From the rougarou who inhabits the misty, murky waters of the Atchafalaya Basin, to Civil Water battle sites said to be grounds for restless spiritual activity, along with many antebellum mansions and historic properties, the Cajun Coast is ripe for delving into ghostly sightings. We have been featured on the Travel Channel’s Ghosts of Morgan City, and you’ll want to catch the show as well as a ghost or two in the area, especially during the Halloween season!
Fall not only features spooky fun, but also harvest time, and on the Cajun Coast that also means festivals to celebrate! You will want to schedule your visit to the Cajun Coast in October, since every weekend features a festival full of fun! Our October festivals display a microcosm of our culture on the Cajun Coast. From featuring the Berwick Lighthouse and our coastal history, to displaying our beautiful, historic Main Street towns of Patterson and Franklin which showcase our Dutch and English enclaves within the traditionally French Cajun area, to observing our strong Native American heritage at the Chitimacha Pow Wow, these festivals celebrate culture as well as provide a lot of fun, music and food for an entertaining weekend, even our pets and petting zoos get in on the action!
October 19, 2019
6th Annual Chitimacha Pow Pow – With the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana
October 26, 2019
Harvest Moon Festival – With music, kid’s activities, classic cars, and retail specials
October 26, 2019
Patterson Fall Festival and Historic Walking Tour – With tours, kid’s activities, art auction, music and cochon (pork) cook-off
Shrimp Harvest Exhibit
Also, featuring a unique Louisiana harvest is the tribute to Louisiana’s shrimping industry on the Cajun Coast. You’ll want to make sure you take time to visit the Louisiana State Wedell-Williams Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Museum and see the Berwick Bay to Étouffée Exhibit!
Stay This Fall on the Cajun Coast
Find specials deals on your favorite lodging spot, and visit this fall on the Cajun Coast!