Welcome to Lafayette, Louisiana, known as the Happiest City in America, where joie de vivre knows no bounds. Each visit is a choose-your-own-adventure of unique experiences from the enchanting allure of cypress and tupelo swamps, the rhythmic accordion melodies, or the irresistible savor of Cajun and Creole culinary delights. No matter the season, Lafayette promises every visit a unique experience for the spirit and soul in the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country.

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Caroline Marcello Social Media Manager

Inspiration Journal

Lafayette's blog showcasing the food, music, culture and history at the heart of Cajun & Creole Country.

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Trivia in Lafayette

Unleash your inner genius and gather your trivia squad! From cozy pubs to bustling breweries, Lafayette boasts a vibrant scene of local trivia nights catering to every curious…

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. Crawfish have become as much…

March 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 you a rundown of live music…

Getting to Lafayette

The city of Lafayette, LA is located in the center of Lafayette Parish at the intersection of I-10 and I-49 between New Orleans and Houston and only 35 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico.

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