St. Julien Jams

St. Julien Jams is a free concert series held on Fridays in the spring and fall at the Broussard Sports Complex at St. Julien Park. Local musicians perform in the amphitheater, while spectators dance as well as enjoy food and beverages that are available for purchase. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and the concerts starts at 6:00 p.m. No ice chests, glass containers or pets allowed.

2022 Spring Series Lineup

April 21
The Chee Weez
St. Julien Park

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Getting to Lafayette

The city of Lafayette, LA is located in the center of Lafayette Parish at the intersection of I-10 and I-49 between New Orleans and Houston and only 35 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico. The eight parishes that comprise the area are Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermilion. Acadiana is made up of 22 South Louisiana parishes that extend from south of Alexandria in the center of the state, to Lake Charles on the west, south of New Orleans on the east, and to the Gulf of Mexico in the south.

Plan Your Escape

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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