Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

Type: Gardens, Historic Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Bayou Bend is stunning any time of year, but it's extra special during the holidays when the historic estate puts on Christmas Village at Bayou Bend. Thousands of lights illuminate the 14-acre estate,...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Guided home tours: Tue-Thu 10am-11:30am, 1pm-2:45pm; Fri-Sat 10am-11:15am
  • Self-guided garden tours: Tue-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 1pm-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Guided home tour Adult $10; Senior (65+) $8.50; Student $8.50; Child (10-17) $5
    Self-guided garden tour Adult $3

  • Things to Do in December: "The holiday themed tour of the first floor of the house is well worth the upgrade; it's immersive theater put on by the folks at Alley Theatre."
  • Best for Things to Do in December Because: Bayou Bend puts up some of the prettiest lights in town, and it's free for kids under 4 years of age.

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