Dates: October 29, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Celebrate the history of Grand Coteau and a traditional Louisiana treat called the sweet dough pie. Every year, pastry chefs and home cooks vie to be the best in the sweet dough pie contest where the public is the judge. A large variety of pies are available for purchase. Some favorites include fig, custard, lemon, blackberry, and other local, seasonal ingredients. Browse through over 100 vendors with art, handmade items, flowers and herbs, custom furniture, indoor and outdoor decor, and more.
This year, you will be able to hear Cajun accordion master, Sheryl Cormier, as well as the zydeco stylings of Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys plus Brandon Ledet & Creole Touch.
Take a self-guided tour around the town of Grand Coteau, passing by: St. Ignatius School, the St. Peter Claver complex, the Schools of the Sacred Heart, and St. Charles Church and cemetery. This picturesque cemetery, with ancient Live Oaks and Spanish Moss, is the final resting place of the first Black Mayor of St. Landry Parish, the woman the St. Charles church bell was named after, confederate soldiers, and many renowned Jesuit priests.
For information on the sweet dough contest, becoming a vendor or visiting the festival: 337-331-6352