Events in Lafayette this weekend


 Events in Lafayette this weekend offer a variety of things to do, from framers market to bus trip for ULL game and much more!

Lafayette Hub City Farmers Market In Lafayette
October 3, 2015

Saturday   8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Lafayette’s Hub City Farmers Market features seasonal produce, fruits, and meats from local farmers along with, cream top milk, eggs, breads, pastries, jams, jellies, kombuchas, honey, soaps, and candles. Come out and support your local farmer!
Acadiana Humane Society PETCO adoption Event
October 3, 2015
Saturday  11:00 AM – 3:00 PM


Lafayette, Louisiana 70501
Every Saturday, Acadiana Humane Society holds our weekly adoption event at the Lafayette Petco from Noon to 4PM. We bring some of our adoptable dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, and other available small animals.

We also house several adoptable cats 24/7 at this Petco location.

Cost: Free to come and meet our adoptable pets. Adoption fees range from $10.00 for small rodents, $25.00 for guinea pigs, $50.00 for spayed rabbits, $95.00 for fully vetted cats, $120.00 for fully vetted dogs, and $150.00 for fully vetted purebred cats or dogs

October 2, 2015
Friday   7:30PM   

October 3, 2015    
Saturday   11:00 AM / 3:00PM / 7:30PM

October 4, 2015    
Sunday    3:00PM

444 CAJUNDOME Boulevard
Lafayette, Louisiana 70506

October 3-12 2015 Various Locations throughout the state of Louisiana

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L. Clayton Burgess

Latin Music Festival

Saturday October 3, 2015
Hours: Noon – 10:00PM
Cost: FREE
Where: Parc International Downtown Lafayette, LA
Phone: 337-944-0011


L. Clayton Burgess
Bus Trip to LA Tech

For those headed to Ruston to watch the Ragin’ Cajuns take on the Bulldogs of LA Tech, save yourself the hassle of driving and parking and hop on the ragin’ Cajun Bus Trip sponsored by UL Alumni Association. Cost for bus trip is $75 per person with a game or if your already have a game ticket it is $45 per person. Included in the cost is a tailgate party in Ruston, complete with a jambalaya dinner at Tech’s visitor tailgate area.

Check in begins a t 11AM at UL Alumni Center 600 E. ST. Mary Boulevard Lafayette, LA. Buses will depart at 11:30 promptly


Festival Grounds on Bayou Teche

203 N. New Market St., Lafayette, LA United States

Additional Information

Tour du Teche, featuring a 135-mile, three-day race for kayaks and canoes through four parishes, is October 2nd through 4th with pre-race events (including the finish of the inaugural Tour de la Riviere Rouge) at Port Barre on Thursday, October 1st.

Online registration is available through Webscorer at and closes on September 12th.

Tour du Teche is a staged race down the entire length of Bayou Teche, from Port Barre to Berwick. The overall length of the race, including short stretches on Bayou Courtableau and in the Atchafalaya River, totals 135 miles.

There are also numerous shorter, one-day races during the event.

The two new races, both uber-marathons, are Tour de la Riviere Rouge, 275 miles from Shreveport-Bossier City down the Red and Atchafalaya River and into Bayou Courtableau to Port Barre, and the 410 mile de Louisiane, which is a combination of Riviere Rouge and the TDT 135.

One-day races are:

  • Crawfish: Port Barre to Poche’s Market and Restaurant (30 miles, October 2nd)
  • Acadian: Port Barre to St. Martinville (49 miles, October 2nd)
  • Hot Sauce: St. Martinville to New Iberia (24 miles, October 3rd)
  • Sugar: St. Martinville to Franklin (59 miles, October 3rd)
  • Black Bear: New Iberia to Franklin (35 miles, October 3rd)
  • Oil & Gas: Franklin to Berwick (27 miles, October 4th)

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