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
Jefferson Street Pub
Jefferson Street Pub

Downtown Shopping

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

Downtown Attractions

Lafayette Weekly (June 21-27, 2021)

The Hideaway on Lee will host the release of two much-anticipated debut solo albums by two of our area’s most unique singer/songwriters. Formerly... Read More

Lafayette Weekly (June 14-20, 2021)

Live music is back in full swing this week in Lafayette. The Blue Monday Blues Jam will return to its new location at the Grouse Room on June 14,... Read More

Lafayette Weekly (June 7-13, 2021)

Local pop singer and keyboardist Hunter DeBlanc will continue his Janky Piano Night this Wednesday at the Grouse Room. DeBlanc will be singing top 40... Read More

The Hidden Street Taco Joints of...

Why reserve tacos just for Tuesdays? Lafayette has a hidden street taco scene, and all you have to do is look just beyond the horizon. Staring at us in... Read More

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