Scholastique P. Breaux

Scholastique P. Breaux

Scholastique Picou Breaux founded our wonderful city when she was just 33 years old. A determined Acadian woman, Scholastique drew up Plan de la Ville Du Pont des Breaux, the plan for the Village of Breaux Bridge, a plan which included land for a school and a church,...
Crawfish Festival

Crawfish Festival

The world famous Crawfish Festival began in 1960 as a spin-off of the Breaux Bridge Centennial Celebration. The Louisiana Legislature had just named Breaux Bridge the crawfish capital of the world in 1959. The festival is now known around the country and even the...
Cajun Food

Cajun Food

You simply haven’t lived until you’ve had authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine. And Breaux Bridge has the finest places to experience it. Crawfish etouffée (ay-too-fay) was invented here. Come and experience flavors you never thought existed in restaurants...
Music & Dancing

Music & Dancing

Cajun and Zydeco are the two most popular musical genres with visitors. Both have deep roots in our culture’s past. And both have the power to get you off of your seat and onto the dance floor. At any given time, you can witness the passing of this rich musical...
History & Culture

History & Culture

Every great city has a story. Breaux Bridge is no different. Back in 1771, Acadian pioneer Firmin Breaux began buying the land from which the present day city of Breaux Bridge would evolve. He purchased the land from Jean Francois Ledee, a wealthy New Orleans merchant...