Southern Garden Festival



NOTICE: Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, we have postponed this event. It will be rescheduled, with a new date to be announced. We appreciate your continuing support in these difficult circumstances!

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, as we help families gain their independence. 

DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED, 6–8 p.m., Dining & Dancing Under the Stars
$75/person, $100/couple; includes entry to Saturday activities. Call 337-233-3447 for reservations and additional information.

  • Enjoy a delicious buffet meal, featuring locally-sourced ingredients.
  • Live music and dancing.
  • Artist demonstration with Anita Hughes Pottery.
  • Silent auction with great items up for bid. Cash, credit cards and debit cards accepted.
  • Your ticket includes entry to Saturday’s events.

DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED, 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 gardens, bayou boat tours, gardening and nature presentations, educational exhibits, garden fairies, refreshments in the Garden Room, children’s scavenger hunt and more.

Registration Forms
Vendor Application Form: Online | PDF  

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!