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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!

Dancing in Dixie

Every Friday Night!

Starting April 1, 2022

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

Book Signing & Reception

Breaking The Code by John P. Beck, Jr.

May 15, 2022

Dixie Café, Doors Open at 3:30 pm

Book signing

Letters From Louisiana

Book Signing

May 22, 2022, 3:30 PM

The Great River Road Museum

Author Olaf Schmidt writes about the life of Louise Marmillion, the Bavarian Mistress, of San Francisco Plantation.  Although this plantation is now closed to the public, its story will live on in this factual novel about life along the Mississippi River and life on this plantation.

Join us for a book signing and reception in The Great River Road Museum.



Dinner and Wine Under the Oaks

May 25, 2022

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

You don’t want to miss out on this upcoming Dinner and Wine Under the Oaks Event!  The featured Wineries are Chateau Buena Vista and Raymond Vineyards, of the Boisset Collection.

Tickets include a 5-course dinner with each course perfectly paired with a wine from one of these featured Vineyards.  Weather permitting, this event will take place on the front lawn of the Houmas House Estate.  Should the weather be too hot or wet, the event will be moved indoors.


The ticket you purchase is $150.00 and the fair market value of the goods received is $37.50, making your tax deductible portion $112.50. 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 70725

About Us

Houmas House is a historic estate located near New Orleans in Darrow, Louisiana.  Open 7 days a week from 9am to 7pm. 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.