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Acadiana's Fall Event & Family Fun Guide 2019

By Jennifer Ercoli - Publisher Macaroni Kid Lafayette November 20, 2021

This is your one stop for all the family fun in Lafayette (and surrounding areas) this Fall! Click on each hyperlinked event for more details. If you have an event you want to share email jenniferer@macaronikid.com. Updates will be made as they occur.


Fundraisers  

Footprints Forever 5K Fun Walk & Run - 10/12

Zydeco Pancake Breakfast - Kiwanis of Acadiana's 19th Annual 10/12

15th Annual Buddy Walk - 10/26

Bark in the Park - 11/2

Camellia Crossing: Acadiana's Gleaux Run - 11/27

First Annual Youngsville Chamber Haunted Hustle 5K Run - 11/2

Festivals   

71st Louisiana Cattle Festival - 10/10-10/13

Festivals Acadiens et Creoles - 10/11-10/13

83rd Annual Rice Festival - 10/17

Shake Your Trail Feather Festival - 10/19

8th Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival - 10/26 (Canceled) 

Holy Ghost Creole Festival - 11/1

Giant Omelette Celebration - 11/2 - 11/3

34th Annual Port Barre Cracklin Festival - 11/7 - 11/10

Live Music

The Mercredi Show - 10/9

Rhythms on the River - 10/9, 10/17, 10/24

Bach Lunch - Fall 2019 Series - 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1

Downtown Alive! Fall 2019 Series - 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8

St. Julien Jams - 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8

Concerts at Couret - 10/19, 11/9

Sugar Jam at Sugar Mill Pond - 10/26

Sporting Events  

 ULL vs. Appalachian State (Football) - 10/9

 Ragin' Cajuns vs. Georgia Southern (Soccer) - 10/25

Ragin' Cajuns vs. Troy (Soccer) - 10/27

ULL Women's Basketball vs. Mississippi College - 10/28

ULL Women's Basketball vs. Spring Hill College - 11/1

ULL vs. Texas State (Football) - 11/2

ULL Men's Basketball vs. Loyola - 11/5

ULL Women's Basketball vs. Loyola - 11/7

ULL Men's Basketball vs. McNeese - 11/9

ULL Women's Basketball vs. McNeese - 11/14

ULL Men's Basketball vs. Youngstown State - 11/15

ULL Women's Basketball vs. Southeastern Louisiana - 11/17

ULL Men's Basketball vs. Little Rock - 11/21

ULL vs. Troy (Football) - 11/23

ULL vs. ULM (Football) - 11/30

ULL Women's Basketball vs. Xavier - 12/2

ULL Men's Basketball vs. Southeastern Louisiana - 12/3

Halloween Events  

Fright Trail - Friday & Saturdays throughout October & Halloween Night

Halloween MAKER Fest - MakeBreak @ Michael's Craft Store - 10/12

Trunk or Treat 2019 @ St. Julien Park - 10/12

The Great Painted Pumpkin Festival - 10/12

Trick Or Treat (Family Event) - 10/19

Boo Bayou Fall Festival - 10/19

Boo at the Zoo 10/19-10/20, 10/26-10/27

Halloween Spooktacular at Remington College - 10/23

"It Takes A Village" 2nd Annual Spooktacular Event - 10/25

Halloween SK8 Party! - 10/25

4th Annual Trunk or Treat @ Hub City Ford - 10/26

MAKE break Halloween Slime - 10/26

Halloween Celebration at Palmetto Island State Park - 10/26

Trick’N’Treat! at Sky Zone - 10/26

Halloween Art and Nature Festival 2019 - 10/26

Parks Trunk or Treat 2019 - 10/26

CMA Spooktacular Halloween Parties - 10/26 - 10/27

Starz Halloween Festival for St Jude - 10/27

Trunk or Treat @ Asbury's Children's Ministry - 10/27

Trunk or Treat at White Dove - 10/30

Kids Pumpkin Painting - 10/31

Mall-O-Ween - 10/31

Fall Fun Fest - 10/31

Other Awesome Family Fun  

Pumpkin Patch @ Covenant United Methodist Church - through the whole month of October

Pumpkin Patch Craft Show - 10/12 & 10/13

LFT Aviation Fun Day - 10/12

Movies In The Parc - Coco - 10/12

Matilda by CYT - 10/17 - 10/20

The 5th Annual Bayou Round Up - 10/19

2019 Broadmoor Fall Carnival - 10/19

Southern Screen Presents Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory - 10/19

Movie at the Park - Aladdin - 10/26

MAKE break Holiday Wreath - 11/16

Broussard Community Fair - 11/23

Santa Meet & Greet - 11/24

St. Peter's Pumpkin Patch - through the whole month of October

Fall & Halloween Crafts  

Fall Scavenger Hunt and Craft

Fall Craft: Leaf Man & Fall Fox

Fall Leaf Candle Jar

Colorful Autumn Tree Craft

Creepy Stick Forest Craft

Apple Butterfly Craft

Easy Halloween Bat Craft for Kids

8 Ideas to Decorate Wagons, Wheelchairs, & Strollers This Halloween

13 Family Costume Ideas for Halloween

Halloween Milk Jug Luminaries

DIY Halloween Silhouettes

Halloween Hand Puppet: Frankenstein

"Connect the Webs" Halloween Activity

DIY Witch Hat for Halloween

Perfect Fall Recipes for the Whole Family  

It's Chili Time! Just 5 Ingredients Needed for this Easy Chili Recipe

Tortellini Sausage Soup in the Slow Cooker

Pizza Meatballs - The Ultimate Comfort Food!

Easy Cheesy Please Me Chicken

Recipe: Chicken Biscuits

MACARONI RECIPE: APPLESAUCE MUFFINS

Spooky Halloween 7 Layer Taco Dip

Halloween Marshmallow Pops

Four Kooky Halloween Recipes Your Kids Will Love

Halloween Bark

Two Easy Halloween Party Plates

Leftover Halloween Candy Brownies

Lunchbox Treats ... or Tricks!


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