Intimate Romance: 7 New Orleans Venues for Your Small Wedding

If your heart is set on an intimate celebration, New Orleans just may be the perfect place. With its vibrant energy, historic settings, and eye-catching architecture, there is no shortage of stunning spots to say ‘I do.’ Whether you’re dreaming of exchanging vows in a lavishly lush garden or dancing the night away in a marvelous mansion, you’re sure to find a location that does more than measure up. Take your pick from our curated list below and start planning your sweet and small wedding.


Beauregard-Keyes Historic House and Garden

New Orleans, LA

Venue Superpowers:

Panoramic Views

Private Setting

Late Night Celebrations

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: $ • $$
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Stella Events and Adventures

Braithwaite, Louisiana

Venue Superpowers:

Serene Setting

Affordable Luxury

Exclusive Use

More Fab Features: picturesque country venue set on 1500 lush acres • ceremonies beneath towering oaks or on the historic home's split staircase • romantic receptions in a contemporary barn or the open-air brick pavilion illuminated by stringed market lights

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Canal Street Inn

New Orleans, LA

Venue Superpowers:

Elopements

100-year-old Gardens

Luxury Suites

Fab Features: historic landmark Inn with beautiful 100-year-old garden shaded by tall trees • flexible event packages ranging from elopements to weekend weddings can be customized to fit your vision • 11 distinct luxury suites feature the original 1912 architecture paired with contemporary design elements

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Terrell House Bed & Breakfast

New Orleans, LA

Venue Superpowers:

Serene Vibes

Historic Architecture

Small Celebrations

Fab Features: a grand three-story Italianate stucco-over-brick mansion • picturesque ceremonies in the sprawling brick courtyard • the indoor double parlor provides a luxurious and romantic indoor component to your wedding reception

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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House of Broel

New Orleans, Louisiana

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Charm

Lush Courtyard

All-Inclusive

Fab Features: beautifully preserved 1850 Victorian Mansion and chapel • exchange vows in an intimate courtyard surrounded by lush landscape • the interior impresses with antique furnishings and charming period décor

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

New Orleans, LA

Venue Superpowers:

Micro Weddings

Gorgeous Gardens

Historic Charm

Fab Features: historic Queen-Anne style boutique inn in the heart of the Garden District • enchanting events under the oak trees and jasmine-covered pergola in the quaint courtyard • custom event packages that specialize in intimate and micro weddings

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Arnaud's Restaurant

New Orleans, Louisiana

Venue Superpowers:

Panoramic Views

Elopements

World-Renowned Cuisine

Fab Features: a historic and romantic venue located in the heart of New Orleans • choose from 17 elegant ballrooms to host your elegant celebration • enjoy custom crafted menus featuring world-renowned Creole Cuisine

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