ShopLafayette by Lafayette.Travel News
October 23, 2014
The cold weather is slowly making its way down to South Louisiana and it’s a great time to be outside. Lafayette is the perfect place for outdoor cook-offs, exquisite food, camping, cultural festivals, and the sound of Acadiana. Plan a weekend trip to our city and ShopLafayette will help show you a fun time.
There Are Many Great Local Grocery Stores in Lafayette Parish
Visit Heleaux’s Grocery on the corner of Verot School and Vincent Roads to prepare for a family BBQ, football tailgating party or even a chance to camp out at the Black Pot Festival. Heleaux’s is a local full service grocery store with an emphasis on Premium Specialty Meats, fresh boudin, fresh sausage, ka-bobs, and weekly specialty stuffings. Visit their Facebook page and like this picture and answer the question, “What would you buy if you got LUCKY and WON a $100 Heleaux's Gift Card?” for a chance to win a $100 gift card.The drawing will be this Saturday October 25.
If you enjoy camping, delicious food, Cajun and Zydeco music, then be sure to grab a ticket to the Black Pot Festival located at the Acadian Village this Friday and Saturday. The Boudin Cookoff in Downtown Lafayette on Saturday will also be going on at the Parc Sans Souci from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. It is free for all ages and includes fun jumps, face painting, games for kids, and live local music. Don’t miss the Boudin Eating Contest or the chance to try unique, local culinary creations from some of the best meat shops around.
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Halloween is around the corner and the Lafayette Science Museum has the perfect activity for brave souls who love to be scared. The Museum of Fear, located in the Science Museum in Downtown Lafayette, is the best place to bring the family and kids for a dose of fear. It is open every Friday and Saturday in October and tickets can be purchased at the Muesum’s box office on Jefferson Street or click here.
For creative insight and inspiration on what to wear in this fall season, visit the ShopLafayette website and check out Lafayette local, Anna Broussard’s blog, Running on Plenty. Broussard shares her personal visions of fashion and fitness that will be sure to have you looking glamorous for any upcoming events this season. If you are a business owner and want to be a part of promoting our diverse, family-owned and small business culture that caters to our customers, we encourage you to be a part of the ShopLafayette campaign by contacting us at email@example.com.
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