Welcome to Southdown Plantation. A 19th century sugar plantation manor house, with slaves quarters, a gift shop and fully-guided tours. We can host your Wedding or Event here too! See below for details.



Weddings at Southdown 

Getting married at a nearly 200 year old plantation home is an experience that couples will treasure throughout the years. Southdown Plantation offers Wedding Ceremonies on the grounds, Receptions at Buquet Pavilion and Intimate Weddings inside the Plantation. When you're ready to plan your dream wedding, give us a call and let us make your dream come true!


Buquet Pavilion Event Venue

The pavilion is available for wedding ceremonies, receptions, birthday and anniversaries parties, family reunions, crawfish boils, picnics, corporate dinners, employee gatherings, client receptions, church, civic,
non-profit events, and much more!

Mr. Ed Borne

Have you met Mr. Ed? At 84 years old, he is probably the best Tour Guide in Houma. His tours are filled with stories and anecdotes about Southdown and the Houma area. He is quite a delight and we love having him here at Southdown.

Stop by one day and take a tour!


Southdown Museum Gift Shop

Explore our Gift Shop for hundreds of unique items, including local folklore children's books, blankets, fleur de lis novelties, jewelry, bags, Cajun music, and an extensive collection of books and cookbooks. Open Tuesday - Saturday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Marketplace Arts & Crafts Show

One day arts and crafts festival that features more than 300 local and national vendors with unique handmade products including jewelry, clothing, woodcrafts, original art, garden items, seasonal products and more! The grounds here are all abuzz on Marketplace Day, with an average of 5000 visitors. Stop by and see what our Artists, Artisans and Craft Vendors have to offer and grab a bite to eat in one of our many food booths.

Portrait Sessions at Southdown

Our beautiful oak-scattered property makes the perfect background for your portrait session. Sessions are by appointment only so give us a ring and let us book your next photo shoot. Pre-Bridal Portrait Appointments are complimentary when your big day is celebrated here!