Saturday April 27th
Breaux Bridge - Parks - St. Martinville - Catahoula - Loreauville - New Iberia
Main Route = 40miles / 64km
Long Route = 70miles / 113km
Saturday will include the option to visit Lake Martin (a first for Cycle Zydeco) there are several boat our companies that offer tours of an hour to an hour and half. You can also ride the gravel trail loop around lake. The final destination is New Iberia and their is plenty to see and do all day starting with the Spanish Festival then by New Iberia Creative Market and ending with Roddy Romero and the Hub City All Stars. The long route will travel out to Henderson and ride the levee road into Catahoula with a rest stop at Red’s Levee Bar. Then head to St. Martinville and rejoin the other routes in time for lunch.
Breakfast: is on your own so check out your Zydeco Bucks options:
Cajun Market Donuts ZB
Buck & Johnny’s World Famous Zydeco Breakfast. Opens at 7AM music starts at 8:30AM
Chez Jacqueline ZB
Cafe Sydnie Mae ZB opens
Tante Marie ZB opens 6:00am (Cajun jam starts at 10:30a)
Cochon Cannery ZB on site at St. Bernard School
Cafe 20.3 ZB on site at St. Bernard School
You will have a few options in St. Martinville along with live music by Amis du Teche underneath the oak. There are a couple of options in Loreauville. There will be several options in downtown New Iberia and at the Spanish Festival.
under the Evangeline Oak tree in St. Martinville
Anna Durand Catering: red beans ($3) and chicken sausage gumbo ($3)
Jeaux: chicken and sausage jambalaya ($5)
The Brown Skillet: crawfish étouffée ($5)
Tyga: boudin and cracklin
St. John Restaurant in St. Martinville ZB
Kajun King in St. Martinville
Roberts Lounge in St. Martinville (bloody Mary’s)
Teche Cafe in Loreauville
LUNCH & DINNER:
New Iberia will have a variety of lunch and dinner options available to you, including the vendors at the Spanish Festival.
Little River Inn in New Iberia ZB
Parich Line @ Spanish Festival ZB
Beau Soileau Cafe in New Iberia ZB
Pelican’s on the Bayou ZB
Food truck at Cane River Pecan with music @@-@@
Preservation Bar & Grill in New Iberia
Victor’s Cafeteria (lunch only 11 - 1:45p)
Freddie’s Almost Famous BBQ
6:00AM: Shuttle services start between Lafayette hotels, Blackham Coliseum and St. Bernard School/Parc Pont Breaux in downtown Breaux Bridge.
Luggage trucks will be staged at Microtel Inn (Breaux Bridge), Holiday Inn Express (Henderson) & Parc Pont Breaux. If you are staying in a Lafayette hotel or at Blackham Coliseum, pack a day bag with a change of shoes and clothes and bring them with you to Breaux Bridge to put in a luggage truck. If you are staying at the Microtel Inn or Holiday Inn Express be sure to put your luggage on the trailer at the hotel. Do not carry your luggage on the shuttle. Day bags are permitted on shuttles from Lafayette hotels and Blackham.
7:00a - 9:00a: Check-in for Part Time Partiers/weekend riders will be at St. Bernard School in Breaux Bridge. For route options, lodging and parking info please see the FAQ page "What is Weekend Warrior"
7:30a - 9:00a: Start riding to the next party y’all. Breaux Bridge Police and St. Martin Sheriff Officers will provide traffic support as you leave Parc Pont Breaux.
NOTES: We will close up St. Bernard and start moving all equipment to New Iberia at 9:00a. Please have your bike and other gear situated before we leave. In addition to St. Martinville, consider New Iberia’s Spanish Festival for lunch.
2:00p - until: Shower trucks, day bags, and luggage will be available for you at New Iberia City Park.
2:00p - 11:00p Shuttle Services between New Iberia City Park, Downtown New Iberia, our destination hotel Hampton Inn New Iberia, and the Lafayette hotels.
It is an easy 0.5 mile walk or ride from New Iberia City Park to the Steamboat Pavilion in the heart of Downtown. Bring your bike locks, lights, and Zydeco Bucks.
3:00p - 5:30p Complimentary therapy and massages from Matt Smith with Clark Chiropractic. Available next to Matt will be Minute Med with IV Fluid Re-hydration.
NEW IBERIA CREATIVE MARKET
GREAT DEALS & DINNER:
Taunt Na Na's Flea Market: Free Popcorn for Cycle Zydeco riders.
Shadows-on-the-Teche Historic Home: Experience a beautifully preserved Antebellum southern home from 2:00p - 5:30p.
Conrad Rice Mill/Konriko Company Store: Special tour rate of $2.80 for all participants in Cycle Zydeco. Tour hours are from 10:00a - 5:00p. More info.
Iberia Parish Library: Free tour of the Bunk Johnson Jazz Collection Room, where you can listen to a sampling of his music and/or watch an informative video. 445 E. Main St.
Sweet Interiors: 25% off all wall art
Zydeco Bucks Participating Restaurants: To be Announced
2:00p - 10:00p Cash bar next to the Steamboat Pavilion in Downtown New Iberia. Be sure to bring the redeemable drink tickets provided in your registration packet!
6:30p - 9:30p Live Cajun & Zydeco music with Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars, at the Steamboat Pavilion in downtown New Iberia following the Spanish Festival
11:00p Shuttles will run until 11:00p.
NEW IBERIA CITY PARK
Rest Stops(SAG stations):
9:00a - 2:00p St. Martinville (Long Route)
10:00a - 3:00p Clifton Cheneir Club (Main & Long)
8:00a - 10:30p Catahoula (Long Route, mile 25)
11:00p - 4:00p Sugar Co-Op area (Main & Long)
2:00p - 6:00p New Iberia City Park
12:00p Cycle Zydeco bar set up at Boulginy Plaza