A local treasure trove of unique gifts – The Cajun Village Shops
If there is one thing Ascension isn’t short on its shopping, from antique shops to boutique stores, Tanger Outlet Center and Cabela’s. Amongst the many shopping choices is The Cajun Village and Coffee House, a wonderful collection of authentic, restored Acadian dwellings, in the heart of South Louisiana. Visitors are invited to stroll the grounds and visit the unique shoppes and boutiques that make their home in these sturdy old buildings. Enjoy some beignets ‘n cafe’ au lait while meandering through the stores, and shop for local art or souvenirs.
The Cajun Village features unique boutique shops, selling wares from antiques and jewelry, to Louisiana art and pottery, to Cajun odds and ends. This holiday season shop local for unique gifts that can’t be found online. You are sure to go home with something to treasure.
Louisiana Pottery is housed in a restored Acadian style home, c. 1830. The home was originally located in St. James, LA and was occupied by the Schexnayder family. Louisiana Pottery is the largest selection of fine, hand-crafted wares made exclusively by Louisiana Artisans, more than 135 artists represented. Classes are also offered. LouisianaPottery.com
Step inside and be amazed to find so many items with a Louisiana flair.. If you’re looking to buy Louisiana souvenirs, T-shirts, Cajun or Swamp pop music, alligator products, cookbooks and Cajun foods, then this shop has it all.
Housed in a 100 year old General Merchantile store, this “Louisiana style” antique shop offers a unique perspective on Louisiana decor and gifts. Livin’ Louisiana specializes in Louisiana decor, ornamental iron decor, driftwood natural arrangements, man cave collectibles, cypress knees, hand painted Louisiana art, and other home decor items.
LA Cajun Kitchen Store and Swamp Pop Candy Shop
The LA Cajun Kitchen Store boasts a variety of Cajun seasonings, mixes, recipes and cook wares that will have you cooking like a Cajun in no time! Check out the Swamp Pop Candy Shop for all the old fashioned treats from your childhood.