New Orleans wedding venues are perfect for creating a festive atmosphere for "I dos". The Louisiana city is known for its Creole-influenced restaurants and historic charm — making it a hotspot for weddings, parties and more. So if you’re planning a wedding in the Big Easy and need help finding an one-of-a-kind setting, check out these unique New Orleans wedding venues.
The Bourbon Orleans Hotel is located in the heart of New Orleans' historic French Quarter and behind St. Louis Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in the nation. Once the site of the historic Orleans Theater and Ballroom dating back to the early ninteenth century, the Bourbon Orleans Ballroom has... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
Nottoway Plantation & Resort, a historic ballroom wedding venue located in White Castle, Louisiana, stands as the largest remaining antebellum mansion in the South. Surrounded by 200-year-old oak trees and luscious grounds, this beautiful venue has attracted thousands of visitors from around the... (Hotel Weddings White Castle)
Oak Lodge Reception and Conference Center, a historic ballroom wedding venue located in Baton Rouge, fully encapsulates the charm of New Orleans. With a copper bar, oak floors and brick columns decorating the venue, you and your guests will feel immersed in the spirit of The French Quarter with a... (Banquet Halls Baton Rouge)
La Louisiane Bar & Catering Venue at Hotel Marzin is a historic hotel and wedding venue located in New Orleans. This hotel emulates all of the classic elegance that has defined the French Quarter for hundreds of years. Gas lanterns, wood ceiling beams, hanging chandeliers and exposed brick all help... (Banquet Halls New Orleans)
Blythewood Plantation, an elegant ballroom wedding venue in Amite, Louisiana, is a historical Colonial Revival architectural style mansion that is perfect for a classic southern wedding. This vintage venue will give your wedding the peacefulness and beauty it deserves. From the most intimate... (Mansion Weddings Amite)
Il Mercato is a Spanish colonial style building designed by prominent local architect Sam Stone and originally constructed as a neighborhood market.The 2014 renovation by local restaurateur Joel Dondis added herringbone wood floors, Italianate chandeliers, and a furnished library with banquet... (Banquet Halls New Orleans)
From elegant rehearsal dinners to lavish weddings, Le Méridien New Orleans is there every step of the way when it comes to your big day. Whether you're planning a local celebration or a destination wedding, our wedding specialist can help make your vision come to life in our chic spaces. Indulge... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center is a classic hotel located on the banks of the Mississippi River. This historic venue has been renovated and restored to its original beauty and is now a premier wedding venue in the state of Louisiana. Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center has on-site wedding... (Hotel Weddings Baton Rouge)
Ace Hotel is a luxury hotel and ballroom wedding venue located in the Warehouse District of New Orleans. This venue boasts the energy and gusto of the city through its architectural design and friendly staff, who are prepared to give your love story a home. No matter your wedding vision, Ace Hotel’s... (Banquet Halls New Orleans)
Compass Point Events is a vintage bed & breakfast located on the east side of the Mississippi River in New Orleans. This unique venue creates a charming atmosphere with its collection of Creole and Acadian cottages, unlike any wedding venue you’ve seen before. With over 30 years of wedding planning... (Historic Weddings New Orleans)
Celebrate your love story with us! Featuring 22,000 square feet of flexible design space and home to a state-of-the-art lighting and sound, The Fillmore New Orleans is the perfect blend of rock and elegance. With three unique spaces, from the intimate BG's Lounge to the upscale and spacious Music... (Banquet Halls New Orleans)
The Louisiana Castle, an elegant ballroom wedding venue located in Franklinton, Louisiana, is a magical place to host your wedding. Whether you are planning an intimate wedding or a grand event, this venue is prepared to exceed all of your needs and expectations for your dream wedding. Ever dreamed... (Mansion Weddings Franklinton)
Le Pavillon Hotel is an elegant ballroom wedding venue located in the Central Business District of New Orleans. This venue, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is decorated with timeless antiques and beautiful works of art that will transport you and your guests on your special day.... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
Brennan’s Restaurant is a historic mansion in the city of New Orleans perfectly located in the heart of the French Quarter. Work directly with their talented staff to customize your experience to match your wedding dreams. Since 1946, this venue has given couples the ability to celebrate their... (Historic Weddings New Orleans)
The Lyceum is the perfect place to hold your special wedding day celebrations! Up to 500 Guests for Wedding Receptions Up to 200 Guests for Seated Dinner Upstairs Space for Up to 140 Seated Guests Bridal Suite Handicap Accessible On-Site Accommodations We strive to make sure that your wedding is as... (Historic Weddings Baton Rouge)
The Westin New Orleans Canal Place is a tranquil escape overlooking the historic French Quarter and Mississippi River, ideal for private wedding celebrations for up to 400 guests. Recognized by wedding professionals, publications, and locals as a top venue in New Orleans, The Westin features unique... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
The Cook Hotel & Lod Cook Alumni Center is an elegant wedding and reception venue located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The staff would love the opportunity to exceed your expectations and host your once-in-a-lifetime event. This venue is known for its impeccable service, award-winning catering and... (Hotel Weddings Baton Rouge)
Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans, a modern hotel in New Orleans, is located in the the most energetic neighborhood in the city. This venue will give you an iconic New Orleans wedding experience that can only be achieved by the atmosphere of the historic French Quarter. Hyatt Centric French... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
This is a city that loves a party, and the Sheraton New Orleans does it right. With a range of elegant ballrooms, a talented culinary team, a skilled and experienced staff, a host of amenities and the perfect location, the Sheraton New Orleans will help make your next big event a big success.... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
InterContinental New Orleans is a modern ballroom wedding venue located in the Central Business District of New Orleans. This hotel is the only building in the city to have a ballroom overlooking the historic St. Charles Avenue, truly making your wedding one of a kind. You will work directly with... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
The Creole Gardens is a historic banquet hall wedding venue located in New Orleans, waiting to be chosen for your wedding day. This 18th-century antebellum mansion is infused with Southern charm, and includes a banana courtyard and adjacent Roadhouse building, perfect for any reception. Since 2003,... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
The Court of Two Sisters is a historic restaurant and wedding venue, located in New Orleans, that provides couples with a romantic atmosphere in the French Quarter. This ideal location will infuse your wedding with the spirit of The Big Easy. Book now with The Court of Two Sisters, and host your... (Restaurant Weddings New Orleans)
The Carriage House, a Southern Plantation style wedding venue located in Gonzales, Louisiana, is the perfect mix of natural beauty and Louisiana charm. Each couple receives personalized attention from talented staff to ensure every wedding is custom-tailored to create the perfect romantic... (Mansion Weddings Gonzales)
Generations Hall is a historic ballroom wedding venue located in New Orleans that allows couples to completely customize their wedding experience. State-of-the-art audio and video technology has been installed throughout the venue, creating an exciting atmosphere that will take your wedding... (Historic Weddings New Orleans)
Honey Brake Weddings is a waterfront wedding event venue that provides a scenic experience to wedding couples in the Jonesville, Louisiana area. When you book an event with Honey Brake Weddings, you are also booking an all-inclusive event with fabulous amenities -- such as accommodations for your... (Mansion Weddings)
New Orleans' most exciting French Quarter Venue is a short "second line" from St. Louis Cathedral. We have it all: a magnificent venue, breathtaking views, unparalleled cuisine and truly amazing personal service. After a romantic ceremony outside on The Mississippi River, take a private moment... (Banquet Halls New Orleans)
Pat O’Brien’s, a waterfront banquet hall wedding venue located in the heart of New Orleans, is the ideal place to have a true Big Easy wedding. This venue, opening in 1933, is located on the third floor of Jax Brewery with a sweeping view of the Mississippi River and French Quarter. With antique... (Banquet Halls New Orleans)
NOPSI Hotel New Orleans is a luxury hotel and wedding venue located in New Orleans, Louisiana. This renovated space has become a popular choice for couples getting married in the area. Book now with NOPSI Hotel New Orleans to have the perfect venue for your wedding day! Facilities and Capacity This... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
Stage 1 Catering is a classic ballroom wedding venue based in Baton Rouge that specializes in decadent cuisine for organized events. Choose from several wedding packages to meet your needs, and benefit from an on-site coordinator during your event to ensure a seamless reception. Winner of the... (Banquet Halls Baton Rouge)
Forrest Grove Plantation, a modern ballroom wedding venue in Denham Springs, Louisiana, has made its name from renowned catering and creating a relationship with every one of their customers. Whether it is your rehearsal dinner, ceremony or reception, their attentive staff will be there to ensure... (Banquet Halls Denham Springs)
The Riverview Room is a classic ballroom wedding venue located in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Occupying the entire fourth floor of the Jackson Brewery Millhouse, this venue has a panoramic view of the Mississippi River, the French Quarter and the Central Business District. Floor to ceiling... (Rooftop Weddings New Orleans)
Located less than a mile from I-10, Parc 73 is tucked away on 5.5 acres of lush greenery, blooming azalea bushes, and stately oak trees. With a capacity of more than 300 and plentiful parking, Parc 73 can accommodate indoor and outdoor weddings both small and large. From your first visit to Parc 73,... (Banquet Halls Prairieville)
House of Blues, an iconic wedding venue in New Orleans, prides itself in the unique spaces offered to couples. Since 1992, This venue has been the perfect visual representation of New Orleans. If you are wanting a non-traditional wedding, House of Blues will make your wedding one of a kind!... (Banquet Halls New Orleans)
Maison Dupuy Hotel is a vintage hotel and wedding venue located in the heart of New Orleans with the largest open air courtyard in the entire French Quarter. With more than 2600 square feet of unique event space, couples can choose what best suits their style and size ceremony and reception. Book... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
Lake House is a breathtaking Old World Mansion nestled on eight acres of serene wooded grounds. We also have a beautiful lake and grand southern porches for you and your guests to enjoy. We can accommodate up to 350 guests buffet style. Our facility is perfect for your event, large or small.The... (Banquet Halls Baton Rouge)
La Maison du Lac, “The Lake House”, is an elegant waterfront wedding venue located in New Orleans. Overlooking Lake Pontchartrain, this venue offers you a breathtaking view as the glow of the sunset fills the ballroom while you begin to celebrate your marriage. La Maison du Lac is ideal for couples... (Banquet Halls New Orleans)
The Oaks is a rustic ballroom wedding venue located in Ponchatoula, Louisiana that is known for creating events that emulate Southern charm. This venue has five acres of lovely gardens, buildings and plenty pf parking. The Oaks Wedding & Event Center is an all-inclusive venue where all of your... (Banquet Halls Ponchatoula)
New Orleans, LA is famous for its music, food and Mardi Gras culture, but The Big Easy is truly special because of its diverse community. New Orleans is rich in history, culture and the arts, and you'll have no trouble finding ways to celebrate the city and your love as a couple in NOLA.
New Orleans wedding venues are steeped in the background of this soulful city. Couples looking for the right place to say "I do" will only run into one hitch-narrowing down the incredible choices! From rooftop spaces with sweeping views of the French Quarter to stunning historic hotels overlooking the nation's oldest cathedral, there are ballrooms and courtyards around the city that celebrate the spirit of NOLA. But the choices don't stop there. In a city with deep history, venues are often stories in-and-of themselves. There are opulent antebellum plantations, mansions in the Garden District or homes that belonged to famed artists. Whatever location feels right for you and your story, there's a New Orleans wedding venue made for your nuptials.
Weddings in The Big Easy can easily go big, as New Orleans is a city of grand celebrations. The average cost of a wedding here is about $28,800, which runs about $1,000 below the national average. As you plan and look at wedding venues in New Orleans, keep an eye on your budget and remember that, if you want to, you can have a big party without spending big bucks.
The cost of accommodations in New Orleans can run on the high side since NOLA is a popular tourist destination. Depending on your budget, when you plan to tie the knot and what you're looking for, it's worth considering all your options. Choose from inns or bed & breakfasts, boutique or historic hotels and more. The closer you are to the French Quarter, the higher prices tend to be. If you're willing to move further away from the action, you can find affordable rooms around $50-$80. More upscale hotels and inns in the heart of the city will run between $150 to around $400 a night.
Even traveling via New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International Airport (MYS) sounds like fun. Since MYS is just 22 minutes on I-10 from the airport into the heart of the French Quarter, you won't have to wait long to start your revelry. You can take a shuttle, bus, taxi or pick up your rental car from the airport into NOLA. Once there, try out the oldest continuously operating streetcar in the world to explore the city.
New Orleans is warm and wet, with a subtropical climate that brings about 5 inches of rain per month. Winters average between the mid-40s and 60s, while summers are sultry between the mid-70s and lower 90s. Spring and fall are lovely, averaging in the 70s. Between the humidity and frequency of precipitation, couples might consider New Orleans wedding venues that offer covered areas or provide indoor options in case the rain shows up. Luckily, rain on your wedding day is supposed to be good luck. Even if you hear the telltale drip-drop, you can bet The Big Easy will bring its good vibes to your union.
When you're ready to look for wedding venues in New Orleans, let us be your guide. We can help you find a venue, as well as guide you through other resources, with our planning tools for a wedding day that's perfect for you.