Mercredi Show Spring 2021

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Mercredi Show Spring 2021

The Mercredi Show returns after 2020’s hiatus. Join us at Pelican Park, 6-8:30 p.m. Note: We will follow COVID-19 safety precautions in place at the time of each performance.

April 7 – Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie
April 14 – Kevin Naquin and the Ossun Playboys
April 21 – Dustin Sonnier & the Wanted
April 28 – Bobby Page and Swamp Pop Express
May 5 – Clay Cormier and the Highway Boys
May 12 – Chubby Carrier and Bayou Swamp Band
May 19 – High Performance Band

The Mercredi Show is a free, outdoor, family friendly community concert. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. No pets or ice chests, please.

City Hall Visitor Limit (COVID-19)

Visitors in the City Hall lobby will be limited to 4 at one time until further notice. This is in order to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Common forms and permits are listed below. For your convenience, please download, then email the completed form to For faster service and to avoid waiting in line please call 337-896-7971 to schedule an appointment before visiting City Hall.

Cultural District Pauses Events

Individuals who received their first COVID-19 vaccination during the Ochsner Lafayette General clinic at the Community Center are reminded to return for your second shot between 8-10 a.m., Friday, March 12, at the Community Center.



Cultural District Pauses Events

The Carencro Cultural District has put its 2021 events on hold until further notice due to COVID-19 safety precautions. Please contact our local businesses directly for information on their current operations. We appreciate your support of Carencro businesses and look forward to relaunching the community events that make Carencro such a great place to live, work and visit!


Mardi Gras Festivities

Come to Carencro to celebrate the Mardi Gras season with our family friendly parade, hosted by the Carencro Mardi Gras Association. The parade happens Feb. 15, 2020, at 11 a.m. Floats, music and fun for all! Residents, please note that barricade installation, in preparation for the parade, will begin Feb. 10.

Interested in entering a float in the parade? Get information here.

Vendors must submit this application.

Mercredi Show Spring 2020

UPDATE: March 16, 2020
All Pelican Park activities have been suspended in order to comply with social distancing directives related to COVID-19 coronavirus. Specifics may change as the situation develops. Watch our Facebook page and this website for updates. Read more here.

Another great lineup for our Mercredi Show Spring Season! Join us for this free, family friendly outdoor concert at Pelican Park.

April 1 – Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie
April 8 – Kevin Naquin & The Ossun Playboys
April 15 – Dustin Sonnier & The Wanted
April 22 – Bobby Page & Swamp Pop Express
April 29 – Chubby Carrier & Bayou Swamp Band
May 6 – Clay Cormier & The Highway Boys
May 13 – High Performance Band

Schedule subject to change due to weather. Follow the Mercredi Show Facebook page for the latest.

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, but leave the ice chest home, please. Food & beverages available. Presented by Parks & Recreation Commission of Carencro.

CBA Holiday Decor Contest

The Carencro Business Association is holding its annual Holiday Décor Decorating Contest for the city of Carencro. Homes and businesses are all invited to participate. Judging will be Friday, Dec. 20, at 6:30 p.m. Text 337-280-9570 with your name and address if you want your location to be included in the judging.

Christmas Photo Spot

Looking for an Instagram-worthy location for your holiday pics? Check out this charming scene in the Patriots Pavilion, all set up for Christmas photos! Thanks to everyone who assisted the Carencro Cultural District in setting it up:

• G&S Tree Farm, Dean Hagie, for the fresh-cut tree
• Carencro High School FFA students, teacher Blair Comeaux, for construction of the super-sized gift boxes
• Haili & Dylan Schott for painting and decorating the gift boxes

Put on your best (or ugliest) Christmas sweater and smile! Tag us in your social media, #DowntownCarencro. 


Patriotic Essays 2019

Congratulations to the Patriotic Student Essay Contest winners for 2019! Thank you to Carencro Business Association for sponsoring this year’s contest. 

Here are the top three winners. Click the link for each student to read their winning essays.

1st place: Emily Roy from St. Ignatius Catholic School

2nd place: Mya Arceneaux from Carencro Catholic School

3rd place: Morrigana Hardy from Carencro Middle School


Kudos to the remaining top 10 finishers. In no particular order: 

Mia Stelly, Grant Domengeaux, and Emily Domingue, St. Ignatius Catholic School; Emma Abrams, Jeanne Glaude, and Ellie LeBlanc, Carencro Catholic School; and Hayleigh Robins, Carencro Middle School.

Thanks to Darrell Minix, Rose Minix, Jody Soileau, Amy Fiorelli, Roy Heiken, and Stacey Judice for their contribution in selecting the top 10 winners for this year’s contest!