Louisiana Spirits is Hosting Cajun Country Para-Con in New Iberia

Meet Travel Channel & Netflix Paranormal Investigators at Cajun Country Para-Con March 2024

By Tracie Ysaguire, Publisher for Macaroni KID New Iberia July 24, 2023

Are you a fan of the paranormal? Do you love attending events and conferences to learn more about the unexplained? Well, I am happy to break the news first here on Macaroni KID New Iberia. Our friends at Louisiana Spirits in conjunction with The City of New Iberia will be hosting the first ever para-con in New Iberia next year! 

Whether you want to be an attendee, a business sponsor, or a vendor at this first ever event for Iberia Parish, we have all the details for you here. This event is guaranteed to bring in folks from out of town to shop, eat, and take in all our wonderful city has to offer!

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The Cajun Country Para-Con is coming to New Iberia on March 23, 2024 at The Sliman Theater, formerly known as The Evangeline Theater, and the Bayou Teche Museum. You will get to meet Travel Channel, You Tube, and Netflix paranormal celebs and investigators, shop and mingle with local arts & crafts vendors, local authors, get some grub from local food trucks, and of course talk all things paranormal! 

The group is striving to make this an annual event for New Iberia and working with several local organizations and businesses to make this event huge for Iberia Parish. Cajun Country Para-con will take place from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in beautiful downtown New Iberia at both the Bayou Teche Museum and The Sliman Theater. 

General admission tickets are $30.00 each and are now available for purchase via Eventbright or by heading to:

Meet your favorite Travel Channel, Netflix, YouTube paranormal celebs during the meet and greet for a chat and autograph: 

  • Shane Pittman and Joshua Pervis from The Holzer Files, The Searchers and 28 Days Haunted 
  • Jereme Leonard from Ghost of Morgan City and 28 Days Haunted
  • Ghost Hunting Housewives, Crystal Hill and Carol Windham 
  • Southern Heat Paranormal, paranormal film company from Georgia
  • Psychic Medium Sarah Lemos of Ghost of Morgan City and The Ghost Town Terror  
  • Daniel Alan Jones UFO expert, Producer, Host, Editor of The Vortex & Media Consultant at Roswell Daily Record
  • Bob Hinckley of the East Texas Bigfoot Research Organization 
  • Dan and Connie LaFave, professional paranormal researchers and investigators, owner of the Olde Park Hotel, as featured in Fright Club, Deathwalker, Travel Channel & Discovery+
  • The team from Paranormal Plantations, a new paranormal show coming to Amazon and Tubi 
  • Shawn Daniel from Suncoast Productions and Paranormal Researcher 
  • And the headliner for the event has been announced as Dave Schrader, host of The Paranormal 60 Podcast & Lead Investigator on Travel Channel's Ghosts of Devils Perch 

There are a limited amount of VIP passes available for the event. VIP passes allow for early entry, a ghost hunting event later that night, and a special Q & A with a few of the paranormal celebs from the event. Five slots have been releases as of September 2023 for VIP passes. 

There will be three levels of sponsorship for local businesses and organizations to get involved including a few top sponsor perks. The group is seeking sponsors in each category to help make this event a huge success for Iberia Parish. Check out the information below to find out how your business or organization can get involved in this event.

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Louisiana Spirits is looking for local vendors who would like to participate in the event selling their merch and goodies to attendees. Local vendors can purchase a vendor spot to sell their merch for only $25.00! There are a still a few spots open for the vendor show as of mid-November 2023. If you would like to be a part of this first ever conference in New Iberia, be sure to get your name on the list by emailing Marci Lee at

There will be also local food trucks selling dishes as well throughout the day. If you are a food truck vendor and interested in participating spots are limited, so be sure to contact Marci asap! A percentage of the all the proceeds from the event will go to Angel Paws Adoption Center to support the pets of Iberia Parish. 

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We love investigating with the team at Louisiana Spirits as well as meeting local residents and business owners to find about their businesses. I have learned so much over the last two years! We started our New Iberia Haunts series in 2022 and it's been such a hit with our followers. 

You can check out our investigations from 2022 and 2023 on our website to get some insider information on what happens during a paranormal investigation by searching New Iberia Haunts on our website under Articles. 


As a small business in New Iberia, Macaroni KID New Iberia is proud to be a sponsor of this first ever event for Iberia Parish. 

If you are interested in participating in this event as a vendor, sponsor, or food truck, or for any questions on VIP passes and general admission tickets, contact: 

Marci Lee, State Director and Case Manager of Louisiana Spirits Paranormal Investigations


Phone: 337-255-8112