Destination Downtown Discover Lafayette, Indiana

Downtown Lafayette
609 Main St., Lafayette, IN 47901
  • Dates: 8/23/2024
  • Time: 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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Explore the heart of Lafayette's Historic Downtown with a year-round series of themed events! From the vibrant blooms of "Dig In" in April to the nostalgic "Totally 90s" in June, and the spirited "Boiler Up Downtown" in August, to the spine-chilling "Monster Mash on the Wabash" in October, each month brings a unique celebration. Immerse yourself in themed activities, enjoy local shopping and dining, and embrace the lively community spirit that defines downtown Lafayette. Join us for a year of diverse festivities, where the charm of history meets the excitement of themed events!
  • Dig In | April 26 from 4-9pm:  Embrace the beauty of springtime as downtown Lafayette bursts into bloom. Explore our charming streets adorned with seasonal gifts, and celebrate in the fresh, lively atmosphere. Shop in our historic stores, dine in local eateries, and savor the joy of community in full bloom.
  • Totally 90s | June 28 from 4-9pm: Travel back in time to the iconic era of scrunchies, neon colors, and iconic boy bands. Downtown Lafayette transforms into a throwback haven, complete with 90s tunes, retro activities, and a vibrant, nostalgic ambiance. Relive the glory days and create new memories with a touch of vintage flair.
  • Boiler Up Downtown | August 23 from 4-9pm: As summer transitions to a new academic year, we roll out the welcome mat for Purdue University students. Join us in creating a warm and spirited atmosphere, filled with special promotions, events, and a sense of camaraderie that extends beyond the campus borders. Let's celebrate the vibrant student life that enriches our downtown community.
  • Monster Mash on the Wabash | October 25-26: Get ready for a ghoulishly good time as downtown Lafayette transforms into a Halloween wonderland. From spooky storefronts to costumed characters, immerse yourself in the enchantment of October. Trick-or-treat through our historic streets, enjoy themed activities, and revel in the spirited fun that defines this bewitching season.