Downtown Lafayette Unlimited (DLU) is a private, non-profit corporation formed in November, 1983. Its general mission is the physical, economic and cultural revitalization of the downtown district – restoring and preserving its important place as the center of life in Acadiana. DLU strives to provide the private sector leadership and coordination needed in the revitalization effort, working hand in hand with the DDA to affect a strong public-private partnership in downtown improvements. DLU is governed by a 20 member Board of Directors and utilizes committees and task forces to conduct the revitalization activities.
DLU is the organization that produces events including Downtown Alive!, Movies in the Parc, Sno-Ball Festival, and ArtWalk.