Gateway to Cajun Country

In Houma, you just don’t see the sights, you become a part of them. Climb aboard a swamp tour and come face to face with the unusual, the exotic and the ferocious. Explore our centuries-old Cajun history and heritage, dance halls, plantation homes, museums and festivals, including our two-week authentic Cajun Mardi Gras. Houma’s Gulf Coast location and liberal catch limits makes for the best and most diverse fishing found anywhere in the world.

Outside of being the official gateway to Cajun Country, Houma hosts a number of annual events that are sure to satisfy the curiosities of any traveler. From January 1st to December 31st, there’s always something going on in Houma.

Scenic Drives

Upcoming Events

"The Velocity of Autumn" at Le Petit Theatre
No One Fights Alone!
United Way’s SOUPer Bowl Cookoff and MVP 5k