Ardoyne Plantation house and grounds offer the perfect setting for graduation, bridal or family portraits. We welcome you to use the property and hope that the setting will make your photos special. Appointments are required for photo sessions. Call 985-804-2271 to schedule your appointment. 
​ Photography times at Ardoyne are subject to availability and are as follows: Monday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM & Tuesday-Saturday 8:00-10:00 AM & 4:00-6:00 PM. Photo sessions are not allowed during special events or inside during tour hours.
A photography session fee of $60 allows the use of Ardoyne grounds by a photographer and up to five guests for up to one hour.
A Photography session fee of $100 allows the use of the interior and exterior of Ardoyne Plantation house for a photographer and two guests for one hour.
A fee of $10 per person will be charged for any additional guests. These fees apply to adults and children, regardless of ages. A private dressing area is included in the fee. Please note that photography of the home interior is not permitted other that as background of what is captured in the portrait sessions.

Pirate & Princess Day

OCTOBER 28,  2017   11:00 - 3:00

Costume Contest - Kid's and adults, wear    

   your best pirate costume and practice your "Yar!"

-  Music 

-  Kids'Games & Crafts

-  Food Booths

-  Bounce Houses

-  Home Tours

Parking, costume contest and outdoor admission free.

Costs associated for home tour, food and some activities.

Interested in holding your event at a unique location?

If you or your company is planning an event and would like to rent the Ardoyne Plantation grounds, please give us a call. 

We are the ideal setting for:  

- Family Reunions     - Company Picnics               

- Working Groups      - Fundraisers   

- Movie Location        - Receptions

- School Picnics         - Youth Group Activities      

 - Baby Showers         - Bridal Showers

​- Church Day Retreats


Currently there are two annual events at Ardoyne Plantation: the EGGstravaganza and Pirate's Day. Both events are fundraisers for the nonprofit children's' museum, KIM's Discovery Playhouse.

If you are interested in becoming a craft booth vendor during one of these events, please email and we will send you a vendor form. 

Pirate & Princess Day

Volunteers, vendors and sponsors are always wanted for each event. Interested in becoming a craft booth vendor? Send an email to and we will send you a vendor form.  If interested in volunteering or sponsoring Pirates' Day, please

contact Wendy Jeffcoat at 985-209-6327 or via email at