Events

17th Annual Zydeco Pancake Breakfast

October 14th | 8:00 AM-11:00 AM
"Zydeco Pancake Breakfast" benefit for Kiwanis of Acadiana at Parc International. Kiwanis clubs focus on improving the world by serving children, one child, and one community at a time.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

2017 Boudin Cook-Off

October 21st | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
10th Annual Boudin Cook-Off at Parc Sans Souci benefits Preservation Alliance of Lafayette non-profit.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

2019 INFINITI QX50 Reveal at Tsunami

Friday, February 23rd | 8:00 PM-10:00 PM
​We will be revealing the 2019 QX50 at Tsunami. Along with the reveal, we will be giving out drink tickets for a drink valued up to $8.00.
Things to Do

20th Anniversary Screening of "Dirty Rice"

Monday, December 4th | 7:30 PM
Cinema on the Bayou Film Society and Acadiana Center for the Arts are pleased to announce the 20th anniversary screening of “Dirty Rice” at a Red Carpet community celebration of this film made in the heart of Cajun country and steeped in Cajun culture.
Theatre,Things to Do

2nd Annual Storybook Royal Brunch: Lessons in Fairy Tales

Saturday, March 3rd | 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Enjoy an hour and a half of dining while our princesses visit your table to sign autographs and take pictures. Throughout your dining experience, the princesses will take us on a journey as they tell their own stories through song and dance and recall the valuable lessons they learned along the way.
Things to Do

ArtWalk - Feb.17 (3rd Saturday)

Saturday, February 17th | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
*Due to Downtown Mardi Gras schedule, ArtWalk will be hosted on Saturday, February 17th*
See the Art - Buy the Art. Downtown comes alive as each independent gallery, studio and art house opens their doors for this free event. Art aficionados and casual patrons alike will leave inspired as they explore the Downtown Lafayette Cultural District.
ArtWalk,Museums,Theatre,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

2nd Saturday Artwalk

Every 2nd Saturday | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
See the Art - Buy the Art. Downtown comes alive as each independent gallery, studio and art house opens their doors for this free event. Art aficionados and casual patrons alike will leave inspired as they explore the Downtown Lafayette Cultural District.
ArtWalk,Things to Do,Kids

2nd Screening of 'Walk With Me'

Monday, January 15th | 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
‘Walk With Me’ takes us deep inside the world-famous monastery of Zen Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh, and captures the life of a monastic community who have given up all their possessions for one common purpose – to practice the art of mindfulness.
Things to Do

37th Annual Cajun Cup 10K

Saturday, November 11th | 8:05 AM-1:00 PM
Cajun Road Runners Club will be hosting the 37th Annual Cajun Cup 10K at Parc Sans Souci.
Things to Do,Kids

5th Annual Finish Line Festival for Zydeco Marathon

Sunday, March 4th | 7:00 AM-2:00 PM
Zydeco Marathon runners join together for the "Finish Line Festival" at Parc International, an end-of-race celebration that combines Cajun food, family-friendly fun..and Zydeco music!
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

A Parade without Barricades! - Krewe de Canailles

Friday, February 9th | 6:30 PM-10:30 PM
Parade starting at the Downtown Lafayette archway, walking the length of Jefferson St. then through the historic Freetown-Port Rico neighborhood to end with a bash at Warehouse 535.
Things to Do

Acadiana Po-Boy Festival

Saturday, April 7th | Time TBA
Third Annual Acadiana Po-Boy Festival
Things to Do

Acadiana Po-Boy Festival Artwork Auction

Friday, February 23rd | 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
The official Acadiana Po-Boy Festival artwork, designed by the incredible Trent Oubre Studio!
Things to Do

Acadiana Pride Festival

October 21st | 1:00 PM-6:00 PM
Celebrate the 4th Annual Acadiana Pride Festival at Parc International.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Activate Joy: The Christmas Dream Team Parade

Sunday, December 17th | 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
First Baptist Lafayette will be hosting Activate Joy: The Christmas Dream Team Parade. The Christmas Dream Team Parade combines fun songs and engaging drama to teach kids that Christmas is not simply about gifts under the tree, but about the gift of Christ's life.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Activate Love: Christmas Eve Worship

Sunday, December 24th | 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
First Baptist Lafayette will be hosting Activate Love: Christmas Eve Worship. The night of worship will focus on the nativity with beautiful, expectant candlelight and carols.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Alex Smith

September 8th | 8:00 PM
Alex Smith returns home from Nashville with his full band at Jefferson Street Pub.
Live Music,Things to Do

Alexandre Mouton House Christmas Party

Thursday, November 30th | 6:30 PM-9:00 PM
The Alexandre Mouton House rings in the Christmas season with its annual patron’s party, Thursday, November 30th. Beginning December 1st, the museum will be open to the public to view the beautifully decorated home.
Things to Do

An All-Star Tribute to Tom Petty presented by Sickbay and Social Entertainment

Thursday, November 23rd | 8:00 PM-1:00 AM
Sickbay and Social Entertainment present An All-Star Tribute to Tom Petty Thanksgiving night at The Jefferson Street Pub.
Live Music,Things to Do

An Evening with Cedryl Ballou & The Zydeco Trendsetters

Thursday, January 25th | 8:30 PM-11:30 PM
Live zydeco music at The Platform inside Dat Dog!
Live Music

An Evening with Gerard Delafose & The Zydeco Gators

Friday, January 5th | 9 PM-1 AM | $7
Dat Dog is proud to present GERARD DELAFOSE & THE ZYDECO GATORS and a night of wild Zydeco-powered fun at the Platform, Friday, January 5th! Doors at 9, Show at 10, $7!
Live Music

An Evening with Shovels & Rope

Wednesday, February 14th | 7:30 PM-10:30 PM
Indie folk duo Shovels & Rope stop by Acadiana Center for the Arts for their spring tour.
Live Music,Things to Do

An Evening with the Julian Lage Trio

Friday, February 23rd | 7:30 PM-10:30 PM
Jazz folk artist Julian Lage stops by Acadiana Center for the Arts for his tour dates in North America.
Live Music,Things to Do

AOC New Member Orientation

Tuesday, February 6th | 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Discover the benefits of joining AOC, all that can be done at AOC, as well as how to successfully reserve use of AOC’s resources.
Things to Do

Apollo's Crows & Brother Jac, & Ditallu Tribal Fusion Bellydance

Friday, February 16th | 8:30 PM-2:00 AM
Watch Apollo's Crows & Brother Jac LIVE at The Freetown Boom Boom Room.
Live Music

Art I10 Gallery Artist Talk

Thursday, January 25th | 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
The Acadiana Center for the Arts (AcA) has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant to produce the Art I-10 exhibition. This showcase celebrates artists living and working along the I-10 highway of which, Lafayette, LA is at the heart of.
Museums,Things to Do

Art Market at the Wurst

October 14th | 5:00 PM
The Wurst Biergarten will feature local artwork, apparel, crafts, crochet, chair massage, jewelry, natural oils, mon reve, Tarot Card Reading, and Wood Work.
ArtWalk,Things to Do

ArTech Fusion 18

Friday, March 16th | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
ArTech Fusion will feature performances and talks that promote and highlight the dynamic relationship between the arts and technology, through the use of creative collaboration. Premiere performances and lectures will feature video, dance, animations, spoken word and music. Additionally, The College of the Arts will honor the SPARK Lifetime Achievement Award winner Edward C. Mathes, AIA.
Things to Do

ArtWalk: Arco Music Trio

September 9th | 6:00 PM
​Sola Violins is thrilled to have Arco Music Trio as guest artists for the September Artwalk.
ArtWalk,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

ArtWalk: Delta Sedo + The Good Dudes

September 9th | 6:00 PM
Delta Sedo and The Good Dudes will be taking the stage at Phillyana Cheesesteaks for a night of free, family fun.
ArtWalk,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Artwalk: Super Motivation Galore with The Board

September 9th | 6:00 PM
Dancers, art and music unite for Sideways Hot Tub: Super Motivation Galore at Basin Arts.
ArtWalk,Live Music,Things to Do

Asleep at the Wheel: Merry Texas Christmas Ya'll

Thursday, Dec. 7th - Friday, Dec. 8th | 7:30 PM-10:30 PM
Lafayette’s own Chas Justus & the Jury are joining Asleep at the Wheel for their show at Acadiana Center for the Arts.
Live Music,Things to Do

Bach Lunch | Fall 2017

October 13th | 11:15 AM
Presented by the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation, Bach Lunch is a concert series on Fridays during the Spring and Fall seasons where participants enjoy lunch to the sounds of live music at Parc Sans Souci.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Bach Lunch | Fall 2017

October 20th | 11:15 AM
Presented by the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation, Bach Lunch is a concert series on Fridays during the Spring and Fall seasons where participants enjoy lunch to the sounds of live music at Parc Sans Souci.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Bach Lunch | Fall 2017

October 27th | 11:15 AM
Presented by the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation, Bach Lunch is a concert series on Fridays during the Spring and Fall seasons where participants enjoy lunch to the sounds of live music at Parc Sans Souci.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Bach Lunch | Fall 2017

November 3rd | 11:15 AM
Presented by the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation, Bach Lunch is a concert series on Fridays during the Spring and Fall seasons where participants enjoy lunch to the sounds of live music at Parc Sans Souci.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Bach Lunch | Fall 2017

October 6th | 11:15 AM
Presented by the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation, Bach Lunch is a concert series on Fridays during the Spring and Fall seasons where participants enjoy lunch to the sounds of live music at Parc Sans Souci.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Barktoberfest 2017

Saturday, October 28th | 11:00 AM-2:00 PM
Join Barkopolis Park + Pub for an anniversary event celebrating the cool breeze and great beer the German harvest month brings at The Wurst Biergarten.
Live Music,Things to Do

Basin Arts Art Bazaar 2017

Saturday, Nov. 25th | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
​Basin Arts is hosting an Art Bazaar as part of Downtown Lafayette's Small Business Saturday events and celebration! Local artists are invited to sell artwork and second-hand art supplies at discounted prices and local vendors and artisans are invited to pop-up and sell their wares.
Things to Do

Basin Arts Jazz Factory: United Way Benefit

Thursday, February 1st | 7:30 PM-9:30 PM
To benefit the United Way of Acadiana's Bucket Brigade, Basin Arts will be hosting the Basin Arts Jazz Factory. Come out for a swanky evening of jazz music, dance performance and live art. Think Jazz Club meets Dance Performance meets Art Party!
Theatre,Things to Do

Basin Arts present T.E.A.M. at ArtWalk

Saturday, Jan. 13th | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Basin Arts is proud to announce the first exhibition of its new T.E.A.M. program. The Emerging Artists Mentorship program is focused on offering guidance and mentorship to a selected group of emerging artists within the Lafayette community.
ArtWalk,Things to Do,Kids

Bayou State Book Talks

Tuesday, February 6th | 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Join authors Mathé Allain, Barry Jean Ancelet, Tamara Lindner, and May Rush Gwin Waggoner for a discussion of their new book "Anthologie de la littérature louisianaise d’expression française de 1682 à nos jours" at Bayou State Book Talks at the Downtown branch of the Lafayette Public Library.
Things to Do,Kids

Beauty & the Beast Jr. presented by KPAC

Dec. 1st-2nd | 7:30 PM, Dec. 3rd | 2:00 PM
Kidz Performing Arts Company presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, JR. at Cité des Arts.
Theatre,Things to Do,Kids

Benefit for Josh Baca (Los Texmaniacs)

Thursday, January 18th | 7:00 PM-12:00 AM
This concert is to benefit Josh Baca, accordionist for Los Texmaniacs, who lost his home to a fire on New Year's Day. All proceeds will help him and his family. No stranger to Acadiana, Los Texmaniacs have played numerous shows here including Black Pot Festival and Downtown Alive!.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Better Block Johnston Street

Saturday, Nov. 4th | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Several community groups will come together for Better Block Johnston, a community effort to reimagine and refresh three blocks of Johnston Street Downtown to promote a safer environment for pedestrians through improved crossings, pop-up shops from Lafayette Arts & Fleas, food trucks and kids activities with DJ Digital performing live.

Convent St & Johnston St.
Saturday Nov. 4th | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Free Admission
Things to Do

Bienvenue! Album Release Party

Sunday, December 3rd | 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
BIENVENUE! is a collection of songs from the beloved Clovis Crawfish book series. Listen to Clovis Crawfish and the All-Star Bayou Band perform live at Warehouse 535. Come pass a good time with dance lessons, pictures with Santa, gumbo, and gelato!
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Blue Monday Blues Jam Session

Every 2nd Monday | 5:00 PM-10:00 PM
“Blue Monday” is a Fund-Raising Jam Session held once a month at The Jefferson Street Pub with a mission to use music and community-partnership to raise funds in support of Life Care Services for the aging and retired musicians in our local community.
Live Music,Things to Do

Blue Monday Jam-Thanksgiving Eve

Wednesday, November 22nd | 8:00 PM
Join Blue Monday as they host a very special Thanksgiving Eve Blues Jam event at The Jefferson Street Pub. Blue Monday, blues jam, is held once a month at The Jefferson Street Pub featuring live entertainment and fellowship in support of local musical legends!
Live Music,Things to Do

Bonsoir, Catin + Sabra & The Get Rights

Saturday, February 10th | 10:00 PM-1:00 AM
Bonsoir, Catin + Sabra & The Get Rights perform at The Wurst Biergarten.
Live Music

Bowl for Kids' Sake

Thursday, March 17th | 9 AM-5 PM
Bowl For Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters’ signature fundraiser. Each year half a million people across America come together to have fun and raise money to support Big Brothers Big Sisters as we change how children grow up! By supporting Bowl for Kids’ Sake, you can start something in your community - more Bigs and LIttles can be paired up, more friendships can be gained, and improved outlooks on life can be started.
Things to Do

Brass Mimosa + Oh!Kelly

September 2nd | 9:00 PM
Funk group Brass Mimosa and American rockers Oh!Kelly team up at The Wurst Biergarten for a night of live music.
Live Music,Things to Do

Brass Mimosa at The Platform at Dat Dog

Saturday, January 6th | 9 PM-1 AM
Dat Dog proudly presents a funk-ified evening with BRASS MIMOSA, Saturday, January 6th at the Platform inside Dat Dog!
Live Music

Brother Jac CD Release Show feat. Lane Mack

September 8th | 10:00 PM
Rock n roll artist Lane Mack opens the show as Fuzz rockers Brother Jac celebrates their CD release at The Wurst Biergarten.
Live Music,Things to Do

Bubbles and Blues Presented by Love of People

Thursday, January 11th | 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
​In honor of the legendary retired musicians, Love of People, Quality of Life Services, and The Lending Closet present a special fundraising event on January 11th at The Science Museum. Enjoy champagne and Blue Monday: Blues Night Jam Session Jam Band! The proceeds of Bubbles and Blues will benefit The Lending Closet and Blue Monday Mission.
Live Music,Things to Do

Café Improv

Saturday, February 17th | 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
Join us for a special ARTSY improv performance, complete with the cool café background.
Things to Do

Cajun & Zydeco Dance Lessons

Thursday, February 1st | 5:45 PM-7:00 PM
​Mardi Gras is around the corner, and you know there will be a lot of great bands playing!
Register for the classes before they fill up.
Things to Do

Cajun Jam

Every Wednesday | 5:00 PM-12:00 AM
The weekly Cajun jam at the Blue Moon Saloon attracts some of the areas best musicians as well as folks from around the globe. Open to all, the jam allows players of all skill levels to sit in and play Cajun tunes the way they used to be played (comme dans l’vieux temps), all acoustic on the back porch.
Live Music,Things to Do

Cajun Jam

Every Wednesday | 8:00 PM-12:00 AM
The weekly Cajun jam at Blue Moon Saloon attracts some of the areas best musicians as well as folks from around the globe. Open to all, the jam allows players of all skill levels to sit in and play Cajun tunes the way they used to be played (comme dans l’vieux temps), all acoustic on the back porch.
Live Music,Things to Do

Caroline's Zydeco Crash Course!

Saturday, February 24th| 10:30 AM-12:30 PM
More than steps will be taught in this class. Learning to lead and to follow are just as important as the steps, as well as communication and etiquette.
Things to Do

Coffee With Rep. Jean-Paul Coussan

Wednesday, February 7th | 7:30 AM-8:30 AM
​Come enjoy a cup of coffee with State Representative Jean-Paul Coussan from District 45! We will meet at the ACA downtown to discuss some State politics and the upcoming Legislative session.
Things to Do

Compassionate Communication Practice Group

Every Wednesday | 6:00-8:00 PM
Compassionate Communication of Lafayette will be offering courses at the Lafayette Public Library every Wednesday. Take this opportunity to learn and practice spiritual listening and compassionate communication.
Things to Do,Kids

Creative Professional Social

October 12th | 6:00 PM
Filmmakers, musicians, content creators, artists, and creative professionals gather at Artmosphere for the Artists and Creatives Monthly Social.
Things to Do

Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble at The Platform at Dat Dog

Friday, January 12th | 10:00 PM-12:00 AM
Dat Dog proudly presents Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble for a night of dancin' and carryin' on at the Platform!
Live Music

CYT's Character Tea Party

Saturday, October 28th | 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
CYT Lafayette hosts the 4th Annual Character Tea Party at First Baptist Church.
Theatre,Things to Do,Kids

December ArtWalk - Metamorphoses

Saturday, December 9th | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
For 2nd Saturday ArtWalk, new works by Ben Koch will be presented at Basin Arts as part of the Prospect 4 Satellite programming.
ArtWalk,Things to Do,Kids

Deep-Rooted: Mural Unveiling Ceremony

Saturday, November 11th | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
The "Deep-Rooted" Mural will be unveiled at Crossfit Acadiana. The Acadiana Center for the Arts and the Lafayette Economic Development Authority will have representatives speaking on behalf of the ArtSpark Grant and the significant role it plays in shaping Lafayette's creative community. As one of the recipient artists of the ArtSpark Grant, Dirk Guidry will be present to discuss his mural project in it's entirety, from conception to completion.
Things to Do,Kids

Diamond Lynn Hip Hop Class at Basin Arts

Friday, February 2nd | 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
​Beyoncé's former background dancer, Diamond Lynn Smith, is back in Lafayette from Los Angeles to teach another fun Hip Hop Class at Basin Arts!
Things to Do

Diamond Lynn Hip Hop Class, One Night Only!

October 19th | 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Diamond Lynn Smith stops by Basin Arts for a very special hip-hop class for one night only.
Things to Do

Downtown Alive! Street Party present Grand Nathaniel and The Ghosts

Sept. 22 | 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Downtown Alive! and Social Entertainment presents Grand Nathaniel and The Ghosts plus The Shake Backs. The night will pay homage to DTA!s origins by throwing a party in the streets at the intersection of Congress and Jefferson. Happiest Hour is brought to you by Jefferson St. Pub at 5:00 PM.
Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do

Downtown Deep Clean Block Party!

Saturday, Nov. 4th | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join your fellow citizens for the Downtown Deep Clean Block Party to witness how action can transform our community!
Things to Do,Kids

Downtown Gumbo Crawl

Friday, January 19th | 5:30 PM-1:30 AM
​Downtown Lafayette's first official Gumbo Crawl! Enjoy Acadiana's favorite hot dish in this "Gumbo Weather" from select downtown Lafayette restaurants and bars!
Things to Do

Downtown Video Launch Party

Saturday, August 12th | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Join us for a true Downtown experience during the August ArtWalk on August 12th at Acadiana Center for the Arts. The night features the unveiling of the highly anticipated Downtown Lafayette Video, release of the Fall 2017 Downtown Alive! Lineup, and conversations with Downtown Lafayette Unlimited.
Downtown Alive!,ArtWalk,Things to Do

DTA! presents Flow Tribe

Friday, November 3rd | 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
Downtown Alive! presents Flow Tribe at Parc International. Happiest Hour brought to you by The Wurst Biergarten at 5:00 PM.
Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

DTA! presents King James & The Special Men

September 29th | 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
Downtown Alive! and Bayou Round Up presents King James & The Special Men at Parc Sans Souci. Happiest Hour is brought to you by Blue Moon Saloon at 5:00 PM.
Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

DTA! presents Los Texmaniacs

Friday, October 27th | 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
Downtown Alive! presents Grammy Award winners Los Texmaniacs at Parc Sans Souci. Happiest Hour brought to you by Tsunami at 5:00 pm.
Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

DTA! presents Marc Broussard

October 20th | 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
Downtown Alive! presents Marc Broussard plus Blue Monday Blues Review featuring "Lil' Buck" Sinegal, Major Handy, Lee Allen Zeno, Steve Adams & friends at Parc International. Happiest Hour brought to you by The Green Room at 5:00 PM.
Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

DTA! presents Mike Dean Band

October 6th | 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
Downtown Alive! presents Mike Dean Band plus Stop the Clock Cowboy Jazz. Happiest Hour brought to you by Nitetown at 5:00 PM.
Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

DTA! presents Pine Leaf Boys with Special Guests

Wednesday, November 22nd | 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
DTA! presents Pine Leaf Boys with special guests at Parc Sans Souci. Happiest Hour brought to you by Artmosphere Bistro at 5:00 PM.
Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

DTA! presents, Big Sam's Funky Nation with UL Jazz Ensemble

Friday, November 10th | 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
DTA! presents Big Sam's Funky Nation with UL Jazz Ensemble. Happiest Hour brought to you by Pat's Downtown at 5:00 PM.
Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

DTA!, UL Alumni, and Ragin Cajun Athletics welcome Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band

Friday, November 17th | 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
DTA!, UL Alumni, and Ragin Cajun Athletics welcome Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band at Parc Sans Souci. Happiest Hour brought to you by Legends of Lafayette at 5:00 PM.
Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Dueling Pianos Summer Edition Part 3

August 31st | 8:00 PM
Dueling Pianos takes over The Jefferson Street Pub once again serving your favorite cover tunes.
Live Music,Things to Do

Dwight James & The Royals-Early Show

Thursday, Dec. 14th | 7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Dwight James & The Royals will be playing an early show at Artmosphere.
Live Music,Things to Do

Eviction Clinic: Landlord & Tenant Rights

Monday, January 29th | 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
Presented by attorney Jason G. Senegal, know your rights as a landlord or a tenant if you are considering or facing eviction. This seminar is at Lafayette Public Library and free to attend and is funded through grants provided by the Louisiana Bar Foundation and Acadiana Legal Services Corporation.
Things to Do

Fair Housing Assessment: Open House

August 24th | 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Lafayette Consolidated Government's Community Development and Planning, Zoning, and Development staff have engaged in a Fair Housing Assessment. At this open house, the staff will share local data on fair housing trends in our community preparation for completing the HUD (U.S. Housing and Urban Development)- required Fair Housing Assessment.
Things to Do

Fairbanks & the Lonesome Light Album Release

August 26th | 8:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Fairbanks & the Lonesome Light will be releasing there album with local support from Reece Sullivan and Derrick Savoie at Atmosphere Bistro.
Live Music,Things to Do

Festival de Success

Saturday, November 11th | 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Leading Health Care in partnership with D.R.E.A.M.S Foundation host the 2nd Annual Festival De Success at Parc International. The festival is a free event for individuals with special needs and their families. Festival de Success is about empowerment, inspiration, and encouragement to never give up on a dream.
Things to Do,Kids

Feufollet + Radio Zydeco at JSP

Friday, March 9th | 8 PM-12 AM
Live music by Feufollet + Radio Zydeco!
Live Music

Feufollet & Revelers | Samedi gras

Saturday, February 10th | 10:00 PM-1:00 AM
Feufollet and Revelers take the stage for a Samedi Gras post parade party at Artmosphere Bistro.
Live Music

Figure Drawing Session: Girl and a Chair

Thursday, February 1st | 7:00 PM-8:00 PM
​We will be hosting our second figure drawing session for one hour in the front room of Gallery 333.
Things to Do

Focus on Drainage: Development Workshop

August 22nd | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Lafayette Consolidated Government's Public Works Department has released draft stormwater management regulations to be considered by the City-Parish Council later this fall. Come and learn the details of the proposal, offer feedback, and have your questions answered.
Things to Do

Forest Huval at Blue Moon Saloon

October 21st | 10:00 PM
Don't miss Forest Huval play cajun tunes at Blue Moon Saloon.
Live Music,Things to Do

Free Hot Breakfast, Different Strokes, and Jonathan Rome

Aug. 5th | 9:00 PM
Don't miss this 3 band line up at Artmosphere Bistro with original funk music from some local favorites!
Live Music,Things to Do

Free Hot Breakfast, Minos The Saint, Mia Montero @Artmosphere

Saturday, February 17th | 10:30 PM
Free Hot Breakfast + Minos The Saint + Mia Montero + Colin Smith will be performing the swankiest of shows at Artmosphere!
Live Music

Freetown Flow Yoga

Tuesday, November 21st | 5:45 PM-8:00 PM
Join Neil Gresham at Blue Moon Saloon for an all levels vinyasa yoga session. This class will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. A great way to center and ride the rhythm of your breath!
Things to Do

Grow Acadiana Socials

Every third Thursday | 5:30 PM
Join the Acadiana Food Alliance every third Thursday at The Wurst Beirgarten downtown for drink specials and monthly speakers related to the local food system.
Things to Do

Grow Acadiana Socials

Every third Thursday | 5:30 PM
Join the Acadiana Food Alliance every third Thursday for discussions related to the local food system. This month, we’ll be meeting at Jefferson Street Pub for drinks and conversation.
Things to Do

Grow Acadiana Socials

Every third Thursday | 5:30 PM
Join the Acadiana Food Alliance every third Thursday at The Wurst Beirgarten downtown for drink specials and monthly speakers related to the local food system.
Things to Do

Grow Acadiana Socials

Every third Thursday | 5:30 PM
Join the Acadiana Food Alliance every third Thursday at The Wurst Beirgarten downtown for drink specials and monthly speakers related to the local food system.
Things to Do

Gypsy Sticks LIVE at Agave Downtown

Friday, January 26th | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
​Enjoy Live Music by Gypsy Sticks at Agave Downtown!
Live Music

Hank and Cupcakes w/ Pagoda Mambo + Oh!Kelly

September 8th | 10:00 PM
Lafayette is in for a treat when bass & drum duo Hank & Cupcakes, funk group Pagoda Mambo, and alt-rock band Oh!Kelly takeover Blue Moon Saloon.
Live Music,Things to Do

Henry + The Invisibles with Dustin Gaspard & The Freetown Sound

September 1st | 10:30 PM
“The One Man Funk Band" Henry + The Invisibles with support from alternative folk artist Dustin Gaspard & The Freetown Sound take the stage at Blue Moon Saloon.
Live Music,Things to Do

High Divers + Motel Radio at Blue Moon Saloon

Saturday, November 18th | 10:00 PM-1:00 AM
Roots rock-n-roll High Divers and indie rockers Motel Radio take the stage at Blue Moon Saloon.
Live Music,Things to Do

Horace Trahan and The Ossun Express Mardi Gras CD Release Party!

Friday, February 9th | 8:00 PM-11:00 PM
​It's the official Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express's CD release party for their brand new "Until The End" CD, at Feed N Seed Lafayette!
Live Music

Improv Rumble! 2018

Friday, February 2nd | 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Head to Cité des Arts as Lafayette's improvisers unite for the ultimate spectacle in competitive improvised theater. Improv Rumble! will pit teams of improvisers against one another in an all-out brawl! Everything’s made up, but this time, YOUR VOTES DO MATTER. Who will go home victorious? Who will leave bananaless? These answers depend on YOU.
Theatre,Things to Do

Indian Dance Party - Canceled

Tuesday, January 30th | 6:00 PM
Stop by Carpe Diem! Gelato for a true Indian Style Dance celebration with traditional music, food, and happy people!
Live Music,Things to Do

Invasion of the Santas: Downtown Christmas Crawl

Friday, December 1st | 5:30 PM-12 AM
Santas will takeover downtown Lafayette as we wind our way through Jefferson Street stopping at 5 restaurant & bars along the way. Each stop will offer food, beer or spirits sampling to registered crawl members with additional chances to win door prizes and gift cards!
Things to Do

Ismonic and Mender at The Platform

Saturday, February 17th | 9:00 PM-12:30 AM
​Dat Dog presents a night of heavy melodies and dreamy grunge from ISMONIC and MENDER!
Live Music

It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Friday, Dec. 15th, Saturday, Dec. 16th | 7:30 PM-10:00 PM
A Live Radio Broadcast of the original 'It's A Wonderful Life' will be at Acadiana Center for the Arts to benefit the Ascension Episcopal Performing Arts Department.
Theatre,Things to Do,Kids

Jan Risher's Groundhog Day Variety Show

Friday, February 2nd | 7:00 PM-10:00 PM
To raise money for the United Way of Acadiana Bucket Brigade campaign, Jan Risher is hosting an old-fashioned variety show at The Hive Theatre.
Theatre,Things to Do

January SotB Event: Intersections of Environment & Society

Tuesday, January 23rd | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Science on the Bayou is a monthly-ish event in Lafayette, LA for folks interested in science (/math/engineering/whatever) to get together and share some fun thoughts and ideas in a casual atmosphere. It's also a chance to better connect with other science-minded people in the greater Lafayette community.
Things to Do

Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs

September 9th | 10:30 PM
Indulge in Louisiana French music as Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs perform at Blue Moon Saloon.
Live Music,Things to Do

Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs and Sabra Guzmán

Saturday, November 25th | 10:00 PM
Join cajun creole group Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs and old-time and country artist Sabra Guzmán at Blue Moon Saloon.
Live Music,Things to Do

Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs CD Release avec Jesse Lege

Sunday, February 11th | 8:00 PM-1:00 AM
It's here! Head to Blue Moon Saloon for the release of the highly anticipated debut album "Boue, Boucane, et Bouteilles" from Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rodailleurs. Come celebrate Sunday Gras and Get em while they hot!
Live Music,Things to Do

Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rodailleurs with The Rayo Brothers

Sept. 29th | 9:00 PM
Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rodailleurs is one of the newest Lafayette based Cajun/Creole bands featuring musicians Jourdan Thibodeaux, Cedric Watson, Joel Savoy, Alan Lafleur, and Sean Bruce. New folk favorites The Rayo Brothers are opening the show.
Live Music

JSP 7th Annual Black & White NYE Party

Sunday, December 31st | 8:00 PM-2:00 AM
Celebrate the new year at The Jefferson Street Pub for their 7th Annual Black & White NYE Party.
Live Music,Things to Do

Kings of Karaoke at The Greenroom

August 23rd | 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Sing with the Kings at The Greenroom and get a free shot every time you sing!
Live Music,Things to Do

KOKLA Thursday NITE

Thursday, February 8th | 7:00 PM-10:30 PM
​Kings of Karaoke: Sing with the Kings at Reggie's Soulfood
Live Music,Things to Do

Krewe of Bonaparte Parade Day

Saturday, February 10th | 6:00 PM
The parade rolls the Saturday before Mardi Gras and includes over 27 floats filled with theme-dressed riders.
Things to Do

Krewe of Carnivale en Rio Mardi Gras Parade

Saturday, February 3rd | 6:30 PM-10:30 PM
The Parada of the Krewe of Carnivale en Rio has become the premier Mardi Gras event in Acadiana. The Parada has become known for its colorful floats, dazzling lights and dancers and the huge amount of beads, throws and custom maracas we shower on the faithful parade-goers.
Things to Do

Kyle Huval & The Dixie Club Ramblers

Aug. 3rd | 7:00 PM
Kyle Huval & The Dixie Club Ramblers will be kickin' off the night for Artmosphere's Early Show schedule. Come down and dance while the sun sets! 7:00 PM.
Live Music,Things to Do

Kyle Huval//Bonsoir Catin//Jourdan Thibodeaux

October 13th | 9:00 PM
Valcour Records Presents: Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs, Bonsoir Catin, and Kyle Huval and the Dixie Club Ramblers, Bonsoir Catin at The Wurst Biergarten.
Live Music,Things to Do

Ladies Night at The Wurst Biergarten

Wednesday, January 31st | 5:00 PM-11:55 PM
First ladies night at The Wurst!
Things to Do

Lafayette Comedy presents Comedy Corner at The Greenroom

August 17th | 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Lafayette Comedy presents Comedy Corner, a monthly standup comedy showcase at The Greenroom.
Theatre,Things to Do

Lafayette Comedy's The Wurst Open-Mic at The Wurst Biergarten

Every Wednesday | 7 PM-10 PM
Each week experienced and amateur comedians take the stage to showcase new and old material with up to 5 minutes of stage time. At 9:00 p.m., the open-mic pauses while that week's headliner takes the stage. Following the headliner, the open-mic continues.
Things to Do

Lafayette Comedy's The Wurst Open-Mic at The Wurst Biergarten

Every Wednesday | 7 PM-10 PM
Each week experienced and amateur comedians take the stage to showcase new and old material with up to 5 minutes of stage time. At 9:00 p.m., the open-mic pauses while that week's headliner takes the stage. Following the headliner, the open-mic continues.
Things to Do

Lafayette Comedy's Weekly Open-Mic at Steam Press Cafe

August 30th | 8:00 PM
Lafayette Comedy presents the weekly stand-up comedy open mic at Steam Press Coffee Cafe.
Things to Do

Lafayette Comedy's Weekly Open-Mic at Steam Press Cafe

October 18th | 8:00 PM
Lafayette Comedy presents the weekly stand-up comedy open mic at Steam Press Coffee Cafe.
Things to Do

Lafayette Mini Maker Faire

Saturday, February 24th | 10:00 PM-3:00 PM
Maker Faire is a venue for "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects.
Things to Do

Lake Street Dive

September 7th | 7:30 PM
Lake Street Dive stops by Acadiana Center for the Arts during their final tour of the year.
Live Music,Things to Do

Lantern Parade at Downtown Alive!

Friday, November 10th | 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Lafayette will celebrate St. Martins Day with a traditional lantern parade! Partnered with Downtown Alive! and a part of this year's new children's program, DTA Kids!, Theatre Acadie will host the children's area located between the Children's Museum of Acadiana and Parc International.
Downtown Alive!,Things to Do,Kids

Les Malfecteurs and the Official Festival Closing Jam

October 15th | 8:00 PM
Les Malfecteurs stop by Blue Moon Saloon for the Official Festival Closing Jam.
Live Music,Things to Do

LeTrainiump + Free Hot Breakfast

Aug. 25th | 9:00 PM
Letrainiump is a 4 piece Synth-Pop band from Lafayette, Louisiana that aims to be the point where Motown and New Wave meet. Catch them live with Free Hot Breakfast opening the show at The Wurst Biergarten!
Live Music,Things to Do

Lost Bayou Ramblers & Brass Bed

Friday, February 23rd | 8:00 PM-2:00 AM
Recent Grammy winners Lost Bayou Ramblers and indie psychedelia pop group Brass Bed live at The Jefferson Street Pub. $10 Advanced tickets available at www.socialentertainment.net.
Live Music,Things to Do

Lost Bayou Ramblers CD Release Party + Julie Odell

Saturday, August 12th | 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Head to Blue Moon as the Lost Bayou Ramblers take the honky-tonk stage once again and are releasing their NEW CD joined by the swamp queen Julie Odell!
Live Music,Things to Do

Lost Bayou Ramblers-After Festival

October 15th | 8:00 PM
Stop by The Wurst Biergarten after Festival Acadiens et Creoles for more music from Lost Bayou Ramblers.
Live Music,Things to Do

Lost in Yonkers

Thursday, Nov. 9th-Sunday, Nov. 12th | 7:00 PM
Ascension Episcopal School presents Lost in Yonkers at The Hive Theatre.
Theatre,Things to Do,Kids

Louisiana Steampunk Festival 2017

Saturday, Nov. 4th-Sunday, Nov. 5th | 10:00 AM-8:00 PM
The Louisiana Steampunk Festival is an all-ages festival hosted by Cite des Arts to showcase and celebrate science fiction, technology, education, art, and mathematics.
Theatre,Things to Do,Kids

MacKenzie Bourg: Home for the Holidays

Tuesday, December 19th | 7:30 PM-10:00 PM
Singer-songwriter MacKenzie Bourg is home for the holidays for this live performance at Acadiana Center for the Arts.
Live Music,Things to Do

Marty Christian Early Show

August 31st | 7:00 PM
Blues artist Marty Christian takes the stage at Artmosphere to get your music fix started early.
Live Music,Things to Do

Mason Trail & Zydeco Rhythm + RJ & Zydeco Smoove

Thursday, February 15th | 10:30 PM-12:00 AM
​Dat Dog is proud to present an evening with Mason Trail & Zydeco Rhythm + RJ & Zydeco Smoove
Live Music

Mercy Exhibit

Wednesday, October 25th | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist and Acadiana Center for the Arts present Mercy Exhibit at Acadiana Center for the Arts. View a photography exhibit that explores everyday moments of mercy.
Museums,Things to Do,Kids

MIBrary Fundraiser Concert: La Recolte, Dr C & The Gris Gris, New Natives

September 1st | 9:00 PM
The Lafayette Community M.I.Brary Team is raising funds to bring a musical instrument library to Lafayette!
Live Music,Things to Do

Mimosa Brunch with Derrick Savoie

August 20th | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Indie folk songwriter Derrick Savoie will be live at Atmosphere's Mimosa Brunch. Come enjoy bottomless mimosas and soothing acoustic music.
Live Music,Things to Do

Moabi Kotu presents Ubuntu Experience Live at the Hive

Friday, December 8th | 7:30 PM
Moabi Kotu will perform songs from his debut album Emakhaya at The Hive. The album revisits traditional songs of the Bantu people of South Africa and shares the depth of their music, spirituality, language, richness of their culture and customs.
Live Music,Things to Do

Molly Burch + Spyglass presented by Sickbay

August 22nd | 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Sickbay presents is welcoming back Molly Burch and her band of lovers with with special guest Spyglass live at The Wurst Biergarten!
Live Music

Mommy & Me - KidsFest

Friday, April 21st | 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
This is an event for the whole family - moms, dads, grandparents - from toddlers to tweens.
Admission is FREE to the public and is designed to be an interactive experience. There will even be Princesses and Princes on-hand for photos!
Things to Do

Motel Radio with Shrugs at Blue Moon Saloon

October 7th | 10:00 PM
Indie rockers Motel Radio stop by Blue Moon Saloon with post folk group Shrugs.
Live Music,Things to Do

Movies in the Parc - Beauty and the Beast

September 30th | 5:30 PM-10:00 PM
Downtown Lafayette's LUS Fiber Movies in the Parc offers family- friendly, movie events featuring crowd favorites under the stars! Gates open at 200 Garfield Street at 5:30 pm and the movies start at dusk.
Movies in the Parc,Things to Do,Kids

Movies in the Parc - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

November 18th | 5:30 PM-9:00 PM
Downtown Lafayette's LUS Fiber Movies in the Parc offers family- friendly, movie events featuring crowd favorites under the stars! Gates open at 200 Garfield Street at 5:00 pm and the movie kicks off at 6:30.
Movies in the Parc,Things to Do,Kids

Movies in the Parc - The Secret Life of Pets

September 23rd | 5:30 PM-10:00 PM
Downtown Lafayette's LUS Fiber Movies in the Parc offers family- friendly, movie events featuring crowd favorites under the stars! Gates open at 200 Garfield Street at 5:30 pm and the movies start at dusk.
Movies in the Parc,Things to Do,Kids

Mundane (a movie screening and art installation party)

Wednesday, February 14th | 6:00 PM
Letters from Women of the World present Mundane, an exhibition that focuses on the boring cycle of just being at Basin Arts.
Things to Do

Music Maker Matchup Band Competition

Every Wednesday | 9:00 PM
Every Wednesday in November, Artmosphere is holding a month long band competition for songwriters to win prizes that will jumpstart their career.
Live Music,Things to Do

Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas

September 2nd | 9:30 PM
Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas take the stage at Blue Moon Saloon for another night of the latest zydeco music.
Live Music,Things to Do

Neighborhood Summit - Day 1

October 19th | 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Lafayette Consolidated Government hosts a Neighborhood Summit at Vermilion Conference Center that will focus on sharing local government resources with individuals wishing to better their neighborhoods, as well as neighborhood groups.
Things to Do

Neighborhood Summit - Day 2

October 20th | 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Lafayette Consolidated Government hosts a Neighborhood Summit at Lafayette Science Museum to focus on sharing local government resources with individuals wishing to better their neighborhoods, as well as neighborhood groups.
Things to Do

October ArtWalk: Memories, Dreams, Reflections

October 14th | 6:00 PM
Join us for a new exhibit at Gallery 333 during Downtown Lafayette's ArtWalk from 6—10PM. This month Gallery 333 will be showcasing the exhibit "Memories, Dreams, Relctions." by Jacob Jerome Cordes Artist.
ArtWalk,Things to Do

October Science on the Bayou: Two Takes on Information

October 17th | 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Science on the Bayou stops by The Jefferson Street Pub for their monthly event to bring together Lafayette's science-minded citizens for night of exploration, fun, and beer.
Things to Do

Olympic Grove Ramen Pop-up at Pop's Poboys

Wednesday, December 13th | 5:00 PM-10:00 PM
Olympic Grove will be stopping by Pop's Poboys for a special Ramen Pop-up.
Things to Do,Kids

Pagoda Mambo Album Release w/ DG & The Freetown Sound and Sailor Mouth

Sunday, December 31st | 9:30 PM-2:00 AM
Pagoda Mambo will be releasing their new album at Blue Moon Saloon with Dustin Gaspard & the Freetown Sound and Sailor Mouth on New Year's Eve.
Live Music,Things to Do

Painting With A Twist for ArtWalk

October 14th | 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
You’re invited to The Greenroom to paint a masterpiece and enjoy Downtown ArtWalk.
ArtWalk,Things to Do

Painting With A Twist for Artwalk

September 9th | 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
You’re invited to The Green Room to paint a masterpiece and enjoy Downtown Artwalk.
ArtWalk,Live Music,Things to Do

Pamplona 10th Anniversary Circus Party

Saturday, Dec. 9th | 10:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Join Pamplona as they celebrate their 10th Anniversary with a circus-themed costume party!
Live Music

PARK(ing) Day

September 15th | 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
A handful of mundane downtown parking spaces will be transformed into interesting, vibrant public spaces as part of a nationwide event called PARK(ing) Day.
Downtown Alive!,Things to Do,Kids

Pass a Good Time on Vine

Tuesday, February 13th | 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Cité des Arts is opening their doors during Mardi Gras to provide food, drinks, arts and crafts, and all day bathroom passes!
Things to Do,Kids

Petits: Performing Arts and Culture Classes for Kids!

Every Monday | 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Theatre Acadie is offering 2 unique classes for kids ages 3-9 this Spring! Children can learn french language through song and cajun and creole folktales at Glide Studios.
Things to Do,Kids

Pine Leaf Boys + Grand Nathaniel and The Ghosts

Friday, March 2nd | 8:00 PM-12:00 AM
Cajun and swamp pop group Pine Leaf Boys and indie rockers Grand Nathaniel and The Ghosts take the stage at The Jefferson Street Pub. $10 Advanced tickets available at www.socialentertainment.net.
Live Music,Things to Do

Pine Leaf Boys and Dustin Gaspard & The Freetown Sound

Friday, December 15th | 9:00 PM-1:00 AM
Dat Dog will be hosting Pine Leaf Boys and Dustin Gaspard & The Freetown Sound.
Live Music,Things to Do

Plague of Frogs by Logan Faust, a developmental production

Friday, Nov. 10th-Saturday, Nov. 18th | 7:30 PM
The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is proud to present the final show of their 2017 season Plague of Frogs at Cite des Arts. This dark comedy by New Orleans based playwright Logan Faust, tells the story of Margot and Geoffrey, who are living the upper-middle class dream: white sofas, expensive wines, and general comfort. Then, Geoffrey runs over the neighbor's cat.
Theatre,Things to Do

Planetarium Show: Flight Adventures

Every Saturday | 11:15 AM-12:00 PM
Every Saturday, children can learn about the history and future of flight from the minds of NASA at the Lafayette Science Museum.
Museums,Things to Do,Kids

Planetarium Show: Magic Tree House

Saturday, December 30th | 11:15 AM-12:15 PM
Lafayette Science Museum is hosting more dates for the Planetarium shows. Check out Planetarium Show: Magic Tree House before the end of the year!
Museums,Things to Do,Kids

Planetarium Show: Magic Tree House

Saturday, December 16th | 11:15 AM-12:15 PM
Lafayette Science Museum is hosting more dates for the Planetarium shows. Check out Planetarium Show: Magic Tree House before the end of the year!
Things to Do,Kids

Planetarium Show: Magic Tree House

Saturday, December 23rd | 11:15 AM-12:15 PM
Lafayette Science Museum is hosting more dates for the Planetarium shows. Check out Planetarium Show: Magic Tree House before the end of the year!
Museums,Things to Do,Kids

Planetarium Show: STARS

Saturday, December 30th | 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Lafayette Science Museum is hosting more dates for the Planetarium shows. Check out Planetarium Show: STARS before the end of the year!
Museums,Things to Do,Kids

Planetarium Show: Stars of the Pharaohs

Saturday, December 30th | 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Lafayette Science Museum is hosting more dates for the Planetarium shows. Check out Planetarium Show: Stars of the Pharaohs before the end of the year!
Museums,Things to Do,Kids

Planetarium Show: Stars of the Pharaohs

Saturday, December 23rd | 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Lafayette Science Museum is hosting more dates for the Planetarium shows. Check out Planetarium Show: Stars of the Pharaohs before the end of the year!
Museums,Things to Do,Kids

Planetarium Show: Stars of the Pharaohs

Every Sat & Sun in December | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Travel to ancient Egypt to see how astronomy was used to tell time, make a workable calendar, and align huge buildings.
Museums,Things to Do

Planetarium Show: The Sky Tonight

Friday, December 29th | 11:15 AM-12:15 PM
Lafayette Science Museum is hosting more dates for the Planetarium shows. Check out Planetarium Show: The Sky Tonight before the end of the year!
Museums,Things to Do,Kids

Planetarium Show: The Sky Tonight

Tuesday, February 20th | 4:00 PM-4:45 PM
The Sky Tonight (best for ages 5 – adult) This live presentation introduces visitors to evening constellations, bright stars, and planets.
Museums,Things to Do

Planetarium Show: The Sky Tonight

Every Saturday | 2:45 PM-3:30 PM
Every Saturday, visitors of all ages can learn about evening constellations, bright stars, and planets at the Lafayette Science Museum.
Museums,Things to Do,Kids

Pop Up Yoga at Artmosphere

October 21st | 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Join Down Dog at Artmosphere for a fun filled yoga sesh with live music on the patio.
Things to Do

Pop Up Yoga at Phillyana

September 2nd | 12:30 PM
Down Dog Yoga is back with their second pop up yoga class at Phillyana Cheesesteaks.
Things to Do

Pretty in Pink Pub Crawl

Oct. 6th | 6:00 PM - Until
In celebration of Breast Cancer Month, Minutemed Walk-In Clinic & Urgent Care, The Acadiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen, and Social Entertainment Productions present Pretty in Pink Pub Crawl held in downtown Lafayette!
Things to Do

Project Front Yard Summit

August 23rd | 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The Project Front Yard Summer is a half-day event to bring community beautification and education to the forefront. The Summer will feature an overview of establishing Litter Court from Rick Moore, St. Tammany Parish Costable and Executive Director of Keep St. Tammany Beautiful. The Summit will also focus on projects and initiatives that improve the cleanliness of our community through environmental education, volunteerism, and business engagement.
Things to Do

Puerto Rico Relief & Recovery / Tonomono, Spyglass, Derrick Savoie

October 20th | 8:00 PM
Sickbay and Social Entertainment present a Benefit for Relief & Recovery in Puerto Rico with TONOMONO + SPYGLASS + DERRICK SAVOIE at The Jefferson Street Pub.
Live Music,Things to Do

RA Missing People Fundraiser

Saturday, August 12th | 2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
The Wurst Biergarten is hosting the RA Missing People Fundraiser Saturday, August 12th from 2:00 PM - 2:00 AM. A $5 donation provides you with music and vendors all day. Ask your bartender about a raffle ticket.
ArtWalk,Live Music,Things to Do

Ray LaMontagne: Just Passing Through

Nov. 7th | 7:30 PM
Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour live in Lafayette at The Heymann Performing Arts Center.
Live Music,Things to Do

Relaunching A Healthy Communities Coalition as Healthy Acadiana

Tuesday, January 30th | 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Healthy Acadiana, a Healthy Communities Coalition, is being formed to maintain the historical vision of prior efforts while remaining allied to a statewide network. Given the abundance of local health and wellness resources available in Lafayette, Healthy Acadiana will coordinate resources, organizations, businesses, and professionals to increase the positive impact throughout our community.

Join us at Lafayette Public Library as we renew efforts to create a Healthier Acadiana! We need your input and engagement!
Things to Do

Rethinking PARK(ing) Workshop

August 21st | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Learn about the Lafayette's participation in the national event PARK(ing) Day on September 15 and what you need to know to participate! Get a first peek at a draft regulations to allow parklets and platform dining. Sponsored by ReCover Acadiana, Downtown Development Authority, Downtown Lafayette Unlimited, and Downtown Restaurant and Bar Association.
Things to Do

Rêve After Hours: Shrugs & Andrew Toups

Friday, January 5th | 9:00 PM
The next edition of Rêve After Hours will feature slow-core prodigies Shrugs and Cajun solo act Andrew Toups at Rêve Coffee Roasters.
Live Music,Things to Do

Rêve Coffee Roasters & Clandestine Collective Present: A Holiday Throwdown

Thursday, December 21st | 6:00 PM-12:00 AM
Celebrate the holidays with Reve with their latte pouring throwdown. The competition will be judged by Marc Krampe, Paul Kieu, and Emily McCollister with music by DJ Digital.
Live Music,Things to Do

RIFLES & ROSARY BEADS

Wednesday, January 24th | 6:30 PM-10:30 PM
Cinema on the Bayou Film Society is pleased to announce the 13th Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival’s opening night film, RIFLES & ROSARY BEADS, which will make its World Premiere screening at the Acadiana Center for the Arts.
Things to Do

Royal Teeth + The Artisanals

August 18th | 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Lafayette's very own Royal Teeth returns after an extensive U.S. tour with The Artisnals opening the show. Live at The Wurst Biergarten!
Live Music,Things to Do

Royal Teeth with Maintenance

Saturday, February 10th | 10:00 PM-2:00 AM
Royal Teeth come back home for a show with Maintenance at Blue Moon Saloon.
Live Music,Things to Do

Saints vs Jets with DJ RV

Sunday, December 17th | 12:00 PM
The Jefferson Street Pub will have a viewing party during their Sunday Funday Brunch as the Saints take on the Jets.
Live Music,Things to Do

Save The Basin Art Auction

Sunday, January 28th | 11:30 AM-5:30 PM
​Join us for 4th annual Save the Basin Art Auction on Sunday, January 28th from 11:30 -5:30 PM at Artmosphere in Downtown Lafayette! Enjoy bottomless mimosas during Sunday Brunch with live music and a silent auction featuring Louisiana artists who are inspired by the beauty of the Atchafalaya Basin.
Live Music,Things to Do

Save The Date for Symphony In The Sky!

Oct. 4th | 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Enjoy a Symphony for your Senses! See the stars, listen to the best of the Beatles, feast on gourmet pizza and feel the exctiment as we celebrate and support the future of the Symphony!
Live Music,Things to Do

Screening - The Breadwinner

Monday, January 8th | 7:30 PM-9:30 PM
Cane Fire Film Series presents 'The Breadwinner' at the Acadiana Center for the Arts.
Museums,Things to Do

Sharing Circle

Every 4th Wednesday | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
​Sharing Circle is a monthly symposium on the anthropological, sociological, psychological, and philosophical study of specific topics in various tribal/indigenous, classical polythiestic, neopagan, and intrapersonal spiritualities.
Things to Do,Kids

Sickbay presents Cat Head Biscuit Trio and William Matheny

October 11th | 7:00 PM
Sickbay is glad to welcome William Matheny to play with Cat Head Biscuit Trio at The Wurst Biergarten.
Live Music,Things to Do

Sickbay presents Hovvdy + Neat + ~ (Squiggle)

August 25th | 9:00 PM
Sickbay presents Hovvdy, Neat, and ~(Squiggle) live at the Blue Moon Saloon! It's going to be a fuzz pop freak rock shred fest!
Live Music,Things to Do

Sickbay presents Kelli Jones + Tasche De La Rocha + Chas Justus

Saturday, January 27th | 9:00 PM-1:00 AM
Live Americana, old-time/country music at The Platform in Dat Dog.
Live Music

Sickbay presents Très Oui + Maintenance

August | 14 | 6:30 - 9:30
Sickbay presents noise pop evangelists Tres Oui from Austin and Lafayette's Maintenance live at Rêve Roasters.
Live Music

Sideways Hot Tub: Paintings by Jacob Broussard

August 12th | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Basin Arts is excited to present SIDEWAYS HOT TUB: a solo exhibition of new paintings by Jacob Broussard, one of our 4 in house resident artists and gallery coordinator.
ArtWalk,Things to Do

Songs for Shelbi

Thursday, November 30th | 4:00 PM
Charity concert honoring Shelbi Nicole Talley with live performances by Kristen Foreman, Clay Cormier & The Highway Boys, Letrainiump, Kylie Frey, The Good Dudes, and an exclusive appearance by Royal Teeth at The Jefferson Street Pub. 100% of the proceeds will go towards Shelbi's outstanding hospital bill.
Live Music,Things to Do

South African musician Moabi Kotu and Special Guest

September 27th | 7:30 PM
Cité des Arts in downtown Lafayette will present South African musician Moabi Kotu in the Robert D. Sidman Theatre.
Live Music,Things to Do

Southern Board Game Fest

Saturday, April 14th | 9 AM- 9 PM
Southern Board Game Festival is an all-day event at the Lafayette Science Museum that will introduce all levels of board game lovers to an expertly curated selection of the most fun and interesting board games from around the world.
Museums,Things to Do

Southern Screen 2017 Closing Concert with Sickbay

Sunday, November 19th | 6:00 PM-11:00 PM
Sickbay and Southern Screen bring you a special closing concert with Quinton & Miss Pussycat, Molly Burch, Grand Nathaniel & The Ghosts, and Julie Odell at Acadiana Center for the Arts.
Live Music,Things to Do

Southern Screen Film Festival

Thursday, Nov. 16-Sunday, Nov. 19th | Various times
Southern Screen Festival is an annual event that focuses on various mediums of storytelling. The festival presents four days of film screenings, live music, screenwriting, live podcasts, workshops, parties, and more for every unique individual to enjoy.
Things to Do,Kids

Steam Press Presents 90's Night!

Aug. 4th | 7:00 PM
Come out to enjoy some 90's themed music while we get you prepared for trivia, karaoke and a costume contest at Steam Press! Be there decked out in your best 90's gear and don't forget, all of these include prizes!
Live Music,Things to Do

Steam Press Rock!

Friday, January 12th | 9:00 PM-1:00 AM
​Steam Press Coffee Cafe presents Innertrust, Baret Fritz Band, and Gypsy Sticks - three of Acadiana's best rock bands for only a $5 cover! Start 2018 off right with great music, food, and drinks!
Live Music

Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys + Huval-Fuselier Cajun trio

October 12th | 8:00 PM
Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys + Huval-Fuselier Cajun trio take the stage at The Wurst Biergarten after Festival Acadiens.
Live Music,Things to Do

Stillhouse Back to School Bash with Ray Boudreaux

August 19th | 8:00 PM
Stillhouse Presents Back to School Bash featuring live music by Ray Boudreaux and DJ Greenlight. There is no cover and drink specials lasting all night!
Live Music,Things to Do

STIR, a Dance and Food Performance Event

Aug. 3rd - 5th | 7:30 PM
​Basin Arts and Runaway Dish are teaming up for a unique dance and food performance event, STIR, at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. STIR mixes the senses together for an evening of dance performance taking inspiration from some of life’s basic necessities; food and movement. Expect to taste and see and be moved in a totally new way!
Theatre,Things to Do

Storytellers Project: New Beginnings

Tuesday, January 16th | 7 PM-8:30 PM
Making changes in life can be hard, but it’s something we’ve all had to face at some point. To kick off 2018, the Daily Advertiser is hosting a night of stories about fresh starts, whether by choice or by chance – taking that first step, stumbling through the second and not knowing how it will all work out.
Things to Do

Sunday Short-Form Ashtanga

Aug. 6th | 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Missy Dupreast will lead a weekly Sunday Short-Form Ashtanga class at Basin Arts. Ashtanga Yoga is a specialized sequence of yoga postures (asanas) that dynamically links rhythmic breathing and flowing movements.
Things to Do

Sweet Crude with Radio Zydeco

Saturday, February 3rd | 10:00 PM-2:00 AM
After the Rio Parade, Sweet Crude will be playing at Blue Moon Saloon with Radio Zydeco.
Live Music,Things to Do

Sweet Willy Allen/ Derrick Savoie

September 9th | 10:00 PM
Indie/folk artist Derrick Savoie and pianist Sweet Willy Allen take the stage at Artmosphere.
Live Music,Things to Do

Tarot Readings at The Wurst Farmers Market

Sunday, January 28th | 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
​Visit In-Tune Tarot at the Wurst Art Market ✨🔮✨
Things to Do

Teaching Art Forum: Connecting Art Teachers

Tuesday, January 30th | 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Art teachers are welcome to this art forum at Acadiana Center for the Arts to specifically guide educators about lesson plans.
Things to Do

Television Man & ~ (squiggle)

September 2nd | 8:00 PM
Television Man transports Lafayette two decades with a night full of new wave music at Artmosphere.
Live Music,Things to Do

The Crucible - Cypress Knee Theatre Company

September 22nd-October 6th | 7:30 PM
Cypress Knee Theatre Company is partnering with Cite Des Arts and
Wonderland Performing Arts to bring Arthur Miller’s timeless tale, The Crucible, to life. This will
be the first production from this up and coming theatre company.
Theatre,Things to Do

The Dream of the 90s Pub Crawl

Friday, March 23rd | 5:30 PM-12:30 AM
DJ RV and Social Entertainment will be leading the crew to our scheduled crawl stop locations. Dat Dog, Rêve Coffee Roasters, The Greenroom, The Wurst Biergarten, Marley's Sports Bar, and The Jefferson Street Pub will be slingin' samples of wicked 90s themed cocktails and old school dishes. We're keepin' it fresh with 90s entertainment and activities along the way!
Things to Do

The Good Dudes at The Platform at Dat Dog

Saturday, January 13th | 9:00 PM-12:00 AM
​Dat Dog is happy to welcome The Good Dudes back to the Platform!
Live Music

The Lafayette Children's Carnival: Superheroes

Saturday, March 24th | 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Get ready to fly UP, UP and AWAY with The Lafayette Children's Carnival. Featuring local superheroes, the LCC joins up with Dat Dog once again to provide a fun filled event. We will be playing games, giving away prizes, and performing acts that celebrate those that protect the world from the forces of evil!
Things to Do

The Last Five Years

Saturday, August 10th - August 13th
"The Last Five Years" will be presented at Cité des Arts on August 10 through 13. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30 p.m. with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
ArtWalk,Theatre,Live Music,Things to Do

The Office Trivia Night at The Wurst Biergarten Round 1

Thursday, February 8th | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
​The Wurst Biergarten & Lafayette Comedy presents The Office Trivia Night!
Due to the overwhelming interest in this event, there will be 2 rounds, with 30 teams each, and one final round.
Things to Do

The Office Trivia Night at The Wurst Biergarten Round 2

Thursday, February 22nd | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Here is your second chance to participate in The Office Trivia Night at The Wurst Biergarten! Registration is free.
Things to Do

The Registry Theatre Production

Saturday, January 6th | 7:30 PM-10:30 PM
In conjunction with The Registry Visual Installation, The Milena Theatre Group presents THE REGISTRY at Acadiana Center for the Arts. THE REGISTRY theatrical performance asks the question: what happens when a benevolent but authoritarian bureaucracy is in charge of the most unpredictable emotion – love?
Theatre,Things to Do

The Registry: Residency Visual Installation Opening

Saturday, December 9th | 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
THE REGISTRY visual installation displays art objects made from fragments of love letters, notes, romance novels, and diary pages. The installation reflects the illusions and disappointments of love internalized by the one in love. The visual installation will be at Acadiana Center for the Arts from December 9th to January 6th.
Things to Do

The Revelers/ Pine Leaf Boys at Artmosphere

October 14th | 10:00 PM
The Revelers and Pine Leaf Boys stop by Artmosphere after Festival Acadiens et Creoles.
Live Music,Things to Do

The Revivalists: The Deepest Dream Tour

Tuesday, November 28th | 7:30 PM-10:00 PM
Roots-driven rock band The Revivalists stop by Acadiana Center for the Arts for The Deepest Dream Tour.
Live Music,Things to Do

The Shake Backs + Storm and Drive + Julian Primeaux

August 31st | 8:00 PM
Lafayette rockers The Shake Backs take the stage at the Blue Moon Saloon alongside Storm and Drive and Julian Primeaux. Get there early to enjoy Happy Hour!
Live Music,Things to Do

The Wurst Brazilian Carnaval Popup

Saturday, February 3rd | 7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Braza Grill Churrasco Catering will be celebrating Mardi Gras Brazilian style with flame-grilled meats, Samba, and cold beer after the Rio Parade at The Wurst Biergarten.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

The Wurst Brazilian Pop-Up

Sept. 28th | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Braza Grill will be grilling Brazilian Churrasco and slinging plate lunches (until sold out) at The Wurst Biergarten. Be there on time and come hungry!
Things to Do

The705 January Social: Speed Networking at Dat Dog

Wednesday, January 10th | 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Speed networking and trivia night at Dat Dog!
Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 8th | 7:30 PM
The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 9th | 7:30 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 10th | 2:00 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 14th | 7:30 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 15th | 7:30 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 16th | 7:30 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

Trunk or Treat - 2017

Saturday, October 28th | 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Enjoy a night of fun, games, food and Trunk or Treating at First United Methodist Church.
Things to Do,Kids

Twinkle Light Night Christmas Party

Friday, December 8th | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Christmas comes to the Children’s Museum of Acadiana! Twinkle Light Night is filled with hands-on, old fashioned holiday activities for the whole family! Write a letter, visit, and take pictures with Santa.
Things to Do,Kids

Tx Roc @ Da Platform @ Dat Dog (All Ages Show)

Saturday, February 10th | 10:30 PM-12:05 AM
Dat Dog is proud to present, right after Bonaparte parade, an evening with Tx Roc!
Live Music,Things to Do

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party ft. Miller Lite

Friday, December 22nd | 10:00 PM-2:00 AM
The Jefferson Street Pub will be hosting their annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Party with drink specials and music by DJ Scoop.
Live Music,Things to Do

UL Lafayette Presents Cajun and Zydeco Night at the Blue Moon Saloon

Tuesday, November 28th | 7:30 PM-11:00 PM
UL Lafayette Presents Cajun and Zydeco Night at the Blue Moon Saloon with the McKinley Street Merrymakers, Angelle Aces, and Zydeco Ragin' Steppers. Come on out and show your support for the students, instructors, and the Dr. Tommy Comeaux Endowed Chair in Traditional Music while having a great time.
Live Music,Things to Do

Unveiling of the 1st African American History Parade Poster

Sunday, February 11th | 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
​The African American Heritage Foundation will reveal its 1st Annual African American History Poster
Things to Do

Valentine's Date Night at Mouton Plantation

Wednesday, February 14th | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
We are hosting our first annual 'Valentine's Date Night at Mouton Plantation'. Wine and dine on Bon Temps Grill's gourmet Cajun food and revel in beautiful live music performed by violin player, Cameron Parsons. Dinner will be served at private, 2-person tables.
Things to Do

Valentine's Murder Mystery

Wednesday, February 14th | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Spice up Valentines Day by solving a murder over the course of an amorous inspired dinner at Esprit de Coeur!
Things to Do

Victory Festival

Sunday, March 4th | 12:00 PM-6:00 PM
​TownFolk is excited to present our 3rd Victory Festival! On Sunday, March 4th from 12 pm - 6 pm, we will have an art show and silent auction, food trucks, kids' activities, beer, and bands!
Things to Do

What Men Do To Women & What Women Do To Men

Saturday, Dec. 30th | 7:00 PM, Sunday, Dec. 31st | 3:00 PM
Affiliated Entertainment presents J. Dugar's What Men do to Women and What Women do to Men at Cité des Arts on Saturday, December 30th and Sunday, December 31st.
Theatre,Things to Do

Whiskey River Jitterbug Classes

Every Thursday and Friday
Michael Seider will be teaching the Whiskey River Jitterbug at Cite des Arts on Friday and Saturday nights!
Things to Do,Kids

Wonderland Performing Arts presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

Friday, Dec. 8th-Saturday, Dec. 9th | 7:30 PM, Sunday, Dec. 10th | 2:00 PM
Wonderland Performing Arts presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at Cité des Arts.
Theatre,Things to Do,Kids

Workshop For Educators: Ukulele Suitcase More Than Basic

Wednesday, February 21st | 4:30 PM-7:30 PM
Designed for teachers who have a little playing experience or who have already borrowed the Ukulele Suitcase, this workshop at Acadiana Center for the Arts takes your playing skills beyond the basics and provides time for sharing ideas and songs that work for you in a variety of settings.
Things to Do

Workshop: Adobe Photoshop

Thursday, February 15th | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Retouch your photos like a pro by attending this informative workshop. Learn basic and intermediate retouching techniques that can greatly improve your headshot photography.
Things to Do

Workshop: Animation Basics

Thursday, March 1st | 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Participants will learn about several animation forms and have an opportunity for hands-on learning using AOC's Post Lab computers and our new Animation Booth.
Things to Do

Yoga at The Wurst Biergarten Salutations and Libations

Aug. 19 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Yoga + Beer at The Wurst Biergarten. All levels welcome. Ticket includes a one hour yoga class and a 16 oz drought beer of your choice. Come on out and get sweaty with your fellow Yoga + Beer Lovers!
Things to Do

Zydeco Dance Lessons with Zydeco Mike Humphries

Every Tuesday | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Join Zydeco Mike Humphries for dance lessons each Tuesday night at the Feed N Seed. From beginners to advanced...everyone is welcome. Most months are beginners and rotating into advanced lessons. Cost is $15 per lesson. Just show up!
Live Music,Things to Do