NEW IBERIA, La. – Jefferson Island Rip Van Winkle Gardens is holding a contest for bridal photos.
If you were married at Rip Van Winkle Gardens between 2012-2017 you can submit your best 3-5 wedding photos for a chance to win one of three prizes. From Jan. 1 - Feb. 15 send photos in .jpeg format to
If you are selected as the first place winner, you will receive a one night stay for two in one of the romantic bed and breakfast cottages (based upon availability) plus tickets to tour the Joseph Jefferson House and Gardens.
The second place winner, will receive lunch for two at Café Jefferson (cocktails not included) plus tickets to tour the Joseph Jefferson House and Gardens.
The third place winner will receive tickets to tour the Joseph Jefferson House and Gardens, plus 20% OFF one item in the gift shop. (Does not apply to sale items).
With permission from the photographer, they will place the wedding photo(s) of their choosing on the new Rip Van Winkle Gardens
Reminder: Café Jefferson will be open for Lunch and Dinner on Valentine’s Day. Dinner Reservations required for Valentine’s Night. Call (337) 359-8525 to make reservations.