Downtown Lafayette

Downtown Lafayette provides a rich and unique experience for groups, large or small. Whether your interest is to visit, shop, dine, play Downtown has something for everyone from galleries to restaurants and everything in between. Home of Downtown Alive!, a spring and fall concert series, and 2nd Saturday ArtWalk as well as over 80 events annually, Downtown is your center for events and fun.

What's New?

Bowling with live Cajun & Zydeco music. Private rooms available for groups or parties.
Community arts center with weekly dance classes, art classes, visual arts residencies, gallery programming and special...
Come be the Y in Lafayette
Violin/Fiddle retail and repair with handmade instruments. Group demos and performances available.
Fine craft gallery featuring pottery, blown glass, wood and metal sculptures, baskets, dyed silk, jewelry, recycled art and...
Learn the two-step and waltz to Cajun & Zydeco from an experienced instructor with live music by request.
Beer garden with open-air market and performance space in a family-friendly and pet-friendly atmosphere.

Downtown Restaurants

Carpe Diem!
Carpe Diem! Gelato - Espresso Bar
Pop's Poboys
Pop's Poboys
Tsunami Sushi
Tsunami Sushi
Desserts and coffee at Black Cafe in Lafayette, LA
Black Cafe
Jefferson Street Pub
Jefferson Street Pub
Poupart's Bistro

Downtown Shopping

Reflections of Olde Antique Mall
Reflections of Olde Antique Mall
Gallery 549
Gallery 549

Downtown Attractions

Acadiana Center for the Arts 2022...

The Acadiana Center for the Arts, the local arts center located in Downtown Lafayette that serves the eight-parish Acadiana region, has released their... Read More

Lafayette Weekly

Thanksgiving is here, and there's plenty of live music to catch this week in the Hub City. This week's schedule kicks off with what may seem... Read More

Holiday Gift Guide 2021

To say we are excited for the holidays this year is an understatement! This season is shaping up to look much more normal than the last. Hopefully,... Read More

November Events Spotlight

If you're looking to spend some time in the Hub City and want to know what events are happening, you're in the right place. We'll give... Read More

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