ST. LANDRY PARISH

EUNICE, LOUISIANA

Louisiana Travel | Eunice – Filled with the Sound of Music (Cajun Music, that is) BY: Susan Arcement

If you enjoy Cajun music, Eunice is the place to go!

Liberty Theater

Every Saturday from 6 to 7:30 pm, the Liberty Theater puts on a live Cajun Radio and TV Show. Local Cajun bands perform while you dance to your favorite Cajun songs!

200 Park Avenue

Jean Lafitte Museum

Jean Lafitte Prairie Acadiana Cultural Center

Located next to the Liberty is the Jean Lafitte Prairie Acadiana Cultural Center where you can browse their exhibits of prairie Cajun life. They have events scheduled on Saturday at 3 pm so you can catch their program before you head on down to the Liberty. Watch quilters turn fabric scraps into a beautiful quilt, watch a cooking presentation, learn to two-step or just sit back and enjoy the music.

250 Park Avenue

 

KBON - Eunice, Louisiana

KBON

Just down the street is radio station 101.1 KBON that plays Louisiana artists, many of which are local musicians. Their walls are covered in autographs of the Louisiana musicians that have visited the station over the years.

109 South 2nd Street

 

Cajun Music Museum - Eunice, Louisiana

Cajun Music Hall of Fame & Museum

The Cajun Music Hall of Fame & Museum honors those who have contributed to our cultural music. On display are artifacts and memorabilia related to Cajun music. You can also view recorded performances from the Liberty Theatre.

240 South C. C. Duson Street

 

Eunice Depot Museum, Eunice, Louisiana

Eunice Depot Museum

Next door to the Hall of Fame is the Eunice Depot Museum which sits on the site of the birthplace of the city. Browse collections of Cajun music, old toys, railroad items, pioneer farming, and much more!

220 South C. C. Duson Street

You’ll want to explore the rest of the lovely historic downtown Eunice. There’s plenty of shops to browse and an old-time theater, Queen Cinema, built in 1937 at 231 West Walnut.

What Cajun Daughters Love about Historic Downtown Eunice:  Everyone in downtown Eunice was so friendly!  They all took the time to stop and talk.