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Best things to do in Lafayette

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Bar
“This is a happening place in Lafayette right now. Good food, great drinks, reasonable prices and plenty of parking.”
11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A newer poboy spot downtown that's just as delicious as Olde Tyme, this eatery also makes Swamp Pop Soda and sells frozen daiquiris in flavors like Satsuma Old Fashioned.”
12 locals recommend
Bar
“Great local hang out. Check the schedule for live music. Outdoor seating only.”
12 locals recommend
Bar
“Good food! has a kitchen that's open on Sundays, and open Late! also a bar but has a nice, chill vibe. Very short walk. ”
8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you love Cajun dancing, then head over to Randol's Restaurant and dance hall. Open 7 nights a week with live Cajun music and a huge dance floor, oh yes, they also have food....”
11 locals recommend
Museum
“Serving as a playful portal into a vast universe of discovery, The Lafayette Science Museum offers a fun, hands-on experience for curious minds of all ages. Located in the heart of downtown Lafayette!”
5 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Saturday mornings they have a great craft and farmers market. You will also see experience live Cajun Music.”
12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Oldest restaurant in the city located in the heart of downtown serving great seafood and many other Cajun dishes. ”
14 locals recommend
Park
“Green Space... your usual city park. Also hosts Festivals Acadiens et Creoles.”
6 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Our shopping mall is very convenient if you're looking for some new clothes on your visit in Lafayette!”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great farm to table seasonal menu, recommend for brunch, lunch or dinner. If it's lunch on Wednesday don't hesitate to get the fried chicken with Gouda mac and cheese along with a side of coleslaw (or you could sub that coleslaw for more mac as do I).”
9 locals recommend
Bakery
“Poupart's Bakery is a classic French bakery. Their pastries and cakes are incredible! My favorite is the Dobash cake - thin layers of cake with chocolate in between and iced with chocolate - sinfully rich!”
7 locals recommend
Bakery
“One of Lafayette's oldest most delightful bakeries, with a French tradition! Treat yourself :)”
6 locals recommend
Art Museum
“ Art museum including permanent collection and traveling exhibits. /Education ”
5 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“The largest free live music festival in the world, last weekend of April every year. What's good? The vibes, music, food and libations. ”
9 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“One of Lafayette's popular dancing venu. Dance lessons on Tuesday nights”
6 locals recommend