77th annual Sugar Cane Festival begins Wednesday

77th annual Sugar Cane Festival begins Wednesday


morning Akkadian it’s 551 thanks again for joining us here on GMA well festival season continues tomorrow with the annual sugar cane festival and it’s happening at the old Iberia sugar cooperative own sugar mill road that’s where we find Abbie Breidenbach this morning she’s live with a preview of this week’s festivities good morning Abby good morning Katie we’re here at shadows on the – this is one of many places people will be celebrating for the sugar cane festival this weekend I’m here with some board members and King sugar and what can people expect this weekend Christy well it’ll be a fun-filled weekend we’re starting Wednesday tomorrow and we go through Sunday Wednesday we’ll start out at the fairgrounds which the fair is going to be at 9:01 sugar mill Road which is at the old Iberia sugar co-op and we’ll have all the different specials that the children and the families can come out from with different wristbands and ticket prices they could pick up a fun guide in there they have all the different specials and we would like to invite everybody to the fair we have three parades Friday candy toss Saturday children’s parade Sunday the royalty parade so that’s some of the events that’s gonna be going on wonderful and there’s also gonna be some music and dancing right absolutely so moving on downtown kicking off the entertainment into festivities downtown the Iberia the historic steamboat Pavilion downtown will have a Friday night we’ll kick it off with radios article a band out of Lafayette a local band then will next remove it on with some zydeco with little Nate endocytic o Big Tymers and then our very own DJ digital and Chris Reed with the hot 107 on Friday morning breakfast jam will come in and they’ll open up good old New Iberia style then move it into Saturday we’ll kick off the festivities and entertainment again with the booger kings which is a great great band great part of an with with a huge horn section and in moving well we’ll have them the man himself Wayne toots on stage moving in Jamie bedroom one of all of our friends and then we’ll close out the night with one of the best 80s hair rock glam band that glam band there is around LA rocks and in Sunday we’re trying something we’re trying something a little different we’re gonna have zydeco Sunday following the parade with chubby carrier and a word from the king real quick yeah they usually the sugarcane festivals usually on the last weekend of September in a reason areas harvestin usually starts at this time of the year and I think day after tomorrow tomorrow quite a few the mills are starting harvesting so I just want to tell everybody so we got slow-moving vehicles down the road to y’all be careful and it’s an important industry fiber your power center South southern part of Louisiana because sugar cane user brings in about a three million dollar three billion dollar industry to the parish and to the state sudden part in Louisiana so it’s a really big weekend starting this starting the mills in the ground and coming up pretty soon so just be careful be safe remember the big trucks on the road thank you right thank you so much so this weekend a lot of fun and we’ll be telling you a whole lot more about what’s to come later on in the show but right now we want to check in with Daniel on what the weather is gonna look like for this weekend Daniel

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