La Asociación Española de Nueva Iberia

New Iberia, Louisiana, USA

"New Iberia, The Lost Treasure"

New Iberia Spanish Festival ~ April 11-13, 2025





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.


11th Annual

Running of the Bulls 5K/1 Mile 

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Bouligny Plaza | New Iberia, LA

2024 ROTB



Bring your Fur-companion(s) to have by your side for our Dog-Friendly Race

Proceeds dedicated to New Iberia and Alhaurin Student Exchange Program & Activities and to promote our local Spanish Heritage and Culture


   "Running of the Bull... DOGS!"   

Dogs are encourged to come dressed in white with red sash just like in Pamplona, Spain or dressed as a Bull, BE CREATIVE! 

*Please be aware that other dogs will be attending the event so we ask all participants to be mindful and respectful to each other and the dogs! 


~Rules & Regulations~

  • Water stations will be provided for dogs during the race 
  • ALL Dogs must be on a leash at ALL times 
  • You must pick up after your dog
  • Dogs must be current on all shots and rabies vaccinations
  • Dogs must wear an ID Tag.
  • First dog to cross the finish line for 5K/1 Mile will receive a metal

Special THANKS to our SPONSORS! 

   Segura Farms      Iberia Sports & Rehab  

 M & S Janitorial    Statewide Electrical Services, LLC.    Schwing Insurance  

               Advertec        Warrior Running

Super 1 Foods      Raising Cane's

                 St. Michael's Signs        Iberia Travel      

                                                   City of New Iberia


Can you survive "Running of the Bulls?"

Particpants may dress in white shirt, and white shorts/pants with a red sash around neck and waist, just like the historic Bull Run in Pamplona, Spain. 

Congratulations 2019 Winners!

2019 Winners

Congratulations 2018 Winners!

2018 Winners

Congratulations 2016 Winners! 

2022 Board of Directors


Board of Directors

Brinkley Segura Lopez, President 

Lauren Greig,                     Vice President

Ashley Verret, Treasurer 

Dustin Johnson, Secretary

Darren Romero

Michelle Blanchard 

James Viator

Tessie Segura Dore

Barry Segura

Donna Gary

Korie LeBlanc 

Christopher Segura 

Chantel Peltier

Matt Lopez

Hannah Bee

Sydni LeBlanc

Sara Espinosa

Honorable Board Members, Queen, Chloé Mixon

Blake Miguez


Crochet Ceiling

  Crochet Ceiling down Church Alley Featured on:


Click here to read the article from Spain!

Spanish Festival 2016

featured on 

AAA's Southern Traveler Magazine