The Top 17 New Orleans Wedding Venues Everyone is Talking About

There are so many New Orleans wedding venues to choose from. There's something for everybody and every price point.  But if you're looking for the top venues in New Orleans, this is the guide for you. You’ll find everything from old warehouses, opulent mansions, botanical gardens, to historical hotels and museums.  Some of these event spaces are also great for elopements and will have special elopement packages.  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.  

In the lively French Quarter, this classic hotel with a grand chandelier-accented lobby is a 2-minute walk from St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square Park.  Perfect for Mardi Gras.

9. Bourbon Orleans Hotel

Elegant ballrooms and a charming interior courtyard are among the wedding venues at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. Poised to host ceremonies and receptions.  Check out esplanade avenue as well.

8. The Ritz Carlton

Marigny Opera House is a stunning piece of architecture situated only 6 blocks from the French Quarter. It was originally Holy Trinity Catholic Church, founded in 1847.

7. Marigny Opera House

Built in 1888 and restored in 2015, Felicity Church hosts cocktail receptions, dinners, mixers, and weddings in our authentically restored sanctuary, patio, and hall.

6. Felicity Church

Stunning 1869 Italianate-style mansion with a grand ballroom & lush patio, available for events.

5. Elms Mansion

Hidden behind its Antebellum façade,Southern Oaks is a unique, fresh, and surprisingly contemporary wedding venue inspired by greek revival architecture. 

4. Southern Oaks

New Orleans' newest venue has sweeping views of the majestic Mississippi River, the charming French Quarter, and the downtown New Orleans skyline.

3. Marche

Is an elegant waterfront wedding venue located in New Orleans la. Overlooking Lake Pontchartrain, this venue offers you a breathtaking view as the glow of the sunset fills the ballroom.

2. La Maison Du Lac

An elegant venue for your New Orleans wedding ceremony and reception, features exposed beams, brick walls, and gas lanterns. Originally built in 1852 as a coffee warehouse

1. The Chicory

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How much Does A Wedding In new Orleans Cost?

The average cost of a wedding in New Orleans is around $28,000.  

Where do people get married in New Orleans?

Most people get married near the French Quarter.  There are many venues available in that area.


New Orleans is a great place to get married.  Having a secondline is a great way to welcome people in the city to celebrate your wedding with you.


A New Orleans style wedding typically consists of southern food, a big party, a secondline, and live music.

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This luxe grande dame hotel with an opulent lobby is a block from Bourbon Street and a 9-minute walk from the French Quarter Visitor Center. An upscale restaurant serves seasonal Louisiana cuisine, and there's a gilded bar offering street views, live music and a revolving circus-themed Merry-Go-Round. 

Hotel Monteleone

A refined hotel in a 1920s building featuring French Colonial styling and a rooftop bar and lots of square feet.


On lively Bourbon Street in the renowned French Quarter, this upscale hotel is an 8-minute walk from St Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square.

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Stately rooms have neoclassical furnishings as well as marble bathrooms and city views. 

The Ritz Carlton New Orleans

Experience luxury New Orleans accomodations, a full-service spa, rooftop pool and bar plus exquisite dining in the heart of downtown New Orleans.

Windsor Court Hotel

Originally built in 1923 as The Federal Reserve Bank, The Federal Ballroom reflects the building's grand history, charm & ambiance. Located on the corner of Carondelet & Common Street at the entrance to the French Quarter.

17. Federal Ballroom New Orleans

An international gem located in the artistic, historical, and social landscape of New Orleans.

16. Degas House Museum

A 1,300-acre public park in New Orleans, Louisiana, created in 1854.  Known for its beautiful botanical gardens.

15. City Park

Floor to ceiling windows and five terraces provide views of the New Orleans skyline, Mississippi River, Central Business District and the French Quarter. 

14. Riverview Room

A victorian style painted-white wonder of a historical B&B with a few hundred years of history that feed into the décor and appeal of the mansion.

13. Magnolia Mansion

Located in the historic heart of the French Quarter, this charming hotel offers an authentic a renovated courtyard providing a secluded, breathtaking event venue

12. Maison Dupuy Hotel

This quintessential New Orleans venue was built in the 1830s and is nestled along the Lower Garden District riverfront. Comprised of a two-story Creole cottage, it features a fountain-flanked pool, two brick courtyards, and lush palms lit by the flicker of gas lamps.

11. Race and Religious

Located in the heart of the Lower Garden District built in 1931.  A Spanish Colonial-style building originally constructed as a neighborhood market

10. Mercato

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