What to see in Ponchatoula

Visiting Ponchatoula

Antiques, collectibles, festivals, and of course, food.

You won’t find a lack of things to do, Ponchatoula has it all. Whether you’re passing through on business or staying to see the sights, don’t miss all the great things this city has to offer!

To find out more about Ponchatoula, visit the Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce!

Strawberry Festival

This free, family-friendly event happens every year in April. It is one of the states largest festivals. Experience a plethora of sweet strawberry treats and revel in the beauty of Ponchatoula.

Country Market

The Country Market is located in the historic train depot in downtown Ponchatoula. It houses vendors of antiques, art, souvenirs and locally crafted treats. The market is also home to Ole Hardhide the alligator.

Collinswood Museum

Founded in 1874, the Collinswood Museum displays the rich history and culture of Ponchatoula.

Louisiana Northshore Quilt Trail

The Ponchatoula Quilt Trail encompasses over 50 locations and will take you through luscious strawberry fields and tranquil swamps.

Electric Train Depot

For train lovers. A full service electric train store that offers repair services and accessories.

Juliana’s Event Center

If you're looking for the perfect place to tie the knot, Juliana's creates unforgettable wedding ceremonies and elegant events with distinct southern landscaping and modern-rustic charm.

Paul’s Café

Located across from Ole Hardhide's cage at the Country Market, Paul's Cafe has been offering delicious breakfasts, lunches, and homemade strawberry daiquiris in downtown Ponchatoula since 1976.

Middendorf’s Restaurant

Founded in 1934 in Manchac, a short drive away from Ponchatoula, Middendorf's offers up amazing seafood dishes, such as their famous thin-fried catfish. 

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Address: 945 Weinberger Road
Ponchatoula, LA 70454

(985) 415-0351

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From Highway 22 (Pine Street), turn south onto 1st Street. Continue for a few blocks and you’ll see our white fence on your right!