October Need to Know Guide :: Your Guide for Things to do in Lafayette October 2020

It’s October and fall is no longer just a distant desire. Pumpkins grace our front porches with some added spooky decor – ghosts, witches, goblins, and ghouls to name a few. Fall activities might look a little different this year, but we are ever so ready to celebrate any cool air that may blow our way. Don’t get tricked this Halloween, but treat yourself to some fun, family friendly activities and events with the help of this handy guide. Find out about all the fun that Lafayette and Acadiana has to offer this October.

Disclaimer :: there are in person events included in this guide that may or may not  conform to your personal level of social distancing standards or what you are comfortable with at this time. Lafayette Mom is not an organizer of these events, but we share these community events (both in person and virtual) that may be an outlet for you and your family. Lafayette Mom cannot speak to any safety standards or guidelines as it relates to COVID-19 for these individual events. Please contact individual event organizers for questions or concerns.

Family friendly activities and events in Lafayette for October 2020\There are no upcoming events at this time.

Other Fall Ideas and Activities in Lafayette and Worth the Drive::

The Little Gym of Lafayette is doing privately scheduled play dates throughout October to celebrate Halloween. Find out more here.

Take a drive to Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch in Hammond. Open daily from 9-5. Find out more here.

Brec in Baton Rouge hosts Boo at the Zoo for four days this October. Don’t miss the fun – costumes encouraged. Check out the details here.

Corn Maze at Burden in Baton Rouge hosted by the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens is operating multiple dates throughout October with new social distancing and sanitizing measures in place. Visit here for more information.

Outdoor activities for you to explore around Acadiana: Acadiana Park and Nature Station, Lake Martin, Rip Van Winkle Gardens, McGee’s Swamp Tours, Kayaking Adventures with Pack and Paddle, Cypress Lake’s alligators on ULL’s campus with a snow ball from Old Tyme Grocery,  and Prehistoric Park in Henderson.

Anne Elise Doise
Anne Elise, a Lafayette native, is enjoying the joys of motherhood while balancing her career as a real estate agent for a local company and working for the Lafayette Mom. Between the day to day household affairs and keeping up with her little blue eyed boy, she also enjoys anything to work up a sweat, Broadway musicals, cooking classes, and football! She and her husband, Michael, met in high school, but thought it would be easier to start a relationship while she attended graduate school in Dallas and while he pursued his MBA in New Orleans (just a bit of sarcasm). A few short months after they married, they took off again to Houston where Anne Elise became a law school career counselor for the University of Houston Law Center. She and her husband have finally made their way home again to Cajun Country.

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