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Local Palooza is back! Join us Memorial Day weekend for this celebration of all things local arts & culture.
Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser and his team have guided the state to record-breaking tourism numbers for several years.
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Downtown is rising
Lafayette Consolidated Government’s drainage construction will begin downtown. This is just one of several projects that will be taking place downtown to mitigate flooding, upgrade the drainage system, and protect residences and businesses. We are grateful for our local government’s commitment to infrastructure improvements in the downtown area.
Over the last year, Downtown Lafayette has grown by leaps and bounds. Check out our annual report to learn more about our 2021 year and the plans and goals we have for 2022.
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
Perficient, a digital consulting firm with an office in downtown Lafayette, hired 50 graduates from its training bootcamp held last fall.
Construction could start at the end of the year, but that is all dependent on what they find once the process is started.
SchoolMint will move into a temporary space in downtown Lafayette and could soon land a permanent home possibly later this month.