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Are you looking for ways to celebrate July 4th with the family?

We have all your Independence Day fun in St. Landry Parish — from fireworks, community picnics and BBQs, and more — all rounded up right here for you to plan a family fun weekend! This list is brought to you courtesy of Macaroni KID Acadia-St. Landry. For more events in St. Landry and Acadia Parish, visit

Red, White, and Boom!

St. Landry Parish Government will be celebrating 4th of July with the return of Red, White, & Boom at the Yambilee Grounds on July 4th from 6pm-8:45pm! This family-friendly event has something for everyone, from great music to delicious food and a fantastic atmosphere. Bring your loved ones, grab your lawn chairs, and get ready for a night of celebration and patriotism. Live music with a performance by Matthew Ewing at 6pm and fireworks show to follow at 9pm. Hot Dogs & Drinks will be served for spectators Free admission, $5 parking fee. CLEAR BAG POLICY will be enforced. Grounds will open at 5:30pm. See you at 1939 W Landry Street, Opelousas, LA!

City of Eunice Annual 4th of July Fireworks Show

The City of Eunice is thrilled to host its yearly firework display on July 4th at the Eunice Rec Complex. Fireworks will begin at 9pm. This free show is hosted by The City of Eunice. Bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy the show. Parking for this event is available at the Eunice Recreation Complex on a first come, first serve basis. No Parking: Along Sittig Street or on the North side of the Eunice Rec Complex. Cleanup: Please be responsible for cleaning up around your vehicle. Bring a trash bag to take your trash away. If you have any questions, please call the Eunice Mayor’s Office at 337.457.7389.

Leonville Fireworks Show

The Town of Leonville invites you to celebrate the Fourth of July at this free event. With a view of the Bayou Teche at the Leonville Boat Launch, you can enjoy ice cream and snowballs onsite. The Leonville Fire Department will be selling BBQ hotdogs and drinks. Music starts at 6pm and the fireworks at 9pm.

Krotz Springs Fireworks on the River

The Annual Independence Day Celebration will be held this year on Thursday, July 4th at Nall Park. Kick-off will begin at 6pm. A great fireworks display is planned for dusk dark. Prior to the fireworks JC Melancaon Band will perform from 6pm till fireworks display. Water, hotdogs, and watermelon will be served. Ice chests are permitted, but NO GLASS BOTTLES ARE ALLOWED! There will be fun jumps and the splash pad will be open. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy this great event that is sponsored by the Town of Krotz Springs. The Volunteer Fire and Kacey Cox will supervise the fireworks display. Please NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED! Hope to see you and your families there as we gather to celebrate our Nation’s Birthday!


  • Courtney Jennings

    Courtney Jennings is a contributing writer with St. Landry Now since 2023 covering local events throughout the parish. She also runs the local publication MacaroniKID Acadia-St. Landry, an online publication and weekly e-newsletter on family friendly activities, local events, and community resources for parents.

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