Labor Day Holiday is taking place this weekend. There are plenty of things to partake in with your family! The end of outdoor activities do not have to stop because of the start if the school season. This may be one last chance to picnic outdoors with your family. We want you to take full advantage of this three day weekend, and fit some of these activities from the All Star Family into your schedule!
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
Do you and your family enjoy bird watching, are just being in nature? If so, this is the activity for you and your loved ones! The Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center is the ideal place to go and see some amazing wildlife outside of the zoo. The flora and fauna there is a picturesque scene from a painting. The Swamp Center is filled with exhibits, presentations, and of course nature! They provide hands on learning, and great outdoor experiences. The park opens at 9 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m. Its located one block off of Bluebonnet Blvd. between Perkins and Highland Road. Turn toward the Whitney Bank and follow N. Oak Hills Pkwy into our parking lot. Ages 2 and younger: free Ages 3-17:$2 Ages 18-64: $3 Ages 65 and older: $2.50 Full-time college students with university ID: $2.50.
It’s time to celebrate the oldest Zydeco Festival this Labor Day weekend in Opelousas; the Zydeco Capital of the world! This weekend at the Zydeco Music Festival will be a thrill for the entire family. The creole culture and zydeco music will definitely keep you and your family entertained. They are going to be paying tribute to featured artist, Grammy Winner- Chubby Carrier, and others! The festival will be held at the Yambilee Festival Grounds off Highway 190, (1939 W. Landry,Opelousas), from September 1-2. The gates will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 12 O’ clock, Midnight- or until the festivities stop. This is definitely going to be a great time for you to get out and spend some upbeat quality time with the family or friends! Did I mention there will be great food and arts and crafts there as well?! Admission to Zydeco Country is $15 for adult, and $5 for 12 years and under.
LSU Lakes Outdoor Adventures
The LSU Lakes are always a great option for families who are wanting more of a quiet weekend and away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This silent, and serene location is great to sit back and be one with nature. There you can bike, kayak, and much more. No worries if you do not have the outdoor gear on hand, LSU UREC has all the gear you need for for this relaxing, adventurous spot! Rental gear can be purchased at UREC. This definitely the spot to be to spend quality time with the family, and the best part is- free admission!
Why not get out the house and explore some of these amazing activities our community has to offer?! These activities are for sure to create bonding time with your loved ones. If being outdoors and having a good time is for you, then we suggest you get out the house and make these recommendations your reality!
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