If you will be visiting the city of Youngsville for the first time, check out the website for Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission. You will find information on events, accommodations, things to do, hotels, all throughout the Acadiana area. Visit them online at www.LafayetteTravel.com. If you are planning a trip to visit several cities in Louisiana, visit Louisiana Travel and read all about the Cajun culture, restaurants, festivals, and the unique culture Louisiana has to offer. Visit www.LouisianaTravel.com.
Young couples looking forward to a future together, singles, families and retirees will find the city of Youngsville full of opportunities to get away from it all, without having to go too far away.
Of course we offer great places like McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Sonic and Subway and such, but this is Acadiana where great eating is a way of life. Don’t be surprised if youngsters imported from other parts of the country turn in their burgers and fries for shrimp etouffee or a delicious seafood gumbo. Romacelli, located in Sugar Mill Pond, is a great place for a nice quiet dinner with family and friends. Try their Mediterranean Hummus and Cajun Chicken Pasta!
For the more adult crowd, there is Morvant’s Bar & Grill in downtown Youngsville (serving their world famous burgers). Morvant’s is also a great social hangout where you can meet some of the most friendliest locals. We have several other great places to socialize in Youngsville; great places such as Blue Apache Mexican Restaurant, Agave Mexican Grill & Cantina, Hook’d Up Bar & Grill, Rotolo’s Pizza, Route 92, 501 Sports Bar, Corner Bar, Twins Burgers & Sweets, Kellers Bakery of Youngsville and KK’s Cafe & Cakery just to name a few. We offer such a variety of delicious cuisines in the city of Youngsville as well such as Peking Garden Asian Cuisine and Namwan Thai Kitchen. Great coffee shops such as CC’s Coffee in Metairie Centre. Growler USA and Marley B’s Juice Bar will be coming soon to Mill Commons.
Authentic Cajun Specialty Meats & Seafood
We guarantee you’ve never experienced anything like NuNu’s Fresh Market for groceries and authentic Cajun delicacies. NuNu’s even has their own line of famous seasonings, including NuNu’s Cajun Seasoning, which is currently being distributed all over the country. It’s made right here in Youngsville and you can buy it here at NuNu’s Fresh Market. While you’re visiting NuNu’s, you might want to try their famous boudin and cracklin. Another great place for Cajun Specialty Meats that will be opening soon is Cajun Market Meats. They are located at 2810 Chemin Metairie Parkway. They feature a drive-thru as well, so you can pick up your favorite specialty meats at your convenience. Whether you are looking for local gourmet favorites or want to visit Rouses Supermarket in Sugar Mill Pond, NuNu’s Fresh Market or Cajun Market Meats for some authentic Cajun cuisine, Youngsville has it all.
Sports and Fitness
Visit our brand new, 70-acre, state of the art sports facility, the Youngsville Sports Complex at Chemin Metairie Parkway and Savoy Rd. There’s a great walking and fitness trail for everyone to enjoy. Visit the Youngsville Recreation Center for a game of basketball! There’s also Planet Nutrition and Fit Blendz for those who want to get fit and live healthy. Marley B’s Juice Bar and Smoothie King are coming soon. We’ve even got a great place for running apparel and shoes! Visit Run Forest in Metairie Centre.
Boutiques & Gifts
Youngsville is definitely the place to find unique dresses, tops, skirts, jeans, and even jewelry. All About You, LaDeDa, The Gift Pod, Ashley Blue Jewelers, Wallflower Boutique, Evelyn Rose, Arion & Jack, Herringstones and Farmers Drugs & Gifts are just a few of the shops you’ll find.
Check out our list of businesses in Youngsville here to see all of the restaurants, stores and more in our area. We also invite you to take a look at the local calendar of events from Town Planner to find out about upcoming fun times. You can also look for local events in Sugar Mill Pond, like Sugar Jam, and find upcoming bands coming to the City of Youngsville.
MOVIE AT THE PARK
For the first time in 2016, Youngsville hosted 4 Movie at the Park events at the Youngsville Sports Complex, sponsored by Cox Communications. For 2017, there are 4 Movie at the Park series that are planned. One of the series was recently held in May. Upcoming series for 2017 planned will include a Back to School series in August, a Halloween series in October and a Holiday series in early December. Look for upcoming dates to be posted soon. Lots of fun for the whole family!
Youngsville Farmers & Artisans Market
For more information on the Youngsville Farmers & Artisans Market, click HERE.
ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
The Annual Independence Day Celebration is hosted by Sugar Mill Pond. This spectacular event is usually held on July 3rd every year. Pony rides, face painting, kayak demonstrations, live music and fireworks, make this event the most popular family fun event in Acadiana.
Just a sneak peek of the magnificent fireworks display for the 2017 Annual Independence Day celebration:
Sugar Jam is held in Sugar Mill Pond. Check out the 2017 Sugar Jam schedule here.