Let freedom ring on this most special of days, the day that the Founding Fathers declared independence from Great Britain. There are many ways to celebrate our freedom, all over Acadiana. Here are a list of some fun activities.
Downtown Lafayette – Uncle Sam’s Jam
Where: Parc International
When: 5pm to 10pm (rain or shine!) , July 3rd
Admission: FREE – The event remains free to the public by selling food and drink
New Iberia – 4th of July Parade
What: Fourth of July parade followed by Honor Guard ceremony along with harmony of patriotic music.
Where: Historic Downtown New Iberia/Bouligny Plaza Main Street
When: July 4th, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Youngsville – Fireworks at the Pond
What: Family Fun with face painting, pony rides, stilt walker, remote control boat demonstrations, kayak demonstrations and MORE!
When: July 3rd, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Sugar Mill Pond, 220 Prescott Blvd., Youngsville
Admission: Free! Food and drinks available for purchase, no ice chests. Free parking available at AES with trolley rides to the event.
Broussard – Broussard Independence Festival
What: Family Fun, Live music, and fireworks!
When: July 4th, 5:30 pm
Where: Broussard Sports Complex at St Julien Park
Admission: Free! Food and drinks available for purchase, no ice chests