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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

Party Rooms & Reception Halls
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.
Opera Guild Home
The New Orleans Opera Guild Home, located in the beautiful Garden District is the perfect setting for your special day. It offers historical elegance and modern luxury for up to 200 guests.
Iberville Room
Located on the corner of Bourbon and Iberville Streets, The Iberville Room is on the second story of a three-story historic Greek Revival building featuring classic New Orleans architectural details including its original wrap-around balcony. Over 750 square feet for private entertaining with a balcony overlooking Bourbon Street.
The Paris Room
The Paris Room is an affordable, yet luxurious wedding venue located in the heart of the historic French Quarter. They offer a beautiful setting including an outdoor garden terrace and private balcony. The Paris Room makes the perfect backdrop for your special day.
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.
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.
Carver Theater
Whether you're looking for a romantic celebration with your closest friends or a lavish party fit for royalty, the newly renovated Carver Theater offers elegant selections. It's located a convenient 10 blocks from the French Quarter with a variety of options to make every girl's dream wedding reception a reality.
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.
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.
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.
Embassy New Orleans
Embassy Suites is located in the Arts District of New Orleans, near the river -- and features a beautiful hand-painted atrium with French Quarter style finishing. The Embassy Suites offers customized wedding packages and preferred rate room blocks for their two room suite accommodations.
Rex Room
If you want a ceremony or reception venue that guests will never forget, then the Rex Room would be a great selection. The beautiful space captures that New Orleans charm, and has wrap-around balcony that overlooks Bourbon and Conti Streets.

Rehearsal Dinner Venues
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.
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.
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!
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.
Olde New Orleans Cookery
Cajun and Creole Cookin’ in the heart of the French Quarter, with the emphasis on serving delicious and authentic local dishes. Cooked and flavored with the seasonings New Orleans people know and enjoy.
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!
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.
Amici Ristorante and Bar
Amici Ristorante & Bar in Uptown New Orleans features a truly special intimate setting for your rehearsal dinner or other wedding related get together. They’ll ensure that your family and friends are treated to world class Italian food and pampered with perfect service.
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.
Zea Rotisserie & Grill
For the Bride and Groom who want an authentic New Orleans experience from start to finish, Zea's Rotisserie & Grill St. Charles, is the perfect place for the rehearsal dinner. Located in the historic Lower Garden District, the ancient oaks and antebellum mansions create a romantic, timeless atmosphere.
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.
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.
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!
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.

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.
Cedar Grove Tchoupitoulas Plantation
Cedar Grove Tchoupitoulas Plantation is seven gorgeous acres of Southern charm nestled along the river—the perfect setting for your magically day. Have the wedding of your dreams with features including 2,000-square-foot ballroom and the only heated and cooled pavilion with a covered walkway in the area.
Albany Plantation
This picturesque plantation sits on 33 acres surrounded by timeless oak trees, less than an hour outside of New Orleans.  This classic mansion blends 1800 Natchez architecture with French Quarter style courtyards, large balconies, and beautiful floor to ceiling glass walls in the reception hall.
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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