Happiest City in America

Sunbelt Conference Championship Gameday Guide

Louisiana’s Cajun Country has a distinct personality, known for food, family, and fun and it’s no different when it comes to football. Voted best collegiate team nickname by ESPN, the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns embody fun.

Plans have already begun for UL’s participation in the Sun Belt Conference championship game at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4 at Cajun Field. Season ticket holders have until 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 22 to lock in their seat location. After that time, tickets for the game will be opened to the general public. Ticket prices are $35 for reserved seats and $25 for general admission. Click the button below to purchase your tickets.


If you’re visiting Lafayette, LA for the Sunbelt Conference Championship, check out our guide below to make the most of your time while visiting the Happiest City in America.


Things To Do

Whether your passion is music, cuisine, festivals, history, culture, shopping, outdoors, wildlife or a little bit of everything, Lafayette's got something for you to discover.

Places to Eat

The biggest challenge when visiting Lafayette will be working out what not to eat. If you are planning a food tour or just looking to explore the best Lafayette has to offer, here is a comprehensive guide to the city's best foodie delights.


Lafayette is known for its swampland dotted with moss-draped cypress trees teeming with wildlife, which makes it the perfect destination for bird watching, paddling, fishing, and numerous other outdoor activities.


Work hard, play hard. It’s not just a motto; it’s a way of life here in the heart of Cajun & Creole Country. No matter what time of year you visit Lafayette, LA we will have something for you to celebrate.

African American Musical Legends in...

June is African American Music Appreciation Month. A time to honor, celebrate, and reflect on all the musical accomplishments Black Americans have given... Read More

June Events Spotlight

If you're looking to spend some time in the Hub City and want to know what events are happening in June, you're in the right place. We'll... Read More

Lafayette Weekly

The Cajun Heartland State Fair rolls on this week with nightly performances by artists from right here in Acadiana. Performers include rock guitarist... Read More

Creole Music

An early 20th-century precursor to zydeco, la-la music melds indigenous American, African, European, blues, nascent rhythm and blues, and Louisiana... Read More

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. The eight parishes that comprise the area are Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermilion. Acadiana is made up of 22 South Louisiana parishes that extend from south of Alexandria in the center of the state, to Lake Charles on the west, south of New Orleans on the east, and to the Gulf of Mexico in the south.

Plan Your Escape

Lafayette, LA is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known as the ‘Happiest City in America’ and it’s no mystery. Whether your passion is for our rich cultural history, the bustling culinary scene or distinctive blend of Cajun and Zydeco music, you can be sure you will leave beaming from ear to ear. Plan your escape to the Happiest City in America.

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