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

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 (January 18-24,...

As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King's life and legacy this week, I would like to honor the racially defying artists that made South Louisiana a... Read More

King Cakes

Most people think of Mardi Gras as our season of merriment before Lent. Still, many of our traditions, such as the sweet and decorative king cake,... Read More

It's Crawfish Season, Y'all!

Crawfish, also known as crayfish, crawdads or mudbugs to some visitors, are freshwater crustaceans found in the swamps and marshes of south Louisiana.... Read More

Lafayette Weekly - (January 11-17,...

Although most Mardi Gras events have been canceled due to the recent peak in covid-19 cases, folks in Lafayette are still finding ways to celebrate.... Read More

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