International Acadian Festival: Evangeline and the Princess

Festival/Parade

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  • Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park
  • October 19, 2019
  • Saturday, 5:30PM to 6:30PM

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International Acadian Festival: Evangeline and the Princess

57845 Foundry Street,Plaquemine, LA 70764

Saturday, 5:30PM to 6:30PM
October 19, 2019

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International Acadian Festival: Evangeline and the Princess

57845 Foundry Street,Plaquemine, LA 70764

Saturday, 5:30PM to 6:30PM
October 19, 2019

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Celebrating a Plaquemine-honored tradition this annual festival began in 1969!

Presentation of Evangeline and her Indian Maidens will be held on Saturday at the Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park.

The Water Ceremony begins as the sun goes down and torches in the bayou are lit. The canoes, paddled by Indians, begin their journey down Bayou Plaquemine carrying the Indian Princesses as they herald the way for Evangeline. Fireworks and music complete the event at the park.

The International Acadian festival parade will be held on Sunday, Oct. 20  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.

 

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