For Immediate Release
Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540
(888) 942-3742
Fall Dinner at the Gardens
NEW IBERIA, La. ---Jefferson Island Rip Van Winkle Gardens is opening its doors and inviting you for a special night time evening of dining at Café Jefferson on Fri., Aug. 23.

Bring your special guest to enjoy fine dining under the stars by Lake Peigneur such as Seafood Heaven, Crawfish Etouffeé, Crabmeat Au Gratin, Eggplant Michelle and many more. Seating will be 5:30 – 7 p.m. and 7:30 – 9 p.m.
The glassed – in porch, nestled in a grove of 350 year-old live oaks, offers a breath-taking view of the gardens and Lake Peigneur. To work up your appetite, you can come early and take a stroll through semi-tropical gardens nestled among ancient live oak trees.
Café Jefferson is usually only open for lunch from 11 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. on weekdays and until 3 p.m. on weekends.
Please call for reservations for the dinner at (337) 359-8525.
Visit for more information about the gardens.

The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center in New Iberia.
For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit