Sweet Things to do this Holiday Season

5 Sweet things to make your holiday season sweeter

  1. Take a stroll along the grounds of Houmas House Estate and Gardens. Located in Darrow, La, Houmas House is beautifully decorated for the holidays. Take a guided tour of the mansion, stroll through the stunning gardens, eat a meal at one of 3 restaurants, and enjoy the Christmas decor. Ladies: attend the first annual “Walking in a Winter Wonderland” on December 16-17, 2023! Get your tickets here.
  2. Visit The Cajun Village in Sorrento, which is beautifully decorated for the holidays. Take pictures on the grounds, shop for unique gifts like pottery and hand-painted ornaments, and enjoy beignets and cafe au lait at the Coffee House. Before you leave, go by the alligator pond to see if Big Boy and Nubby, the resident alligators, are out and about!
  3. Do more shopping! Grab your list and go to Merry Market, the Gonzales Holiday Market, or the Small Biz Holiday Market! Are designer brands what you are looking for? No worries, Tanger Outlets has exactly what you are looking for with stores like Michael Kors, Coach, GAP, Guess, Polo Ralph Lauren, and more! Are you free on November 11th? Tanger Outlets Gonzales will have their annual Tree Lighting Celebration to kick off the holiday season at 5 PM.
  4. Go across the river into Donaldsonville and attend Christmas at Crescent on December 9, 2023 to see Santa, shop at local businesses, eat delicious food, and the Christmas Tree Lighting.
  5. On November 30, 2023, don’t miss the Holiday Express Train in Gonzales for another chance to see Santa, tour the train, and entertainment for the kids!

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