Festivals Acadiens et Créoles Call for Volunteers Now Open

September 7, 2023

Festivals Acadiens et Créole, one of Louisiana's most cherished cultural celebrations, is thrilled to announce exciting volunteer opportunities for its 2023 edition. As we gear up for this year's event, from October 13th to 15th, we call upon enthusiastic individuals to join our dedicated volunteer community and be part of this unforgettable bicentennial celebration. 

"We thrive on the support of volunteers who come back year after year to enjoy a fun-filled weekend in the park with loved ones," says Kelly Stewart, Volunteer Coordinator for Festivals Acadiens et Créoles." With record crowds expected this year, we need all hands on deck and welcome new faces to grow our volunteer community." 

As a Festivals Acadiens et Créoles volunteer, you can choose where you want to volunteer and how much time you'd like to contribute. In return for your time, volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and a front-row seat at the best Cajun and Creole music event in Acadiana, where you can meet people from all over the world.

Volunteer Sign-up Available at


WHO:         Community members who want to give back to Acadiana’s cultural community 

WHEN:      Orientation Meeting - Wednesday, October 11 at 5:30 pm

WHERE:    500 Girard Park Drive, Lafayette

Meet at the large covered pavilion near the basketball court at Girard Park


About Festivals Acadiens et Créoles: Festivals Acadiens et Créoles is an annual festival in Lafayette, Louisiana, celebrating the region’s rich Cajun and Creole heritage. Since the first festival in 1974, the three-day event has become the world’s largest Cajun and Zydeco festival, attracting visitors from across the globe. Festivals Acadiens et Créoles features performances by local musicians, cultural workshops, and culinary experiences. The event showcases local artisans, providing an immersive and authentic celebration of Acadiana’s vibrant traditions. 2024 will mark Festivals Acadiens et Créoles’ 50th anniversary. For more information, visit

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