Welcome to Cycle Zydeco 2019!

It’s a Chubby Party & Expo

Wednesday, April 24

Blackham Coliseum

2330 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA 70503

Check-in to Cycle Zydeco 2019 during our pre festival tune-up Chubby party! An expo featuring sponsors, towns, and vendors that help create Cycle Zydeco will be on hand to get you ready to Eat, Dance, Drink and Ride through Cajun Country. We will also have a bar set up and will be hosting dance lessons inside Blackham. Post expo, Cycle Zydeco will head to downtown Lafayette for a catered dinner and enjoy the fist night of Festival International de Louisiane!

Be sure to wear your CZ wristband that you picked up during packet pick-up at all times!

10:00 aM - 7:00 pM:

  • Rider Check in, Packet Pick up & Expo!

  • Pre-ordered Bicycle Rental Pick Up.

  • Bicycle Shipping Pick up. (For riders who shipped their bikes to Lafayette)

  • Pre-ordered Merchandise Pick Up

  • Parking and bicycle storage information below

Lunch is on your own!

Check out your Zydeco Bucks for restaurants accepting Zydeco Bucks but don’t eat too much, check out the crawfish boil below!

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Scavenger Hunt Check In

Start Hunting! Register here and pick up your clues for the Scavenger Hunt! REGISTER for Scavenger Hunt to win gift certificates and daily prizes!

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM: Cycle zydeco Bar [use your drink tickets]

Be sure to bring your redeemable drink tickets provided in your registration packet.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: dance lessons @ blackham coliseum

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Chubby carrier & bayou swamp band @ blackham coliseum

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM: crawfish boil????

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM: Dinner on us!

Catered Dinner provided by Le Bon Temp Grill in downtown Lafayette with cash/ticket bar for Cycle Zydeco participants only

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM: music at festival international de louisiane @ downtown Lafayette

The party doesn't have to stop here! Check out the back of your Zydeco Bucks for some great after-hours locations!

After Party:


SHUTTLE Service:

11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

The shuttles will run on a set schedule between the Blackham Coliseum and designated hotels. Starting at 4:30 shuttles will include downtown Lafayette for Festival International and CZ catered dinner.


Parking Instructions for two and four wheels!

  1. You can lock your bicycles up to our racks overnight outside at the expo & campgrounds at Blackham Coliseum.

  2. If you are staying at a Lafayette hotel every night of the ride, park your car at the hotel. We will have shuttle service on Thursday morning to bring you (not your bicycle) to Blackham for the start. Either bring your bicycle to Blackham on Wednesday or early Thursday.

  3. If you are camping or staying at the designated destination hotels in New Iberia, Breaux Bridge, or Sunset; then you will park your vehicles at Blackham Coliseum. Be sure to have your parking pass clearly visible on the dashboard.