Mark your calendars for Twin Fest Louisiana – a first-in-state festival honoring twins, multiples and those who love them! The FREE festival will occur on Saturday, April 6th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Downtown Houma. Cherry and Sherry Wilmore, also known as ‘Everybody’s Favorite Twins” are passionate philanthropists and community activists in the…


The ending of Mardi Gras sparks the beginning of a new season where South Louisiana Catholics repent for the debauchery we partake in throughout the year. Lent is the period of the liturgical year from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday and is a time of sacrifice for Jesus. It is a solemn religious observance commemorating…


Seafood Gumbo

Food is often significant in people’s culture, but in Louisiana’s Bayou Country – food is our culture. The weather is unpredictable this time of year, but listen closely, and you will hear the collective sound of Cajuns nearby say, “It’s gumbo weather!” Gumbo is a dense, thick soup served over a small amount of rice,…


The city of Houma is thrilled to announce the much-anticipated Weenie Spaghetti Cookoff Festival, slated for Saturday, January 13, 2024, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Houma Courthouse Square in Downtown. This unique culinary event, which perfectly embodies the playful spirit and creative flair of our community, promises to bring together food enthusiasts…


  Welcome to Explore Houma, your gateway to the heart of Louisiana’s Bayou Country! Located in the lush wetlands of Terrebonne Parish, Houma offers an authentic taste of Cajun life, rich in culture, history and natural beauty. Our mission is to showcase the best of Houma, from exhilarating swamp tours and vibrant Mardi Gras celebrations…


With the turning of a new year comes a new season – ‘heads’ season! That’s right, the highly anticipated crawfish season is upon us, and we’ve got the low down on where to get some of those mouthwatering crustaceans – right here in Louisiana’s Bayou Country! The Bayou Country Crawfish Trail was designed to guide you…


Don your best purple, green and gold for a celebration where you’re sure to ‘pass a good time’ – it’s almost Carnival Time! Being host to the second largest celebration in Louisiana, we’re experts at letting the good times roll sha, and this year, we are ready to deliver another season filled with intoxicating culture…


As we look back at 2023, we are filled with gratitude and pride for what we’ve achieved. It’s been a year that not only rebounded from past challenges like Hurricane Ida but also set new benchmarks for what we can accomplish as a premier tourism destination. Our calendar was packed with successful events and festivals,…


Santa Claus is coming to Houma! Now that you’re stuffed as the Thanksgiving turkey, it’s time to set your twinkling eyes to what’s around the corner – the Houma Christmas Parade! Scheduled for Saturday, December 2, at 5 p.m., this year’s parade promises to be a dazzling display of lights, music and holiday cheer, capturing…


When visiting C’est Bon Cafe, the parking lot and nearly every table is full, which probably tells you all you need to know about how the locals feel about this spot. One visit, and you’ll understand why. C’est Bon Cafe is decked in charming and rustic decor, with a touch of nostalgia that makes you…