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


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. Let your future together begin with a little history at one of these lovely venues.

Southern Oaks 

Southern Oaks 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.