Houmas House Plantation and Gardens is a truly special place for your event. We offer a variety of unique venues in which your attendees can gather. Houmas House will deliver an experience unparalleled to anything else in South Louisiana. Our professional staff offers planning assistance and resources to create turn-key events of any scale.
We offer many unique venues, choose one, several or the entire property depending on the size of your event. From an intimate dinner for two to a gala for several thousand, we can accommodate just about anything you can imagine. When it has to be special, it has to be Houmas House.
To talk about your wedding, reception, or other special events at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, please contact us or call Kevin Kelly at 504-628-6000.
You can select The Pavilion, in whole or in part. Its 5,000 square feet of floor space can accommodate many types of events. The lawn courtyard to The Pavilion is available for use during your event. The Turtle Bar sits at the rear of this lawn and can be used with The Pavilion. [View Brochure]
The very beautiful Neptune’s Ballroom and Neptune’s Courtyard, are a perfect combination of indoor and outdoor accommodations. The 2,500 square foot Ballroom houses a civil war era submarine, affording a very unique piece of American history to be part of your event. The Courtyard features two lily ponds with fountains. Use them together or separately for that truly one of a kind event. [View Brochure]
The Carriage House, redefines the luxury dining experience, combining intimacy and comfort in a breathtaking relaxed club environment with personalized service and attention to detail. [View Brochure]
The Hampton Fountain Court located at the rear of the mansion offers a spectacular view and a cozy atmosphere. It is a 30,000 square foot walled garden, which features a circular 50-foot water-lily pond with a fountain that dances to entertain and dazzle your guests. After dark, the fountain is lighted for a dazzling display. [View Brochure]
The Grand Lawn at the front of the mansion offers nearly 7 acres of manicured lawn, surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and lakes. Our allee’ of oaks offers a 300-foot walk for the bride on her special day. Or a dinner for up to 250 people served at one long table under the majestic Cathedral of Oaks. [View Brochure]
The Tea House at Mount Houmas, located on the highest point of the property, is surrounded by gardens, a 12-foot waterfall and our version of the bridge from Monet’s Gardens at Giverny, France. Seating for 36 in The Tea House, and 50 on the two adjacent terraces. This venue offers spectacular views of the gardens. [View Brochure]
For more intimate gatherings, we offer our fine dining restaurant Latil’s Landing, located in the original French House at Houmas House, which was built in 1773. The original house features four exquisite rooms, each with its own personality. Use one or two or three or all four of the rooms, depending on your group’s size. [View Brochure]
The very unique Turtle Bar is inside one of the twin Garconierres, which flank the grand house. The Turtle Bar is located just outside of The Pavillion, on the downriver side of the property. [View Brochure]
And for that very special one-of-a-kind event we offer the Sugar Baron’s Feast, the only way to experience what it was like to live during the grand days of The Sugar Palace. You and your guests will dine on a specially prepared seven-course meal by award-winning chef, Jeremy Langlois, inside the mansion’s dining room. [Learn More]
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.