Luxury in Louisiana: 6 Gorgeous Private Estate and Mansion Wedding Venues

Want your wedding to have some serious southern style? Tie the knot at one of Louisiana's sprawling estates or magnificent mansions! Just think: romance in spades, columned porticos, gorgeous gardens, and moss-covered oaks. You'd be hard-pressed to find a more beautiful backdrop!


Derbès Mansion

New Orleans, LA

Fab Features: impressive mansion framed by Doric columns and cast iron balusters • lovely garden with a pavilion, fountains, gazebo, and patios • gracious interiors with 14-foot ceilings, heart of pine floors, and vintage furniture

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Maison Lafitte

Mandeville, Louisiana

Fab Features: charming 19th-century home overlooking a verdant lawn • antique touches like an original brick-and-tile fireplace, tall paneled windows, and iron lanterns • menus inspired by local seafood and regional specialties

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Beauregard-Keyes House and Garden

New Orleans, LA

Fab Features: warm, beautifully preserved French Quarter mansion • elegant, vintage-laden interiors include a parlor, ballroom, library, loggia, and two galleries • intimate garden and courtyard strung with market lights

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Houmas House

Darrow, LA

Fab Features: “Crown Jewel” Greek Revival mansion with sweeping galleries, colorful interiors, and 19th-century antiques • 36 acres of lush gardens and grounds, including a lovely Japanese Tea Garden and a traditional oak alley • experienced wedding staff and all-inclusive packages

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Grand Oaks Mansion

New Orleans, Louisiana

Fab Features: ‌Impressive white columned mansion • quaint footbridges and magnificent oak trees • indoor and outdoor event spaces including a ballroom and plaza with tented pavilion

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$ • $$$

Magnolia Weddings and Events

Harahan, Louisiana

Fab Features: ‌‌romantic elements, like crystal chandeliers and a roaring fireplace • separate rooms for your ceremony, cocktails, and reception • affordably priced wedding packages

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Stella Events and Adventures

Braithwaite, Louisiana

Fab Features: ‌‌picturesque estate on 1,500 acres • ceremonies beneath spreading oaks or on the main house's split staircase • receptions in a contemporary bar or an open-air brick pavilion

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

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