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A Cajun Man’s Swamp Tours and Adventures

Captain Billy Gaston conducts each tour through scenic bayous, showing birds, turtles, and alligators. Guests can expect a comfortable 49-passenger, covered vessel. Tours take place Monday – Saturday at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM. Alligators fed daily on time. Call for reservations.

251 Marina Drive
Gibson, LA 70356

(985) 868-4625

Ala Bayou Terrebonne Christmas Boat Parade

A Christmas boat parade that begins at dusk in Bayou Terrebonne at Bourg Volunteer Fire Station. Local pleasure boats decorate with Christmas lights and parade down the bayou to the Humble Canal Bridge. People gather along the sides of the bayou to watch the parade. Families gather, and light fires line the bayou sides.

Bourg Volunteer Fire Station
4317 LA-24
Bourg, LA


Annie Miller’s Son’s Marsh and Swamp Tours

Enjoy Mandalay Wildlife Refuge, marsh, swamps, bayous and wildlife. Learn about Alligator Annie. Call for reservations. No credit cards.

1109 Dunn Street
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 868-4758

Ardoyne Plantation

Tour times: Tues.-Sat. 9:30am, 11:30am and 2pm.

Step back in time with this historic tour of a grand scale Victorian gothic sugarcane plantation. Although the mansion was not built until 1888, it has been continually lived in by the original builders family for 6 generations and contains ALL original family furniture, china and plantation memorabilia. Ardoyne Plantation house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as possibly the largest and most elaborate example of Rural Victorian Gothic Architecture in the state of Louisiana.

2678 Highway 311
Schriever, LA 70395

(985) 804-2271

Bayou Terrebonne Boucherie Festival

Join in for a day of food, festivity, and teamwork. In addition to mounds of pork, there will be a white bean cookoff, live music, and the now-famous Cajun Cup (a series of bayou-themed competitions).

Downtown Houma
8043 Main Street
Houma, LA

Bayou Terrebonne Distillers

Weekend Live Music, Comedy Night on Fridays and much more!

Closed Monday thru Thursday. Friday 5pm to 10pm. Saturday 2pm to 10pm. Sunday 12pm to 5pm.

8043 W Main Street
Houma, LA 70360

Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum

Waterlife Museum celebrates the industries and traditions that collectively comprise our unique culture! The museum gift shop offers Louisiana-themed art, jewelry, clothing, and merchandise. A Cajun music band plays on Tuesdays from noon to 3:00 p.m. The museum also offers an event rental space in the Bayou Gallery, overlooking Bayou Terrebonne.

7910 Park Avenue
Houma, LA 70364

(985) 580-7200

Bayou Wave Runner Rentals

Experience the thrill of wave runner rental services for recreational use and water sports enthusiasts.

160 St. George Road
Schriever, LA 70395


Cajun Jam

Join us on the second Wednesday of every month at C’est Bon Café to enjoy delicious food and the unique musical stylings of the Cajun Music Preservation Society and local favorites that will make you want to tap your toes.  All ages welcome!

6pm – 8pm

* Event subject to change. For more information visit the Cajun Music Preservation Society’s Facebook page.

1687 Grand Caillou Road
Houma, LA

Cast Iron Cookoff Crawl

The Houma Rotary Cast Iron Cookoff presented by Transech LLC features 30+ cooking teams serving their best dishes cooked in cast iron cookware. For just a small admission fee, you can taste everything, vote for your favorite, and support a great cause!

All event proceeds benefit the many local service projects of the Rotary Club of Houma, including education, leadership, and veteran projects in our community.​

In addition to delicious food, the Cast Iron Cookoff will have live local music, a Cast Iron Crawl throughout downtown Houma, and local artists displaying their work. You don’t want to miss this fabulous event!

Purchase Tickets Here

Downtown Houma
7856 Main Street
Houma, LA

Chauvin Sculpture Garden & Nicholls State University Art Studio

Named as one of the Top 25 Most Amazing Sculpture Gardens in the World by The garden has more than 100 concrete sculptures and is open from dawn to dusk. Free to the public.

5336 Bayouside Drive
Chauvin, LA 70377

(985) 594-2546

Craftin Cajuns Craft Show and Marketplace

Visit lobby sponsors and shop with over 200 vendors at Craftin’ Cajuns at the Barry P. Bonvillain Civic Center in Houma, LA.

Barry P Bonvillain Civic Center
346 Civic Center Blvd
Houma, LA


Daiquiris & Company

Lobby, Patio and Drive Thru

Monday thru Thursday 11am to 12am. Friday 11am to 1am. Saturday 10am to 1am. Sunday 10am to 12am.

276 S Hollywood Road
Houma, LA 70360

6203 West Park Avenue
Houma, LA 70364

821 Grand Caillou Road
Houma, LA 70363

Down the Bayou Shrimp Tours

Learn the ins and outs of the seafood industry from this multigenerational family business. View shrimp boats and nets, learn about safety regulations, walk through the processing plant and freezers and finsh with a delicious, fresh seafood meal from Kim’s Suga Shack.

Available upon reservation: Call 985-257-1200 to book today.

8238 Grand Cailliou Rd.
Dulac, LA 70353

(985) 257-1200

Downtown Houma Makers Market at the Library

It is at the Terrebonne Parish Library parking lot to the right of the front entrance every Tuesday (weather permitting) from 3 pm to dark.

151 Library Drive
Houma, LA


Faith Family Shrimp Tours

From the bayou to the bag, learn how dried shrimp is made during an hour-long guided tour.

8167 Redfish Street, Chauvin, LA 70344


Finding Our Roots African American Mobile Museum

Celebrating African-American history in Terrebonne, Lafourche, and St. Mary Parishes.

Stationed at the Explore Houma Visitors Center every Tuesday and Friday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

114 Tourist Drive
Gray, LA 70359

(985) 855-9202

Greenwood Gator Farm and Tours

See large alligators at a live show. Catch and hold baby alligators and learn about the art of alligator hunting. Open 7 days a week. Tour times at 10:30am and 1:30pm. Call for reservations. Credit cards accepted.

125 Gator Court
Gibson, LA 70356

(985) 804-0744

High Tide Bar & Billiards

Pool Hall, In House Music, Cocktails

Open daily 4pm to 2am

202 Monarch Drive
Houma, LA 70364


Houma Downtown Christmas Festival

The annual Christmas parade starts at Terrebonne High and rolls down Main Street. From there, it will turn right on Barrow and end at the corner of School Street.

A tree-lighting ceremony follows in the Courthouse Square, Main and Church streets.

Downtown Houma


Hypervelocity Race Track

Our all-electric mini go-kart has zero emissions that will get your adrenaline pumping as you speed around the world of HyperVelocity. Our 11,700 square-foot facility houses family-orientated activities for all ages, both beginner and experienced drivers; every one is designed to have fun and make a lasting memory. Come with your family, friends, colleagues, or opponents for the ultimate racing experience.

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

5953 West Park Avenue, Southland Mall
Houma, LA 70364


Intracoastal Club

Houma’s home to the underground arts w/ music, performance art and more!
5PM – 2AM Monday through Friday.

8448 Main Street, Houma, LA, United States, Louisiana

(985) 746-5028

It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere

Neighborhood Bar, DJ and Karaoke

Open daily 12pm to 2am.

5781 West Main St.
Houma, LA 70360


Jeaux’s New Horizons

Karaoke, DJ Nights, Weekend Live Music, Dancing

Open daily. 11am to 11pm.

713 Hwy. 182
Houma, LA 70364


Jude-O’s Bayou Tavern

DJ, Karaoke, Live Music

Open daily 3pm to 2am.

6271 W Main Street
Houma, LA 70360


Le Petit Theatre de Terrebonne

Le Petit is Houma’s only live theatre house. The Theatre is listed on the Louisiana Historic Registry.

7829 Main Street
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 876-4278

Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:00pm; Saturday – Sunday 8:00am-4:00pm.

LUMCON operates from the DeFelice Marine Center in Cocodrie. Includes educational exhibits focusing on Louisiana’s coastal resources. The marine center is open for self-guided tours.

8124 Highway 56
Chauvin, LA 70344

(985) 851-2800

Luminate Houma Downtown

Free concert! Bring your Chairs and enjoy the essence of local musicians and artists showcasing their talents.

Next to Lumiere Blues and Jazz Bistro.

See our events calendar for dates.

7913 W. Main St.
Houma, LA 70360



Irish Pub

Closed Sunday. Monday thru Friday 2pm to 2am. Saturday 6pm to 2am.

7832 W Main Street
Houma, LA 70360


Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge

The Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge is a 4,212 acre refuge composed of freshwater marsh and Cypress-Tupelo Swamp. The refuge is only accessible by boat and provides excellent habitat for waterfowl, wading birds and neotropical songbirds. A one mile walking trail is available to the public from dusk to dawn.

3599 Bayou Black Drive
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 853-1078

Market at the Marina

Monthly Farmers Market, Downtown Houma Marina
1st Saturday Each Month
8am – noon

8226 E Park Ave
Houma, LA

Maw Maw Walker and Tailgate

Put on your Muu-Muus and walk away the blues! As we endeavor to build our community back, we are coming together to celebrate our resolve, and more importantly, each other! 100% of proceeds to benefit revitalization efforts Downtown Houma! Another event not to be missed!

Event by Hache Grant Association, Inc.

Bayou Terrebonne Distillers
8043 W Main Street
Houma, LA

On The Canal Bar

Live Music

Monday 4pm to 12am. Tuesday 1pm to 8pm. Wednesday thru Friday 1pm to 2am. Saturday 11am to 2pm. Sunday 11am to 9pm.

1109 Dunn Street
Houma, LA 70360


PAC Kayak Rentals

Owners Eddie and Lisa Mullen offer kayak rentals and guided kayaking excursions in the beautiful Pointe-Aux-Chenes area.

179 PawPaw Ct.
Montegut, LA 70377


Pirate and Boots Festival

Keep Terrebonne Beautiful will hold a celebration in conjunction with Keep Louisiana’s Beautiful Love the Boot Week. The celebration will have vendor booths, music, activities for kids, and food. Of course, we have a Jean Lafitte look-alike contest and a treasure hunt. The purpose of the event is two-fold. First, we want to celebrate our bayou heritage and keep our area clean. Second, we will be raising money to further the mission of Keep Terrebonne Beautiful.

Downtown Houma Marina
8228 Park Avenue
Houma, LA

Pointe-Aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area

With 35,000 acres of wetlands, this area is composed primarily of freshwater wetlands and provides an important habitat for wintering waterfowl of the Mississippi Flyway. From its two birding decks, visitors can see year-round resident wildlife including white tail deer, otter, alligators and diverse bird species. It is also home to nesting rookeries of heron, egret and bald eagles. Public boat launch available.

2951 Hwy 665
Montegut, LA 70377

(985) 594-5494

Pours Tavern

Karoke and DJ.

Monday thru Wednesday 11am to 2am. Thursday 11am to 11pm. Friday 11am to 2am. Sunday 11am to 10pm.

1527 Polk St.
Houma, LA 70360


Regional Military Museum

Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00am-4:00pm. Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm.

The museum is a living history of the area’s rich military past. Vehicles really run and weapons really fire. The library acts as a place of research for both family military history and educational instruction. Veteran volunteers offer first-hand accounts of their service.

1154 Barrow Street
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 873-8200

Rougarou Festival

86 Valhi Blvd, Houma, LA 70360


Southdown Bar and Grill

Sports Bar and Restaurant

Open Monday thru Friday 1pm to 2am. Saturday and Sunday 2pm to 2am.

216 Mystic Blvd.
Houma, LA 70360


Southdown Marketplace Arts and Crafts Festival

Southdown Marketplace is a One-Day Artison Craft festival that features more than 300 local and national vendors with unique hand-made products including jewelry, clothing, wood crafts, original art, garden items, seasonal items & more!

Southdown Plantation
1208 Museum Drive
Houma, LA


Southdown Plantation & Terrebonne Museum

Hours: Monday – Friday  10:00am-4:00pm

Southdown Plantation House is a 19th century manor house, slave quarters, gift shop, and worker’s cabin! FREE mini-tours to all visitors. Credit cards accepted.

1208 Museum Drive
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 851-0154

St. Patrick’s Day on the Bayou

Whether you’re looking to embrace your Irish roots, or you just want to don your greenest attire and have a bit of fun, we’ve got you covered this St. Patrick’s Day!

It’s no secret that in Houma, we enjoy our festivals and parades. No holiday goes uncelebrated here, including St. Patrick’s Day. Houma’s St. Patty’s Day festivities honor the long-standing history of Irish Americans in Terrebonne Parish and celebrate their many contributions. So put on your best green and get ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day—Bayou Country style!

West Main
Barrow Street Route


Sunrise Bud and Burger Championship

This annual Rotary Club of Houma Sunrise Bud and Burger Championship is our fundraiser for the bicycles we give away at Christmas every year. Come taste the best burgers around while listening to great music. Think your burger is the best around? Come compete in one of our three categories: Restaurant, Corporte, Backyard Grillers.

Southdown Plantation
Buquet Pavilion
1208 Museum Drive
Houma, LA


Terrebonne Fine Arts Guild

Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 am-4:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm.

Original art by local artists. Located in the heart of Houma’s Historic District.

630 Belanger Street
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 851-2198

Terrebonne Folklife Culture Center

Hours: Tuesday – Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.

Dedicated to preserving Cajun culture, the center offers classes on Cajun dancing, cooking, crafts and decoy carving.

317 Goode Street
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 873-6545

TFAE Run for Excellence and Cajun Food Festival

TFAE’s 5k Run for Excellence and Best of the Fest, presented by Terrebonne General Health System, will have more entertainment and pre-race activities than ever before.

TFAE’s 5k Run for Excellence and Best of the Fest is scheduled this spring. There will be a pre-race second-line, a battle of the high school bands, live music, and The BEST OF THE FEST food competition.

Downtown Houma
7910 Main Street
Houma, LA


The A Bar

Night Club. Live Entertainment.

Closed Sunday thru Wednesday.  Thursday, 5 pm to 11 pm. Friday 5 pm to 2 am. Saturday 8 pm to 2 am.

7181 Main St, Houma, LA, United States, Louisiana.


The Balcony

Cocktails, Live Music

Closed Sunday thru Thursday. Friday 12pm to 2pm, 8pm to 2am. Saturday 8pm to 2am.

7834 Main Street
Houma, LA 70360


The Boxer and The Barrel

Cocktails, DJ, In House Music, Live Music

Closed Sunday. Monday thru Saturday 4pm to 2am.

7817 W Main Street
Houma, LA 70360


The Conveaux Club

The Conveaux Club is a live podcast event that takes place every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 8:00pm. It is a collective of creators, professionals, entrepreneurs, and artists who love to tackle various topics. It’s an open forum format that allows audience members to discuss and engage. This event happens every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 8:00 pm. It is recorded live at The Balcony above Mahony’s Bar in Downtown Houma so guests can enjoy the live show and order drinks. Admission is $10.

7832 W Main St, Houma, LA 70360

The Houma Golf Club

9-hole golf course. Open daily, 7:30 a.m. until dark. Hours vary by season. Call for tee times on weekends. Walking player $9 per person per 9. Riding player $15 per person per 9. No credit cards.

6433 Alma Street
Houma, LA 70364

(985) 868-5051

The Music Cove

Live Music

Closed Sunday and Monday.  Tuesday thru Saturday 12pm to 2am

227 Howard Avenue
Houma, LA 70363


The Patio

Milano’s restaurant. Regular live entertainment.

Closed Sunday and Monday. Tuesday thru Thursday 5pm to 12am. Friday 4pm to 2am. Saturday 5pm to 2am.

312 Belanger Street
Houma, LA 70360


The Pour House

Pour your own beer! Occasional weekend live music.

Closed Monday. Tuesday thru Thursday 10:30am to 9pm. Friday and Saturday 10:30am to 10pm. Sunday 10:30am to 9pm.

541 Corporate Drive
Houma, LA 70360


Volumnia Farm

1828 Robert Ruffin (RR) Barrow purchased the property from James Bowie in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, near Houma. This property would later become Residence Plantation, named so because RR owned many plantations, but Residence Plantation was where he resided. Residence Plantation has been continually owned and operated from that time until the present by the same family, making it one of the oldest, if not the oldest, family-owned businesses in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.

8951 Park Ave.
Houma, LA 70363-3780

(985) 414-2284

White Boot Stroll

Celebrate the best of Terrebonne Parish’s arts and culture at the White Boot Stroll in historic downtown Houma. In addition to having the chance to buy locally made products and art, guests will also enjoy live music, art installations, photo opportunities, special promotions from restaurants, and more. At this community-wide block party, there’s sure to be something for everyone.

317 Goode St
Houma, LA


Wildlife Gardens

Walk through a live cypress swamp. Small alligator farm with small to large alligators and a 110-pound loggerhead turtle. Nature trails. Bed and breakfast cabins available in the swamp. French-speaking host. Gardens open Tues-Sat. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. No credit cards.

5306 N. Bayou Black Drive
Gibson, LA 70356

(985) 209-9677