April 26, 2015 Conge
Schools of the Sacred Heart holds its annual family Congé in April on the campus in Grand Coteau. Festivities for the entire family begin around 10:00 a.m. Children’s games and recreation for all ages include a rock climbing wall, dunking booth, parachute drop, and pony rides just to name a few. The entertainment includes two food courts, live performances by local bands, and a fabulous silent auction. Professional portraits by Allen Breaux Studios will also be available during the day. The annual Congé volleyball tournament at Volley Beach round out the Congé festivities
September 17, 2016 (Sat.) Exit 11 Yard Sale
Historic Grand Coteau and Downtown Sunset "join forces" again for this bi-annual event on the 3rd Sat. of Sept. and March. For more information, or to become a vendor, contact Edward at 337-200-0765
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October 22, 2016 (Sat.) 5th Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festlival
This event will celebrate the unique culture and history of Grand Coteau and will include a sweet dough pie contest with general public judging, live music, and local food. Browse through more than 90 vendors of arts and crafts. Trolley tours will be given of the town, St. Charles Borromeo Church, cemetery, St. Ignatius School and Academy of the Sacred Heart. Monies raised will benefit the Grand Coteau Cultural Foundation.
Location: St. Charles Catholic Church Address: 174 Church Street, Grand Coteau 70541
Time: 9am-3pm Check us out on Facebook
November 7-9, 2016 - 8th Annual Festival of Words
This free event celebrates the written and spooken word through public readings and performances, student creative writing contests, open mics, writing workshop in the school and community, and "drive by poetry." 2014 authors include: Luis Alberto Urrea, Ava Leavell Haymon, Roddie Romero, LaTasha Weatherspoon, and Anderson Dovilas. Festival of words is proud to be listed in the Community Foundation of Acadiana's DONORSense database of Louisiana nonprofit organizations.
November 26, 2016 (Sat.) - Grand Noel
Start your Christmas shopping with a visit to the streets of historical Grand Coteau. The gift shops will be open for your convenience offering refreshments and sales of antiques, jewelry, clothing, packaged sweets, home decor and other unique gift items. Enjoy holiday traditions such carriage rides and carolers. Live music and popular food trucks will be available offering a variety of cuisine. Bring the entire family for a memorable evening.
Location: Downtown Grand Coteau • Contact: 337-945-4314 • Time: 4pm-8pm