Celebrate Culture & History on the Cajun Coast

Celebrate Culture & History on the Cajun Coast

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on the Cajun Coast feature more than just parades in an area known historically for the Civil War Battle of Irish Bend and settlers of many different cultures, including Irish, English, Italian, French, German, Danish, and Native American. Check the history and heritage of this area as well as our Civil War history for itinerary suggestions.

Krewe of Dionysus Irish-Italian Parade

There is, indeed, an Irish-Italian Parade, Saturday, March 18, with the Krewe of Dionysus combining St. Patrick’s and St. Joseph’s Day celebrations. Click here for more information and a parade route.

Basin Brewfest Cajun Coast

Festivities continue post-parade, March 18, with the Basin Brewfest & Restaurant Crawl, from 1:30-7:30 at Front Street under the Highway 90 Bridge. Bringing together the best in Louisiana craft beer and Morgan City restaurant favorites, with live music from Coda & Driftwood, the party promises to be a foodies’ delight. For information and tickets, click here.  

Disco Explosion Cypress Bayou Casino Cajun Coast

Then options abound for the evening, with family friendly and grown-up options, from movies in the park to Disco Explosion at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel. Check the calendar of events for your favorite, and make your plans now. 

Lucky at golf on the Cajun Coast

And spring is a time to get outdoors on the Cajun Coast. Options abound with paddling trails, historic attractions, golf, fishing, and traveling along our trails and byways.