Sharing the food, music, culture, and history at the heart of Cajun & Creole Country.

Things to Do on a Monday in Lafayette

Oftentimes it can be difficult when visiting an area to find things to do on a Monday. It’s one of our more popular questions at the beginning of each week in our Visitor’s Center. In spite of what you may believe there are plenty of things to do, places to eat as well as shop throughout Lafayette…

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Top Sights in Oil Center

For a century, Louisiana has played a major role in the country’s oil and gas development, and Lafayette has served as a major spoke in the industry’s wheel. That’s why, in 1952, Lafayette businessman and philanthropist Maurice Heymann envisioned a section of town to house businesses associated with…

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Cajun Restaurants in Lafayette, LA

Here in Lafayette, we are known for our rich Cajun heritage and delicious cuisine, attracting visitors from all over the world to experience the unique flavors and culture of the region. There's nothing quite like it, from traditional crawfish boils to gumbo, jambalaya, and étouffée. Visitors can…

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Bon Temps Grill

Brothers Patrick and Steven O'Bryan grew up in the hospitality industry, Patrick started as a busboy at Cafe Vermilion, and Steven worked in corporate restaurants training kitchen staff. So it only made sense that the two joined forces to open their restaurant. In 2012 the brothers opened Bon Temps…

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7 Great Happy Hours You Should Know About

Everyone knows about the regular happy hour specials. Things like 2-for-1 margaritas, cheap beers, and a random assortment of snacks to munch on, but here in Lafayette, we offer more than just the norm. No matter what day you're looking to steal a deal, you can find a happy hour special that'll…

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Coolest Cocktails in Lafayette

Libations. Spirits. Cocktails. Drinks. Aperitif. Whatever you call it, liquid concoctions of booze, fruit, herbs, and other flavors can elevate any outing. Bartenders and mixologists are becoming more playful and adventurous on their bar menus. There's something for everyone, from old-school…

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