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Red, White, and Blue Monday! A Veterans Day Celebration and Lantern Parade

This Nov. 11, Lafayette will celebrate Veteran’s Day with a traditional lantern parade along with the Blue Monday Concert Series! It is presented by Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation, in partnership with Theatre Acadie, we will honor the veterans of Acadiana with a night to remember.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m., there will be FREE hot dogs for children and a FREE lantern-making activity for children utilizing recycled materials. At 6:30 p.m, a parade of guests, veterans and children will march through Downtown Lafayette, led by the Veteran Grand Marshal of the Lantern Parade. Once the parade enters Rock ‘n’ Bowl de Lafayette, there will have a ceremony to celebrate veterans.