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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Who is Downtown Lafayette?
Downtown Lafayette is represented by two organizations: the Downtown Development Authority and Downtown Lafayette Unlimited. They work together to help Downtown thrive.
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Downtown Lafayette 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 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
Downtown Lafayette’s Winter Wonderland
These holiday competitions are just one of the many ways Downtown Lafayette supports its local artists, small businesses, and close-knit community. Make plans with your loved ones to visit downtown through the month of December to walk amidst a winter wonderland.
Downtown Holiday Gift Guide
As we are approaching the holidays, the team at Downtown Lafayette Unlimited and Downtown Development Authority would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving. We are so thankful to be a part of such an incredible downtown community and are looking forward to celebrating Small Business Saturday by shopping small this holiday season!
TBEX Travelers Take On Downtown Lafayette
Rich culture, unique businesses, fine art, delicious food and always something fun to do! Last month, Lafayette Travel welcomed attendees from around the world for the TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange) conference. TBEX is the largest conference and networking event for...