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It's Crawfish Season Y'all!
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Plate Lunch Experience
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Cajun Country Dancehalls
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Lafayette is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known as the ‘Happiest City in America’ and it’s no mystery. Whether your passion is for our rich cultural history, the bustling culinary scene or distinctive blend of Cajun and Zydeco music, you can be sure you will leave beaming from ear to ear. Plan your escape to the Happiest City in America.

Discover the Food, Music & Culture at the heart of Cajun & Creole Country
A Photo Retrospective by Philip Gould Discover the History
Photographer Lucius Fontenot has embarked upon a photo journal of Hitachi rice-cookers and the Cajuns who love them. Dinners Served
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