Find out how Lafayette earned the title of ‘Happiest City in America’ when you join our Community today. From scenic views along the Bayou Vermilion, to rich cultural history and classic Creole and Cajun cuisine, you’ll never run out of things to do, see, and enjoy here in Lafayette.
The city’s downtown area is home to the Lafayette Science Museum, The Children’s Museum of Acadiana, and Rock N’ Bowl de Lafayette, where you can hear your favorite bands perform live. Dine out at local restaurants including Scratch Farm Kitchen, Pat’s Downtown, and La Carreta, and explore the shops and galleries of the downtown district.
When Mardi Gras rolls around, you won’t have to go far to celebrate. Catch the parades as they wind through downtown, or head to Moncus Park for a fun day outdoors. Lovers of music have something to look forward to each April, when the city hosts the Festival International de Louisiane, welcoming musicians from all over the world to perform downtown. Plus, you won’t have to go far to immerse yourself in nature. Head to the Acadiana Park Nature Station for scenic trails in the 150-acre preserve. Join Our Community apartments in Lafayette today when you reach out to our leasing team to learn more.