Golden Gloves
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May 2017 Events Spotlight
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Festival International Field Guide
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30 Years of Festival International: A Retrospective by Philip Gould
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5 Epic Outdoor Experiences in Lafayette
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Hub City Day Trips
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Two-Step Your Way Through Acadiana
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Po'boys: The Southern Sandwich Staple
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It's Crawfish Season Y'all!
Restaurants Serving Boiled Crawfish
Lafayette Movie Madness
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Acadiana Musical Families
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Where Food and Culture Meet in Louisiana
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Happiest City Happenings in 2017
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5 Festivals to Add to Your Bucket List
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Three Unique Food Experiences in Lafayette
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Cajun Country Dancehalls
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Plate Lunch Experience
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Boucherie: Cajun Art of Communal Butchering
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Lafayette, LA 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.

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