Bayou Barn is a wedding venue located in Marrero, Louisiana, just 20 minutes away from the heart of New Orleans. Situated on the Bayou des Familles, this property is ideal for couples looking for an authentic Cajun atmosphere for their big day. The venue takes pride in advocating for the area’s rich culture and natural environment and offers to-be-weds a one-of-a-kind experience in the Big Easy.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples planning their special occasion can avail of Bayou Barn’s indoor and outdoor event spaces. Upon entering the main building, you’ll be greeted by a rustic Louisiana interior that features vintage signage and barrel decor. The welcoming atmosphere of the main entrance carries into the event hall. Here, you and up to 280 guests can dine and dance. The hall’s spacious dance floor and stage are ideal for any live music performing at your reception. Vaulted ceilings, strings of warm lights, and burlap accents blend the barn’s rustic atmosphere with the bayou’s distinct culture. Just beside the hall are a food-serving area and main bar for you and your loved ones to enjoy throughout the event. To relax in the warm Louisiana breeze, you can extend your celebration to the pavilion attached to the event hall. This covered area offers additional seating, picnic tables just beside the bayou, and another bar. Beside the pavilion is a wooden walkway, connecting it to the expansive outdoor dance floor and open-concept gazebo. Here, you and your partner can say “I do” with the Bayou des Familles just behind you. When using the venue’s barn and garden spaces in their entirety, you can share your big day with up to 1,200 guests. Throughout the property are plants and wildlife native to the area, allowing you to celebrate amidst Louisiana's natural beauty.
Whether you’re hosting your engagement party, shower, rehearsal dinner, or ceremony and reception, Bayou Barn is happy to accommodate you. The staff can help arrange live music or DJ services for your event. For a tracklist that best reflects the location, Cajun Trio, Swamp Pop, Cajun Zydeco, or Fiddler bands are available to perform. Unique performances from local artists can also be arranged, such as alligator handlers, fire breathers, Cajun dancers, cigar rollers, and more. The staff can also coordinate photography, videography, cake design, and professional decorating services for your event.
To streamline the planning process, in-house catering is available. The culinary team prides themselves on creating menus that showcase high-quality, traditional Cajun and Creole cuisine made from scratch. On your big day, regional classics can be served in the form of a buffet or plated dishes.
2 Reviews for Bayou Barn
Recommended by 98% of couples
Spook · Married on 07/01/2017
We had our wedding reception at Bayou Barn, and it was an amazing experience. Tammy and all the staff were so helpful and eager; everything was perfect. The staff even signed our guestbook to help fill it out when our guest count was (much) lower than expected. DJ Heide was wonderful as an addition, as was the alligator handler. Well worth the extra, if you're on the fence.Sent on 07/15/2017
Holly · Married on 11/02/2019
Love at first site! I did not even go to a second venue. We booked on the spot.Sent on 09/26/2018
Bayou Barn's reply:Thanks so much Holly for your 5 star review. Our staff works hard to deliver exceptional customer service and quality. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review.
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