LAKE CHARLES, La. (July 22, 2016) — Stars and Stripes in the Park Classic Car Show and Boudin Wars are two upcoming, family-friendly events happening during one fun-filled September weekend in Sulphur, Louisiana.


Held Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Heritage Square in Sulphur, La., the Stars and Stripes in the Park Classic Car Show features hundreds of classic cars, hot rods, truck, and motorcycles. Entry for show vehicles and spectators is free. Door prizes will be awarded, with food booths, music, and entertainment for the children. There will be an awards presentation following the show, featuring Stars and Stripes Pageant winners.


Culinary traditions run deep in Louisiana, and boudin is one of the unique food items that can be found in the state. It’s a blend of pork, rice, onions, and parsley served in a sausage casing. The 5th annual Boudin Wars will take place inside the Henning Cultural Center located at 923 South Ruth Street in Sulphur, La. from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local restaurants and stores will be allowing visitors to sample their boudin recipes, and visitors will get to taste the “Best Boudin in Southwest Louisiana.”


Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Henning Cultural Center or at Each ticket allows the bearer to get a small sample from each boudin vendor. Boudin Wars is an event previously recognized by the Southeastern Tourism Society (STS) as an “STS Top 20 Event,” and is sponsored by the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.


For more information, contact the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau at (337) 436-9588, visit