August 29 2017 | Planning Tips
Say your "I dos" at lovely Southern Oaks Plantation.


Picture this. Ancient live oak trees, dripping with Spanish moss. Elegantly manicured gardens with statuary, fountains and breathtaking blooms. You in a magnolia-white dress, walking down a grand staircase or though an alley of oaks into the arms of the one you love. Louisiana's plantation homes are as magnificent today as they were when they were built. Let your future together begin with a little history.

Southern Oaks Plantation

Southern Oaks Plantation has perfected the New Orleans wedding experience, but don’t take our word for it. The venue has won the “Couple’s Choice” from WeddingWire, has been selected as a “Best of Weddings” pick by The Knot for nearly a decade, has been chosen as the “Best New Orleans Wedding Venue” by Brides magazine and more.

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens

It’s not nice to outshine the bride on her wedding day but the beauty of Houmas House will come close. This award-winning venue has been turning heads ever since it was completed in 1828. Whether you say your “I dos” on the Great Lawn under the Cathedral of Oaks, in the Upper Garçonnière Chapel or at DragonFly Point (think Monet painting), your wedding will be

Elms Mansion

An imported mantel of hand-carved marble. Ornamental cornices. 24-karat gold sconces. A 48-foot grand ballroom with jeweled windows. This Italianate-style mansion on St. Charles Avenue in the Garden District is one of the city’s most romantic wedding venues. Everyone who sees it falls in love.

Crystal Plantation

Conveniently located in Kenner, Crystal Plantation channels the romance and joie de vivre of New Orleans. This venue is the epitome of Southern elegance with amenities as unique as your love.

Cedar Grove Tchoupitoulas Plantation

This 225-year plantation on Old River Road is just 25 minutes from New Orleans. Inside this lovingly restored home, you’ll find a vintage bar, a restaurant, a banquet hall, a buffet room, and a chapel. Cedar Grove can accommodate up to 350 guests for inside or outside nuptials.