La Asociación Española de Nueva Iberia

New Iberia, Louisiana, USA

El Festival Español de Nueva Iberia ~ April 21, 22, & 23 

"Sweet Home New Iberia" / "Dulce Hogar Nueva Iberia" 

         Honoring our Past, Celebrating our Sweet Future...  





La Asociación Española de Nueva Iberia, Inc. (LAENI) is a nonprofit, volunteer organization incorporated in the City of New Iberia, Louisiana to serve as a vehicle for the recognition and promotion of the Spanish ancestry and culture in New Iberia and throughout Louisiana. LAENI, Inc. encourages, supports and directs programs and activities involving educational, culinary, music, and art exchanges while creating an awareness and deeper understanding of our local Spanish heritage.


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~ 2023 Events ~

Saturday, April 21-23, 2023

9th Annual Spanish Festival 

Bouligny Plaza, Downtown New Iberia 

Friday, October 6, 2023

7th Annual El Baile del Rey "The King's Ball"

Cyr Gates Community Center, New Iberia City Park  

Saturday, October 7, 2023

8th Annual Children's & Queen's Pageant

Cyr Gates Community Center, New Iberia City Park 

                                Trip to Spain


               Have you ever dreamed of traveling to Spain? 

                Click the link below to make your dream a reality! 

    LAENI Fundraiser | Seitz Travel | New Iberia Spanish Festival 

              Malaguenos Heritage Tour 2023

                           June 25, 2023- July 6, 2023

              If it has been your  dream to visit Málaga, Spain where your ancestors

                      once lived, then this unique tour is custom made just for you!

              It’s exclusively designed for the passionate Malagueños descendant

                                    interested in learning more about their heritage. 

                The itinerary is specifically designed to visit and experience the most

                                   important Malagueños heritage sites in Málaga.

                Los Islanos Heritage Tour 2023

                       July 8, 2023- July 21, 2023

      This unique tour is customized for passionate Canary Island descendants from

        Louisiana interested in learning about their Spanish and Los Islenos heritage. 

    The itinerary is specifically designed to visit and experience the most important

                    Los Islenos heritage sites on the islands of Gran Canria and

                                                     Tenerife, Canary Islands.



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                                           Muchas Gracias to our Festival Supporters and Sustainers

Musson Patout 

Preston Guillotte 

Judge Retired Robert Segura 

Delores Segura & Family 

Hilda & Floyd Curry 

Segura Farms 

Catherine & Donald Segura 

M & S Janitorial - Jack & Kim Martin 

Quail Tools

Ebrar Reaux

All About You

Nelwyn Hebert 

State Representative Beau Beaullieu 

McGee Scott Realty 

Laura McColm

Statewide Electricial Services

Iberia Sports & Rehabilitation 

Spanky's Remolding and Repairs

Cajun Rides

                                                                                   Alhaurin de la Torre, Spain                          

Board of Directors 2021

LAENI Board Members 

Brinkley Segura Lopez, President 

Ron Migues, Vice President

Darren Romero, Treasurer 

Dustin Johnson, Secretary

Michelle Blanchard 

Tessie Segura Dore

Donna Gary

Lauren Greig 

David Hulin

Heather Johnson

Brittany LeBlanc

Korie LeBlanc 

Chantel Peltier

Barry Segura 

Ricky Segura 

Linda Horton

Ashley Verret

James Viator

Honorable Board Members, Sydni LeBlanc

Blake Miguez

2022 Royalty

Spanish Festival Royalty

Sydni LeBlanc, Miss Queen VII

Dustin Johnson, King VI

Veronica Azele, Ms. Queen VI

Chacelyn Peltier, Teen Queen VII 

Chloe Songne, Junior Queen VII

Raigh Toucheque, Jr. King

Annah-Louise Gary, Deb Miss

Ava Alleman, Petite Miss

Mia Hebert, Little Miss

Thea Rouly, Tiny Miss

Dillon Williams, Toddler Mr. 

Londyn Montgomery,Toddler Miss

Riddick Rouly, Baby Mr.

Eloise Bello, Baby Miss 

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Spanish Festival 2016

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AAA's Southern Traveler Magazine  

Festival Grounds


Bouligny Plaza- Downtown New Iberia