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Entertainment & Events in Lafayette, Louisiana

Special Events

  • Gulf Brew
    Parc International in Downtown Lafayette
    337-233-7060
    In the style of Germany's Oktoberfest, the Acadiana Arts Council is inviting festival-goers to sample the best brews the Gulf South has to offer. They have invited microbreweries and brewmeisters from southern states to offer Acadiana a taste of their specialty brews at this one-of-a-kind beer festival. There will be great food booths, live music, and craft art. Held in July.  more

Cinema

  • Grand 16, The
    3141 Johnston Street
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    337-210-1620
    Southern Theatres, owned and operated by George Solomon was created in May of 2002. George Solomon has been in the theatre business with his family for over 50 years. The company develops and operates state-of-the art multiplex stadium seating movie theatres.  more

  • Grand 14 - Ambassador
    2315 Kaliste Saloom Road
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    337-984-5040
    Southern Theatres, owned and operated by George Solomon was created in May of 2002. George Solomon has been in the theatre business with his family for over 50 years. The company develops and operates state-of-the art multiplex stadium seating movie theatres.  more

Night Life

  • Grant Street Dancehall
    1113 West Grant Street
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    337-237-8513
    Grant Street is Lafayette's premier night club for R&B, roots music, rock and roll and the most popular Zydeco and Cajun bands. more

  • Bob's Pub
    104 Republic #5
    Lafayette, LA 70508
    337-984-9540
    Features live music and a happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Lunch is served daily from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. more

  • Nitetown
    524 Jefferson Street
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    337-593-8551
    Nitetown is located in the heart of downtown Lafayette. It offers live music, DJ's, dancing and drink specials.  more

  • Pilot's Pub
    3822 West Congress Street
    Lafayette, LA 70506
    337-991-9500
    Pilot's Pub was created with the idea of serving great drinks in a cool atmosphere. A friendly, flirty staff and great rock music makes for an amazing time whenever you pass through the doors of the pub. Bring your canines too, this is a dog-friendly establishment.  more

Concerts & Performances

  • Downtown Alive!
    Located at Parc Sans Souci & Parc International
    337-291-5566
    Downtown Alive! is the largest weekly outdoor concert series in Louisiana. The "Spring" and "Fall" series include Cajun, zydeco, reggae, blues, Latin, alternative rock, rock & roll, rhythm and blues, and country music. more

  • Heyman Center
    1373 South College Road
    Lafayette, LA 70503
    337-291-5540
    The Heymann Center offers great acoustics, an intimate seating arrangement, and quality equipment. In addition, the Frem Boustany Convention Center, with a banquet capacity of 1,800 and an exhibit area of 20,000 square feet, completes the facility.  more

  • Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and Conservatory
    412 Travis Street
    Lafayette, LA 70503
    337-232-4277
    A vibrant and dynamic organization that presents live music from Master Works to Pops, from small ensembles, to chamber groups, and from educational concerts to Opera. more

  • Chorale Acadienne
    412 Travis Street
    Lafayette, LA 70503
    337-269-8874
    Chorale Acadienne was founded to bring the masterworks of choral music to the people of Acadiana.The group is a local, volunteer, nonprofit choral group. They have performed in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., New York City and in the Czech Republic.  more

  • Blue Moon Saloon & Guesthouse
    215 East Convent Street
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    Located in Downtown Lafayette
    337-234-2422
    "One of America's premier venues for roots music from around the world." Overnight accommodations are available. more

  • Feed & Seed Lafayette
    106 North Grant Street
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    337-330-4860
    Live music normally begins at 9:00 p.m. Feed & Seed Lafayette is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Latin Music Festival
    200 Garfield Street
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    Parc International
    337-944-0011
    Expet family fun, great food and live music at the Latin Music Festival. The event takes place from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Held in October. more

  • Le Cajun French Music Festival and Awards Show
    Heymann Performing Arts Center & Blackham Coliseum
    337-291-5555
    The Annual Le Cajun Music Awards will be held at the Heymann Performing Arts Center and the Le Cajun Music Festival will be held at Blackham Coliseum. The Le Cajun Award and Festival is a unique three day event that features an awards ceremony honoring the best in Cajun music and Cajun musicians and includes a two-day dance festival with award winning Cajun bands providing the music. Held in August. more

  • Annual Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival
    Zydeco Festival Grounds
    337-232-7672
    Offers 15 non-stop hours of live spicy music, culture food and craft demonstrations. Held in September. more

  • Louisiana Crossroads
    Acadiana Center and Central School Theater
    A concert series, record label and economic development project of the Acadiana Arts Council and Lafayette Economic Development Authority. more

  • Zydeco Music Festival
    1400 Nw Evangeline Trwy
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    800-346-1958
    The Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival celebrates the spicy culture of the Creoles of Louisiana by highlighting, documenting, preserving and enhancing their rich heritage. Not only does the annual Festival spotlight the talent of both seasoned and new Zydeco artists, but it also has grown to new heights to encompass and share all avenues of the region's rich culture. It is an annual cultural production of Southern Development Foundation in its commitment to promote the cultural awareness of Zydeco music & its heritage. Held in September. more

  • Roberts Cove Germanfest
    1400 Nw Evangeline Trwy
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    800-346-1958
    In southern Louisiana, people celebrate the many diverse cultures that makes this area so unique. While predominantly Cajun, Southern Louisiana, has adopted many of these cultures in its ancestry, culture, cuisine and the warm southern hospitality it extends to those who visit the area. Nestled in beautiful Cajun country is the small community of Roberts Cove, Louisiana'a community rich in German heritage. Since 1995, the people of Roberts Cove as well as guests from throughout the country join together on the first weekend of October, and celebrate the German heritage of the area at the annual Germanfest. Danke! Held in October. more

Sporting Events

  • Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino
    2235 Cresswell Lane Extension
    Opelousas, LA 70501
    Located 2 Miles North of Lafayette
    337-896-7223
    "And they're off!" is the cry that marks the raising of the gate at Evangeline Downs. Horse racing and wagering are two time-honored traditions in Cajun South Louisiana. The casino offers 1,627 of the latest slot machines, The Cajun Buffet, Mojo's sports bar, Blackberry's fine dining, and Zydeco's casino lounge. more

Parades

  • Lafayette Mardi Gras
    Jefferson Street
    Lafayette, LA 70503
    Located Downtown
    318-232-3808
    Lafayette lays claim to the second-largest celebration of Mardi Gras in the nation. Enjoy the famous well-decorated floats in the parade, amusements, rides, music and food booths. Event occurs in late winter, dates vary. Held in February. more

  

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