Cycle Zydeco

April 20-24, 2022
Various Cities in Acadiana

Cycle Zydeco is a four-day festival on wheels. This casual touring across South Louisiana takes place every year the week after Easter and includes great food, live music, and the finest flat roads Louisiana has to offer. Experience mouthwatering Cajun cuisine and live performances by the best bands in Louisiana. The ride includes tours of many attractions and options for camping or staying in hotels. Immerse yourself in Acadiana: the birthplace of Zydeco, home to Cajuns and Créoles alike, and one of the most unique cultures in the United States.

About Cycle Zydeco

Deemed the festival on wheels, Cycle Zydeco is a four-day touring ride held the week after Easter. Cyclists from all over the globe (the farthest being from New Zealand) participate in this party on wheels. Cycle Zydeco's priorities are eating, dancing, drinking, and riding a bicycle to the next festive location. Each stop offers you the chance to experience the magic of Cajun Country that includes tours of local attractions, live music, and Cajun cuisine. The main routes average about 40 miles (65 km) per day. We also offer longer route options each day that average over 62 miles (100 km). All routes include points of interest such as brewery tours, swamp tours, and other good times that you will find in Acadiana.

A man rides a Street Strider during Cycle Zydeco

Upcoming Festival Dates

April 20-24, 2022
April 12-16, 2023
April 3-7, 2024
April 23-27, 2025

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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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