5K Run

Saturday, Sept 23, 2023

Ladies and Gentlemen its that time a year again to SIGN up for the annual HI SUGAR 5K Run and Walk..

Hosted again in the #heart of Downtown NewIberia Main Street right on the Teche!!

Bayou Fitness
300 W. Main Street,
New Iberia, La 70560

*** Please see the link below for sign-up***

Walkers are Welcome to come and participate! A 5K Run/Walk is starting and ending in Downtown New Iberia. Race will conclude with food, drinks, awards, and lots of fun.

T-shirts are not guaranteed if registered after 9/14/2023.

Age Groups:
1-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 & 70+

Top Overall Male & Female & 1st Male & Female in each age group

Packet Pickup:
Packet pickup Friday 9/22/23 from 3:00 pm until 5:30 pm at Bayou Fitness
Packet Pickup will be on Race Day from 6:00 – 7:15 am, Race will begin at 7:30 am

Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.95 Sign Up Fee
Registration: Price increases to $35.00 after September 9, 2023 at 11:59pm CDT

If you have any questions please contact Michael James Parich Jr. at or 337.380.0065

Blessing of the Crop

You are cordially invited to join us as local clergy bless the “sweetest” commodity around, Sugar Cane!

Friday, September 22, 2023 at 10:00am
Gonsoulin Farms 
LA Highway 83
5275 Weeks Island Road
New Iberia, LA 70560

Coronation of Queen Sugar & Coronation Ball

Our 80th coronation of Queen Sugar will be held at 7:00pm on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at the Sugar Cane Festival Building located at 600 Parkview Drive, New Iberia. Join us, as we crown Queen Sugar LXXX, and introduce King Sucrose LXXX!

$10 for adults
$5 for kids 12 and under 
Tickets to Pageant can be purchased at the door.

Coronation Ball will be held immediately following the coronation on the stage of the Sugar Cane Festival Building. Includes entertainment and hors d’oeuvres. Cash Bar available.

$50 per ticket and are Advance Sales ONLY *by September 8th. Minimum age of 18 years old to attend.

Click here for the ticket information form

Fais Do Do

The Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival has a “sweet” music line up every year. Genres of music guaranteed hand clapping, top tapping, knee slapping good time.

 Our lineup features local talent that showcases the BEST of what Louisiana has to offer.

Look at our scheduled music events and mark your calendars to listen to some great tunes.

2023 Fais Do Do Music Lineup

Friday, September 22, 2023


  •    Swamp Land Revival
  •    Chubby Carrier
  •    Spank the Monkey
  •    Rouge Crew
  •    Chee Weez
  •    Mike Jamez DJ

*Tickets are $10 for adults and under 10 years of age are free

Saturday, September 23, 2023


  • Bad Boys
  • Colby Latiolais Band
  • Geno Delafose
  • Ryan Foret
  • Chris Ardoin
  • Hot 107.9 Breakfast Jam
  • Mike Jamez DJ

*Tickets are $10 for adults and under 10 years of age are free


Farm Fest

Mark the beginning of the annual Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival in New Iberia with family fun, live entertainment, food and drinks.  This family friendly event is held on the grounds of Shadows on the Teche in New Iberia every festival Thursday night.

$10.00 admission per family

Street Fair

Located @ Bouligny Plaza in downtown New Iberia

Friday, September 22, 2023, 5:00pm-11:00pm

Saturday, September 23, 2023, 10:00am-11:00pm

Sunday, September 24, 2023, 11:00am-3:00pm

* tickets are $1.25 each and some rides require more than 1 ticket