2019 Special Events

All events are free and open to the public (except Tour Des Atakapas)


Friday, Sept. 13
Poster & Pin Unveiling & opening of Hilliard University Art Museum fall exhibition
6-8 p.m., with unveiling at 6:45 p.m.


Thursday, Oct. 10

Women in Cajun and Creole Music: Singers and Sung About Symposium
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
A. Hays Town Building at Hilliard University Art Museum

Friday, Oct. 11
Festivals Acadiens et Créoles opening & cutting of the boudin at 5 p.m., followed by Friday Night Fais Do Do until 9 p.m.
Girard Park


Saturday, Oct. 12
Tour Des Atakapas race & duathlon starting at 7:30 a.m. and ending with a post-race party in Girard Park. 


Sunday, Oct. 13
French Mass at 9 a.m. and final day of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. 
Girard Park
Radio Acadie will be broadcasting live from the festival grounds! Interviews as well as live music will hit the airwaves throughout festival weekend. Stop by the tent and visit with the KRVS staff and get info on how you can become a member!