Downtown Lafayette will rejoice arts and tradition next week with a 1-working day “Community Palooza” celebration.

The occasion will choose spot on Saturday, Could 22, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm in Parc Intercontinental and Parc Sans Souci.

The celebration, established in partnership with Lafayette Consolidated Authorities, aims to welcome the neighborhood back to out of doors, in-particular person gatherings although supporting Lafayette’s arts and modest business local community.

“This time previous 12 months, the point out was underneath the Governor’s Stay-at-Household Buy. A 12 months later, we’re little by little relocating towards normalcy, and Community Palooza is a little phase toward reclaiming everyday living as we realized it,” says Mayor-President Josh Guillory. “Our musicians have endured, and this celebration allows to place the spotlight back on them. It is promising to see our leisure sector appear back again to daily life, and I hope our neighborhood sees this as a time to reconnect with our society and with each individual other.”

The leisure lineup consists of Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys, Kabuki Dancers, and more.

An artisan sector will attribute more than 20 area distributors in partnership with the Louisiana Crafts Guild and Lafayette Arts & Fleas.

Admission for the event is totally free with food stuff and consume readily available for invest in.

People who show up at are asked to depart ice chests and animals at dwelling.

“DLU is thrilled to host our initial, no cost, in-human being event to the local community due to the fact 2019 due to the fact we know that activities like these push targeted visitors to downtown enterprises and assist expose Acadiana citizens to the amazing development staying designed downtown,” claimed Jamie Hebert, DLU Director of Programming & Engagement. “We hope to see the group arrive out to guidance this initial-time celebration and kick off a summer months of enjoyment downtown!”

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