October has made its debut bringing all the spooky things and pumpkins adorning doorsteps throughout the neighborhood. We love the hints of cooler weather in south Louisiana, the excitement of football season, PSL everywhere, and the fashion transition to plaid and boots. Time to make some fall colored memories, so get out and find some fun activities with the family with the help of this handy guide to all Lafayette has to offer this October.
Gueydan Fall Festival
Town of Gueyden
Gueydan’s latest festival is designed to bring the people of Gueydan and Vermilion Parish together. Held on the City Hall grounds, this event will host live music, vendors, food, and fun day for...
Tents & Treats
The Market at Broussard Commons
Event Time: 10:00-5:00! There will be Activities, Games, Face Painting, Costume Contest (winner will be announced @ 12:30) Build A Bear on Wheels,Trick or Treat (10:00 – 12:00) Sip and Shop, Mus...
NVYAA 2021 Pumpkin Patch
1st Annual NVYAA Pumpkin Patch fundraiser! A free event for the whole family all October long! A craft fair will be held on the first weekend of October! Hay rides, face painting, concessions, pumpkin...
Next Level Fall Fest Trunk R Treat
Next Level Athletics
Come pass a Spooky Good Time at our first annual Next Level Fall Fest & Trunk R Treat! We are hosting 30 trunks sponsored by local businesses in and around Youngsville. We will have a photo backdr...
Boo Bash on the Bayou: Trunk-R-Treat
St. Bernard School
Join us on Sunday, October 24th from 5pm-7pm for our annual BOO Bash. It’s sure to be a SPOOKtacular event! SBS Students free. Non-SBS students $5.
Storytime: East Regional Library
Lafayette Public Library – East Regional
Begin your child’s literacy education with a star-studded lineup of storytelling, music, fingerplays, and other activities. Recommended for ages 3–6. To attend, you must agree to follow these rule...
Storytime Jr.: Main Library
Lafayette PUblic Library – Main
Children ages birth–36 months and their caregivers engage in pre-literacy activities, rhymes, and movement suitable for growing minds. Families will register as a single unit, noting how many family...
Magical “Mini” Cookie Class
A Baker’s Choice
Students 12 and older Student fee: $30 All Supplies Included Whats a “Mini” Class you might wonder? Well its a traditional cookie class that is shorter in class time. 2-2 1/2 hours versus ...
Spooktacular Halloween Tennis Mixer
City Club at River Ranch
Sign up today for a spooktacular time at our annual Halloween Tennis Mixer! Cost is $25/Member and $35/Non-Member and there is a 24-hour cancellation policy in effect. The deadline for sign-up is Wedn...
Storytime: Milton Branch Library
Lafayette Public Library – Milton Branch
Begin your child’s early literacy education with a star-studded lineup of storytelling, music, fingerplays, and other activities. Ages 3-6. To attend, you must agree to follow these rules: Adult...
Outdoor Art In Harmony Park
Children’s Museum of Acadiana
“Outdoor Art in Harmony Park” is a new program to foster creativity and promote social development in children across Acadiana. Giving children an outlet to participate in visual arts &...
Halloween Art & Nature Festival 2021
Atelier de la Nature
The Halloween Art & Nature Festival is a one-day free event inviting all children and families to celebrate Halloween and Louisiana’s special natural surroundings, through art, music, food a...