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Upcoming Events

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

Dinner and Wine Under the Oaks

October 26, 2022

6:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Fall is here and it’s perfect weather for Dinner and Wine Under the Oaks!  This dinner will have 5 courses, each perfectly paired with a wine from Elizabeth Spencer Winery.  The speaker will be winemaker Sarah Vandendriessche.

About Elizabeth Spencer Winery:

Elizabeth Spencer is built on the importance of strong relationships–starting with our proprietor’s own dynamic personal and professional bond and extending outward to our important network of growers, our talented team of employees, and, ultimately to our customers.


Elizabeth Spencer Wine Dinner

The ticket you purchase is $150.00 and the fair market value of the goods received is $37.50, making your tax deductible portion $131.25. Your donation is tax deductible as allowed by law.

The Houmas House Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization (Tax ID #27-2187425) 40136 Highway 942 / Darrow, Louisiana

Dancing in Dixie

Every Friday Night!

Starting April 1st, Dixie Café will offer live music and great food every Friday night! Guests will enjoy an amazing buffet and a la carte menu from 5 pm- 8 pm; with live music from local Baton Rouge area bands from 7 pm – 9 pm.  The café overlooks lighted gardens and the Amphitheater, giving you the perfect setting for a fun date night, or night out with friends.

Dancing in Dixie



Live Acoustic Music and Singing

*Starting October 5th*

Every Wednesday starting October 5th, Dixie Cafe’ will have live acoustic music with dinner and cocktails.  Doors and dinner start at 5:00 PM and music starts at 7:00 PM.

October 5th- Deware Walker

Deware Walker

Thursday Night Football


Thursday Night Football

This Fall, Café Dixie will be open for Thursday Night Football!  Watch your favorite teams on a 10 ft screen while enjoying a buffet and your favorite gameday finger foods.

9/29: Miami Dolphins vs Cincinnati Bengals

10/6: Indianapolis Colts vs Denver Broncos

10/13: Washington Commanders vs Chicago Bears

10/20: New Orleans Saints vs Arizona Cardinals

10/27: Baltimore Ravens vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers

11/3: Philadelphia Eagles vs Houston Texans

11/10: Atlanta Falcons vs Carolina Panthers

11/17: Tennessee Titans vs Green Bay Packers

11/24: Buffalo Bills vs New England Patriots

12/1: Las Vegas Raiders vs Los Angeles Rams

12/8: San Francisco 49ers vs Seattle Seahawks

12/15: Jacksonville Jaguars vs New York Jets

12/22: Dallas Cowboys vs Tennessee Titans

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LSU Gameday in Dixie Cafe!

It’s Fall! And that means football season is here!  Starting September 4th, you can enjoy all the LSU games right here in Dixie Cafe.  Nothing comes closer to lower bowl seats than watching on a 10 ft screen.  A buffet and specialty items will be available starting one hour before kick off.

10/1/22 LSU vs Auburn TBD

10/8/22 LSU vs Tennessee TBD

10/15/22 LSU vs Florida TBD

10/22/22 LSU vs Ole Miss TBD

11/5/22 LSU vs Alabama TBD

11/12/22 LSU vs Arkansas TBD

11/19/22 LSU vs UAB TBD

11/26/22 LSU vs Texas A&M TBD


Every Sunday we’ll have a Black and Gold Watch party in Dixie Cafe and Restaurant!  Join us for a great buffet and full menu, plus a full bar and drink specials.  Wear your favorite black and gold and watch your favorite home team on a 10-foot screen.

About Us

Houmas House is a historic estate located near New Orleans in Darrow, Louisiana.  Open 7 days a week from 9am to 8pm. At Houmas House, visitors can tour the mansion and  grounds, stay in the inn, enjoy Louisiana cuisine, and host one-of-a-kind weddings and events.