New Orleans is a city that lives in the imagination of the world. Which means that it is the perfect place to have what will be the most special day in your life. We have picked out our top picks for the most beautiful Wedding Venues in New Orleans sourced straight from wedding experts and past customers.
Located on historic Esplanade Ave is the house of the impressionist painter Edgar Degas. The Degas House has been awarded “Best of Weddings” for 2013, 2014, and 2015 from The Knot due to their professional wedding staff and beautiful venues. The Degas House has two spectacular venue locations to choose from.
For couples who want an outdoor wedding The Degas House offers their courtyard. This area offers a French Quarter setting without the hustle of being in the actual Vieux Carré. Their perfectly manicured plant-life, flowing fountain, and string lights overhead add to the romantic aesthetic that only The Degas House can offer.
There is also places for couples who would prefer an indoor venue, The Degas House offers there many parlor rooms. Wedding goers can enjoy the historic sculptures, cozy fireplaces, and antique candlelit chandeliers that give any wedding a classic charm.
Marigny Opera House
Six blocks away from the French Quarter stands the gothic cathedral now renovated as The Marigny Opera House. The entire building has been restored to its original beauty. The opera house’s rustic white decor makes it the perfect blank space for any kind of wedding ideas one could come up with. The outside area can be used as a nice outdoor space for either weddings or receptions.
Lush and inviting are the best words to describe Audubon Park. With many of locations to choose from, indoor and outdoor, everything is up to the person’s imagination. Being among the ancient oaks and vast greenery, couples can find anywhere to say “I do”. Locations include the Audubon Tea Room, Audubon Clubhouse, Oak Grove, the Odenheimer Area, and many more.
For over 150 years New Orleans City Park has been the home to many lavish weddings. The park offers a variety of locations and aesthetics; from neo-Classical Grecian to art-deco style locales. From indoor locations to outdoor locations there is no shortage of beautiful areas to perform your vows. The majority of the venues can fit up to 400 people which is perfect for couples with a long guest list.
Though from below it looks to be only a restaurant, The Napoleon House in the historic French Quarter has more than meets the eye. The upstairs floor provides a beautiful, rustic, and historical appeal since this was supposed to be the apartment of Napoleon Bonaparte. Comprised of 2300 square feet, the rooms can accommodate a large scale wedding. Though Bonaparte never made it to the New World, you and your spouse certainly can.
Located in the heart of Mid City New Orleans, The Cannery is praised for its commitment to personalizing the decor and the menu exactly for your wedding. With four interconnected rooms and an outside courtyard, The Cannery offers 12,000 square feet of unique space for the ceremony and the reception. Also for couples who want a live band for their weddings or their receptions, The Cannery has an 18-by-24-foot stage can be set up in their Bienville Ballroom.
The Elms Mansion
Located along the St. Charles streetcar line stand The Elms Mansion. Built in 1869, it is still owned within the Elms family. The mansion offers their courtyard to lovers to recite their vows while the indoor space is offered for indoor catering for the receptions. The Elms Mansion prides themselves on offering couples the finest weddings weddings that they can provide which includes: the finest silver, crystal glasses, linens, and much more.