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.
Oak Lodge is located in the heart of Baton Rouge and offers the choice of three venue spaces, each elegantly appointed with beautiful finishes that add a special touch to your wedding or special event. The incredible food, experienced planners and various accommodations for your wedding ceremony,... (Banquet Halls Baton Rouge)
Bourbon Orleans Hotel is an iconic hotel and wedding venue located in New Orleans, Louisiana that resides in the heart of the historic French Quarter right behind the St. Louis Cathedral. Dating back to the 1800s, this hotel is rich in history and exudes an upscale presence that makes it the ideal... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
La Louisiane Bar & Catering Venue at Hotel Mazarin 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... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
Pat O’Brien’s Private Event’s, located in the French Quarter, embodies the heart and allure of New Orleans with several full-service venues to host private events; Pat O’s On The River & Pat O’Brien’s Briars Suite. Enjoy sweeping views of the mighty Mississippi while dancing your first dance and... (Banquet Halls New Orleans)
504.231.6858 text/voice The Knot Best of Weddings 2012 -2019 Pick The Federal Ballroom is a historic wedding venue originally built in 1923. The Federal Ballroom's ambiance and old world southern charm features the buildings original bank vault, private art collections and statues, original... (Historic Weddings New Orleans)
Royal St. Courtyard, a division of the Hospitality of New Orleans Events collective, is a mansion wedding venue located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The centerpiece of the property is a regal Greek Revival-style home that dates back to the 1850s. This location is well suited to accommodate special... (Mansion Weddings New Orleans)
French Quarter Mansion is a boutique hotel located in New Orleans, Louisiana. This quaint luxury creole mansion was built in the 1820’s for the founder of the Tulane University Law School. Now reimagined as a luxury guest house, it retains its original architectural details with minimal alteration... (Mansion Weddings New Orleans)
Fleur De Lis Event Center is a banquet hall wedding venue located in Mandeville, Louisiana. With a design featuring influences of New Orleans architecture and culture, the event center is a perfect venue for an intimate and romantic ceremony followed by a grand celebration. The team at Fleur De Lis... (Banquet Halls Mandeville)
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)
Hyatt Regency New Orleans is a modern ballroom wedding venue located in the downtown district of New Orleans, waiting to be booked for your event! This luxury hotel can accommodate intimate weddings to grand affairs, and all couples work with an experienced wedding specialist to ensure that your... (Hotel Weddings 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)
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 to be... (Banquet Halls New Orleans)
Omni Royal Orleans is a luxury hotel and ballroom wedding venue located in the historic French Quarter. This venue prides itself on seamlessly blending historic grace with modern accommodations to provide the couples with a distinctive venue for their wedding day. Book now with Omni Royal New... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
The newly renovated Lowes New Orleans Hotel, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a historic venue for wedding events of all sizes. With a multi-million dollar renovation in 2017, this elegant event venue showcases a fantastic ballroom, sights of the Mississippi River, and exquisite chandeliers.... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
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... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
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)
Elegant Memories is a wedding venue located in Central, Louisiana. This wedding venue provides exceptional hospitality and elegant facilities for couples looking to celebrate their nuptials in the Baton Rouge area. The Venue offers a stunning facility as well as a variety of services that can be... (Banquet Halls Greenwell Springs)
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 Lyceum is a historic wedding venue located in dowtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This wedding venue will simply steal your breath away. The staff strives to make sure that your celebratory event is as perfect as it can be and can customize the venue to meet and exceed all of your wedding day... (Historic 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)
Liuzza Produce Farm is a greenhouse conservatory wedding venue located in Amite, Louisiana. The facility sits on the Liuzza Land family farm, and offers couples a beautiful indoor space. The building features ample natural lighting, sun panels in the roof, indoor landscaping, and brick walls. These... (Barn & Farm Weddings Amite)
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)
Southern Oaks Plantation is a stunning, Antebellum-style mansion wedding venue located in New Orleans, Louisiana. Set on 3-acres of beautifully manicured landscape, this opulent property provides the perfect setting for your dream wedding celebration. The dedicated event staff on-site offer... (Mansion Weddings New Orleans)
Forrest Grove Plantation is an elegant banquet hall venue located in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Featuring a refined ballroom and enticing catering service, the venue delights couples and their guests. At less than 30 minutes from Baton Rouge and 90 minutes from New Orleans, this venue is a... (Banquet Halls Denham Springs)
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)
Lake House Reception Center is a mansion wedding venue located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. From small and more personalized gatherings to large-scale celebrations, this venue offers refined facilities and stunning natural views. Tucked away into eight acres of lush forested landscape, here couples... (Banquet Halls Baton Rouge)
At Brennan's, every day is a party! Eight glamorous dining rooms, each as memorable as the cuisine, offer something unique and distinctive for any soirée. Brennan's iconic pink building on Royal Street serves as the perfect location for rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies, receptions,... (Historic Weddings New Orleans)
With views of the Mississippi River and landmarks in Downtown Baton Rouge, the River Terrace at Shaw Center for the Arts is the perfect setting for a modern wedding. The venue features a glass-enclosed room that leads out to a rooftop-style outdoor terrace and sculpture garden, allowing exclusive... (Rooftop Weddings Baton Rouge)
Parc 73 is a refurbished barn wedding venue located in Prairieville, Louisiana. The property is five-and-a-half acres of lush greenery, majestic oak trees, and stunning flora. You and your loved ones can enjoy the effortless rustic charm combined with Southern hospitality throughout your... (Banquet Halls Prairieville)
Cedar Grove Tchoupitoulas Plantation is an elegant ballroom wedding venue in Waggaman, Louisiana with historic charm, perfect for any part of your wedding. This venue, sitting on 7 beautiful acres of green space, is decorated with timeless chandeliers, a vintage bar and a chapel that is perfect for... (Banquet Halls Westwego)
Nottoway Resort, a historic 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 world and shown them the... (Hotel Weddings White Castle)
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)
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)
Il Mercato is a wedding venue in New Orleans, Louisiana that embodies sophistication and elegance. This unique and historic building features original architectural details and a romantic setting for your wedding celebration.Facilities and CapacityIl Mercato offers 8,500 square feet of event space,... (Historic Weddings 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)
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)
NOPSI Hotel New Orleans is a luxury hotel and wedding venue located in New Orleans, Louisiana. This renovated space has the potential to be an ideal choice for couples getting married in the area. The aesthetic is industrial-chic with an ode to glamorous opulence of the bygone days. With five event... (Hotel Weddings 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)
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)
Le Meridien New Orleans, a modern hotel and ballroom wedding venue, is located in the heart of New Orleans waiting for you to book now! Work with their experienced wedding specialist for a seamless wedding planning process in one of the most elegant venues in the city. Le Meridien New Orleans has... (Hotel Weddings New Orleans)
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 Special Day. La Maison du Lac creating... (Banquet Halls New Orleans)
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)
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.