Get connected to History, Culture, & Fun!
Ascension Parish offers a variety of activities for groups staying for a day or a few days. Just a short drive along Interstate 10 from Baton Rouge and an hour from New Orleans, Ascension offers groups a wonderful mix of activities, shopping, and adventures.
Take a step back in time with Ascension’s plantations, including Houmas House & Gardens and Bocage as well as historic Downtown Donaldsonville History buffs can learn about the South’s past at the River Road African American Museum and Fort Butler Commemorative Site. Nothing beats great deals at our Tanger Outlet Mall and Cabela’s, or the unique gifts in our gift shops and at the Cajun Village.
The Lamar Dixon Expo Center holds events year round, such as rodeos, sporting shows, & festivals, so take a look at their upcoming events to see if one tickles your fancy.
Need to burn off some energy? Visit Jambalaya Park & Amphitheater and Pelican Pointe Golf Course for great time outdoors, or if you prefer to stay indoors, head to Premier Lanes Entertainment Center. Don’t forget to visit the gallery of Alvin Batiste, a self-taught primitive artist here in Ascension Parish.