Southern Garden Festival
May3-4, 2019

3502 E. Simcoe | Harold & Sarah Schoeffler Gardens (near Oakbourne Country Club)

Join us in the gardens for dinner & dancing on Friday night, followed by Saturday’s full slate of outdoor activities. All proceeds benefit the local homeless families served by Family Promise of Acadiana.


Friday, May 3, 2019, 6–8 p.m., Dining & Dancing Under the Stars
$75/person, $100/couple; includes entry to Saturday activities. Coming soon, you’ll be able to securely order tickets through our online ticket reservation system, or you may call 337-233-3447 for reservations and additional information.

  • Enjoy a delicious buffet meal, featuring locally-sourced ingredients.
  • Live music and dancing.
  • Artist demonstration.
  • Silent auction with great items up for bid. Cash, credit cards and debit cards accepted.

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Southern Garden Festival
$10/person at the Garden Gate. Children under 12 free. Enjoy a variety of activities for all ages in these beautiful riverside gardens. 

  • Artists, garden tours, live music in the gazebo, bayou boat tours, Master Gardener presentations, educational exhibits, garden fairies, refreshments in the Garden Room, children’s scavenger hunt and more.

Many thanks to our 2019 Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor


Oak Sponsors
Prejean Creative


Cypress Sponsors
Business First Bank


Registration Forms
Vendor Form: online application

Musician Form: online application

Informational/Educational Exhibitor Form: online application 


Scenes from the Garden
View our photo gallery for scenes from the garden during previous festivals. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in the garden!


Please check back regularly for the latest details on Saturday’s schedule. Final schedule and participants subject to change.