Downtown Lafayette celebrates the unique culture of Acadiana. Our events define Downtown as the center of Lafayette–the most vital cultural heart of the region, and our business outreach and marketing efforts bring thousands of visitors to the Downtown district. Downtown Lafayette started in 1983 and has hosted the locals' most-loved traditions for over three decades.

Being a Downtowner means supporting all of the things you love about Downtown Lafayette. Be an active part of the community by becoming a member of Downtown Lafayette. Membership dues range from $125-$350 annually. For only a few dollars a month you can keep Downtown Lafayette thriving.


Once you join, you will have unlocked the benefits of being a part of the Downtown community:

  • A meeting with us to better understand your needs as a member. 
  • A new member welcome packet
  • Networking/advertising opportunities through access to our database of residents and businesses within our district! Email us for the directory:
  • Invites to special events and member-only opportunities
  • Opportunity to host an open house, even during 2nd Saturday ArtWalk
  • A link to your website or Facebook page from our Member Directory on our website. 
  • Vote in our board elections for Downtown Lafayette Unlimited or serve on our board yourself!
  • Get exclusive invites to our Downtown Members Only Breakfast and Happy Hour meetings.