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St. Landry Parish Government Announces “St. Landry BBQ Festival” for Fourth of July Weekend.

Press Release

This Fourth of July weekend, make plans for live local music, carnival rides, a barbecue cook-off, and a large firework display. The festival will run from July 1 through July 3, 2022. 

Located at the Yambilee Grounds (1939 W. Landry St. Opelousas, LA), the St. Landry BBQ Festival will host a fun, family friendly event. Activities consist of carnival rides, petting zoo, local bands, food, and so much more.

The band line up for the weekend is as follows:

Friday, July 1, 2022:

  • 6:00 pm – Hunter Courville & the Cajun Fever
  • 8:00 pm – Hotline

Saturday, July 2, 2022:

  • 11:00 am – Leroy Thomas 
  • 1:00 pm – Horace Trahan
  • 3:30 pm – Wayne Singleton
  • 7:00 pm – Chee Weez 
  • 10:30 pm – Jeremy Fruge & the Zydeco Hotboyz

Sunday, July 3, 2022:

  • 11:30 am – Alex Touchet
  • 1:00 pm – Rusty Metoyer 
  • 3:30 pm – Jamie Bergeron
  • 6:00 pm – Dustin Sonnier

Immediately following Dustin Sonnier will be our firework show to end the festival. 

The festival will officially begin at 5:00 pm on Friday, July 1, 2022. Come enjoy carnival rides, local vendors, and some great music performed by Hunter Courville and Hotline! We will also have a petting zoo, face painting, and more kid-friendly activities!

Saturday, the festival will open at 10:00 am and will feature the same activities and music by the Chee Weez, Jeremy Fruge, Wayne Singleton, Horace Trahan, and Leroy Thomas. 

Sunday will begin at 10:00 am and will feature the same activities. Additionally, we will host a BBQ Cook Off for a trophy and special prize. Dust off your grills and put your flipping skills to the test! We will also have live music starting at 11:30am featuring Alex Touchet, Rusty Metoyer, Jamie Bergeron, and Dustin Sonnier. To close the festival off, there will be a large firework show at dusk. 

Come down to St. Landry Parish and kick off your Fourth of July weekend with bang!

For Vendor and Cook-off information, visit our website at

To help sponsor this event, visit

For additional information call Layne Herpin at 337-948-3688 ext. 1712.