Beignets - Basin - Beers - Boogie

Sunset to Breaux Bridge

Leonville - Washington - Arnaudville - Cecilia - Henderson

MAIN ROUTE: 38 miles / 61 km &  LONG ROUTE: 83 miles / 133 km

** both routes include a 4 mile/6 km out & back leg to the swamp tour. The LONG route has options where you can easily be shorten to 53 or 63 miles

6:00a: Shuttle services start between hotels and Chanticleer in Sunset, LA.

Luggage trucks staged at Evangeline Downs Hotel & Chanticleer.  If you are staying in a Lafayette hotel then pack a day bag with a change of shoes and clothes, carry them with you on the shuttle to Sunset and put them on the luggage truck.  If you are staying at the Evangeline Downs Hotel then be sure to put your luggage on the trailer at the hotel, do not carry your bags on the shuttle.

BREAKFAST

Eat at your hotel, catered breakfast on site at Chanticleer for campers, In addition there are several breakfast options on the route in Sunset, Grand Coteau and Arnaudville.

7:30a - 9:00a:  Sunset & Grand Coteau traffic support.  Please be on the road by 9:30a!

On Saturday the Long and Main routes ride together to Henderson for the swamp tour then to Bayou Teche Brewery in Arnaudville and up to Leonville before parting ways. Between Henderson and Arnaudville you will pass through Cecilia where you will find Sunny-Dee's. Sunny-Dee's will have a tent set-up with food, music, frozen grapes, and water for Cycle Zydeco riders, and your Zydeco Buck's will be welcome there.

12:00p - 6:00p: Saturday party at Bayou Teche Brewery with tours and free beer samples for riders.  This is the first point of interest as you arrive in Arnaudville.  Get there early before the lines back up. Check out the page about Arnaudville to get a feel for it.

LUNCH

You are on your own for lunch, but the options are numerous whether you plan to eat in Arnaudville, Cecilia, or Henderson.

Places to check out in Arnaudville:

Vincent Darby's Art Studio
Tom's Fiddle & Bow
Nunu's Art & Culture Collective
Bayou Teche Brewery & Cajun Saucer Stellar Pizza
Little Big Cup Restaurant
Russell's Food Center - Free Boudin for CZ Riders!
Wyble's Snowball & Fireworks - always a good combination
The Secret Oak Tree on Hwy 31

Swamp Tour in Henderson at McGee's Landing

Swamp Tour in Henderson at McGee's Landing

Swamp Tour

12:00p - 3:30p: Swamp Tour in Henderson at McGee's Landing (included with registration)

SAG STOPS On Main route:
7:30a - 10:30a:  Leonville - Hwy 347 + Hwy 31
7:30a - 10:30a:  Bayou Teche Brewery, Arnaudville x
7:30a - 10:30a:  Bayou Teche Brewery, Arnaudville
1:00p - 4:00p: McGee's Landing, Henderson

SAG STOPS On Long route:
7:30a - 10:30a: 
7:30a - 10:30a:  Lucky Luke's, Potato Shed Road, North of Henderson
7:30a - 10:30a:  Bayou Teche Brewery, Arnaudville
12:00p - 4:00p: Leonville - Hwy 347 + Hwy 31
12:00p - 4:00p: Leonville - Hwy 742 + Hwy 743
1:00p - 4:00p: McGee's Landing, Henderson Antique Schoolhouse, Washington

 

FRIDAY DESTINATION: Breaux Bridge, LA - St. Bernard School & Parc Pont des Pont Breaux

2:00p: Shuttles start running between St. Bernard School, hotels in Lafayette, and Microtel Inn & Holiday Inn Express.

2:00p - 7:30p: CZ Bar

3:30p - 6:30p: music by Rockin’ Dopsie & Zydeco Twisters

3:30p - 5:30p: Crackling cooking by Cochon Cannery

Dinner on you own use Zydeco Bucks

11:00p: Shuttle service ends for the day.

PART TIME PARTIER / Weekend Warrior Check-In

3:00p - 7:30p: check-in for weekend riders at St. Bernard School in Breaux Bridge. For route options, lodging and parking info please see the FAQ page "What is Weekend Warrior"