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...
Man And Woman In Cowboy Boots At Glide Studios In Lafayette, LA Glide Studios
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

Tula Tacos & Amigos
TULA Tacos & Amigos
Desserts and coffee at Black Cafe in Lafayette, LA
Black Cafe
Jefferson Street Pub
Jefferson Street Pub
Poupart's
Poupart's Bistro

Downtown Shopping

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

Downtown Attractions

Lafayette Weekly

Moon & Stars: A Tribute to Moon Mullican is the latest collaboration from Texas roots rocker Johnny Nicholas and Louisiana-based... Read More

Spring Has Sprung in Lafayette

In Lafayette, Spring parades in like a Mardi Gras and two-steps out like a Zydeco Queen. Gardens burst with azaleas in every shade of pink, peach, red,... Read More

New Restaurants Open in Lafayette

Lafayette restaurnteurs can give themselves a pat on the back for opening so many new eateries in town over the past year. From breweries to soda... Read More

Mardi Gras Indians of Lafayette

Living Tradition at Pontiac Point Bells, whistles, dance, and chants drape Simcoe and Surrey St. on Mardi Gras morning. The Mardi Gras Indian walking... Read More

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