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Festival International de Louisiane

With countless sights to see and things to do in Lafayette, the phrase “joie de vivre” — French for "joy of life" — is more than just a saying in Acadiana. It’s a way of life.

Packed with cultural attractions and delicious eats, the list of unique and exciting things to do in Lafayette and the Acadiana Region is endless. The area's great neighborhoods, top schools and thriving economy make it easy to live and work in Acadiana. Loaded with a variety of family-friendly things to do, Lafayette living truly puts the "life" in work-life balance. From live music to world-renowned festivals; to beautiful parks and scenic outdoor areas; to sporting events for both the casual fan and college football fanatic, Acadiana has something for everyone.

BEST FESTIVAL

Festival International de Louisiane named Best World Music Festival by About.com
About.com Readers' Choice Awards, 2013