Love is in the air! If you’re looking for the perfect place to say “I do”, check out all that Louisiana has to offer. From beautiful cajun dancehalls to historically preserved plantations, there’s something for every bride in this great state!
1) Bayou Barn, Marrero, LA
Right on Bayou Des Families near the Barataria Preserve, this country atmosphere is ideal for anyone wishing to have a cajun-inspired wedding. Couples can even order fun extras like a fortune teller or an alligator handler.
2) Beau Jardin, Natchitoches, LA
This beautiful outdoor venue offers a unique waterfall feature on the bank of the Cane River Lake in Natchitoches.
3) Mardi Gras World, New Orleans, LA
With an array of venues to choose from, including the Grand Oaks Mansion, a full indoor replica fo a Southern Plantation, this venue truly has something for everyone.
4) Houmas House Plantation, Darrow
One of the most popular wedding destinations in the state, this sprawling compound includes 9 unique locations, indoor and outdoor, that can be utilized on your special day.
5) San Francisco Plantation, Garyville
One of the most beautifully restored plantations in Louisiana, the San Francisco Plantation offers an incredibly picturesque setting for weddings of all kinds. The unique Sugar Mill Barn provides the perfect setting for receptions.
6) Empire of the Seed, Lake Charles
A company that owns a number of unique venues in Lake Charles, including the Calcasieu Marine National Bank, pictured here. These beautifully restored historic buildings make the perfect location for weddings in Lake Charles.
7) Stella Plantation, Braithwaite
An elegant choice for any wedding, Stella Plantation offers 1500 acres of pristine southern landscape for couples. The beautiful Live Oak trees at this site are truly unique!
8) Hill Country Village, Shreveport
This beautiful historic building and grounds offers a beautiful setting for both indoor and outdoor affairs. Brides from throughout the Shreveport area love this unique venue.
9) Rip Van Winkle Gardens, New Iberia
Legend has it that the pirate Jean Lafitte buried his treasure on the Island these gardens were built on, Jefferson Island. Now they offer some of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the entire state of Louisiana, perfect for a wedding at any time of year.
10) Acadian Village, Lafayette
A 32 acre site built to preserve Acadian heritage, this wedding venue offers 11 authentic replicas of acadiana architecture, including the beautiful New Hope Chapel and Stutes store. A truly unique place to have your wedding!
11) Louisiana Castle, Franklinton
The spot for a true ‘fairytale’ wedding, this replica of a Norman Keep Castle has been serving Louisiana brides for years. The castle offers the unique Juliet Suite for brides to get ready before they descend the stairs of the castle to their guests below!
Is there a special place in your heart that didn’t make this list? Let us know about your wedding in the comments below!