49th Annual Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival scheduled for November 13-14

Published 6:00 am Friday, October 15, 2021

DESTREHAN – Destrehan Plantation’s 49th annual Fall Festival located at 13034 River Road in Destrehan, Louisiana opens 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, November 13, and Sunday, November 14, on the plantation grounds. Admission for a full day is $8 per adult or teen, $5 for children 6 to 12 years of age, and children 5 years and under get in free.

This year’s festival has over 130 arts and crafts vendors. Craft vendors will showcase their talent and sell their handcrafted items such as exotic woodwork, leather goods, scented candles, original jewelry, Louisiana themed prints, canvas paintings and exclusive houseware items. The mule barn will allure the antique collector with distinctive pieces from antique dealers throughout Louisiana.

Cajun and creole food lovers have a variety of dishes to choose from such as cochon de lait po-boys, shrimp and grits, shrimp po-boys, onion mums, BBQ sandwiches, andouille nachos, and alligator on a stick. Guests can dine in the picnic area while enjoying live entertainment from the following bands:

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Les Bons-Riens  – 10:30 a.m. to noon

Ryan Foret & Foret Tradition – 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Faith Becnel – 10:30 a.m. to noon

Kayla Woodson – 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Historical interpreters provide tours of the plantation home throughout the day for an additional $8 per person. There will be craft artisans demonstrating trades and domestic duties utilized in the early 1800s as well.

Children’s activities include pony rides, hand waxing, interactive games, and arts and crafts.

Face masks are required in buildings only.

Please contact Melissa Monica for additional information regarding the festival at 985-764-9315, ext. 2 or visit the website at destrehanplantation.org.