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The plantation is open for tours, Thursday, July 4, 2024

May 30, 2024 news

The plantation will be open for tours, Thursday, July 4, 2024 from 9am to 5:30pm. Tours begin on the hour and every half hour with the first tour starting at 9:30am and the last tour beginning at 4:00pm. Read More »

Hours of Operation

May 23, 2024 news

This day and always we remember - The plantation is open for tours Monday, May 27, 2024 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm Read More »

2nd Annual Jeff Rocks Back the Clock

Apr 30, 2024 news

May 19th from 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm Music from multiple artists Free admission-donations accepted for the Jeff Willet Foundation Food and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be sold on-site Discounted house tour available with your donation valid May 19th only Free Parking Read More »

2nd Annual Spring Garden and Pet Show

Apr 08, 2024 news

April 20th & 21st, 2024 from 10am to 4pm Read More »

Happy Mardi Gras!

Jan 03, 2024 news

The plantation is open the weekend before Mardi Gras and Lundi Gras (Monday before Mardi Gras); however, we will be closed for Mardi Gras Tuesday February 13, 2024 and resume normal business hours on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Read More »

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Dec 20, 2023 news

Destrehan Plantation will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day - From our family to yours have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year Read More »

Christmas Eve Bonfire Adventure w/Holiday Dinner at Destrehan Plantation

Dec 13, 2023 news

Gray Line New Orleans Sight Seeing Tours presents the Christmas Eve Bonfire Adventure w/Holiday Dinner at Destrehan Plantation. This special tour includes motor coach transportation, a guided tour of Destrehan Plantation, a traditional holiday dinner, group escort, bottled water, eggnog, and Christmas cookies. For availability and pricing click here: https://www.graylineneworleans.com/all/seasonal/christmas-eve-bonfire-adventure Read More »

Downloadable audio tours available on site in French, Spanish, German and English !

Sep 05, 2023 news

Downloadable audio tours available on site in French, Spanish, German, and English with the purchase of a Life at Destrehan Plantation tour ticket. You can inquire with a gift shop associate when you visit Destrehan Plantation. Read More »

Summer Special – Buy One Adult Ticket and Receive Two Children’s Tickets For Free!

Jul 19, 2023 news

Buy one adult ticket and receive two children's tickets for free! Offer is valid when you purchase your tickets online only until September 5, 2023. Read More »

Jeff Rocks Back The Clock 2024

Jul 11, 2023 news

Destrehan Plantation is hosting "Jeff Rocks Back the Clock," on TBD. This event is celebrating Jeff Willet day in St. Charles Parish. Jeff has been a member of many bands through his life and was recently diagnosed with ALS. Many of his current and former bandmates will come together on this day to perform and raise money for the Gleason Foundation. The event is free to the public. There will be plenty of music all afternoon. Food and beverage will be available for purchase under the pavilion. Read More »

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