St. Landry Parish, LA
Meetings & Groups
When planning your next special event, consider inviting your guests to a place rich in culture, history, and rural charm. St Landry Parish, Louisiana offers a range in venues from traditional hotel meeting room facilities with adjacent overnight accommodations to beautifully restored century old structures with modern day amenities. These, one of a kind venues will hold both small and large groups, and will surely make your special event an enjoyable and memorable one.
St. Landry Parish is conveniently located in south central Louisiana at the crossroads of Interstate 49 and US Hwy 190, making any drive convenient for your guests. Our historic communities offer tranquil scenic settings, all in close proximity, with additional activities for all, such as antique shopping, touring our attractions, or participating in pre-arranged activities such as cooking demonstrations, tours, or Cajun and zydeco dance lessons.
St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission are ready to help in the planning of your event and look forward to providing services that may be needed as you prepare. Please call 337-948-8004 or request a proposal for further assistance.
Find a list of Event & Civic Centers here, or download the Meeting Space Directory for a list of smaller meeting venues including hotels and restaurants.
About St. Landry Parish
In St. Landry Parish, accordions are cool, boudin is hot and history is not just in textbooks. Our events and festivals celebrate art, Cajun music, catfish, cracklins, etouffee, herbs, spices, yams, and zydeco. Annually, we numerous three cook-offs, more than a dozen festivals and cultural celebrations, six yard sales, numerous live music shows and trail rides. Our French heritage takes a front seat at major cultural events like La Semaine Francaise and Cajun Country Courir de Mardi Gras.
St. Landry Parish’s rich culture and history come from the diverse people who have called it home. Acadian, Creole, French, African, Spanish, Italian and Native American people have mixed and matched here for almost three centuries. History not only lives in museums and antique markets, but plantations, schools and churches that have stood for centuries.
Jam sessions are ongoing with residents and visitors bringing their instruments to Eunice and Arnaudville. French tables are also popular every month in Arnaudville, Opelousas, and Eunice with a cross section of people attending to learn how to speak, read and write the language. Taking advantage of the culture builds up an appetite for Cajun and Creole cuisine found in restaurants, grocery stores, diners, truck stops and gas stations.
St. Landry, a 939-square mile parish in south-central Louisiana, is also known for its natural beauty and wildlife. Hiking, fishing, hunting, birding, camping, biking, paddling and other outdoor opportunities are possible in two wildlife management areas that cover thousands of acres of both forests and swamp land.
Towns of St. Landry Parish