Sugar & Spice

Saturday, April 27th

Breaux Bridge - Lake Martin - Parks - St. Martinville - Catahoula - Loreauville

Main Route = @@miles / @@km

Long Route = @@miles / @@km*

*Long route includes a 5.6 mile / 9.0 km out and back leg to a lunch option

Breakfast Options: Breakfast is on your own. Check out your Zydeco Bucks and the Program Guide for more suggestions!
Joie de Vivre // Buck & Johnny’s Zydeco Breakfast music starts at 7:30 // Chez Jacqueline// Cafe Sydney Mae // Cochon Cannery on site at St. Bernard School // Cafe 20.3 on site at St. Bernard School

6:00AM: Shuttle services start between hotels and St. Bernard School & Parc Pont Breaux in downtown Breaux Bridge.

Luggage trucks will be staged at Microtel Inn, Holiday Inn Express (Henderson) & Parc Pont Breaux. If you are staying in a Lafayette hotel, pack a day bag with a change of shoes and clothes, carry them with you on the shuttle to downtown Breaux Bridge and then put it on the luggage truck. If you are staying at the Microtel then be sure to put your luggage on the trailer at the hotel, do not carry your bags on the shuttle.


7:00a - 9:00a: Last minute 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"

7:30a - 9:00a:  Breaux Bridge Police and St. Martin Sheriff Officers will provide traffic support. Please be on the road by 9:30a!

Lake Martin:



St. Martinville:


ROUTE SAGs (refreshment stations):

  • 11:00a - 1:00p Lake Marin (Main & Long)

  • 12:00p - 3:00p St. Martinville (Long Route)

  • 12:00p - 4:00p @@ (Main & Long)

  • 1:00p - 4:00p Catahoula (Long Route)

  • 1:00p - 4:00p @@ (Main & Long)

  • 2:00p - 6:00p New Iberia City Park


2:00p - until:  Shower trucks, day bags, and luggage will be available for you at New Iberia City Park.

3:00p - 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.


Downtown New Iberia at Bouligny Plaza

 "Running of the Bulls" Dog-Friendly 5K/1Mile Fun Run, Walking Parade, Paella/Tapas/Jambalaya Cook-off, Spanish Dialogue Performance, Live Spanish Music & Dance, Arts & Crafts, Visiting Royalty Paella Eating Contest, Children's Tent, Spanish Family Genealogy


The City of New Iberia is very excited to be hosting Cycle Zydeco. They have moved the date of their semi-annual art walk (the Downtown Creative Market) to coincide with the arrival of Cycle Zydeco. Riders will be on their own for dinner this night. At the end of the art walk, Cycle Zydeco will host a special concert, presented by Clementine on Main, at the Steamboat Pavilion on the banks of the Bayou Teche.


4:00p - 7:00p  New Iberia Art Walk. Take in the sights and sounds of "The most beautiful  downtown in America" according to famous "Dave Robichaux" novels author, James Lee Burke.  There are several businesses that are not only offering specials for Cycle Zydeco participants, but are also part of the CZ Scavenger Hunt.  


  • 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 at Shadows-on-the-Teche. From 2:00p - 5:30p, the historic home and museum will be offering cocktails, snacks, and 40 minute tours for only $15. Availability of the tour is limited, so get your ticket today!

  • 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.

  • Sweet Interiors: 25% off all wall art

Dinner:  Riders are on their own for dinner. There will be many options during the Downtown Creative Market and after.  

Zydeco Bucks Participating Restaurants:  To be Announced

3:00p - 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 performed by —, at the Steamboat Pavilion in downtown New Iberia.

9:30p - 11:00p  After Party: To Be Announced. Our shuttles will run until 11:00p.