Vidrine Family Reunion 2020

Mark your calendars and make plans now! The 2020 Vidrine Family Reunion will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020!



Frequently Asked Questions:

What’s the Vidrine Family Reunion?

It started seven years ago from cousins in the Vidrine Family Group on Facebook wanting to have a gathering. It’s for all who descend from Jean-Baptiste Lepaise de Vedrines and his wife Elizabeth de Moncharvaux who settled in the Opelousas Territory in the late 1700’s! Join us at the Ville Platte Civic Center in Ville Platte, LA on Saturday, November 14, 2020 from 10am-3pm!

How much does it cost?   

Admission: $5 for Adults, age 18-65; free for Seniors (65+) and children. Donations accepted to help defray the costs…a small offering for a full day of family, history, sharing!  Gumbo and Potato Salad will be served for lunch.

How do I register/where do I pay?    

There is no need to register. You can pay at the doors.

Where do I park?

Please use the parking lot in front of the Civic Center.

What about drinks or ice chests?

Bring your own drinks and snacks! Water will be available. NO GLASS OR BOTTLES!!!!!!

What is not allowed at the Reunion?

Please no glass, bottles or pets!

How do I get to the Ville Platte Civic Center?

It is off of Lincoln Rd in the city limits of Ville Platte. Follow the signs for the Ville Platte Civic Center. You can visit the Evangeline Parish Tourism website to get info directions, lodging and RV campsites.

Do you help booking hotel rooms or get camping & RV information?

Please visit the Evangeline Parish Tourism Office. There you can click on accommodations and there are numerous local options from you to choose from.

Where is Registration, General Information, Security, First Aid and Lost & Found?

Just go to the entrance of the Civic Center. There you will find the ‘brains’ of our event.

How can I help?  

VOLUNTEERS WANTED!!!! – Spread the word, encourage family members to attend. That will help everyone!

We will need to pick up all litter from the tables, floor and grounds – so be courteous and watch your children and help keep the trash where it belongs…in the dumpster.

Email: if you want to help, have questions, or have photos, news articles that you want to share (please identify who is in the photo)




Photos from Previous Reunions can be found here.