Top 10 Rated New Orleans Wedding Venues, Reception, and Banquet Halls

Magnolia Plantation
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Magnolia Plantation With over 15,000 square feet of venue space and accommodations for 100-600 guests, Magnolia Plantation brings you the best of what a New Orleans wedding venue can offer. Located in the heart of Elmwood, the elegant setting can accommodate a separate area for your ceremony and reception. With a glass of Champagne in their hands, you and your guests will be well taken care of by your dedicated venue coordinator. Don’t miss out booking your date, call Magnolia Plantation today to schedule a tour!

 
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Southern Oaks Plantation
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Southern Oaks Plantation Southern Oaks Plantation is a charming New Orleans wedding chapel that is a cheap and affordable alternative to the city's pricier options. This reception hall has been operating in southern Louisiana for the past twenty-five years, giving the staff plenty of experience when it comes to planning your upcoming nuptials. Their facilities make the perfect site for a Quinceanera celebration or any other special event that requires a full-service party venue. They also offer on-site catering and can give couples all-inclusive wedding packages that won't break the bank.

 
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The House of Broul Victorian Mansion and Wedding Chapel
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The House of Broul Victorian Mansion and Wedding Chapel The House of Broul Victorian Mansion and Wedding Chapel is a New Orleans wedding chapel with all the amenities that a couple could hope for to make their big day complete. Beautiful decor, excellent food and a staff that completely understands how to put their innate Southern charm to work all add up to provide each guest with the total Louisiana experience that they expect. The reviews for the House of Broul are positive, with past clients pointing to the employee's courtesy and attention to detail as their specialty. Other party venues will have a hard time matching the romantic atmosphere and level of service that couples can find at this site.

 
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The Royal Sonesta Hotel

The Royal Sonesta Hotel The Royal Sonesta Hotel is one of the best New Orleans wedding venues available to couples today. Modeled on modern European hotels, it is sited in the heart of the French Quarter on world-famous Bourbon Street. The hotel features a top garden wedding venue in its lovely Tropical Courtyard, maintained and curated by a full-time horticulturist to keep it looking lush and beautiful for your wedding photos. With affordable prices for your event and convenient rooms available on-site for your guests, the Royal Sonesta will be an easy choice for anyone planning an event in southern Louisiana.

 
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The Audobon Nature Institute

The Audobon Nature Institute The Audobon Nature Institute is a unique and spectacular garden wedding venue that will leave your guests in awe at their beautiful surroundings. This awesome facility can help to make your wildest wedding dreams come true with their wide range of extraordinary natural beauty to serve as the backdrop to your nuptials. Choose the dramatic indoor aquarium to host your event or head outside to lovely Hygeia Pond, the Tea Room Garden or Woldenberg Riverfront Park. Catering is also available on-site for extra added convenience and a more streamlined overall experience.

 
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Arnaud's in the French Quarter

Arnaud's in the French Quarter For those hoping to plan a true New Orleans wedding, Arnaud's in the French Quarter is a great small wedding venue that can lend an authentic air to the whole event. Their mouthwatering Creole menu will provide your guests with a taste of the region that can't be matched by other wedding venues in New Orleans, LA. This family-owned business has been around for almost a hundred years and they put their experience to work at every special event that they host. Their complex of fine dining rooms and lounges will serve as a beautiful and historic reception hall for any party, large or small.

 
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La Pavillon Hotel

La Pavillon Hotel La Pavillon Hotel is a an elegant wedding venue in historic downtown New Orleans and its reputation as an exceptional site is evidenced in its rave reviews from past couples. Those who choose to book one of their luxurious ballrooms to serve as their reception hall will receive a wedding package that includes everything from a welcoming champagne toast served to guests by butlers to the wedding cake and coffee service afterwards. A room at the hotel and breakfast the next morning for the newlyweds are also part of this generous package.

 
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Muriel’s Jackson Square

Muriel’s Jackson Square Anyone looking for a truly unique and thoroughly New Orleans wedding venue is in luck. Muriel's Jackson Square is a restaurant/bar/pseudo-voodoo lounge with an interior that is decorated in posh southern Louisiana style and a beautiful French Quarter exterior featuring a balcony that overlooks historic Jackson Square. You and your guests can indulge in luscious foods that the talented chefs here will whip up after you've all tried out some of Muriel's signature cocktails. Then, everyone who's game can check out the Outer Seance and Inner Seance areas for a little bit of good-natured ghost hunting.

 
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