8thannual Pumpkin Patch of Houma
The pumpkins have arrived! Pick the best of the patch to bring home and enjoy games, a maze, bounce house and many photo opportunities. Craft vendors join in the fun on the weekends with homemade treasures and foods. It’s Movie Time at The Patch!Bring your blanket or lawn chair and join as “Hocus Pocus” is shown on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Patch.
October 1-31, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Sun. noon – 6:30 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, Houma
St. Anne’s Pumpkin Patch
Enjoy some Fall family fun at the pumpkin patch! There are arts and crafts and games for children including bowling, mini golf, bean bag toss and more. Admission is free. Food will not be sold, but feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the property.
October 7-31, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Houma Pumpkin Patch
Shop for pumpkins and enjoy hayrides, live music, and much more at Houma’s largest Pumpkin Patch. Admission is free. Jambalaya and hamburgers can be purchased on the weekends. Bring your camera to capture the memories. The Patch is open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon – 6 p.m. on Sunday. Events on Sunday, Oct. 28 are being hosted by Houma Christian School. Many free games will be offered. A craft tent for kids and an HCS art sale will benefit African orphanages. They will have live performances of the HCS cheer squad, pep squad, band, flagcorps, and a trivia contest hosted by HCS quiz bowl.
October 13-31, Living Word Church Property, Houma
Bayou Dularge Knights of Columbus Cajun Fair
The 33rdAnnual Cajun Fair features delicious food, carnival rides, and an amazing music lineup. An auction will also take place on Saturday and Sunday.
K.C. Home, Dularge
Chamber Cornhole Challenge
The Houma-Terrbonne Chamber will host a Cornhole Tournament in partnership with Southdown Plantation. Two-player teams will play at least three games and participants can enjoy corn-inspired food, beverages and music. Tournament is open to the public.
October 18, 4-7 p.m.
Southdown Plantation, Houma
Night at the Boo-Seum
Bayou Country Children’s Museum hosts this annual holiday event to get little ones in the Halloween spirit. The night features activities, music, food and more. Cost is $8 in advance and $10 at the gate.
October 19, 5-9 p.m.
Firemen’s Fair Grounds, Thibodaux
First Methodist Church of Thibodaux brings hundreds of pumpkins for patrons to pick from at this 23rdannual event. A country store filled with crafts and homemade goodies is also open Pumpkins are for sale in the courtyard every day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the church’s ministries and local charities. A Pumpkin Patch Playland is also held Oct. 20 and 27 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to give families an additional chance to enjoy holiday-themed activities.
October 19-30, First Methodist Church of Thibodaux, Thibodaux
The Rougarou Fest is a family-friendly festival that celebrates the rich culture of Cajun folklore that exists along the bayous. Live music, food, children’s activities and more make the festival an entertaining experience, but the real fun comes in the parade (featuring Rougarou witches, zombies and giant puppets) and the costume contest.
October 20-21, Downtown Houma
Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Bayou Area
Take the first step to a world without Alzheimer’s. Join friends and family as they complete a two-mile walk to raise funds to further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. Registration begins at 8 a.m., opening ceremonies at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:30 a.m.
October 20, 9:30 a.m.
Southdown Plantation, Houma
Bayou Country Children’s Museum hosts this pint-sized version of their annual Halloween event specifically for toddlers. Dress up and head to the museum for a morning of activities and more.
October 25, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Bayou Country Children’s Museum, Thibodaux
French Food Festival
Experience the soul of Cajun culture at the Larose French Food Festival. Delicious Cajun cuisine, rich Cajun heritage and wonderful music are just some of the highlights of this great festival. Music and dancing, carnival rides and games, art show, petting zoo and various contests make this a festival you don’t want to miss. New this year is the Troll Dinner and Movie and bonfire.
October 26-28, Larose Regional Park and Civic Center, Larose
Terrebonne Advocates for Possibility presents the 9th Annual Chauvin Fest. This two-day festival has a lineup of entertaining musicians that will rock the stage and talented artists selling unique, eye-catching items from their booths. The festival will also feature a jambalaya cook-off on its first day.
American Legion, Chauvin
Just Kids at Art
St. Matthew’s Episcopal School presents their annual fundraiser event, Just Kids At Art. This fun and interactive event encourages children of all ages to be creative and stretch their imaginations.
October 27, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
St. Matthew’s Episcopal School
Cajun Fly-In 2016
EAA Chapter 513’s Cajun Fly-In encourages pilots and aviation enthusiasts to meet and hang out at the Houma Airbase. Kids have a chance to get close-up looks at different types of aircraft and the event also features Louisiana’s Largest Pilot Shop on Taxiway G. This event is free and open to the public.
November 3, 8 a.m. –3 p.m.
Houma-Terrebonne Airport, Houma