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Address: 200 Greenleaf Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506-7400
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+1 337-981-2364
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description:

Step back in time to a small 19th-century Cajun bayou community, which...

Step back in time to a small 19th-century Cajun bayou community, which includes genuine Cajun homes relocated and combined with recreated period buildings and a Native American museum.

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Great Christmas village display

What a terrific display they had for Christmas! The church was complete lighted, every inch. All the houses had a different theme and so well done. As an out-of-town guest for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
kkpiercy
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Vacaville, California
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was passing through Lafayette and dropped in to understand more of the Cajun influence and how that came about. This little village of real and replica homes and buildings is really authentic. There is not a lot in one sense, but also it does not cost a lot either. Mary in the general store was really helpful too.

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Vacaville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a terrific display they had for Christmas! The church was complete lighted, every inch. All the houses had a different theme and so well done. As an out-of-town guest for the holidays, this was a nice place to get in the Christmas spirit.

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Longview, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lafayette has done a wonderful job preserving this depiction of the Acadian history. The houses and other buildings make you feel like you are back in time. This is a self guided tour so pick up some info before beginning the tour. Most of the village is self explanatory but a guide doesn't hurt. Take your time and feel the... More 

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We brought our senior adult group here for Christmas and we thoroughly enjoyed strolling through the park and taking in all the Christmas lights and decorations. The Cajun music was entertaining and we enjoyed that this attraction offered such a beautiful Christmas experience.

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Marksville, LA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see the lights for christmas and I was disappointed that it was a short walk around and you could not actually go in the houses. Then there were carnival rides which was ridiculous. 160 for a family of 5 to eat, admission and the rides which you can't tell your children no to because they are "in... More 

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Acadian V, Manager at Acadian Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Acadian Village appreciates your support during their largest fundraiser for LARC, a nonprofit organization here in Lafayette that services those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. All proceeds from Noel Acadien au Village, from food, carnival rides and admittance go directly to LARC to benefit our individuals who receive services. We appreciate your patronage and so... More 

Vidor
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Lafayette to see the lights at Acadian Village. They were beautiful and the settings at each were very enjoyable. I would recommend pricing the rides for the children individually instead of as a package.

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Acadian V, Manager at Acadian Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your support during our largest fundraiser for LARC, a local nonprofit that services those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. All proceeds from Noel Acadien au Village help us continue providing services for our individuals. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Our bus group visited the Acadian village during the Christmas festivities. The lights and decorations were beautiful and the music and activities were great fun.

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Loved our visit there. It is a large village complex with interpreters who are eager to tell their stories. Impressive recreation of an authentic cajun village.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Enjoy going there for buffet on Fridays and with family after church on Sunday. Some of the friendliest staff around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Great place to bring the kids and grandkids to see the lights and get a picture with Santa. They serve pretty decent food to snack on while touring the Village. I Love this time of the year.

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