December 6 – Papa Noel & Lighting of Military Tree

  • 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. – Parc des Pont will have Nativitiy Scene, Arts & Crafts, Face Painting.  Storytelling by Mrs. Claus and Fire Truck Exploration
  • 10 a.m. – A Parachute Jump at BBJH football field will honor Johnny Raymond and our Military Veterans.
  • 11 a.m. – Buck & Johnny’s Glass Room for the announcement of the Downtown Decorating Contest Winner along with entertainment by a children’s band.
  • 1 p.m. – Santa Clause & his Elves Parachute Jump along with Blessing of Santa Clauses who are then transported downtown.  Boxes for Christmas and pictures with Santa.
  • 5:15 p.m. –  Christmas Carols, proceeding to Veterans Park for the Lighting of the Military Christmas Tree.

November 28 – Al Berard Music Festival

  • Honoring the Memory of Cajun Musician Al Berard, proceeds will benefit the Al Berard Memorial Music Fund at Community Foundation of Acadiana. Live music featuring Sweet Cecilia, Basin Brothers, REFLX, Jason Frey, Paul Daigle, Huval Family Band, Jambalaya, Bonsoir Catin, NIK-L-Beer, Roddie Romero, Forest Huval, Southwind and many more.  Live/Silent Auction, Camper Spots Available, No Ice Chests Please. Henry Guidry Memorial Park, Henderson, LA.

November 22 – Beaucoup des Chiens et Beaucoup des Vins

  • 1 mile Fun Run/Walk with dogs, dogs must have proof of rabies vaccination and must be on a leash.  6:30 – Registration for 1 mile
  • 5 K Run Prizes awarded per age group
    The 5 K run or 1 mile Run/walk will start and end at Veterans Park.
  • Beginning at 9:30 – Blessing of dogs, Yappy Hour with our local Veterinarians ( educational sessions), Adopt A Dog, Photo with Pet & Owner, Food and Drink booths, Fun Activities, and Yappetizers for your pet and Barking for wine or prizes contest. Bar Bars (water bowls) will be provided.  Presentation of our dog Mardi Gras Krewe, Le Krewe de Chiens Cajuns.