Taste the food - enjoy the music - and get captivated by the sights and sounds of Vermilion Parish! Below are just a few of the attractions and festivals Vermilion Parish has to offer.

Abbeville Cultural & Historical Alliance Museum & Gallery
108 South State Street, Abbeville
Phone:  337-898-4114

Abbeville Main Street
101 North Main, Abbeville
Phone: 337-898-4110

Depot at Magdalen Place
2 South Magdalen Square, Abbeville
Phone: 337-893-6161

Historic Abbeville
For information on what to see and do call 337-893-8550 or 337-898-4264

Le Musee de la Ville de Kaplan
405 North Cushing Boulevard, Kaplan
Phone: 337-643-1528

Musee Acadien (Acadian Museum)
Preserving Cajun Culture and Heritage
203 South Broadway, Erath
Phone:  337-937-5468

Palmetto Island State Park
RV campsites and cabins along Vermilion River
19501 Pleasant Road, Abbeville, LA 70510
Phone: 337-893-3930 or 888-677-0094


Krewe Chic-A-La-Pie Mardi Gras Parade - Kaplan
Held Mardi Gras Day.  Call 337-643-7600 for information.

Louisiana Cajun Food Festival - Kaplan
Held the Saturday before Mother's Day.  Competitive Cook-offs, Music, and Dancing.

Daylily Festival and Garden Show - Abbeville 
Held the Saturday after Memorial Day.  Plant Booths (Daylily & other plants), Educational Speakers, Food Booths & more!.

Erath 4th of July - Erath 
Parade, fireworks, BBQ cookoff, Fais Do Do, fun run, waterfights, and more.  For more information call 337-937-5861 or visit

Delcambre Shrimp Festival - Delcambre  
Held in August.  Carnival rides, food, shrimp cook-off, music, fais-do-do, water fights, blessing of the shrimp boat fleet, at more.  Call 337-685-2653 or visit

Gueydan Duck Festival - Gueydan
Held the 4th weekend in August.  Carnival rides, parade, food, music, dog trials, skeet shooting, duck and goose calling contest and more.  Call 337-536-6456 or 337-536-9328 or visit for more information.

Louisiana Wetlands Fair and Festival - Abbeville
Held in September.  For information call 337-652-6155

Louisiana Cattle Festival - Abbeville
The weekend of the first Saturday in October.  Call 337-893-6328 or visit

Giant Omelet Celebration - Abbeville 
Held the weekend of the first Sunday in November. Cooking of 5000 egg omelet, arts & crafts, Cajun music and food, antique car show, and more. Call 337-893-0013 or 337-898-5884 or visit

Vermilion Carousel of Arts - Abbeville
Music, arts & crafts, antique car show, Cajun food & more. Call  337-898-4114 for information.

Les Lumieres du Village d'Abbeville - Abbeville
Held in early December to early January.  Enjoy a Christmas stroll to view the annual Christmas lighting.

palmetto island state park








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