LET DOWNTOWN SURPRISE YOU
As the heart of our community and the center of Acadiana, we invite you to explore what makes Downtown Lafayette an unforgettable place to be.
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Parcs & Museums
Every Friday night, Downtown is the scene for free live music you can only find in the heart of Acadiana.
Downtown is rising
Downtown Lafayette is undergoing a revitalization that is bringing new businesses and residents to the city center. Downtown’s central location, built-in infrastructure, and its role as the cultural and business center of the region has led to significant development activity in recent years, including more than 100 residential units currently under construction.
Downtown is where Lafayette happens
Downtown is where the residents of Lafayette and Acadiana come to work and play. Something exciting is always happening at the numerous businesses, organizations, galleries, restaurants, music venues, and festivals located Downtown. Stay up-to-date on Downtown news and stories when you subscribe to our newsletters, or follow us on social media.
Recent News & Stories
An Insider’s Guide to Festival International Festival International de Louisiane is set to take over Downtown Lafayette this weekend, converting the city center into a world music mecca like no other. The streets will be packed with throngs of sandal clad weekend...
Sweet Cecilia is the featured artist in the final episode of DTA! Shop Sessions. The all female, award-winning trio is a family band from Cecilia, LA. Their music is deeply rooted in country, rock, folk, and Cajun influences.
Episode 5 of DTA! Shop Sessions features Kelli Jones and Joel Savoy playing dual fiddles in Downtown Lafayette’s SOLA Violins.