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This hotel offers condo-style 1 and 2 bedroom suites with traditional decor. With an all brick exterior, landscaped grounds, and fountains. 

Cloverleaf Suites

Southern elegance and spacious rooms. This hotel sits on the grounds of the former Civil War Highland Stockade site. 

Stockade Bed and Breakfast

Large suites with great views. Close to lots of dining options and accommodations, shows and events as well. 

L'Auberge Hotel Suites

Upscale rooms with Mississippi River views.

Hilton Baton Rouge

A luxury destination in Baton Rouge with beautiful decor. 

Renaissance Hotel

A luxury hotel with historic architecture and contemporary vibe on the riverfront. 

Watermark Hotel

Full service wedding venue that provides that special southern hospitality.

13. The Gatehouse

This classic venue has a great open floor plan with a ballroom and lots of natural light that will create the perfect environment for a grand wedding.

12. Forrest Grove Plantation

A mansion wedding venue tucked away into eight acres of lush forested landscape. 

11. The Lake House

Fashioned after an old barn on 5 acres of lush greenery. 

10. Park 73

A 125,000 square foot performing art venue, fine arts museum, and education center.

9. River Terrace

Built under the governorship of the famous Huey P. Long in 1930, served as the official residence to nine Louisiana governors.

8. Old Governor's Mansion

Named for its distinguishing visual feature, an alley created by a double row of southern live oak trees about 800 feet long, planted in the early 18th century.

7. Oak Alley

A historic mansion with one of the most stunning lawns in Louisiana and lush gardens. 

6. Houmas House

The massive white columns and grand balconies of this enormous mansion stand guard over the Mississippi river with oak-draped lawns. 

5. Nottoway Plantation

Located on 22 beautifully landscaped acres, White Oak Estate and Gardens is the perfect setting for the wedding of your dreams. 

4. White Oak Estate

A rustic barn ceremony site with a modern reception.

3. Ashley Manor

440-acre site with botanic gardens, 5 miles of paths & an open-air history museum of rural life. 

2. The Orangerie

This historic venue has been renovated and restored to its original beauty and is now a premier wedding venue. 

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Here is a list of venues in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. You’ll find everything from restored mansions, large farms, rustic barns, to historical plantations and opulent government buildings. I’ve shot at nearly every venue in Baton Rouge. If you happen to see a venue that’s missing that you think should be on this list, you can message me at I’ll be coming back to update this list on a quarterly basis. I’m always willing to share my thoughts on a venue so just fill out this form and I’ll let you know what I think.  If you'd like me to make a list of the best reception venues let me know!

The Top 13 Wedding Venues in Baton Rouge You Have To See