13894 Highway 165
Kinder, LA 70648
Phone: (337) 738-3240
Fax: (337) 738-3241
A museum of sorts, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center aims to preserve and disseminate the rich Cajun culture. Exhibitions, video displays, short films, lectures and talks are a regular feature here.
The Liberty Center in Eunice is located along West Park Avenue, and has been in operation since 1924. The theater formerly was a cinema house, which now plays hosts to live musical performances.
Luna Bar & Grill is a downtown restaurant-cum-event venue that offers live entertainment and great food. Be it short eats or an elaborate dinner, the comprehensive menu features a variety of dishes, however, highlight of the place is the seafood served here. And, if you are impressed with the tasty food, you can hire their catering service for your next event. Apart from that, Luna is a popular concert venue too and plays host to local and regional bands on a regular basis. Truly, a evening spent at Luna makes for a pleasant dining experience complete with live show.
Lake Charles Civic Center is a gigantic event venue that is the pride of the city of Lake Charles. Simultaneously able to host 8 events at a time, the seating capacities vary depending on the event which could be the Moscow Russian Ballet or a birthday bash. Set along the edge of the lake and within walking distance of hotels, this center is convenient and fully-functional to the core.
A stage for renowned artists like Buffalo Bill, Enrico Caruso and Clark Gable in the past, the Grand Opera House of the South was built in the early 1900s and was the toast of the town until it closed down in 1939. With a view to revive the tradition of hosting such events, the opera house was opened after elaborate renovations in 2008 and since then has hosted numerous gigs, community theater and operas and other cultural events. Acoustically splendid, the opera house has hosted popular artists like Chubby Checker, Donny Edwards and D. J. Fontana, who have charmed the audience with their performances in recent times. View the venues calender to know more about upcoming events.
Evangeline Downs is a premier casino resort and race track in the city. It is popularly renowned for hosting 2 mega-scale horse racing events annually. It is also famed as being the birthplace of several sporting legends.
Acadian Village is an important event venue in the city of Lafayette. It makes an attempt to recreate a typical Cajun village complete with a village parish. Locals and artisans came together and restored the entire area; some community members donated their ancestral houses for this project. The tour takes you through entire village comprising landmarks like Blacksmith's Shop, Doctors Museum, New Hope Chapel and so on. Acadian Village is one of the most sought after event venues in town with variety of events ranging from wedding to corporate functions hosted here. Festivals and local community events are held here throughout the year. For additional details and information on tour rates and timings, check the website