Screen November 12-15

This Louisiana film festival may be operating a bit differently this year, but the team that makes the Southern Screen event possible has assured patrons that the show will go on in some capacity, with specialized seminars and workshops. Movie buffs and fans of unique entertainment will want to check this event out.

Here at Hampton Mitsubishi, we hope that you and your crew find the time to enjoy some of these lovely fall events this year.

Fun Summer Events in the Lafayette area

The summer season is approaching, and you want to be prepared — for fun! These fun summer events in the Lafayette area provide live entertainment, great food, outdoor activities, one-of-kind treasures and incredible performances for you and your family to enjoy.

Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival – Lake Charles (June 21- 23)

Just an hour outside Lafayette, Lake Charles is home to the Gulf Coast Shrimp & Jazz Festival, which, as suggested, has plenty of shrimp and plenty of jazz! It kicks off with the “Jazz After Dark: An Evening to Remember” concert. There is also a shrimp dish cook-off that will put the best shrimp chefs to the test and a free Jazz workshop where you can learn about the groove of jazz.

Avoyelles Arts & Music Festival – Marksville (July 4)

If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate Independence Day, this is it. Take the trip to Marksville to attend this free event, which opens at 10 a.m. There will be musical acts, arts and crafts vendors, contests, and plenty of food. The day kicks off with a patriotic parade, which is Louisiana’s longest-running Fourth of July parade.

Make sure your car is ready for summer travels — schedule a maintenance check at Hampton Mitsubishi. If it’s time for a new ride, stop by to check out our incredible inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles.