Fall in Lafayette

Lafayette is a destination that’s worth a visit any time of year. Fall is especially beautiful for spending time outdoors, with nature trails and cypress bayous waiting to be explored. Fall is also filled with events and festivals celebrating everything from blackpot cooking to local haunts, vintage hotrods, and modern films. The season’s biggest event is Festival Acadiens et Créoles, where our local culture shines with three days of authentic music, dancing, art, and food. Need even more inspiration to visit Lafayette during the fall? Check out our Fall Guide to Lafayette below and start planning your fall getaway to the Happiest City in America.

Fall Guide

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Fall Festivals

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Fall Food


In Lafayette, we are natural-born brunchers. There’s no shortage of brunch options in Lafayette with each restaurant putting its unique spin on this intentionally relaxing meal.

Farmers Markets in Acadiana

Lafayette is steadily embracing pet-friendly places to pass a good time. Not only are there restaurants you can bring your pets to, but there’s also plenty of hotels and dog parks.

Plate Lunch Paradise

Over 50 locations to choose from serving up a meat, a gravy-covered starch, a pair of vegetable sides, and a simple piece of bread all served on a single plate.

Fall Trip Ideas

Inspiration Journal

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

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October Events Spotlight

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Gulf Brew 2023

Experience the Acadiana region's largest craft beer festival with over 200 beers from distributors and local homebrewers. Gulf Brew brings a southern festival feel to tasting…

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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