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The Ford Escape Just Became Millennial’s Favorite SUV

Millennial’s Favorite SUV

2017 Ford Escape

Ford it taking a new approach to reaching out to “Millennial’s” with a new game that is appealing to this generation’s love of games and puzzles.  With this game, it wouldn’t be surprising if the 2017 Ford Escape became the Millennial’s Favorite SUV.

The Escape Experience sounds similar to those new breakout games that have started popping up all over the place.  The idea is to use clues given in the game to help solve different puzzles and “escape”.  The game takes place in New York, and your tools to help you escape are, of course, the 2017 Ford Escape.  This game creates a virtual test drive like none you’ve ever experienced, and allows for young adults who enjoy playing games to test out the Ford Escape without have to travel to the dealership.

Perhaps the most compelling piece of this new Escape Room game is that you have to use the technology available in the Ford Escape in order to solve the puzzle to get out.  Although, everyone loves technology and the sounds of things like “adaptive cruise control” and “voice-to-text with SYNC3” sound cool, this game allows for its users to actually see and use these technologies firsthand!

I don’t know about you, but here at Highway Ford, we would love to try out this new Escape Room game.  Tell us your thoughts about how Ford is combine auto world with gaming world!

Memorial Day Events in SWLA

Memorial Day Events

Memorial Day symbolizes many things:  it’s the unofficial start to summer, if the first weekend for great family cookouts, and most importantly, it’s a time to remember all those who fought for us to have the freedom to enjoy our weekends and summer.  If you are looking for local places to spend your Memorial Day weekend, here are some great Memorial Day Events is SWLA to see!

Sulphur Heritage Days:

What better way to spend Memorial Day weekend than at a festival that includes music, food, entertainment, and carnival rides!  The Sulphur Heritage Days Festival is celebrating its 9th year and all proceeds go to the Brimstone Historical Society.

The Taste of Louisiana Festival:

You can’t have a party in Louisiana on Memorial Day weekend that doesn’t include food.  Not just any food, but authentic Cajun Food.  The Taste of Louisiana Festival includes many great Creole and Cajun dishes that are a staple of our great state.  In addition, music will feature Cajun and Zydeco bands, to further celebrate our diversity and heritage.

Memorial Day Avenue of Flags:

Memorial Day wouldn’t be complete without honoring the reason for this 3-day weekend.  Be sure to stop by the Memorial Day Avenue of Flags event on Memorial Day at the Orange Grove/ Graceland Cemetery.  Here, you will find a line of flags as you go through the cemetery and a display of eight previous United States Flags in the history circle.

Great Cajun Festivals this Summer in Lake Charles

Cookout

Here in Lake Charles, we are known for our Creole heritage and Cajun lifestyle.  As part of this Cajun life, we love to eat, drink and celebrate our heritage and history.  Lake Charles has some of the best festivals to celebrate this – See what summer Cajun Festivals are going on this year.

Cajun Food & Music Festival (July 15-16)

The Cajun Food & Music Festival is an exciting event with classic Louisiana dishes such as Jambalaya and gumbo, and other great Cajun spiced foods.  In addition to great food, you will find bands playing traditional Cajun music.  This year, this festival will be held at Burton Coliseum Complex on July 15th and 16th.

Arts & Crabs (August 20)

Only in Louisiana can you find a festival that puts art and crabs together.  Now this festival doesn’t actually paint pictures of crabs, but it does let you enjoy great Cajun food (with crabs) while you participate in different arts and crafts.  This year, the event will be held on August 20th.

Marshland Festival (July 29-30)

The Marshland Festival began as a way to bring young people together to learn and celebrate Louisiana Heritage and Cajun Music and Cuisine.  Like most festivals in SWLA, you can’t have a good party without good Food and Music!  This festival has been around for over 25 years and continues to be a great time!

We enjoy these festivals as much as the next Louisiana native.  If you know of any other great festivals going on this summer, tell us about it at Highway Ford.

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