Suggested Itinerary

while visiting in

Eunice, Louisiana

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After checking into one of our hotels, inns or bed & breakfast, visit the Eunice Depot Museum (Located inside the old train depot, this museum displays the history of local Cajun and American Indian cultures and area railroads and farming) & Cajun French Music Hall of Fame (This museum was created to honor those individuals who contributed to our cultural music and who otherwise may have been forgotten) to learn about our cajun past.
Dine at one of our fine local restaurants or for a little music with your food visit Ruby's on 2nd St. Restaurant & Dance Hall (337-457-4921) a family restaurant with a wide variety menu who specializes in boiled crawfish, in season, or D. I.'s Cajun Restaurant and Music (337-432-5161) about 13 miles southwest of Eunice (D.I.'s is a well know Cajun food restaurant situated in the "middle of nowhere" specializing in crawfish supplied by the crawfish ponds that surround the restaurant. A homey family restaurant full of locals dancing to live music (except Thursdays) and stuffing themselves with crawfish and catfish. Some items are not fried, but most are -- or they're stuffed or topped with a sauce -- and it's all good)


9:30 am to 11:30 am

Downtown Eunice- Eunice Farmers' Market. Local and fresh produce, pies, breads, pickles and jams! 

Savoy Music Center - Jam Session every Saturday morning (Experience a tradition that has been taking place every Saturday morning since 1966. Marc Savoy, renowned accordion maker and musician, and his wife Ann, author and musician, host a jam session that has become a regular event for many local and visiting musicians. Everyone is invited to stop by and celebrate the wonderful Cajun musical heritage. Free admission).

12:00 Noon Lunch - Dine at one of our fine Cajun Restaurants.




3:00 pm -

Cajun French Story Telling Class led by Dr. Berk Veillon

Cajun French Language Class led by Mat Fruge'

Jean Lafitte Prairie Acadian Culture Center (located next to the Liberty Theater) - Visit for a Cajun music program. (The Eunice unit focuses on the life and history of Prairie Cajuns. The center includes museum exhibits, a kitchen for cooking demonstrations and a craft area where local artisans stage demonstrations that depict the Acadian migration and culture. Cooking and quilting demonstrations are presented.).

4:00 pm - Cooking Demonstration - Located at the Cultural Center
5:00 pm - Dinner - Dine at  one of our fine local restaurants serving scrumptious local cuisine.
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Evening Entertainment - Visit The Liberty Theater for the weekly "Rendez-Vous des Cajuns" Cajun Music Radio & TV Show. - Performances by live bands. (This grand old theater was constructed in 1924. Over the years it has been a vaudeville house, a first-run movie venue and a dollar cinema before finding new life as home to the Saturday-night broadcast of "Rendez-Vous des Cajuns Show").  After the Liberty, in the Spring through Fall, consider partaking in an old time barn dance at Lakeview Park and Beach, just 5 miles north of Eunice on Highway 13.  The venue is sure to have you dancing or toe-tapping by the end of the night.
For more information for your Eunice visit call (337) 457-7389
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