I hate fooling around with traffic. I REALLY hate the hassle of event parking! The organizers of Lafayette's Festivals Acadiens et Creoles have the problem worked out. You can park your car at Cajun Field for free and ride the shuttle for just a dollar each way.

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You can also park on the UL Lafayette campus. It costs a little more. It's ten dollars per vehicle entry. The  locations are:
Zone #15... Girard Park Lane next to E.K. Long Gym
Zone #13... E. Lewis Drive next to Fletcher Hall
Zone #11... E. Lewis Drive next to Griffin Hall
Leave the driving to someone else, and enjoy yourself!