Government Tower at 8026 Main Street in Houma, Louisiana
Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government
Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government observes 11 regular holidays throughout the year. Public Transit buses will use the weekend schedule during all observed holidays. Garbage collections are suspended/cancelled on New Year's Day, Mardi Gras Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day only. For more information about Parish Government observed holidays, visit the HR section of the parish website, or click the View Event Details link below.
Terrebonne Parish Library Main Branch, 151 Library Drive, Houma, LA 70360
Terrebonne Parish Tree Board
The Tree Give Away celebration includes the distribution of 200 native trees to Terrebonne Parish citizens. In planting these trees, citizens are helping to make Terrebonne Parish a greener, healthier and more beautiful place to live. Limit is on a first come-first serve basis of two container saplings per household. The Terrebonne Parish Tree Board will also provide at least 800 bare root seedlings to add to the 200 potted trees provided by Apache Corporation.
Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum, 7910 W Park Ave., Houma
Wetlands Discovery Center
School visits will begin at 8:45 a.m., and the event will be open to the public from 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. To celebrate World Wetlands Day, the Wetlands Discovery Center will host an educational event complete with hands-on activities and a tour of the Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum in Downtown Houma.
Mardi Gras is considered one of the biggest parties in America. It's an event that draws millions of visitors from around the world. The Mardi Gras celebration in Terrebonne Parish starts with the Krewe of Hercules and runs nearly non-stop until the Krewe of Kajuns.