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32nd ANNUAL WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP CRAWFISH ETOUFFEE COOK-OFFMARCH 26, 2017 The City of Eunice, Louisiana’s Prairie Cajun Capital, is in the heart of the top crawfish producing area in the United States. Blessed with this natural resource, the World Championship Crawfish Etouffee Cook-Off was started in 1986 to showcase our crawfish industry and local chefs. Held the last Sunday in March ...
The Story of The City of Eunice, La. "It All Started With An Auction"  The City of Eunice (which was named after the wife of C.C. Duson, Eunice Pharr Duson) resulted from one man's dream, and had its beginnings only about 100 years ago. On September 12th, 1894  C.C. Duson he drove a stake and said, "On this spot I will build a town and name it for my wife, Eunice."      The story of Eunice ...
City of Eunice & Surrounding Area Festivals Eunice Courir De Mardi Gras On Mardi Gras Day, which is always held the day before Ash Wednesday (usually February or March), Eunice holds a traditional Courir de Mardi Gras. They assemble at the National Guard Armory at the corner of South 9th Street and Maple Avenue starting at 6 a.m. with the run starting at 8 a.m. Costumed participants ride ...
The Eunice Depot Museum The Eunice Museum is located on 220 South C.C. Duson Drive. The building is the site of the Birthplace of Eunice. In 1893-1894, This is where C.C. Duson sold here, the first land sites and named the town for his wife, Eunice. The conversion of this old depot into a museum was completed in 1984. Open house was held July 1984 and the formal dedication took place February ...
JEAN LAFITTE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK AND PRESERVE"PRAIRIE ACADIAN CULTURAL CENTER - EUNICE" Located on the corner of South Third Street and Park Avenue. A cooperative agreement between the City of Eunice and the Jean Lafitte National Park, United States Dept. of the Interior, was signed on July 1, 1985. Eunice agreed to work with the National Park Service to create a ...

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