Save the Date and Hop on Over to Easter Eggstravaganza

Hop on over to Melrose Plantation on April 1 from 10 am – 2 pm for an egg-citing Easter Eggstravaganza! There’s all sorts of fun stuff planned, including photo ops, face painting, games, music, and an Easter egg hunt. And don’t forget the pancakes! The Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches (APHN) will serve up a delicious pancake brunch from 10 am – 11 am (while supplies last). Get there early before it all hops away! Pictures with the Easter bunny will take place from 11-11:30 am. The Easter egg hunt will kickoff at 11:30 am (bring your own basket).

Tickets are $10 per person (ages 4 and up) and can be purchased online at or at the gate the day of the event. To pay by cash or check call Gayle at 318-332-9341. Ticket price includes the pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny and friends, music, face painting, hair braiding, a cake walk, crafts, games and an Easter egg hunt. 

Tours of the house will be available from 12-2 pm for an additional $5. Melrose Plantation is located at 3533 Hwy. 119 in Melrose, La. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No pets will be allowed within the gate entrance. To learn more about Melrose go online to