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Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, Houmas House Plantation offers special events open to the public.  Don’t miss out on these upcoming events! 

October 2017:

Ghost Tours offered at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm.  These are guided tours through the mansion and include the history of the Antebellum and Victorian eras with the addition of personal stories of our guides’ and guests’ encounters with the spirits of Houmas House.

November 1, 2017:Jodi James in Turtle Bar

Live Music in the Turtle Bar by Jodi James

6:00 PM

Thanksgiving Day- November 23:

Annual Thanksgiving Buffet

Reservations accepted from 11 AM- 3 PM

Call 225-473-9380.  A credit card number will be collected upon reserving a table.

December 10- 4:30pm

Baton Rouge Symphony- Holiday Brass

Houmas House serves as the magnificent holiday backdrop for this family event. The decorations and festivities are abundant during the Christmas season inChristmas Event at Houmas House the historic setting. Arrive early and stroll through the gardens and make dinner reservations following the concert. Join Associate Conductor David Torns and the BRSO Brass, Percussion and Harp as they perform all of your holiday favorites.

About Us

Houmas House is a beautiful plantation located near New Orleans in Darrow, Louisiana. We’re open 7 days a week from 9am to 7pm. At Houmas House, you can tour the grounds, stay in the inn, enjoy Louisiana cuisine, and host one-of-a-kind weddings and events.


40136 Highway 942

Darrow, LA 70725