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Event and Filming Space with Amazing Views
From $150/hr
Event and Filming Space with Amazing Views
New Orleans, LA
Upstairs of a retail location in the French Quarter across the street from Armstrong Park. Stairway leading up to residential area, rooftop, a two bedroom and a balcony overlooking Armstrong Park available for photoshoots, filming and events. The roof top is a perfect place to hold events, overlooking the French Quarter. The building was built in 1835 and is listed as a historic Rock and Roll landmark with the Rock and Roll hall of fame.
From $275/hr
French Quarter Retail Location
New Orleans, LA
Historic French Quarter building, built in 1835. Location was the home of a historic recording studio owned and operated by Cosmo Matassa. As one of the birthplaces of Rock and Roll famous musicians such as Ray Charles, Professor Longhair, Fat's Domino, Lloyd Price all recorded in this building. Most notably the place that Little Richard recorded Tootie Frootie. The building is located directly across the street from Armstrong park and has a lot of lighting and large windows. Currently the location is half retail, Arts and Antiques, and half Laundromat. Great location for retail, laundromat filming, French quarter and Armstrong Park street view filming. Access to the balcony overlooking Armstrong Park is available for filming/photoshoots as well.
From $600/hr
Contemporary Art Gallery in the Arts District
New Orleans, LA
Our gallery is a collective environment of creative visions featuring monthly exhibitions of (inter)national, emerging to established, contemporary artists. This is a commercial gallery with a typical "White Cube" style interior in a converted warehouse building. Perfect location for filming, photoshoots, and special events. Elevate your event by surrounding yourself with fine art. For specific bookings, please email us for pricing breakdown as it varies according to business hours.
From $200/hr
Beautiful & Historic Inn in New Orleans - FULL BUYOUT
New Orleans, LA
This beautiful historic camelback is located in the lively Mid City area on the Canal Streetcar line, a 15-minute streetcar ride to the French Quarter. The art-filled home includes 5 bedrooms (7 beds plus a queen size futon), 2 living rooms, 2 dining rooms, 3.5 baths, a back balcony, back patio, and front porch. The charm of the building, the convenient location, and friendly, attentive, knowledgeable hosts make us the perfect place for your group to fall in love with New Orleans. The Space The Okra Inn is a historic, renovated camelback cottage in the historic Mid City area on the Canal Street Car line. The Inn features 12 and 14 foot ceilings throughout, original pocket doors, beautiful crown molding, two living rooms, two dining rooms (with seating for up to 16), three and a half bathrooms, a front porch, back balcony, back patio and our own blend of artsy charm. The house contains two kitchens stocked with cooking basics. This listing is a whole-home rental, so your group will have full access to the space. If you are interested in renting individual rooms, please search for The Okra Inn on this site to find our other listings. The decor strives to be a cozy, funky version of classic New Orleans, with kitsch alongside original art, elegance alongside a feeling of homey comfort. We want the house to be clean and pleasant, but without a sense that guests should be afraid to touch anything. We strive to be pet-friendly, though we ask that you inquire before booking if you are planning to bring pets. Living area includes: * 4 Queen size beds * 1 Full size bed * 2 Twin size beds * 1 queen size futon * Closets * Ceiling fans * Wireless Internet * Central AC * Television (with Netflix, Hulu, ESPN, Fox Sports Networks, & all major networks) * 2 Kitchens equipped with dishes, silverware, pots, pans, glassware and other kitchen and cooking basics, as well as salt/pepper, oil and spices 18STR-16095 & 18STR-15438 Guest Access We want you to feel at home while staying in our home. Guests have full access to the house and back yard. The spaces available include: *2 Living rooms *2 Dining rooms (with seating for 16) *Front porch for stoop sitting *Back balcony for star gazing and morning coffee *3.5 baths *2 Kitchens including: *2 Full size stoves/ovens *2 Fridges *Coffee maker *2 Toasters *Pots, pans, utensils, glassware, etc. Other than in an emergency, we will always ask for permission before entering the space while you are there. We do not allow guests to use grills or other open flames, for safety reasons. Smoking is not allowed in the house but is allowed on front and back porches. Fire arms are strictly forbidden. Important information We do feel strongly about being respectful neighbors. We ask that guests watch noise levels outside of the home after 11pm. This is especially important in the back patio/balcony area, which is close to neighbor's bedrooms.

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About New Orleans

New Orleans is a blend of loud, proud, and unusual which explains why the city attracts over 17 million visitors each year. Nestled between Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River, the New Orleans landscape is defined by waterways. Its quarter-moon shape earned it the Crescent City nickname.

Historically, the metropolis has been prone to flooding but federal authorities stepped in and installed drainage pumps as well as a system of levees in efforts to solve the issue. The vibrancy, eclectic hybrid of cultural influences, and jazz music still reel in visitors for diverse reasons.

It's also known as the city of festivals and there's always a carnival or something interesting happening around town. That's why you can’t go wrong securing a New Orleans event space for your next function.

Event Options in New Orleans

Once the venue selection is sorted, several vendors exist to cater to the services needed for your event in New Orleans. The mesmerizing city doesn't disappoint when it comes to accessing the diverse elements needed to bring any function to life.

  • Lighting and Decorations

Lights and colors have a way of affecting people's moods. The feeling folks get when they attend your event describes the atmosphere. You can steer the function towards a certain tone with the use of decorations combined with the right lighting. Floral arrangements are always a great touch to add to any event.

  • Furniture

Every event venue in New Orleans is uniquely different starting with the dimensions. In turn, each space presents certain limitations, for instance, the ceiling height, windows/doors, and access to electrical outlets. The layout needs to factor in these considerations as well as the flow of traffic. The way you set up the tables and chairs as well as the decor greatly affects how guests move around the venue.

  • Equipment

Whether your event brings together people for a presentation or an audience to watch a performance; you want them to hear everything loud and clear. Too much sound becomes a nuisance and sound that is barely heard makes the audience disengage quickly. New Orleans event venues take care of the equipment needs, but it's always best to check beforehand and plan accordingly.

  • Catering

Selecting a caterer in New Orleans is one aspect that you won't struggle too much with. With plenty of establishments borrowing inspiration from the city's Spanish, African American, and French influences; you are guaranteed to serve up a delectable menu at your New Orleans event.

  • Heating and Ventilation

Any function that brings people together aims at offering a great and comfortable experience. New Orleans is marked by long and hot summers while the winters are generally short, windy, and cool. Ventilation and heating is a crucial aspect that you shouldn't skimp out on. Ask the New Orleans venue manager about the available options and outsource what's needed.

Event Companies in New Orleans

Every event has a purpose; whether it's a family barbecue or a wedding reception. In turn, every host wants their guests to have a great time and leave with fond memories from the occasion. That's why you need the services of a New Orleans event company to get the heavy lifting done and leave you with nothing to worry about except enjoying your gathering.

  • Signature Destination Management Services

For more than three decades, Signature Destination Management Services has proven to be the one-stop shop when it comes to event planning. They take care of every detail with the attention deserved from handling transfers to putting together grand occasions. The planners have experience working on destination management, event production, meeting services, and conventions.

  • Luminous Events Of New Orleans

If you are looking for a planner who specializes in full-service design, production, and decor rental services then Luminous Events of New Orleans is that company. Whether it's a corporate event, wedding, or other special occasions; they are up to the task. On the big day, they oversee the lighting, set up, delivery, and post-function breakdown.

  • Wink Design & Events

The team at Winks Design & Events can plan your next lavish and large or intimate and small gatherings. They specialize in transforming the ordinary to extraordinary to create functions with the "wow factor." The goal is to deliver the spectacular event that you've envisioned. They can organize an array of events including corporate events, weddings, social gatherings, and charity galas.

Pros and Cons of Events in New Orleans

New Orleans, like any other metropolis in the world, has its advantages and disadvantages. It's best to learn about the good and bad when settling for a New Orleans event space.


  • The spellbound experiences

The history of New Orleans is very much a part of the present, with droplets of the past in proud display just about everywhere. From ancient oaks and entire past neighborhoods that harbor remnants of bygone eras, wandering the streets of the metropolis feels like going on a historic yet modern journey.

  • Delectable cuisine

A visit to Crescent City isn't complete without sampling the unique and delectable Creole cuisine. Beignets are quite popular here with assortments of other spicy, sweet, cold, and hot dishes available. If your event requires the services of a New Orleans caterer then rest assured that your guests will leave well-fed and raving about the food.

  • The flat topography

New Orleans has a mostly flat topography making the streets highly friendly to explore on foot. Navigation is also quite straightforward in this city, and taking leisurely strolls won't feel like an exhausting workout. The majority of the neighborhoods receive much-deserved TLC and are a feast for the eyes to behold.

  • The cost of living

Hurricane Katrina forced most natives to move away from New Orleans in 2005. It devastated the region's real estate and prices took a nosedive. Compared to other similar-sized metro areas, the city is much more affordable than say Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Baltimore.


  • Life moves slower

The slower pace gives everyone room to breathe but it doesn't always favor time-bound events. Known for its southern charm and hospitality, New Orleans can make you miss out on a lot while consumed with savoring performances, conversations, or simply relaxing somewhere.

  • Local pests pose a challenge

Brown recluse spiders inhabit the city, Mardi Gras celebrations signal the season of fire ants, and buck moth caterpillars have a knack for dropping off of oak trees in spring. Knowing what you face when planning an outdoor event in New Orleans makes you better prepared.

  • The subtropical climate

New Orleans experiences sub-tropical weather which can essentially put a damper on things. Humidity levels are high and the sticky heat unbearable if stuck indoors without proper air conditioning.

Famous Locations in New Orleans

  • Paddlewheeler Creole Queen

If you thought that Creole food is delectable enough, now imagine indulging in the cuisine while enjoying the sights of the Mississippi River. The Paddlewheeler Creole Queen located at the French Quarter provides this experience. It can accommodate up to 1000 people and there's a talented jazz band on board.

  • New Orleans Jazz Market

Jazz music is everywhere in the city and the New Orleans Jazz Market is a prime location to host your next performance. With a capacity of 370, it's full of interesting people. The added bonus is that some proceeds go towards supporting the local jazz community.

  • Nola Brewing Company

The East Riverside harbors the Nola Brewing Company known for its authentic craft beers. After your event, arrange a scheduled tour around the facility to see how the tasty booze is brewed. Book a peaceful second-floor restaurant In New Orleans, with a selection of fine wines and cocktails, for a meal after the event.