Top Wedding Venues in the New Orleans Area

Many brides get overwhelmed when it comes to making a decision on where they want to have their wedding! "Do I want to get married at a church or outside? Should I get married in an open-air chapel?" That's why we put together this list from the New Orleans area so you can have the best photographs possible at the best venue possible for you!

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bride smiles at groom during catholic ceremony

1 Omni Royal Orleans

New Orleans, LA

The Omni Royal Orleans boasts a beautiful indoor and outdoor location. With a beautiful window room, the Omni Royal is perfect for gorgeous indoor couple portraits as well as bridal portraits. Since it is within walking distance of the St. Louis Cathedral, taking advantage of the New Orleans scenery is easily possible as well as a second line walking down the famous Decatur Street.

You can get more info on their website HERE!

*Images were taken by AlesiaKim Photography and Associates.*

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White fireplace with flowers and greenery Il Mercato a New Orleans Wedding Venue
bride and groom kiss after wedding ceremony

2 Il Mercato

Il Mercato has so many options! Located in the Garden District of New Orleans, the exquisite, outdoor, white fireplace is the perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony. Just inside is an intimate reception location with beautiful arches perfect for that elegant feel.

You can find more info on their website HERE!

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Audubon tea room venue for a wedding
Audubon tea room venue for a wedding and a wedding cake
Audubon tea room venue for a wedding

3 Audubon Tea Room

Located in the city of New Orleans in the Audubon Zoo but an entrance separate from the zoo, the Audubon Tea Room offers architecture as well as outdoor and indoor space that is just stunning. With lots of natural light during daylight ours, it's perfect for great lighting for photos inside during the reception.

Do you know you want to get married in New Orleans but can't decide what venue? Book a 10-minute venue call and let us help you decide!

bride and groom embrace during first dance in New Orleans

4 Marche

Marche is a beautiful, classic venue that is literally in the very heart of New Orleans. It has options for an indoor or outdoor ceremony and boasts a gorgeous view of the famous French Quarter and the Mississippi River.

Find more info on their website HERE!

*Photos were taken by AlesiaKim Photography and associates*

bride and groom's first dance
wedding details with invitation, shoes, rings, and jewelry at a New Orleans wedding

5 The Federal Ballroom

Featuring thick, white columns, this event space just screams elegance. Since it was previously a Federal Reserve Bank, it's located in the Central Business District of New Orleans just one block from Canal Street.

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bride and groom kiss under an oak at vintage court in covington, La

6 Cedar Grove - Tchoupitoulas Location

Cedar Grove is perfect for larger weddings! With a huge event space, it can host up to 400 guests and is just beautiful! It is a great choice for big or small weddings since the plantation has more of an intimate feel. The grounds are beautifully manicured and offer outdoor perfection, perfect for those once-in-a-lifetime photographs!

You can find more info on their website HERE!

*Image was taken by AlesiaKim Photography and associates*

bride and groom cut the cake

7 Riverview Room

Wanting a rooftop ceremony? Your search is over! The Riverview Room is absolutely stunning and offers just a picture perfect location for a beautiful wedding. Located on the fourth floor of the brewery mill house, the Riverview Room offers gorgeous perfection! The windows all around the room make it a natural lighting dream come true!

You can find more information on their website HERE!

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Other Venues

There are so many venues to choose from and each one of them offers something special and unique. I narrowed this list down to seven but there are some seriously beautiful wedding venues all around the New Orleans area. Here are some other noteworthy New Orleans area wedding venues.

Elms Mansion

Southern Oaks

The Chicory

Race and Religious

The Canefield

Sully Mansion

Degas House

Houmas House