The annual tradition of 'raising the flag' over LCG to mark the start of Festival International de Louisiane is set for this week. City leaders and festival organizers will come together Wednesday for the annual ceremony. The event kicks off a month of activities and entertainment in Lafayette.

See the 2018 lineup in the video below.

WHAT:
The city of Lafayette is hosting a flag raising to officially open Festival season. The goal is to get the community to fly the Festival flag in support of the 32nd Festival International de Louisiane, presented by LUS Fiber.

WHEN: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 4:15 pm

WHERE:
City Hall
705 W. University Ave
Lafayette, LA 70506

Lafayette, LA - The city of Lafayette will be hosting a flag raising ceremony at City Hall beginning at 4:15 pm on Tuesday.  Festival International invites the community to purchase a flag and fly it high at residences and businesses in support of sharing cultures. Flags are $20 and are available at the Festival online store, the Festival office, and Parish Ink.