Miles Perret Cancer Services

Join us in honoring Acadiana's cancer survivors!

On March 9th, join us in Moncus Park for Survivor Celebration to honor Acadiana's cancer survivors! This celebration will be free for all to attend and fun for the entire family, featuring live music by Jet Seven, a community mural painting, fun jumps, food trucks, face painting, yard games, and more!

All proceeds from this event benefit Miles Perret Cancer Services. Your participation provides services to local families fighting cancer. Through your support, Miles Perret clients are never charged for the services they receive.


Parking

There will be free parking at Moncus Park on Lafayette Lawn, and our volunteers will direct the visitors as they arrive. Paid parking will be available at Moncus Park's parking lot.

Schedule:

  •   1:00 PM - Event begins
  •   1:15 PM - Survivor Walk and Opening Ceremonies begin
  •   2:00 PM - DJ Seth Fangue takes the stage and all booths open
  •   3:00 PM - Live music by Jet Seven!
  •   5:00 PM - Event ends

Survivor VIP Experience

Exclusive area and free food
Goodie bags
Reserved seating in front of stage
Potty Girl restrooms with attendant

Food Truck Options

Acadiana Bar & Grill
Equisite Gourmet Cotton Candy
Louisiana Bean
DREAMS of Acadiana

Family Fun

Live music by Jet Seven
Community mural painting
Fun jumps
Facepainting and yard games

FAQs

  • Can I come even though I am not a survivor?

    Yes, we encourage anyone in the community, whether survivor or supporter, to join in the fun and celebrate those who have triumphed over cancer.

  • Do I have to register for the Survivor VIP Experience?

    Registration is not required. You will just need to check in at the Survivor VIP tent the day of the event.

  • I’m a survivor. Can my family come?

    Yes! While the purpose of this event is to celebrate you, we encourage anyone in the community to come out to support those who have triumphed over cancer.

  • I’m still going through treatment, am I considered a survivor?

    Yes, at Miles Perret Cancer Services, we consider you a survivor from the day you are diagnosed.

  • Is parking free?

    500 parking spaces will be reserved and available for free at Lafayette Lawn in Moncus Park. A shuttle service will be available to bring guests from Lafayette Lawn to the event at no charge. Visitors can also use the permanent parking lot at Moncus Park for a fee and walk to Lafayette Lawn.

  • Is there an admission fee to attend?

    No, Survivor Celebration is a free event and open to the public. We want to ensure that everyone in the community can join us in celebrating the strength of our local cancer survivors.

  • What food will be available?

    In the Survivor VIP area, survivors will have access to a variety of complimentary foods provided by local businesses. Food from ABG on Wheels, DREAMS Xpress, Exquisite Gourmet Cotton Candy, and The Louisiana Bean will be available for all guests to purchase at their food trucks.

  • What is the Live Community Mural?

    Designed by Artist Colette, our collaborative mural invites participants to contribute to a visual masterpiece that encapsulates the spirit of hope. During the event, participants of all ages are invited to pick up a paintbrush and fill in a section of the mural. The completed mural will stand as a symbol for what the Acadiana community can accomplish when we come together with a purpose.

  • Where can I pick up my survivor gifts?

    Survivor gifts will be available in the Survivor VIP tent while supplies last.

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