La Asociación Española de Nueva Iberia

April 2022 Dates Coming Soon...

10th Anniversary Celebration

New Iberia Spanish Festival ~ April 19-21, 2024





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.


Spanish Gala   

Saturday, May 22nd 2021


Sliman Theatre for the Performing Arts 

129 East Main Street * Historic Downtown New Iberia

Celebrating Nueva Iberia with Food, Music, Culture, and More! 

Membership Admission Ticket:

$75 per person

$100 Reserved Seating 

*Proceeds dedicated to New Iberia and Alhaurin Student Exchange Program and promotion of Spanish Heritage throughout the Community. 




  • 7:00pm-10:00pm-The Gala, located at the Sliman Theatre for wine, beer, sangria, gourment foods, LIVE & Silent auction,  Entertainment by local Artist Keely Brennan
  • Ticket also entitles the holder to One year's membership to La Asociación Española de Nueva Iberia, Inc.  (501c3 non-profit) 

Tickets ON-SALE

Available for purchase at:

The Bayou Teche Museum

A Spot for Tea

All Creatures Veterinary Hospital 

or Online Payments are Available: 

Membership Admission Ticket

$75.00 per person

RESERVED Seating Ticket

$100.00 per person 

* Reserved seating for 8 guests per table 

 *Payment processing fees will apply for online payments *




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