As you begin making preparations for your gay wedding in New Orleans, your first major task is to find the right venue. Whether you already have a few ideas or have no clue where to start, we have compiled a list of the top New Orleans gay wedding venues. The following locations can provide the perfect spot for your ceremony or reception. Look at the following venues, take your time, and explore all of your options.
Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel – “At Marriott, there is no room for inequality.”
The gorgeous and newly renovated Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel is a great choice for your reception or wedding ceremony. You will be just six blocks from the French Quarter. The hotel includes a rooftop pool reception area that overlooks the Big Easy. If you are looking for a trendy spot for your reception or ceremony, consider booking a spot at the Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel.
New Orleans Marriott – “We believe that every guest, whoever they are, wherever they go, should feel comfortable and welcome the moment they walk through our doors.”
New Orleans Marriott is another great option from the Marriott chain of hotels. Located in the French Quarter, the Marriott recently added an additional 7,000 square feet to the hotel. Being so close to the French Quarter, you will an abundance of options for fine dining and entertainment.
Compass Point – “All love is beautiful!”
Compass Point is a LGBT-friendly venue located in New Orleans that is just minutes from the downtown area. Located on a one acre estate, Compass Point is secluded, making it great for an intimate wedding ceremony or reception.
House of Broel – “We have always believed in marriage equality and have performed same sex ceremonies for over a decade. People are free to marry who they love!”
The House of Broel is one of the top New Orleans gay wedding venues. Originally built in 1850, the House of Broel is a gorgeous Victorian mansion and wedding chapel. Featuring Southern charm, the House of Broel is decorated with lavish decor, including crystal chandeliers and antique furniture. Located in the Garden District, the House of Broel is right in the heart of New Orleans.
W New Orleans – French Quarter Hotel – “Hospitality is at our core, and welcoming all people, no matter their sexual orientation, is in our DNA.”
W New Orleans proudly serves the LGBT community. This French Quarter hotel includes 97 quest rooms, including 4 studio suites, and 1 deluxe suite. The decor and design of the hotel perfectly captures the jazzy energy of the French Quarter. Whether you are planning a large wedding or a small intimate ceremony, the W New Orleans – French Quarter Hotel will make for a beautiful choice.
The Jaxson – “Fairness.”
The Jaxson has a unique ambiance that perfectly suits the style and feel of New Orleans. Just a short walk from the St. Louis Cathedral, the Jaxson is located on Decatur Street in the restored Jax Brewery Building. The surrounding area offers many options for dining and the Jaxson itself has a large open floor plan that can accommodate up to 300 guests.
Those are the top New Orleans gay wedding venues. Hopefully, you have found a few possible options. In addition to choosing a venue, you may also need to find caterers, photographers, an officiant, and other vendors. For help locating additional services for your wedding, take a look at our directory of New Orleans gay wedding vendors.