Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission

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Lafayette is the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun and Creole Country, an area known for letting the good times roll and people are starting to notice. The Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch.com named Lafayette as the “Happiest City in America” and it’s no mystery why.

Lafayette loves sports and welcomes teams and their fans to enjoy unique cultural experiences. With a central location, world-class sports facilities, accommodations that fit every need, restaurants to please every palate, and a family-oriented atmosphere, Lafayette is just what you’ve been looking for.

No matter when you visit Lafayette there will be something to celebrate. The region is teeming with festivals celebrating everything from boudin to black pot cooking, shrimp to sugarcane and gumbo to gratons. Whether your passion is for rich cultural history, the bustling culinary scene or distinctive blend of Cajun and Zydeco music, you will leave beaming from ear to ear.