The Mercredi Show

Mercredi means Wednesday in French and Mercredi is our chance to celebrate our heritage in Lafayette, LA. Come out in the spring and fall to enjoy some great music and good fun.  The concert series is family fun for all ages. The stage area is wheelchair accessible to accommodate our visitors. Mercredi Concert takes place from 6:00 p.m. till 8:30 p.m. at Pelican Park in Carencro.

The Mercredi Show

2022 Fall Schedule of Performers

September 14
Chris Breaux and Six String Rodeo

September 21
Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express

September 28
Ryan Foret & Foret Tradition

October 5
Darel Gros & High Rollin Band

October 12
Junior Dugas & On Da Bayou

October 19
Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys

October 26
Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin' Cajuns

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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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