Annual Events

Be sure to mark your calendar for our Annual Events. 

February 2017

Experience Mardi Gras like a King (or Queen)!Experience the parades and fun of Carnival in an authentic, small-town atmosphere. The whole family can participate in the traditional revelry of Fat...

March 2017

Location: Old Oaklawn Sugar Mill Site
Please join us for another year of fun and excitement with our Dreams Come True Family of Friends of The Brittany's Project...
2817 Hwy 87 @ Intersection of 323 Oaklawn Bridge Approach Rd Franklin, LA

March 2017

Location: from Onstead & 2nd Sts to Front & Everett Sts
Post-parade party, "Basin Brew Fest" sponsored by Morgan City Main Street.
Morgan City, LA

March 2017

Location: Kemper Williams Park
10 a.m. til 1 p.m. with children's egg hunt beginning at 11 a.m. by age category. Don't forget to bring your Easter basket!
Cotten Road Patterson, LA

April 2017

April 5-9, 2017 Road to 3rd Street Songwriter Festival and Conference...
Morgan City, LA

April 2017

Location: Downtown Historic District
Teche Drive Franklin, LA

April 2017

Location: Parc Sur La Teche down Bayou Teche
in conjunction with the Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival
Teche Drive Franklin, LA

April 2017

Location: Historic Downtown
A live music series from 6:30 to 9:30 pm on Front Street between Everett & Freret Streets in historic downtown Morgan City, held for 8 weeks every Friday evening beginning after Easter each...
Front Street between Everett and Freret Streets Morgan City, LA

May 2017

Location: Lawrence Park
Downtown Porch Fest will take place on the front porches facing Lawrence Park from 12 noon to 7:45 pm at the Corner of 3rd Street and Lawrence Park.PRINTABLE SCHEDULE12 noon to 1:15 pm - Jahne &...
Downtown Historic District Morgan City, LA

May 2017

Location: Chitimacha Nation
starting at 9 & 11 a.m. from New Iberia City Park
near Charenton, LA

May 2017

Location: Pierre Part Legion Post 328
The 3rd Annual Freedom Fest and 15th Annual Freedom Ride will be held at the Pierre Part Legion Post 328 at 333 Highway 70, Pierre Part, LA Music provided by Hal Bruni...
333 Highway 70 Pierre Part, LA

June 2017

Location: Russo's Boat Landing
EVENT CANCELlED - The Morgan City Volunteer Fire Department will be presenting the 2017 Deep South Racing Association’s “Battle of the Basin” Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25th at the Russo Boat...
Off of Hwy 70 in the Atchafalaya Morgan City, LA

July 2017

Location: Under the Hwy. 90 Bridge
 Bayou BBQ Bash comes to Morgan City July 14-15, 2017 Bayou BBQ Bash VIDEO - CLICK HERE TO WATCHThe 6th annual Bayou BBQ Bash will take place July 14-15, 2017, rain or shine, under the U.S...
Morgan City, LA

August 2017

Location: Main Street Merchants
til 6 p.m.
Main Street Hwy. 182 Downtown Historic District Franklin, LA

August 2017

Location: Lawrence Park, Berwick Bay & under the bridge
A 5-day extravaganza paying tribute to two, time-honored industries, features great food, continuous free live music, arts & crafts, children’s activities, and traditional events, such as the...
Downtown Historic District Morgan City, LA

September 2017

Location: Morey Park
from Morey Park north to Bridge Road Bridge, then south to Captain Jack, then return north to Morey Park til 6 p.m.
Main Street Hwy. 182 Downtown Historic District Patterson, LA

September 2017

Location: Stevie G's
with music line up of Larouge, Peyton Falgoust, Waters Edge, Jason LeBlanc and South 70
on Belle River Pierre Part, LA

September 2017

Location: Main Street
End of Summer fundraiser includes the entire town where vendors will have a chance to line Main Street with everything from handmade jewelry to barbecue sandwiches and sno-balls. There's...
Hwy 182 Main Street Baldwin, LA

September 2017

from Bossier City to Berwick
Berwick, LA

October 2017

Location: Berwick Housing Authority
til 8 p.m.
corner of Knight Street Berwick, LA

October 2017

Location: Pecot Park
til 8 p.m.
corner of Eagle Street Franklin, LA

October 2017

Location: Main Street Franklin
October 4, 2017Fit, Fun & FabulousDowntown FranklinPRINTABLE FLYER7:30 am to 2 pm - Breakfast - Local Physiciana & Programs - The LamppostSenior Adult Health Programs - The LamppostLuncheon...
Main Street Hwy. 182 Downtown Historic District Franklin, LA

October 2017

Location: Berwick Lighthouse Park
*Organizers have shortened the race to finish on Saturday in New Iberia, with the awards ceremony in City Park at 3pm. First top-to-bottom canoe and kayak challenge, 52-hour, 125-mile marathon down...
Front Street Berwick, LA

October 2017

Location: Berwick Lighthouse
Sunday, October 8, 2017 • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.*Rescheduled lineup for Sunday's Live MusicLA Rhythm: 12:30 pm - 3 pmJus Cuz: 3:30 pm - 5 pmDeja Vu: 5:30 - 7 pm Also - $18 pay-one-price ride bracelets...
3246 Bellview Front Street Berwick, LA

October 2017

Location: Morgan City High School
presented by the St. Mary Parish Office Benevolent Association
Morgan City, LA

October 2017

Location: Kemper Williams Park
  
Cotten Road Patterson, LA

October 2017

Location: Lawrence Park
with music by LowDowntil 4 p.m.
Downtown Historic District Morgan City, LA

October 2017

Location: Bayou Vista Community Center
with a candle vigil
Bayou Vista, LA

October 2017

Location: Morgan City Petting Zoo
til 2 p.m.
Morgan City, LA

October 2017

Location: The French Door
til 8 p.m.
Main Street Hwy. 182 Downtown Historic District Franklin, LA

October 2017

Location: Hanson Memorial High School
with the doors opening at 6:15 p.m.
Anderson Street Franklin, LA

October 2017

Location: Morey Park
til 8 p.m.
Main Street between Church and Catherine Streets Patterson, LA

October 2017

Location: Courthouse Square Historic District Downtown
hosted by Teche Action Clinic
Downtown Main Street Hwy 182 Franklin, LA

October 2017

Location: Historic Downtown
October 28, 2017Harvest Moon FestDowntown Franklin9 am to 6 pm**DOGS WELCOME**  Please be a responsible dog owner.  You are responsible for your dogs.  Please bring doggie bags for...
Main Street Hwy. 182 Franklin, LA

October 2017

Location: MC Fire Dept parking lot
with line up at 9:30 a.m. in the Morgan City Fire Department's parking lot on Victor II Blvd. and parade starting at 10 a.m. and ending at the Municipal Auditorium grounds.
Victor II Blvd. Morgan City, LA

October 2017

Location: St. Mary Chamber of Commerce
across from the Auditorium Morgan City, LA

October 2017

Location: Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel
4th Annual Chitimacha POW WOW presented by KETA Group The Pavilion at Cypress Bayou CasinoOpen to the PublicCompetition Dancing, Food and Craft VendorsPRINTABLE FLYER Grand Entry - 1 pm & 7...
832 Martin Luther King Rd Charenton, LA

November 2017

November 2017

Location: The Frame Shop & Gallery Coffee
til 8 p.m.
708 Front Street Morgan City, LA

November 2017

Location: Town & Country Florist & Gifts
til 7:30 p.m.
Hwy. 182 Berwick, LA

November 2017

Location: Cypress Park
Morgan City, LA

November 2017

Location: Arlington Plantation House and Gardens
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Louisiana's historical landmarks and architectureR.S.V.P.Tyler C. LeBoeufGarden Attire12 p.m. Champagne ReceptionBrunch, Auction...
11532 Main Street Hwy. 182 Franklin, LA

November 2017

Location: Throughout St. Mary Parish
Explore the magic of Christmas on the Cajun Coast. Elegant antebellum homes decked in Victorian holiday finery. Boulevards of live oaks twinkling with white lights. Traditional holiday performances....

November 2017

Location: Downtown Front Street
til 8 p.m.Always Monday before Thanksgiving
Front Street Morgan City, LA

November 2017

Location: Town Hall
Always Thanksgiving night
Berwick, LA
Location: Shrimp Boat location in Median
Always Thanksgiving night
Brashear Avenue Morgan City, LA

November 2017

Location: Kemper Williams Park
5 to 9 p.m., Sunday - Thursdayand 5 to 10 p.m., Friday and SaturdayAlways the Friday after Thanksgiving to December 31st 
Cotten Road Patterson, LA

November 2017

Location: Chitimacha Sports Complex
til 7 p.m.
155 Chitimacha Loop Rd Charenton, LA

November 2017

Location: Morey Park
Always Sunday after Thanksgiving
Main Street Hwy. 182 Downtown Historic District Patterson, LA

December 2017

Location: Courthouse Square Historic District Downtown
with line up at 5 p.m. at corner of Jackson & Main Streets til 9:30 p.m. for lighting of the parish tree immediately after the parade
Main Street Hwy. 182 Downtown Historic District Franklin, LA

December 2017

Location: Morey Park
Main Street Hwy. 182 Downtown Historic District Patterson, LA

December 2017

Location: Morey Park
sponsored by The Patterson Economic Development Tourist Committee will be held starting at Captain Caviar and ending at Bridge Road in the Lower Atchafalaya with an award ceremony following...
Main Street Hwy. 182 Downtown Historic District Patterson, LA

December 2017

Location: Main Street
with line-up at 11 a.m.
Main Street Patterson, LA

December 2017

Location: Hwy. 182
Main Street Patterson, LA

December 2017

January 2018

Location: Franklin City Recreation Center
benefiting the Lydia Cancer Associationwith doors opening at 5:30 p.m.Theme: Rise Up for the Fight SurvivorDress is Sunday BestDoor prizes, Raffles & 50/50
Franklin, LA

February 2018

Location: Morgan City area and Stephensville
Boat tours into various waterways, presentations by wildlife & birding experts, photography seminar and dinner with guest speaker.
Morgan City, LA

April 2018

Location: Centerville High School
til 1:30 p.m.
in the area behind the school Centerville, LA

April 2018

Location: Downtown Historic District
Teche Drive Franklin, LA

April 2018

Location: Parc Sur La Teche down Bayou Teche
in conjunction with the Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival
on Bayou Teche Franklin, LA

May 2018

Location: Lake Palourde Judges Stand
hosted by American Legion Riders Post 96 Morgan City Atchafalaya Chapter on behalf of the American Legion Charitiestil 8 p.m.
Off of Hwy 70 between MC & Stephensville Morgan City, LA

August 2018

Location: Historic Downtown
til 6 p.m.
Main Street Hwy. 182 Downtown Historic District Franklin, LA

August 2018

Location: Downtown Historic District
5 days of free live music in Lawrence Park, a Gospel Stage, street parade, a water parade with the Blessings of the Fleet in Berwick Bay, great Cajun food, street fair, Poker Run, Fireworks, Cultural...
Downtown Historic District Morgan City, LA

October 2018

Location: Parc Sur La Teche down Bayou Teche
First top-to-bottom canoe and kayak challenge, 52-hour, 135-mile marathon down Bayou Teche will be held from Port Barre to Berwick Lighthouse.  The City of Franklin will host its portion of the...
Teche Drive Franklin, LA

October 2018

Location: Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel
with doors opening at 11 a.m.
832 Martin Luther King Rd Charenton, LA

October 2018

Location: Historic Downtown
til 6:30 p.m.
Main Street Hwy. 182 Downtown Historic District Franklin, LA