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Welcome to The John Nickerson House Event Center, your historic haven for unforgettable events. Nestled within the Sterling Grove neighborhood, this 1891 Victorian mansion effortlessly blends history and elegance. Perfect for weddings, private parties, corporate functions, and community events, our venue offers tranquility just moments from the heart of Downtown Lafayette. Immerse in the ambiance of a bygone era while enjoying modern conveniences at this ideal location.

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Private Parties

Make your next celebration truly special at The John Nickerson House. Whether you're hosting a small gathering or a large party, our venue offers a captivating setting that spans nearly two acres of beautifully manicured outdoors and a meticulously preserved Victorian mansion. Delight in the historic charm of original wood floors, dazzling chandeliers, and architectural grandeur as you celebrate your memorable moments.


Experience the charm of a Victorian era wedding at The John Nickerson House. Our carefully preserved mansion and lush outdoor areas spread across two beautifully landscaped acres set the perfect stage for your joyous new beginning. Situated just a stone's throw away from Downtown Lafayette, we provide a private and enchanting backdrop for the most memorable day of your life.

Scenic Photo Op

Capture the essence of your special moments at The John Nickerson House. Our historic venue offers a unique setting for bridal portraits, engagement photos, senior pictures, family photos, and more. The picturesque grounds and charming interior serve as a beautiful canvas for your next photoshoot.
Start planning your unforgettable event today. Call us at 337-557-1004 or Contact Us online for further information or to book your event.