Things To Do in Lafourche Parish
True, deep Cajun culture resides right here in Bayou Lafourche. Lafourche Parish is a great place to relax and enjoy a slower pace of life with plenty of cultural and historical attractions, exciting outdoor experiences, shopping and nightlife. There's always something to see and do along the bayou.
Swamp and airboat tours take you right into the heart of the wetlands where you'll get up close with alligators, birds, and other swamp creatures or hop aboard a boat with experienced charter fishermen who specialize in finding the biggest trout and redfish.
Unique architecture can be found throughout Lafourche Parish at the many historic sites, museums, boat houses, and restored homes. Dance and listen to live music with your family at the many festivals and fairs held year round.
Food is one of the best ways to get the true Cajun experience. Local seafood restaurants like the famous Spahr's, Bubba's II PoBoys, and CherAmie's serve up delicious dishes like boiled shrimp, chargrilled oysters, crab cakes and many other creole favorites. Tour the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute and learn how gumbos and jambalayas are made. Then, enjoy a cold beverage at Mudbug's Brewery or Donner-Peltier Distillery right here in Bayou Lafourche.
You can even learn how to speak a little French like the first settlers in Lafourche Parish through music and storytelling at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center. Bayou Lafourche's attractions, food, and culture will truly immerse you in the Bayou Life.