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.
Restaurants & Bars
Parcs & Museums
COVID-19 Support for Downtown Businesses
Restrictions from the ongoing coronavirus epidemic are hurting local businesses, especially in Downtown with a high concentration of restaurants and nightlife establishments. We are working as fast as we can to compile resources for business operators and their employees and customers so that we can help lessen the economic effect of the virus on our community.
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
Six ways you can support local restaurants in Downtown Downtown restaurants are getting creative during the COVID-19 crisis. Here are six ways you can support them. Why restaurants need our support right nowAbout 40 restaurants operate in the...
Rachel Holland named Director of Downtown Development and Planning Rachel Holland joined Lafayette’s Downtown Development Authority as Director of Downtown Development and Planning on March 9. Holland, who has experience in both the public and private sectors, will...
Nathanael Johnson explains how Rêve Coffee Roasters came to Lafayette, why he feels it is important to be in a district like Downtown, and the passion he has for creating a quality environment and experience for his customers.