Special Events at The Caldwell House
If you can dream it, we will create it!
Caldwell Front View
What's your next Special Event?

The Caldwell House, with its generous parlor and dining area, wide halls and wood and brass bar is suitable for many types of events.  The parlor will comfortably accommodate bridal & baby showers and teas.  Enjoy elegant luncheons or host a private dinner party in our magnificent dining room, surrounded by floral accessories, damask tablecloths and silk window shades.

Glass or china plates, crystal glassware, and silver or gold flatware are hallmarks of a party or reception at The Caldwell.  Business meetings, family gatherings and rehearsal dinners are some of the many functions held at The Caldwell.

The West Garden Pavilion provides outdoor accommodations for dancing, mingling and enjoying the evening.

Want to have a unique event?  Let your imagination run wild and contact us!

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Rehearsal Dinners

Elegant Table CloseupThe rehearsal dinner is typically a smaller gathering of close friends and relatives.  The intimate setting which The Caldwell House provides is well suited for this more personal affair. Catering options are varied, depending on the size of your party. Buffet or seated dinner service is available for the rehearsal event.  Your rehearsal dinner guests will enjoy The Caldwell difference!

Baby or Bridal Shower
ParlorThe Caldwell House staff will take care of all the arrangements for a baby or bridal shower.  Just tell our staff what you have in mind and we will make it happen.  Various catering and beverage service options are available.  We handle everything so that you can enjoy the shower right along with your family and friends.

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Business Meetings

The Caldwell House is a unique setting for your offsite meeting, temporary workplace or business dinner.  Within walking distance of the Vermilion Parish Court House and other government offices, The Caldwell House is convenient and spacious to serve the needs of your business. The house is equipped with conference tables and wireless internet service.  Catering is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Best of all, the comfortable furnishings and welcoming atmosphere make The Caldwell House a relaxing place to work!  And, of course, guest rooms are available for overnight stays.

Engagement or Other Party

Caterer's TableThrow a party for your friends that they'll remember for a lifetime! Let the Caldwell House take care of all the arrangements and you can just enjoy the party along with your guests.

Engagement Parties, Family Gatherings - what would you like to celebrate? Let us take care of everything!

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Coming in 2011 - Guest Chef Series

Catered Food TraySouth Louisiana is a favorite destination for lovers of great food from every culture.  Next spring at The Caldwell House, we'll introduce a Guest Chef Series to showcase the culinary specialties of local chefs.  Our first international event will be "That's Amore!" when we celebrate the food and music of Italy, and the special influence of Sicilian culture in New Orleans and Abbeville. 

Watch our newsletter for more information on this and other international special events, cooking demonstrations, and much more!

Watch for our December newsletter with pictures of The Caldwell Decorated for Christmas!

The Caldwell House            Affordable Elegance....Extravagant Value
November, 2010
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In This Issue
Special Events
Rehearsal Dinners
Baby or Bridal Showers
Business Meetings
Engagement Parties

News and Reviews
  Children's Parties

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What's going on in Acadiana....
Christmas Stroll on December 2, 2010
The Caldwell will participate in the Christmas Stroll and feature our newly constructed
West Garden Pavilion,
decorated for the holidays.  If you haven't seen our Pavilion, you haven't seen The Caldwell!
Farmer's Market, Downtown Abbeville, December 4, 2010

Abbeville Christmas Parade
December 11, 6:30 pm

Krewe de Hope
Mardi Gras Ball,
Sat., February 26, 2011
to be held at
The Caldwell House

Our West Garden Pavilion is near completion!
Pavilion 2

Did you know...?
The Caldwell House is the perfect place to host your holiday parties or family get-togethers, We can also house your out-of-town guests.

Historical Fact
about life at
The Caldwell House many years ago....

The Caldwell House has always been known for its parties.  When it was first built, Mr. & Mrs. Vernon Caldwell would clear out furniture from the main hall on the second floor and guests would dance there late into the night!
Christmas Banister

The Caldwell
Breakfast Casserole
The Caldwell Breakfast Casserole is one of the most requested breakfasts by returning guests.
For more delicious breakfast items, stay at The Caldwell House!
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