3142 North River Road, Port Allen Louisiana 70767
225 344-3913 Fax 225-343-8701
An Oriental inspired pavilion built in New Orleans for an international exposition, it is the closest plantation home to Baton Rouge, located on the bank of the Mississippi River only minutes from Louisiana's capital city.
An exquisitely restored structure, it retains the warmth of a private home yet is accessible to the public. Poplar Grove is furnished with museum quality antiques and art. Poplar Grove's lush gardens provide the perfect setting for your visit.
Built as an exotic World's Fair pavilion, now a stately private home, Poplar Grove Plantation offers tours, group dining, and meeting space, by appointment. It is typically used for private parties, weddings, company picnics, and similar special events.
Other History nearby:
(St Martinville) Acadian Memorial
(Lafayette) Acadian Village
(Lafayette) Alexandre Mouton House
(St Francisville) Centenary State Commemorative Area
(Darrow) Houmas House Plantation & Gardens
(Baton Rouge) Louisiana Naval War Memorial
10/13 Coming to The Port Allen area
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival New Orleans LA April25 The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, a/k/a Jazz Fest, is a 10-day cultural feast in which thousands of musicians, cooks and craftspeople welcome 500,000 visitors each year. There are two main components: the Louisiana Heritage Fair and the Ev ening Concert Series. The Lousiana Heritage Fair is the signature feature of the Festival, showcasing unforgettable music on 12 stages, delicious Louisiana cuisine in two large food areas, and crafts artisans from the region and around the world demonstrating and selling their work.
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Breaux Bridge LA May3-5 The Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival has become one of the largest gatherings of world famous Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Pop musicians and plays host to over 30 bands on three stages during the three-day festival.
Le Festival de la Viande Boucanee Ville Platte LA June29-30 This festival, which translates into the "Smoked Meat Festival", has a World Championship Cookoff, culinary demos, Cajun smokehouse in action, and Cajun Heritage exhibitions. Thirty hours of non-stop music are also an attraction of the festival.
Cracklin Festival Port Barre LA November8 This festival is held in November in Port Barre. Four days of fun include family entertainment, Cajun and Country music, food, cooking contests, arts and crafts, and a parade.
Pepper Festival St Martinville LA September14-15 This annual festival, usually taking place on the third Sunday of October, celebrates the pepper industry in Louisiana. Benefits kids, and attractions include Cajun food, bands, and a Poker Run. One day only. Call or write for dates and times.
Best of the Bayou Festival Houma LA September29-30 Taking place in Historic Downtown Houma, the festival features Cajun and French food, music, weddings, crafts, pirogue racing, antiques, and more.