Thursday, March 29, 2012

Spice and Music Festival set for June 1-2

    The Opelousas Spice & Music Festival, a celebration highlighting the area’s unique culture, is scheduled for June 1-2, at South City Park in Opelousas.  This year’s festival will offer an exciting lineup of musical performers, which include Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, Horace Trahan and the New Ossun Express, Chris Ardoin & NuStep, J Paul Jr. and the Zydeco Nubreeds, Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin’ Cajuns, and Leon Chavis and the Zydeco Flames.
    The Spice & Music Festival will offer Cajun and Creole food lovers plenty of mouthwatering dishes, including entrees like jambalaya, red beans and rice, fried catfish and more. The festival will include arts and craft vendors and a kid’s activity center with a rock wall and fun jumps.
    South City Park is located at 1524 S. Market St. and is easy to access from Interstate I-49 and Hwy 190. There is plenty of free parking. RV accommodations are also available at South City Park by calling (337) 948-2562.
    Festival admission is $7 for adults, $3 for children 10 and younger. For more information, visit or call (337) 948-6263. 

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