Houmas House Estate & Gardens
October 2022
Dinner and Wine Under the Oaks

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.

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
Thanksgiving Reservations Are Open!
Thanksgiving Day Annual Buffet
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Reservations Required

Adults: $119.03
Children 6-13: $68.91
Our Annual Thanksgiving Buffet is open for reservations! Weather permitting, this event will be held on the front lawn with the museum as the back up plan should it rain. Reserve your table by calling our gift shop during business hours: 225-473-9380. Pre-payment is required and can be handled over the phone. We look forward to celebrating this holiday with you and your family!
Haunted Tours October 28-30
This year we want to share a few of our untold stories of staff encounters with the ghosts of Houmas House. Over the years the tour guides and night staff have detailed many firsthand experiences with the departed who wander the halls of the mansion making their presence known. Some spirits come with good intentions, and some with bad. But they are real, and we want to share these unknown stories with you!

When: October 28-30
Tour Options: 5:00, 6:00 & 7:00pm
How: Purchase online and choose the three times mentioned above. Or purchase tickets upon arrival.

Christmas Coming Soon to Houmas House!

Christmas is magical time at Houmas House and we pull out all the stops! Decorations will be complete for Thanksgiving and will remain up until January 10th. Here's a quick lookback at 2021. Enjoy!
Secrets From our Kitchens
Upcoming Events
Football season is in full swing! And we are part of the action every Saturday and Sunday. Now you can catch LSU games on Saturday nights and Saints games on Sundays- all in Dixie Cafe. A 10ft screen makes it feel like you have lower bowl seats. And a full menu and bar make you feel like you're in a suite! Join us every week all season long!
And every Friday night, Dancing in Dixie brings live music, a full menu, and so much fun.
Gifts from Houmas House
Our new ornaments are in just in time for Christmas! These make perfect gifts for teachers or friends and family who love Louisiana. And with nationwide shipping available, you can get them brought right to your door.

The Houmas House Gift Shop offers a wide selection of books, collectibles, ornaments and unique gift items. If you live in the area, we recommend visiting soon and see the specialty items not online.
Houmas House Ornament

Open Daily

Mansion Tours: 9:30 am- 7:00 pm daily
Gift Shop: 9:00 am- 8:00 pm daily
The Carriage House Restaurant: 11:00am - 8:00pm
Latil's Landing Restaurant:
Thursday- Saturday 6:00pm-9:00pm (By Reservation)
Dixie Café: 8:00 am- 2:00 pm daily (located in The Great River Road Museum)

Mansion & Garden Tour Tickets: Adult; $35 | Teen: $17 | Child $12
Houmas House Estate and Gardens
40136 Hwy 942, Darrow, LA 70725