Southwest Louisiana Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe Festival
Event Date: July 29th, 2017
Farmers' Market Pavilion
828 E. Landry St.
Opelousas, LA 70570
Experience Opelousas' colorful Native American heritage at the 4th annual Southwest Louisiana Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe Festival. Enjoy traditional dancing, drumming, arts & crafts, storytelling, food and special guest speakers. Learn traditional dance, jewelry making and basket weaving. Bring the entire family for fun and educational kids' activities including face painting, storytelling and a talking stick contest. This is a family friendly, alcohol-free event.
All day – Dancing by the Attakapas Opelousas Prairie Tribe
10am – Opening Ceremony (Blessing) Deputy Chief Merniva Broussard Francois
11am – Grand Entry + Presentation of Flags
11:30am – Education speaker, Harvey Whitford
12pm – Lunch
3pm – Silent Auction
3:30pm – Opelousas Blacklegged Drummers
4pm – Closing Ceremony