Events Logo 
September 26, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Join us for the free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Performance Center. Les Vues is curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts, mostly from around the state. The films will range from features, documentaries, student film, shorts, animation, etc. that focus on the themes surrounding various aspects of culture. Following the screenings will be an open discussion between the audience and the curator about the themes of the movie and how they apply to that culture as well as our own.
Read more...

October 1, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam is led by some of the area’s finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for the jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!
Read more...
Full Calendar

Events at Vermilionville

September 26, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Join us for the free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Performance Center. Les Vues is curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts, mostly from around the state. The films will range from features, documentaries, student film, shorts, animation, etc. that focus on the themes surrounding various aspects of culture. Following the screenings will be an open discussion between the audience and the curator about the themes of the movie and how they apply to that culture as well as our own.
Read more...
October 1, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam is led by some of the area’s finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for the jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!
Read more...
October 1, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Vermilionville Historic Village
Vermilionville is now offering a chance to experience a guided tour to our walk-in visitors.
Read more...
October 1, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cooking School
Vermilionville is continuing to host monthly workshops that will allow you to learn crafts from our master artisans. On the first Saturday of every month, we will highlight a different craft from the old Acadian, Creole and Native American ways of life. Topics will range from woodcarving to textiles to foodways and many things in between.
Read more...
October 2, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with the Huval Family Band. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
October 7, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville's Historic Village
In preparation for La Toussaint or All Saints’ Day (a Catholic tradition of the Acadian people where they would put wax flowers on the graves of their loved ones to remember and honor them), Vermilionville master artisan Em LeMieux will be demonstrating how to make wax flower wreathes on Fridays in October. Learn about the tradition that is still practiced today.
Read more...
October 9, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with John Wilson & the Zydeco House Rockers. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
October 13, 2016
8:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Going into its 42nd year, Festivals Acadiens et Créoles is one of the largest free public events in the State of Louisiana and the largest Cajun & Creole celebration in the continental United States. This year the festival is presenting this symposium to focus on the Cajun dance halls & Zydeco clubs that were legendary in the past and those that are still alive and kicking! Admission is free, but you must register for the event in order to reserve your seat.
Read more...
October 14, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville's historic village
In preparation for La Toussaint or All Saints’ Day (a Catholic tradition of the Acadian people where they would put wax flowers on the graves of their loved ones to remember and honor them), Vermilionville master artisan Em LeMieux will be demonstrating how to make wax flower wreathes on Fridays in October. Learn about the tradition that is still practiced today.
Read more...
October 15, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Vermilionville Historic Village
Vermilionville is now offering a chance to experience a guided tour to our walk-in visitors.
Read more...
October 16, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
​Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Charlo & da Swampers. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
October 21, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville's Historic Village
In preparation for La Toussaint or All Saints’ Day (a Catholic tradition of the Acadian people where they would put wax flowers on the graves of their loved ones to remember and honor them), Vermilionville master artisan Em LeMieux will be demonstrating how to make wax flower wreathes on Fridays in October. Learn about the tradition that is still practiced today.
Read more...
October 22, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Vermilionville
Celebrate Halloween with a Fall Carnival for the whole family at Vermilionville's historic village. Admission is $5 per person.
Read more...
October 22, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam is led by some of the area’s finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for the jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!
Read more...
October 23, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with the Ray Abshire Band. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
October 28, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Vermilionville
Join us for two days of music, cooking, camping and more! The South Louisiana Blackpot Festival & Cookoff is back for its 2nd year at Vermilionville. Visit BlackpotFestival.com for details!
Read more...
October 28, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville's Historic Village
In preparation for La Toussaint or All Saints’ Day (a Catholic tradition of the Acadian people where they would put wax flowers on the graves of their loved ones to remember and honor them), Vermilionville master artisan Em LeMieux will be demonstrating how to make wax flower wreathes on Fridays in October. Learn about the tradition that is still practiced today.
Read more...
October 29, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Vermilionville
Join us for two days of music, cooking, camping and more! The South Louisiana Blackpot Festival & Cookoff is back for its 2nd year at Vermilionville. Visit BlackpotFestival.com for details!
Read more...
October 29, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Native American Common Ground
Vermilionville is hosting a series of Native American residencies. A different Louisiana tribe will be onsite at the Native American Common Ground, our newest expansion which is a ceremonial site for Native American representation and residency, the last Saturday of every month. This month, the Canneci N'de Band of Lipan Apache will be on site performing traditional crafts and interpreting throughout the day.
Read more...
October 30, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
November 5, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam is led by some of the area’s finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for the jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!
Read more...
November 5, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Vermilionville Historic Village
Vermilionville is now offering a chance to experience a guided tour to our walk-in visitors.
Read more...
November 6, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
November 12, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam is led by some of the area’s finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for the jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!
Read more...
November 12, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Healing Traditions in Acadiana is a quarterly lecture series with the Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners that serves as an introduction to the general public about the healing traditions of the Cajun and Creole peoples of the area as well as the need to preserve medicinal plants, and the knowledge of their uses. This event is free and open to the public, but donations are encouraged.
Read more...
November 13, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Donny Broussard & Louisiana Stars. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
November 19, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam is led by some of the area’s finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for the jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!
Read more...
November 19, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Vermilionville Historic Village
Vermilionville is now offering a chance to experience a guided tour to our walk-in visitors.
Read more...
November 20, 2016
10 am - 4 pm
Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park
The community is invited to participate in a free traditional boucherie at Vermilionville on Sunday, November 20 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in their historic village. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the traditions and history surrounding a traditional cochon de lait as well as witness a full boucherie.
Read more...
November 20, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Road Runners. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
November 26, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam is led by some of the area’s finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for the jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!
Read more...
November 27, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Lee Benoit & the Bayou Stompers.. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
November 28, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Join us for the free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Performance Center. Les Vues is curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts, mostly from around the state. The films will range from features, documentaries, student film, shorts, animation, etc. that focus on the themes surrounding various aspects of culture. Following the screenings will be an open discussion between the audience and the curator about the themes of the movie and how they apply to that culture as well as our own.
Read more...
December 3, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam is led by some of the area’s finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for the jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!
Read more...
December 3, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Vermilionville Historic Village
Vermilionville is now offering a chance to experience a guided tour to our walk-in visitors.
Read more...
December 4, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Rusty Metoyer & the Zydeco Krush. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
December 10, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam is led by some of the area’s finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for the jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!
Read more...
December 11, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
December 17, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Vermilionville Historic Village
Vermilionville is now offering a chance to experience a guided tour to our walk-in visitors.
Read more...
December 17, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam is led by some of the area’s finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for the jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!
Read more...
December 17, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville's Historic Village
The community is invited to experience the simple warmth and beauty of Christmas past as our historic village brings to life the holiday traditions of yesteryear with Vermilionville’s Old Time Christmas. The program begins on December 13-16 and resumes again on December 19-23 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. There will also be a family day on December 17 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. where everyone can experience our historic village during the holidays. Visitors will have the chance to take a self-guided tour with a special event program to see firsthand some of the Christmas and New Years traditions from the 17 and 1800s like making santons ("little saints"), candles, soap, natural decorations, citrus pomanders and more.
Read more...
December 18, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
December 31, 2016
9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Vermilionville Performance Center
Ring in the New Year with Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and admission is $35. No outside food or beverage. Tickets go on sale November 1.
Read more...