Houmas House Plantation



September  2016

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens


The Event Issue
As seen by Princess Maggie
The summer is over and you know what that means?  It's time for football, holiday parties and planning your spring wedding.  My Sugar Palace is a favorite place to celebrate with family and friends for your special occasion. 
Tis the season for brides walking down the aisle framed by Live Oak trees; dancing the night away to live bands;  and large formal dinners marking the end of another great year. 
The hardest decision is choosing the perfect spot in my expansive gardens and ballrooms.  So, I can make it easy for you. Click HERE to send us information about your event and we can help you get started.  And read on to learn about all the venues at Houmas House for your upcoming celebration. 

Much     Love,
Princess Maggie
The Neptune Ballroom and The Grand Pavilion

The Neptune Ballroom is perfect for rehearsal dinners, corporate meetings and wedding receptions.   With wall to wall windows, guests feel like they are part of the gardens while enjoying the air conditioning and ambiance of this elegant ballroom.  The center piece for this space is a pre-Civil War submarine with a rock wall water feature. To see more pictures,  Click Here

The Pavilion best suits large wedding receptions, corporate dinner parties, and cocktail parties.  Also surrounded by large floor to ceiling windows, the Pavilion feels open and elegant with sweeping views of the Houmas House gardens.  To see more pictures,  Click Here
The Carriage House Restaurant and Latil's Landing

For centuries ladies have donned wide brimmed hats and enjoyed afternoon tea. Houmas House brings formal teas to the Great River Road. For groups of 15 or more, by reservation, you can host a lavish affair complete with blueberry scones, caviar and champagne.   
If tea isn't what you had in mind,  The Carriage House Restaurant is open nightly for dinner. This elegant ballroom is bright and airy by day and romantic and intimate by night. The seasonal menu takes a contemporary progressive approach to traditional Louisiana cuisine. To view more pictures, Click Here
To make reservations,  Click Here.

In the 1770's Houmas House was a simple six room cottage.  Over the next century, Houmas House grew to 16,000 square feet and became known as The Sugar Palace.  Today the original 1770's manor house is the home to Latil's Landing. This fine dining restaurant was named Top 20 New Restaurants in the US by Esquire Magazine and is continually noted for its creativity and impeccable service.
There are four intimate dining rooms, each overlooking a courtyard featuring a lily pond with a lighted fountain.  Whether it's an anniversary, birthday, or special gathering, Latil's can offer the privacy and unique experience not found anywhere in Plantation Country.  To see more pictures,  Click Here.

To make your reservation,  Click Here

The  Gardens  of   Houmas  House



From the alley of mossy Live Oaks to the impos ing Greek Revival architecture, there is no shortage of pict uresque settings to have as your back drop.  Spanning a massive 38 acres, the gardens of Houmas House need nothing more than white table cloths and a few
tealights.  Weddings, symphonies and  cocktail p arties are
all  perfect events for the sprawling gardens which surround the historic mansion.


Planning your event is easy. Simply  Click Here and give us some information about your event. We will follow up with you soon.

Your Event Continues....

Your event was a success!  Your guests laughed and danced and want to linger into the night.  Our Inn at Houmas House provides 21 rooms for doing just that!  These luxurious cottages are nestled among Live Oak trees and lush gardens providing a private oasis.  A gourmet breakfast and mansion tour tickets are included in your overnight package. 

You can check availability and book right  Here.

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 Open  Daily      

Sunday-Saturday: 9 am-7 pm

Cafe Burnside: 11 am-2 pm daily

Latil's Landing: Wed-Sat 6 pm-9 pm

Sunday Brunch: 11 am-3 pm

The Carriage House Restaurant:

    Breakfast- 8 am-10 am

    Dinner- 5 pm- 9 pm


 Directions to Houmas House Here


Houmas House Plantation | 40136 Hwy 942 (River Road) | Darrow, LA | 70725


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