Music Thru The Decades

Looking to enjoy some local music, check out Music Thru The Decades, a live musical fundraiser event hosted by We are the Difference. Visit the event page for a full list of performers. Tickets start at $30 per person or $250 for a table (10).

July 4th Hometown Celebration

The annual Hometown Celebration on July 4th features a variety of activities for the whole family!

From fireworks, food, crafts, and even a boat parade.  Join us on July 4th to experience this tradition, only found here in Iberville Parish.

For more info, contact the Plaquemine Main Street Program at (225) 687-3116.

Wood Stork & Wading Bird Event

The earlier you arrive the better your chance to see the wood storks!

A valid hunting/fishing license or Wild Louisiana Stamp is required for individuals 16 to 60 years of age. Licenses or stamps may be obtained online at or by telephone at 1 (888) 765.2602.

Directions to South Farm:
Take the Ramah Exit (#135) off I-10
Head north and follow the signs.

For more information contact:
LDWF: (337) 735.8682
USACE: (337) 585.0853

No registration or fee is required other than the licensing requirement listed above.

Village of Grosse Tete’s Farmers Market

Join Grosse Tete for their first farmers’ market.

Vendors will be selling:
– Homemade Jellies and James
– Local Honey
– Crafts
– Fresh Produce
– Canned Goods
– Homemade Sweets

Interested Vendors Call: (225) 648.2131

International Acadian Festival

Celebrating a Plaquemine-honored tradition this annual festival began in 1969! Festival will run from October 22-24.

Festivities include:

  • Texas Hold Em
  • Cornhole Tournament
  • Gumbo Cookoff
  • Live Music – Unfinished Business, Chase Tyler Band,  & Ryan Foret Band
  • Rides
  • Cool Sports Bar
  • Parade

The lively festival parade will be held on Sunday at 10:30 AM. The parade traditionally begins at the Carl F. Grant Civic Center, Belleview Road (La Hwy 75) and ends at the Mark A. “Tony” Gulotta Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park.

This event is sponsored by KC Council #970.

Download Event Flyer Schedule

Salute to Veterans


Join us as Iberville Parish salutes our veterans at the Veterans Memorial in Plaquemine, LA. The public is invited to attend this free event sponsored by Iberville Parish President J. Mitchell Ourso, Jr. and the Iberville Parish Council.

Pre-ceremony activities begin at 11 a.m. with official ceremony activities at 11:30 a.m.

Festivities include:

  • Baton Rouge Pipes & Drums
  • Iberville Wall of Veterans
  • PHS ROTC rifle drill
  • Military Color Guard units
  • Collection of supplies for troop

Special Guest Speaker:
Iberville Native and Air Force Pilot Ret. Lt. Col. Ryan Carville

Patriotic Music:
MSA Academy Orchestra & PHS Band
St. John School Choir
The Simms Sons

Download Event Flyer

Santa Rockin’ the Depot

Come out and enjoy holiday fun at the Plaquemine Depot Market. Enjoy a fantastic shopping experience, yummy refreshments, and incredible raffles during the Santa Rockin’ the Depot event. Be sure to snag a picture with Santa!

All is Bright: Hometown Christmas

A family-friendly, free event that continues to grow each year with vendors participating from all around the state. The annual event is held along Railroad Avenue in the Heart of the Plaquemine Historic District and Plaquemine Main Street area.

Local vendor will be setup with items for purchase including: handmade items, arts and crafts, jewelry, and much more. Food, Christmas music, and kids’ rides ensure that everyone will have a great time. Come out and enjoy a Hallmark-style Saturday evening with the family, meet with old friends, and make new ones!

While downtown you can also check out our Historic Mississippi River Lock Museum, beautiful St John Catholic Church, which is also known as “The Cathedral on the Bayou”, the Old City Hall Museum circa 1848, and our award-winning Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park and Pavilion.

This event is hosted by the City of Plaquemine and We Are The Difference. If you are interested in becoming a vendor please contact We Are the Difference.

Llama Drama Storytime!

Goula Paradise Farms is visiting the library for this very special storytime featuring alpacas.  Join us for some stories, llama & alpaca facts, and live animal fun! Geared for ages 4-7 years old with parent or caregiver.

Please register due to limited space.  Register online via our website’s “Upcoming Events” tab or call us at: (225) 687-2520.

Krewe of Cypress Mardi Gras Ball

Come attend the Krewe of Cypress Mardi Gras Ball as a “balcony spectator”. Tickets are available for purchase at the door. Admission to the ballroom floor during the Tableau is limited to Krewe members and invited guests only.