Old Town Lafyette

Welcome to our Creative, Diverse, and Eclectic downtown – home to wonderful boutiques, a large selection of international restaurants, downtown parks, and other civic amenities.


Special Events

Downtown hosts several community events each year, including


Our History

The downtown business corridor is located in Old Town Lafayette and runs primarily along Public Road and Simpson Street. For information about the city's founder, Mary Miller, and our rich coal mining and agricultural history, read about Historic Lafayette.

Vision Plan

In 2011, a Downtown Vision Plan was adopted by the Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority to set forth policies for the future of downtown and to outline a strategy to continue the area's revitalization.