Elopement Locations

C I T Y  P A R K

City Park is one of the oldest urban parks in the country. This 1300-acre park is filled with ancient oaks and moss-canopies, making for a romantic spot to the tie the knot. From modern art to the botanical rose garden, City Park offers backdrops of all sorts for your special occasion. There is a $50 park fee to have a photographer present at your event.

A U D U B O N  P A R K

Home of The Tree of Life, and nuzzled up to the Mississippi River, Audubon Park is a favorite destination spot of NOLA locals. Spattered with a large array of things to do – from the zoo to the golf course – Audubon Park offers a backdrop for any time of occasion. From hidden bridges to arching moss-covered ancient oaks, you’re bound to find something that appeals to you for your special day. For ceremonies under 25 people, Audubon doesn’t require you secure a permit. For anything above, you must coordinate a permit at the cost of $75. There is no permit required for photography.

J A C K S O N  S Q U A R E

Originally known in the 18th century as “place d’Armes,” and later renamed in honor of the Battle of New Orleans hero Andrew Jackson, this square is one of the hot spot destinations for tourists in the French Quarter. This historical and epic backdrop provides for a true New Orleans ceremony. Finding privacy in this location is tricky, but if you’re in for a raucous applause at “I do” this location is for you. Please note, there are reservation fees involved through Jackson Square if you intend to have your ceremony within the square itself.

L O U I S  A R M S T R O N G  P A R K

For those of us who are jazz fans, Louis Armstrong Park, a tribute to one of the greats, is a lovely location for a ceremony. Nuzzled steps away from the French Quarter, Armstrong Park has an array of scenic sights, including duck ponds, bronze statues, Congo square and scattered modern art installations. This park has a more contemporary vibe than other New Orleans parks. This is one of the pricier outdoor locations, as you’re booking the entire park for your event.

P I R A T E  A L L E Y

Pirate Alley is a historical niche folded into the French Quarter. This paved little charm is the culprit of history, lore and rumor, but also makes for a great backdrop for your small elopement. If you're looking to stay in the French Quarter for your elopement, but can't afford the high fees of Jackson Square, Pirate Alley is a great alternative locale.

T H E  R I V E R W A L K

If you are a water-lover and desire to say your vows to the tunes of flowing water and chirping birds, The Riverwalk is the place for you! Many locations to choose from along the river, this location provides a lovely (and potentially cooler in temperature) location to exchange vows.

  H O T E L  L E  M A R S I S

Intimate Elopement Package (30 guests or less) includes their private courtyard,  setup of chairs, Officiant, couples' flowers, 2-tier wedding cake and champagne for $2500.  Please call hotel for information on required guestroom accomodations.

 D A U P H I N E  O R L E A N S 

includes courtyard rental for 1 hour, setup, 2 hours Photography, 45 digital images, Officiant, couples' flowers, 2-Tier wedding cake (based on 15-20 guests), wedding coordinator on site, champagne for $1950

 M A I S O N  D U P U Y 

includes one-hour courtyard rental, officiant, couples' flowers, wedding cake, chairs, runner and discounted guest rooms for $2050 (Fri - Sun price)

  B O U R B O N  O R L E A N S

includes ceremony space, setup, Officiant, couples' flowers, wedding cake, champagne and photographer.  2-hour event for up to 15 guests for $2000.  Inquire with hotel for required overnight accommodations.

  A V E N U E  I N N  B E D A N D  B R E A K F A S T  

hosts intimate wedding ceremonies for two and up to 40 people in this Queen Anne style romantic mansion in New Orleans. Choose a harpist, violin, or marching jazz quartet (really!) for musical support, and transportation in a limo or a horse-drawn carriage.

  C R E O L E G A R D E N S  I N  N E W O R L E A N S 

offers a Louisiana bed and breakfast wedding package that will be designed just for you. Ideally located between the French Quarter and the Garden District, its rooms range from cottage to Bordello style (no kidding!) Call for rates.

T H E  G R A N D  V I C T O R I A N 

 this historic New Orleans bed and breakfast, set in the beautiful Garden District neighborhood, specializes in creating elegant elopements and small weddings in Louisiana. Overlooking lovely St. Charles Avenue, the Grand Victorian's exquisitely restored Victorian parlor and porte-cochere balcony provides the perfect setting for your elopement ceremony and guests.

 S U L L Y  M A N S I O N  B&B 

The Garden District provides an unforgettable ambiance for the quintessential New Orleans wedding or special occasion. The Sully Mansion is a venue only. We can provide the space you have always envisioned, and work with your coordinator hand-in-hand to ensure a magnificent day. Your package can include, but is not limited to a cocktail party, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, elopement or bridal photo shoot. 

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