Weddings

Bayou Pointe Event Center

Shreveport, LA View map

About

Bayou Pointe Event Center is a banquet hall wedding venue located on the campus of the University of Louisiana Monroe in Shreveport, Louisiana. The facility caters to a variety of events including weddings, conferences, lectures, corporate events, and other special occasions in its indoor and outdoor spaces. While using the venue, couples and their guests can enjoy a waterfront view of the beautiful bayou from the back patio.

Facilities and Capacity

Sitting at 37,000 square feet, the Bayou Pointe Event Center includes a ballroom, theater, reception hall, outdoor patio, and stage equipped with A/V equipment and a dance floor. Cypress Hall is the largest area, encompassing the DeSiard Room and Bayou Room, plus the outdoor patio and stage when rented. Other areas include the Lagniappe Theater, Lagniappe Reception Hall, and Spirit Hall. The facility welcomes wedding events such as ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, engagement parties, elopements, and rehearsal dinners. For ceremonies, get-ready rooms are available for the wedding party to use as a dressing area before the occasion begins. Parking is available on-site, along with shuttle service and wheelchair access into the building.

Services Offered

While couples are expected to set up for their event themselves, staff at the center can help with the clean up process. Outside vendors are permitted, and the event center can supply a list of preferred caterers who can create delicious food for any occasion. Open or cash bars will be staffed by Bayou Pointe’s certified bartenders. In each room, lighting and sound equipment is provided, as well as the venue’s event rentals including:

  • Audio equipment
  • Chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Glassware
  • Lighting
  • Linens
  • Photo booth
  • Tables

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$1500.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1500.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1500.00

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Clean Up
Event Planning
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables
Transportation

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$6.00

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Liquor

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Government Building
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Open Bar

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
November
December

Map

1 Warhawk Way Shreveport, LA, 71209
318-342-1900
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