Whether indoors or outdoors, family fun can be found across an eclectic mix of venues and activities in Acadiana. From music festivals and outdoor activities to performing arts programs, kids in the region benefit from a variety of cultural influences.
Acadiana is the site of numerous family-friendly festivals that offer activities for attendees of all ages. With a variety of arts and crafts booths and vibrant parades and musical performances, the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival provides a unique source of entertainment.
Numerous museums including the Lafayette Science Museum allow local kids to experience simulated space explorations and a virtual aquarium showcasing underwater ecosystems.
The Lafayette area also provides numerous outdoor parks and facilities for youth athletic leagues including soccer, softball, baseball and basketball. Skateboard parks and BMX courses provide additional adventurous outdoor activities.
Local kids can benefit from performing arts classes and learning musical instruments such as guitar, piano, accordion and drums. Families can send their kids to the Acadiana Center for the Arts to study ballet or contemporary dance.