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The Elms is a unique venue for weddings, bridal showers, anniversary parties, garden lunches, rehearsal dinners and holiday parties. From the intimate formal dining room to the wrap-around verandahs and spacious grounds, our facility caters affairs from an elegant black-tie dinner to a backyard barbecue, and to a small group to hundreds of guests.

Under the management of nationally recognized Chef/Owner Esther Carpenter, The Elms offers the ultimate in fine dining. Esther’s Southern cuisine is a style developed from a love of many different culinary styles and flavors using ingredients indigenous to the South, especially the wild game and gulf seafood! Our professional staff is committed to providing exceptional service for a truly memorable event.

Please contact us to view this beautiful historic property and to plan your special event.

Bring a group with you or come on your own and meet new friends! Make your reservations by calling 601-445-5979 or 310-387-7230 or emailing us at

The Elms Grand Soireé Dinner:

Experience a truly memorable evening immersed in antebellum charm, history, and culture at The Elms.  Your extraordinary evening begins sipping champagne and enjoying classical piano performed by virtuoso Joseph Stone at the Stone House.  Continue onto the main grounds of the Elms for a superb 4-course dinner created by Chef/Owner Esther Carpenter.  Minimum 20 Guests.
$85 per/person (plus tax)


Food and Wine Festival Dinner:

Join us for an unforgettable evening at The Elms! Enjoy a summer evening of cocktails and dinner under the Oaks, celebrating the Food and Wine Festival. Indulge in a feast prepared by Chef Esther Carpenter of The Elms, and a guest chef to be announced.  Reserve your seat today!


Natchez Forklore:

Be a part of this unique laid-back experience as we combine great food with great beer.  Esther Carpenter (Chef/Owner) will create a one-of-a-kind meal while the Natchez Brewing company pairs a specially crafted brew for each course.  In addition, we will have great music to relax to while you sit back and enjoy this new annual event.  Reserve your seat today!
$55/per person,  $250/table (plus tax)


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