El Festival Español Nueva Iberia

http://www.newiberiaspanishfestival.com/

Cycle Zydeco will travel to New Iberia on Saturday April 27th where the Spanish Festival will be taking place. The festival celebrates the founding families of New Iberia and includes a Palleas, Tapas, Jambalya Cook Off, and live music and dancing. After the Spanish Festival wraps up the festivities will continue in downtown New Iberia with more live music.

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 26, 2019

6:00 PM – Lecture –José Manuel de Molina – “Historias de la Historia” – IPAL 

              Theater – 126 Iberia Street, New Iberia, LA 70560      

7:00 PM – Spanish Exhibit – Bayou Teche Museum – 131 E. Main 

7:30 – 10:00 PM – Spanish Gala – Sliman Theater (ticketed event) – 129 E. Main 


Saturday, April 27, 2019

7:00 AM – Registration for “Running of the Bulls” – Steamboat Pavilion

8:00 AM – “Running of the Bulls” 5K; 1 mile walk/run

9:30 AM – “Running of the Bulls” Awards Ceremony

10:30 AM –Walking Parade from City Hall down Main Street to Bouligny Plaza

11:00 AM –Mayor’s Welcome/Opening Ceremony/Introduction of 2019 Spanish 

          Royalty and Visiting Queens 

12:00 PM -  Acadian Museum Induction of José Manuel de Molina – Order of 

the Living Legends – Steamboat Pavilion Stage

11:30 AM – 2:30 PM – Family Genealogy Displays in Sliman Theater 

11:30 AM – 3:00 PM – Bouligny Plaza

Paella/Tapas/Jambalaya/Spanish Desserts Cook-off, Merchandise Sales, Wine/Beer/Margaritas/Sangria, Children’s Tent, Arts and Crafts Booths  

3:00  PM – Cook-Off Awards Ceremony 

LIVE MUSIC – Steamboat Pavilion Stage – Bouligny Plaza

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM – (on stage) – Wallace Trahan and Rice and Gravy (Progressive Cajun, Zydecajun & Swamp Pop)

2:00  PM – 3:00 PM – (on stage) – Segovia Dance Group

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM – (on stage) –  The Five O’Clock Shadows (5o’s & 60’s rock and roll)

4:30 PM -  6:00 PM – (on stage) –  Clifton Brown and The Rusty Bucket Band (Country)

6:15 PM – 9:00 PM – (on stage) -   Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars (“Louisiana Roots Rockers”)

 Sunday, April 28, 2019

11:00 AM – Mass of Thanksgiving in honor of  New Iberia’s Founding Families:  Gary, Lopez, Migues, Prados, Romero, Segura, and Viator  - St. Peter’s Catholic Church – 108 East St. Peter Street – (Public invited to attend)

Information contact:  Ebrar Reaux, Chairman (337-349-7343) or joeroe@att.net