3rd Annual Courir de Pont Breaux 2019 Dance Away 5K

Run/Walk thru downtown Breaux Bridge on Saturday, September 14, 2019 for the Courir de Pont Breaux Dance Away 5K or Dance to the Finish Line! The event begins at Veteran’s Park at 7 am for the 1 Mile Fun Run and 7:30 am for the 5K Run. All participants will...
Cajun Music: Songs of a People

Cajun Music: Songs of a People

In Breaux Bridge, modern day Cajun jam sessions can be found around town throughout the week and weekend.  Some performances are formal and feature a professional band known throughout the area.  Others are jam sessions, held at a certain time and place...
Festivals: Crawfish is King Pt. 2

Festivals: Crawfish is King Pt. 2

Food is king when it comes to the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival.  The main attraction is the boiled crawfish, and the festival sells so much that refrigerator trucks are full from top to bottom with sacks of Louisiana’s crustacean.  Aside from the simple bug boil...

4th of July Celebration

Join us on Thursday, July 4th from 6:00 to 9:30 P.M. at Park des Ponts Breaux Bridge. The celebration will start at 6 PM with a Patriotic Rosary in St. Bernard Church followed by the Honor Guard and National Anthem at 6:45pm. Music provided by the Vermillionaires at...
Festivals: Crawfish is King Part 1

Festivals: Crawfish is King Part 1

Every year in May in Breaux Bridge, tens of thousands of people flock to this small southern Louisiana town for one thing: crawfish.  But why May? The first full weekend in May is when Breaux Bridge celebrates its famous crustacean with the best way Acadians know...
Boiled Crawfish: An Unlikely Delicacy

Boiled Crawfish: An Unlikely Delicacy

In Breaux Bridge, residents put crawfish in or on almost everything.  If they can top it or stuff it with crawfish, they will.  Eggs are topped with crawfish etouffee or au gratin, chickens are stuffed with crawfish dressing, and crawfish are added to a creamy soup...