Lafayette Travel offers tips to tourist and locals on navigating Festival

Posted at 7:57 AM, Apr 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-07 17:47:54-04

Lafayette Travel is sharing tips on how tourist and residents of Lafayette alike can prepare for Festival week. 

Those visiting Lafayette for the upcoming Festival International de Louisiane are welcome to head over the visitor center located on the NW Evangeline Thruway or head over to to find out what Lafayette and the surrounding communities have to offer. 

Lafayette Travel says that even residents will be surprised with what there is to do in the city and beyond on any given week. 

Festival International is known to bring out locals and tourists to enjoy Lafayette and Lafayette Travel is offering a few tips to ensure that the fun doesn’t end too early for those interested in getting their full Festival and Lafayette experience. 

1.) Watch your local news stations or go online for news stories and information. The week is full of events and there are several resources to find itineraries for the day’s activities. 

2.) Parking/ transportation. Be sure to plan your parking when heading out to Festival and other city hot spots. The city gets pretty packed, so know where designated parking is the best for your trip. Utilize the city’s public transportation for easy access to events and locales.

3.) Grab a map. Lafayette has many great stops and a map makes finding everything the city has to offer during Festival a little easier. City maps can be picked up at the Visitor’s Center located on 1400 NW Evangeline Thruway.

For more tips on getting the most from Festival and Lafayette, visit