During 2nd Saturday ArtWalk, Downtown comes alive as each independent gallery, studio and art house opens their doors for this free event. Art aficionados and casual patrons alike will leave inspired as they explore the Downtown Lafayette Cultural District.
2ND SATURDAY ARTWALK
LAFAYETTE – See the Art – Buy the Art. Come early for the Rio Parade and stay for ArtWalk while exploring the Downtown Lafayette Cultural District as art galleries display works by the best of local and regional artists. Take a tour of the galleries during 2nd Saturday ArtWalk on from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., as the Downtown comes alive with more than a dozen galleries, museums restaurants and shops offering live music, food, drink and of course, art for purchase! In addition to galleries, businesses in the district showing works for ArtWalk include Artmosphere, The Ballet Academie, Bizarre Ink, Frederick’s Hair Studio, Grant St. Dancehall, Parish Ink, Recycled Cycles of Acadiana and Americas Coffee House. Also, don’t forget your discount on all art sold in the Downtown Lafayette Cultural District – original works are exempt from state sales tax.
- Get something handmade and local for everyone on your list!
- Browse Arts & Fleas at Parc de Lafayette and meet local vendors!
- Enjoy music by Oeuval at the Times of Acadiana Bandstand at Parc de Lafayette!
- Christmas carols and holiday refreshments for good boys and girls at the Lafayette Science Museum.
- Stop by all of our Downtown retailers for all of your holiday gift needs!
Take a stroll around Downtown Saturday to enjoy the local culture through fascinating exhibits full of history, expression and talent from art collections to original paintings, jewelry, glasswork and textiles. In addition to the expo and galleries, businesses in the district showing works for ArtWalk include Artmosphere, Rukus, The Greenroom, Frederick’s Hair Studio, Marc Isaac, Parish Ink, Hub City Cycles and Chase Tower. Also, don’t forget your discount on all art sold in the Downtown Lafayette Cultural District – original works are exempt from all sales tax!