Wedding Venues...
Whether it's saying "I Do"
under the stars in a beautiful New Orleans courtyard or on the deck of a historical Steamboat, New Orleans is the place for your outdoor wedding.
New Orleans offers some of the best venues to have a reception from an intimate gathering of 20 to an all-out bonanza of 2,000 or more. Here is a listing of some in all areas of the city, for all budgets.
One of the most memorable aspects of getting married is the rehearsal dinner and here are some great venues to choose from.
For a memorable wedding, consider a beautiful plantation setting at one of three plantations located near New Orleans!
Courtyard & Indoor/Outdoor Ceremonies
Princess of Monaco Courtyard & Carriage House
Discover the beauty of our lush gardens and the old world charm of the Carriage House. Rest assured, the exceptional surroundings will create memories that you and your guests will forever cherish.
New Orleans Courtyard Weddings at the Maison Dupuy Hotel
The Maison Dupuy in the historic French Quarter is the ideal romantic setting for your wedding for up to 200 people. It provides elegant function space for receptions and rehearsal dinners, a magnificent honeymoon suite .. and features an exquisite courtyard with fountain.
Elms Mansion
The magnificent historic Van Benthuysen-Elms Mansion has been a popular wedding venue since the mansion opened its doors to the public in 1969. Surrounded by lovely gardens and patios, you'll enjoy the finest silver, crystal, linens, and freshly-made gourmet delicacies.
Royal Sonesta New Orleans
Picture saying "I do" at the world famous Royal Sonesta Hotel in the heart of the New Orleans' French Quarter. Its atmosphere reflects a blend of European flair and Southern charm. The hotel surrounds a tropical courtyard, the perfect location for any size wedding or get swept away in one of our dramatic ballrooms.
The House of Broel
Located in the beautiful New Orleans garden district, House of Broel is a magnificent 19th-century private home with a ballroom featuring marble fireplaces and a majestic staircase. Ceremonies can also be held in the lush courtyard with waterfall and gazebo.
Steamboat Natchez
From 2 to 1000 -- your wedding will be a dream come true when you exchange your vows on the majestic Mississippi River. Your wedding ceremony can be officiated by their Captain, and they provide coordination of your cake, flowers, and many other special touches.

Party Rooms & Reception Halls
Southern Oaks Plantation
Southern Oaks Plantation captures the allure, charm, and legendary hospitality of the South, while the unique culture of New Orleans is reflected in the delicious food, exceptional service, and unmistakable style of each of their celebrations.
Riverview Room
You won't find a more romantic French Quarter setting for your wedding reception than the elegant Riverview Room. Floor to ceiling windows and five terraces provide breathtaking views of the Mississippi river and the Vieux Carre.
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Located on the banks of the Mississippi River, the Hilton New Orleans Riverside is a full service hotel offering on-staff meeting planners, prime location, on- and off-site catering and self or valet parking. The team there is prepared to produce a special and memorable event for small parties to hundreds of guests.
The Royal St. Charles
The Royal St. Charles Hotel, a contemporary styled boutique hotel, is located just 1 block from Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. The hotel features modern amenities and spacious guest rooms and is ideally situated for both the business and leisure traveler.
New Orleans Board of Trade
The beautiful, historic New Orleans Board of Trade building is a one of a kind venue for your wedding event. The Arcade and Plaza areas together can accomodate up to 320 people, and a private patio is available to accomodate overflow. In-house catering provides custom menus to suit all types of events.
Embassy New Orleans
The Embassy is located in the Arts District of New Orleans, near the river -- and features a beautiful hand-painted atrium in French Quarter style. The Embassy Suites offers several wedding packages including the services of their catering professionals.
Musée Conti Wax Museum
Built in 1890, the WAX can accommodate up to 350 for seated dinners & 500 reception style. Located in the French Quarter, it is a perfect example of turn-of-the-century French Quarter architecture ... featuring cypress windows, brick walls, original wood floors, exposed beams and a skylight.
Petite Bourbon
Located on the 500 block of Bourbon St., parties never stop at Petite Bourbon. This lavish hall and balcony are available to accommodations of up to 200 guests.

Rehearsal Dinner Venues
Oceana Grill
The Oceana Grill provides an opportunity for casual dining just steps off Bourbon Street in the heart of the French Quarter. The ambience in this historic building, combined with authentic creole and cajun delicacies, will create a memorable experience.
House of Blues
House of Blues is nestled in the historic French Quarter and is the city's premier live music, restaurant, and special events venue. Conveniently located near most major hotels, it is open 7 days a week and available for parties from 50 to 2,000 guests. House of Blues is the place where music, food, art and southern hospitality are blended together for a unique experience like no other.
Crescent City Brewhouse
Plan your next special event at the Crescent City Brewhouse where private parties and corporate functions can enjoy live music,innovative New Orleans cuisine, courtyard and balcony dining ... and the sights and sounds of the French Quarter!
Maison Bourbon
The Jazz Parlor at Maison Bourbon is located on the second floor and can be rented out for rehearsal dinners and other private events. This magnificent venue was refurbished, keeping much of its brick and plaster walls, beamed ceilings and seven French Windows/Doors leading out to an expansive balcony which wraps Bourbon and St. Peter Streets.
Andrea's specializes in wedding receptions and group events for up to 400 people. Chef Andrea will customize a menu to suit your needs and your budget. Andrea's team of creative planners and its large event space will ensure your special day is a memorable one.
Broussard's Restaurant & Special Event Courtyard
Broussard's offers a spectacular setting for up to 250 people. Guests enjoy its beautiful French Quarter courtyard, and the richly-planted courtyards of the adjacent Herman Grima House ... an 1831 mansion originally part of Broussard's and restored to its original splendor.
Pelican Club
An award-winning restaurant in a 19th-century French Quarter townhouse is an outstanding place for your reception or rehearsal dinner. Located in the heart of the French Quarter, a wide range of fabulous New Orleans dishes will make your event a New Orleans experience.
New Orleans
Just click on the "Private Parties" button and recommended New Orleans restaurants will contact you with information for your special day. Browse through pictures and menus of these New Orleans restaurants, many featuring beautiful courtyards and a variety of private rooms. All provide that excellent New Orleans cuisine, and are wonderful locations for your wedding ceremony & rehearsal dinner!
Bourbon Vieux
Beautiful and spacious room featuring catering & music tailored for your reception ... the Bourbon Vieux room features the largest balcony on Bourbon street. Its professional staff will assist you in planning your wedding for up to 500 people.
Tujague's Restaurant
Located in the heart of the French Quarter, facing the historic French Market, Tujague's has retained its reputation for providing an unforgettable dining experience in the original Creole tradition.
Bombay Club
Creole and French cuisine in an elegant and sophisticated setting. The Bombay Club is the perfect romantic French Quarter location for unforgettable events. We are available for rehearsal dinners, bachelor/bachelorette parties, wedding receptions and more.
The Court of Two Sisters
One of New Orleans’ most famous restaurants, the Court of Two Sisters offers beautifully appointed private dining rooms for weddings and receptions!
Hard Rock Cafe's VIP Room
Now located in 125 Bourbon Street, Hard Rock Cafe is surrounded by numerous luxury hotels and offers a unique Rock Star venue perfect for hosting your Wedding Celebrations.
Experience James Beard Award-winning Chef Donald Link’s cuisine in a new private event facility in the Historic Warehouse District. Calcasieu’s four dining rooms combine an original New Orleans warehouse feel with modern design, creating the perfect backdrop for your rehearsal dinner or reception.

Plantation Weddings
Stella Plantation
Stella is a family-run, working plantation just about 20 miles southeast of New Orleans. Stella is an enchanting venue for your unique wedding.
Southern Oaks Plantation
Southern Oaks Plantation captures the allure, charm, and legendary hospitality of the South, while the unique culture of New Orleans is reflected in the delicious food, exceptional service, and unmistakable style of each of their celebrations.

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