House of Blues New Orleans is a fantastic venue to host your same sex wedding. Not only an amazing music venue, House of Blues has many private spaces for private events such as weddings, receptions, wedding showers and more. Think confetti canons, fog machines, walking into your wedding reception via a stage, balloon drops and being able to say you held your reception in the Voodoo Room. And if you hold your wedding on a Saturday, you and some of your closest guests can come back for Sunday Gospel Brunch.
House of Blues New Orleans is located in the historical French Quarter no more than 3 blocks from the Mississippi River. The French Quarter has a long history of embracing diversity. And if your wedding go past the 2am House of Blues cut off time, this location is perfect to keep the party going. Here is a list of gay and lesbian bars and clubs that are open later.
New Orleans in general is a very LGBT Friendly city. It was rated the “Second Most Welcoming City” in America by GayCitieswebsite readers. Partly culture (think costumes and art culture) but their Convention and Visitors Bureau has been focused on and aimed to inspire LGBT couples to get married here. If you are considering a destination wedding to New Orleans consider Mardi Gras, Gay Easter and the Gay Easter Parade, Gay Pride, Southern Decadence, and Halloween New Orleans for times you may want to be there or avoid to avoid the crowds.
House of Blues New Orleans has over 18,000 square feet of space and is a multifaceted entertainment destination with luxurious ambiance, hand-painted murals, and panels. They can accommodate up to 1,500 wedding guests in six distinct indoor rooms. The spacious Restaurant & Bar features contemporary and traditional Southern art and cuisine, and includes an adjacent special events room, private event room and large, multi-story Music Hall. All rooms include high-tech staging, lighting and sound as well as beautifully appointed bars.
You have the option of renting out the entire music hall, the restaurant or the Foundation Room. The Foundation Room is a more intimate space and it holds 60 people seated. They have larger spaces that can be rented as well if your wedding party is above 100 guests. The swanky, dark velvet decor and ornate and eastern inspired artwork with spectacular chandeliers set the mood for an upscale event. The restaurant is able for buyout and holds 250 people seated as well. For more info on room sizes click here.
Their team of culinary experts and mixologists at House of Blues New Orleans will work with you and your partner to come up with a customizable drink and food menu for you and your guests. Food that matches your tastes, budget and event needs.
Inclusivity and diversity are two important words that that HOB’s stands by and it trickles down to their guests and employees. Right now they are offering a 10% discount on food and beverage minimums for all weddings, engagement parties and bachelor and bachelorette parties booked in 2020 when you mention Pridezillas.
For more info on setting up a tour and for more pricing details, call 504-310-4990 or email: HOBNolaEvents@livenation.com