Moncus Park Kicks off Summer Fun with New Programming Schedule

Lafayette, LA – May 31, 2023 –

Moncus Park, Lafayette’s nonprofit greenspace, is thrilled to announce its summer programming schedule promising an unforgettable season filled with wellness programs, delicious cuisine, and exciting activities!

The Park will host a range of family-friendly programs, ensuring that everyone can find something to enjoy. From food trucks under Live Oaks to drum circles and wellness experiences designed to promote a healthy lifestyle, families will have ample opportunities to bond, have fun, and create lasting memories together this summer at Moncus Park!

Special Programs

  • International Day of Yoga with LuLulemon and Moncus Park
    • Date: Wednesday, June 21st
    • Time: 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    • The free program will feature rejuvenating yoga sessions, soothing breath work, transformative sound baths, live music, and a vibrant array of vendors and food trucks.
  • National Food Truck Day, presented by Home Bank
    • Date: Friday, June 30th
    • Time: 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
    • National Food Truck Day at Moncus Park will showcase a diverse lineup of 14 food trucks, each offering unique culinary creations and mouthwatering delicacies. From gourmet burgers and authentic Mexican to local seafood and sweet treats, there will be something to satisfy every craving! Vendors include: The Funnel Factory, Sweet Magnolia Creamery, Nina Creole, C’est Bon Manger, Kitchen on Klinton, Mo’s LA Seafood, Exquisite Gourmet Cotton Candy, Big Thane’s, Fiestout Services, Smiley Ice, Southern Kreole’ Cravings & Pastries, La Cara De Nopal, ABG on Wheels, The Louisiana Bean.

Recurring Summer Programs

  • Community Drum Circle with TRINITY
    • Dates: June 1, July 6, August 3 | 6:00 pm – First Horizon Amphitheater
  • KidStrong Milestone Accelerator Program
    • Dates: June 7, August 2 | 9:00 am – Lafayette Lawn
  • Harmonious Haven: Breathe, Flow, and Unwind with Ascend Wellness
    • Dates: June 14, July 12, August 9 | 6:00 pm – Lafayette Lawn
  • Yoga in the Park with The Space Yoga Studio
    • Dates: July 19, August 16 | 6:00 pm – Lafayette Lawn
  • Confident Kidz: Boosting Self-Esteem Through Play
    • Dates: June 28, July 26, August 30 | 11:00 am – Park Circle

All programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. To see program details, visit or follow the Park on social media @moncuspark.


About Moncus Park

Moncus Park is a supporter-funded nonprofit dedicated to developing and maintaining these 100 acres of greenspace, showcasing the cultures and talents of Acadiana, uniting communities through celebrations, and creating traditions together. Moncus Park does not receive local tax dollars for maintenance or operations, nor is it included in Lafayette Consolidated Government’s annual budget. This nonprofit park conservancy model is the first in Acadiana and is a growing trend across the country. Learn more by visiting