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Top Wedding Reception venues in New Orleans, LA

Chic and Eclectic Venue
  • $930/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • New Orleans, LA
Versatile and Iconic Music Venue
  • $800/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • New Orleans, LA
Whiskey Bar and Cigar Lounge
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • New Orleans, LA
Retail Boutique
  • $1250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • New Orleans, LA
Trendy Dance and Fitness Studio in NOLA
  • $75/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • New Orleans, LA
Flexible Studio Space in New Orleans
  • $100/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • New Orleans, LA

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Frequently Asked Questions about Wedding Reception venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in New Orleans?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in New Orleans on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in New Orleans?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in New Orleans at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Wedding Reception venues are available in New Orleans?
Right now, there are 93 Wedding Reception venues available in New Orleans.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for New Orleans bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for New Orleans guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for New Orleans locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near New Orleans?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in New Orleans. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my New Orleans booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in New Orleans?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in New Orleans is $542 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in New Orleans?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Select service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Wedding Reception venues in New Orleans, LA?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $75 to $1250.
Which Wedding Reception venues are most popular in New Orleans, LA in 2024?
The top 3 Wedding Reception venues in New Orleans, LA right now are Chic and Eclectic Venue , Versatile and Iconic Music Venue and Whiskey Bar and Cigar Lounge.
How do I book a New Orleans location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a New Orleans reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About New Orleans

New Orleans is a city that’s truly unique. Founded in 1718 on the Mississippi River, this charming southerner offers an experience like no other.

For some, the attraction is the blend of French, American, and African influences. Others love the city for its architecture, its wonderful restaurants, and its many festivals. And then there are those who adore New Orleans for its famous nightlife, which is perfect for anyone who likes to party until the sun comes up.

The city may have taken an almighty beating from Hurricane Katrina back in 2005, but it hasn’t lost any of its vibrancy or unique charm. And if you’re planning on tying the knot in the Big Easy, there’s no better place to celebrate your nuptials in style.

Wedding Reception Options in New Orleans

There’s a lot to consider when planning a wedding reception. From the guest list to the decor, the food to the entertainment, so many different ingredients combine to create your perfect night.

  • Wedding reception venues

The New Orleans wedding reception venue you choose will have a huge impact on the look and feel of your wedding. Whether you’re looking for something traditional and formal, a laid-back and relaxed affair, or even an outdoor reception, you’ll find plenty of great reception venues in New Orleans to choose from.

  • Florists

The decor also plays an important part in determining the look and feel of your reception, and nothing makes a bigger difference than flowers. The right floral arrangements can completely transform any wedding reception venue into the space you want, so an experienced florist will come in very handy when planning your big day.

  • Bands

Music is another integral part of any wedding reception. If you want your guests to party the night away, you’ll need to find a band with the musical chops to get everyone out of their seats and onto the dancefloor.

  • Wedding photographers

Your wedding will be a day you remember forever — especially when you’ve got beautiful wedding photos to look back on. That’s why it’s important to search around for an experienced photographer who can capture the special moments of your big day without getting in the way.

Wedding Planning Companies in New Orleans

Planning your own wedding is a very big deal. To take the stress out of the planning process, and to ensure that your day runs exactly how you want it to, why not hire a professional wedding planner? There are plenty of businesses that specialize in New Orleans weddings, so shop around to find one that’s right for you.

  • Unique Weddings & Events

From cozy and intimate nuptials to grand events, Unique Weddings & Events aims to help you create your perfect wedding day. The team can take care of every aspect of planning from start to finish, allowing you to focus on enjoying your momentous day.

  • Sapphire Events

Sapphire Events is a destination wedding planning and event designing service based in New Orleans. Offering full-service planning, the Sapphire Events team aims to create weddings befitting such an important milestone in your life.

  • Emily Sullivan Events

Emily Sullivan and her team have produced and managed hundreds of events over their 14 years in the industry. With packages to suit elopements, “day of” coordination, destination weddings, and full wedding day planning and production, Emily Sullivan Events offers something to suit a wide range of couples.

Pros and Cons of Weddings in New Orleans


  • Great food

New Orleans has a well-earned reputation for high-quality food

  • Party vibe

With its myriad festivals and reputation as a party capital, The Big Easy is the sort of place where you can let your hair down.

  • You can take it easy

The pace of life is nice and relaxed in New Orleans — perfect for those who like to take it easy.

  • Al fresco celebrations

When the weather is good and the atmosphere is just right, there’s nothing quite like an outside celebration in New Orleans. You’re also allowed to drink in public in the city.

  • Great for photos

Looking to capture some spectacular wedding photos? From its stunning architecture to the Antebellum plantations, there are plenty of beautiful backdrops in the area.

  • Affordable

If you’re on a tight budget, prices in New Orleans are generally quite competitive.


  • Humidity

If you’re walking around in summertime in New Orleans, be prepared to sweat — a lot.

  • Hurricanes

As Hurricane Katrina showed in 2005, extreme weather can be a real hazard in New Orleans.

  • Not ideal if you want a beach wedding

You’re looking at a long drive from New Orleans if you want to get married on a beautiful beach.

  • Insects

If you don’t like creepy-crawlies of any variety, New Orleans is definitely not the place for you.

  • Crime

Unfortunately, poverty and crime are a problem in some parts of the city.

Famous Locations in New Orleans

  • The French Quarter

When out-of-towners think of New Orleans, the first thing that comes to mind is the bustling French Quarter. This historic neighborhood is known not only for its beautiful architecture and romantic charm, but also its excellent food, buzzing nightlife, and raucous parties. Book an elegant outdoor reception in lush garden surrounds just a stone’s throw from the French Quarter.

  • The National WWII Museum

Formerly known as the National D-Day Museum, this excellent facility tells the American story of World War II. With exhibits dedicated to the Pacific and European theaters of war as well as the home front, it’s a place to learn, reflect, and acknowledge the sacrifices made.

  • New Orleans City Park

This park is one of the city’s most popular and iconic attractions. Encompassing 1,300 acres of green space, this outdoor oasis is known for its ancient oaks, scenic lakes, and gorgeous Botanical Garden. Whether you’re enjoying a relaxing stroll or setting up for a picnic, there’s nowhere else in New Orleans you’d rather be.