Festival Events

Zydeco Festival 2019 Schedule of Events

37th Annual Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival
Theme 2019 “All Road Lead to Opelousas, its Zydeco Country”
“Toul monn, tou la journin, limn danse’ lamizik zariko”

Thursday, August 1, 2019
MEDIA KICK-OFF
City of Opelousas Interpretive Museum – Come out and join Local Businesses, Media and Friends, as we officially open The 37 th Annual Zydeco Season 12 Noon

Friday, August 30, 2019
KICK-OFF DANCE
Evangeline Downs – (Time- 9:00 pm – until. Official Kick-Off Dance)
Jeremy Fruge & the Zydeco Hot Boyz & DJ Troy Dee, Traditional Zydeco Artist

Saturday, August 31, 2019
ZYDECO PARADE
The Parade Lines Up at 8:00AM Hwy 190, Wallior St & Grolee St, Opelousas
Travel through Landry St Downtown Opelousas to Festival Grounds – Local Zydeco Artist, Public Party
Wagons, Cars, Trucks, Truck/Trailers, RV and Political
Showcase your Business, Group, Event and Enter for Fun (must Pre-register)

Saturday, August 31, 2019
ZYDECO BREAKFAST
Saturday morning – (Time 8:30am to 10:30am) The Opelousas Courthouse Square
Free Admission (Hosted by the City of Opelousas, Zydeco Capital)

Saturday, August 31, 2019
ZYDECO DANCE & ACCORDION CONTEST
The Contest is open to anyone that feel they are the BEST ZYDECO DANCER or ACCORDION ARTIST.
All performers will be judged on (one) Slow & Fast song
NO Professionals are welcome to compete
Contest will take place 12:00 PM to 10PM in Festival Building before the Main Stage. Judging and Winners will be announced from Festival Main Stage

Saturday, August 31, 2019
37th ANNUAL ZYDECO FESTIVAL
Yambilee Festival Grounds, Opelousas, LA (12:00 PM – UNTIL, $15.00 Adults Kids $5:00
Come out and celebrate the Year of Music, fall in Love with Zydeco all over again.

“Let’s bring it back to the Zydeco Roots. “

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“Let’s bring it back to the Zydeco Roots. “

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