Downtown Alive!

Downtown Alive! has merged community and culture to create a weekly tradition and celebration in Downtown Lafayette, LA Friday evenings from 5:30 – 9 p.m. in the fall and spring. Downtown Alive! offers free entertainment through smoke-free, family-friendly outdoor concerts with genres ranging from Cajun to Zydeco and even modern and world music. Food and beverage concession are available, and sales help keep Downtown Alive! free, so please leave your ice chests at home with your pets. Downtown Alive! is produced by Downtown Lafayette in cooperation with Lafayette Consolidated Government.

2023 Fall Schedule of Performers

August 25
The Rouge Krewe
Parc Sans Souci

September 1
Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. & The Zydeco Twisters
Parc Sans Souci

September 15
Bonsoir Catin
Parc Sans Souci

September 22
Tommy McLain featuring CC Adcock & Special Guests with Jon Cleary
Parc Sans Souci

September 29
Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars with Special Guests
Parc International

October 6
Celebración de la Hispanidad
Parc International

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