New Orleans is a vibrant city unlike any other, and events hosted here fall right in line with the area’s bold personality. Whether you’re planning a birthday party or corporate meeting, you can infuse your event with a little Cajun flair and southern flavor. Check out these five stunning venues for your next occasion.
1. Steamboat Natchez
400 Toulouse St, New Orleans
If you’re looking for a creative venue for your next party, team building session, or friendly get-together, check out the only steamboat in New Orleans. The Steamboat Natchez offers special rates for groups as small as 10 people, and you can book a jazz cruise featuring live music in the daytime or evening.
2. Crystal Plantation
2716 Indiana Ave, Kenner
The Crystal Plantation is an elegant venue for a company holiday party, major product launch, big training seminar, or sophisticated party. Gently trickling fountains and sparkling chandeliers add a touch of old world charm to this venue. Both food and drinks are available on-site with an extensive menu to choose from, so whether you’re in the mood for crab cakes and shrimp pasta or chicken wings and mini tacos, you can build an event that suits your unique tastes.
3. Lafitte Guest House & Gallery
1003 Bourbon St, New Orleans
Able to accommodate groups ranging from 10 to 100 people, this 1849 French Quarter mansion is a historic destination that offers a distinctive choice for meetings, parties, and private events. With 14 expertly appointed guest rooms, balconies overlooking Bourbon Street, and a beautiful, quiet courtyard, Lafitte is a great to host a small event any time of year and any day of the week.
4. Maison Dupuy Hotel
1001 Toulouse St, New Orleans
The Maison Dupuy Hotel features 2,600 square feet of meeting space and banquet facilities that can accommodate up to 200 guests. Your diverse selection of room choices includes the quiet courtyard, sunny patio, flexible Toulouse rooms, and the spacious Renoir room. Food is prepared on-site, and features a mouthwatering selection of southern coastal flavors that you can easily customize to meet your personal tastes.
527 Julia St, New Orleans
L’Entrepot is ideal for creative events like art shows, film screenings, and charity benefits. The venue features a catering kitchen, solarium, art galleries, spacious studios, a café, and more. The primary event space is the 1,600-square-foot gallery which boasts 30-foot vaulted ceilings and an open floor plan that’s ideal for mingling.
Have you recently hosted a special event or unforgettable party in New Orleans? Share your event planning tips and preferred local venues in the comments below.