June 6, 2017 03:00 PM

Local spots to tie the knot.

Abacus

530 W. Pinhook, Lafayette

337-232-5300

www.grandcoteauhouse.com/abacus

Capacity: 400

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: 1940s architecture


Acadian Village

200 Greenleaf Dr., Lafayette

337-981-2364

www.acadianvillage.org

Capacity: An open air pavilion with 10,000 sq. ft. under roof, max. capacity of 500, stage and dance floor. Replica of the Fernand Stutes Grocery, Bar and Barber Shop, 3,000 sq. ft., max. capacity 150.

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Replica of 1850 chapel onsite. A choice of two bridal suites for the bridal party to gather and prepare for the wedding.

It's a historic attraction with a mission to preserve Acadian culture. Wedding guests are encouraged to walk around the village and learn more about Acadian heritage.


Acadiana Center for the Arts

101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette

337-233-7060

www.acadianacenterforthearts.org

Capacity: Galleries: standing reception, capacity 500 and seated, capacity 200. Atrium/Café: standing reception, capacity 250.

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Five spaces to choose from. Event planning and coordination, menu-planning, decor and production assistance, along with entertainment assistance.


Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum

1122 Lafayette St., Lafayette

337-234-2208

www.lafayettemuseum.com

Capacity: 75

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Historic 1850s home, the oldest historic house-museum on its original site in Lafayette Parish.


Antique Rose Ville

2007 North Freyou Road, New Iberia

337-367-3000

www.antiqueroseville.com

Capacity: 300+ There is designated room for eating and a comfortable overflow area into a covered pavilion. There is also a large brick patio for a 30x40 tent.

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Backyard, Ballroom, Garden, Historic Venue

Large selection of unlimited food, six acres of beautiful and well-manicured grounds, carriage house for the bride and bridesmaids to get ready and for the bride and groom to stay the night. There is also private parking for the bride and groom, excellent service and great employees.


Ballroom of Crowley

124 E. 3rd St., Crowley

337-783-8990

www.ballroomofcrowley.com

Capacity: 300

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Use of facility day before and day of


Blue Moon Saloon

215 E. Convent St., Lafayette

337-234-2422

www.bluemoonpresents.com

Capacity: 400

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Gazebo for ceremonies


Cafe Vermilionville

1304 W. Pinhook, Lafayette

337-237-0100

www.cafev.com

Capacity: 400

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Recent renovation and refresh of historic facilities


Cajundome Convention Center

444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette

337-265-2100

www.cajundome.com

Capacity: 2,000+

Catering: Yes

Facilites: Indoor

Amenities: Sound and lighting


Caldwell House

105 E. Vermilion St., Abbeville

337-281-0807

www.thecaldwell.com

Capacity: 200

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Marriage equality vendor


Cash and Carry Building

801 Enterprise Boulevard, Lake Charles

337-310-0405

www.empireoftheseed.com

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Rentals


Cite Des Arts

109 Vine St., Lafayette

337-291-1122

www.citedesarts.org

Capacity: 100

Catering: No

Facilites: Indoor

Amenities: Marriage equality vendor


City Club at River Ranch

1100 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette

337-216-6588

www.cityclubatriverranch.com

Capacity: 600

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Award-winning venue. Tables, chairs and linens available onsite. Recommended decorating service available.


The Crossing at Marvin Kahn

113 Louisiana Ave, Rayne

337-393-2416

www.crossingmk.com

Capacity: 800

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Chapel on site


Cypress Bayou Casino

832 Martin Luther King Road, Charenton

337-924-3234

www.cypressbayou.com

Capacity: 1,000

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Four spaces to choose from


Cypress Grove Wedding Venue & Bridal Suite

150 Seale Lane, Eunice

337-304-1727

www.cypressgroveplace.com

Amenities: Historic, wrap around porch, large yard, bridal suite


DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette

1521 W. Pinhook, Lafayette

337-235-6111

www.doubletree3.hilton.com

Capacity: up to 1,200

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Some linens provided. 14-foot ceilings in Grand Ballroom.


Downtown Parks

Downtown Lafayette

337-291-5566

www.downtownlafayette.org

Capacity: TBD by fire marshall

Catering: No

Facilities: Outdoor

Amenities: Includes Parc International, Parc Sans Souci, Parc Putnam & Parc de Lafayette


Esprit de Coeur

402 Garfield Street, Lafayette

337-962-5215

www.espritdecoeur.com

Capacity: Up to 150

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Bridal Suite, Ballroom, Garden, Historic Venue


Evangeline Downs Casino Event Center

2235 Crewel Ln Extension, Opelousas

www.evangelinedowns.com

Capacity: 300+

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Ballroom


Feed & Seed

106 N. Grant St., Lafayette

337-288-4500

www.feednseedlafayette.com

Capacity: 275

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Includes a bartender and day-of coordinator


The Glass Room at Buck & Johnny’s

100 Berard Street, Breaux Bridge

www.buckandjohnnys.com

Capacity: Up to 300

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Reception Area, Restaurant, Rentals


The Gouguenheim

800 S. Lewis St., New Iberia

337-364-3949

www.gouguenheim.com

Capacity: 500

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Four guest suites on site


Grand Coteau Bistro

234 Martin Luther King Dr., Grand Coteau

832-499-6339

www.grandcoteaubistro.com

Capacity: 75

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor


Grand Coteau House

162 E. Martin Luther King, Grand Coteau

337-232-5300

www.grandcoteauhouse.com

Capacity: 300

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Discounted rooms


Grand Opera House of the South

505 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley

337-785-0440

www.thegrandoperahouse.org

Capacity: 710

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Fully restored dating to 1901


Heymann Center/Boustany Convention Center

1373 S. College, Lafayette

337-291-5540

www.heymanncenter.com

Capacity: 800

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Two ballrooms


Jefferson Street Pub

500 Jefferson Street, Lafayette

337-232-5040

www.jeffersonstreetpub.com

Capacity: 300

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Big and small bar available


Joey’s

503 Bertrand Dr., Lafayette

337-237-3661

www.joeyslafayette.com

Capacity: 150

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Fireside room


Jungle Gardens

LA-329, Avery Island

337-369-6243

Katlyn.Stanford@TABASCO.com

www.junglegardens.org

Capacity: 170-acre garden and can accommodate an unlimited number of people. Wedding ceremonies can be held anywhere throughout the gardens.

Catering: No

Facilities: Outdoor

Amenities: An array of botanical treasures and countless species of birds.


Keith’s Ballroom

405 Albertson Parkway, Broussard

337-837-8008

www.keithsballroom.com

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Bridal Suite, Ballroom, Rentals, Staff


La Belle Venue

201 Eugenne Ln, Eunice

337-305-1691

www.facebook.com/La-Belle-Venue

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Ballroom, Staff


La Louisiane Banquet Hall

5509 Hwy 14, New Iberia

337-475-4952

www.lalouisianebanquethall.org

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Ballroom, Rentals, Staff


Ladybug Lodge

303 Fernway Ln, Duson

337-984-5535

Capacity: 300+

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Reception Area, Rentals


L’Eglise

3238 J Alcee Road, Abbeville

337-937-0700

www.legliseinc.com

Capacity: 500

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Restored church on site


Le Barn Rouge

836 Rue du Belier, Lafayette

337-981-7926

Capacity: 275

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Rustic & vintage barn, with covered back deck, and barnyard area for ceremonies.


Le Triomphe

100 Club Dr., Broussard

337-856-9005

Capacity: 150

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Concierge service included


Le Pavillon - Petroleum Club

1913 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette

337-232-2582

www.PCLafayette.com

Capacity: Grand Ballroom seating 600; Reception 1000. Lafayette Room seating 175; Reception 200. Acadiana Room seating 175; Reception 200.

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Spacious foyer. Tables, chairs and linens provided. Stage available.


The Little Big Cup

149 Fuselier Road, Arnaudville

337-754-7147

www.littlebigcup.com

Capacity: 110

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Deck overlooking the bayou; marriage equality vendor


Little River Inn

833 E. Main St., New Iberia

337-367-7466

www.poorboysriversideinn.com

Capacity: 50+

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Main dining room overlooking 380-year-old Trappey Oak


Keith’s Ballroom

405 Albertson Parkway, Broussard

337-837-8008

www.keithsballroom.com

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Bridal Suite, Ballroom, Rentals, Staff


The Madison

406 E. Madison St., Broussard

337-988-7474

www.themadisoncentre.com

Capacity: 549

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Bridal suite available


Magdalen Place

2 S. Magdalen Square, Abbeville

337-893-6161

www.magdalenplace.com

Capacity: 600

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: New Orleans-style courtyard


Magnolia Court

811 E. Gloria Switch, Lafayette

337-264-9616

www.magnoliacourt.com

Capacity: 350

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Marriage equality vendor


Maison de Bon Temps

151 James Comeaux Road, Lafayette

337-268-4045

www.riveroakscaters.com

Capacity: 150

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Italian bistro look


Maison de Tours

128 S. Main St., St. Martinville

337-380-5677

www.maisondetours.com

Capacity: 500

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: 1855 Creole cottage


Maison D’Memoire

8450 Roberts Cove Road, Rayne

337-334-2477

www.maisondmemoire.com

Capacity: Up to 50

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Bridal Suite, Reception Area, Rentals


Maison Madeleine

1015 John D. Hebert Dr, Breaux Bridge

337-332-4555

www.maisonmadeleine.com

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Waterfront, Reception Area


The Manor

1837 Old Spanish Trail, St. Martinsville

337-367-8800

www.themanorfacility.com

Capacity: 300

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Total wedding coordination from day one. Tablecloths, chair covers, centerpieces, toasting glasses, cake knives, silver platters and portrait easels provided.


Nash’s

101 E. 2nd St., Broussard

337-839-9333

www.nashsrestaurant.com

Capacity: 180

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Located in a historic Victorian home


Nottoway Plantation & Resort

31025 Hwy. 1, White Castle

225-545-2730

www.nottoway.com

Capacity: 300+


NuNu Art and Culture Collective

1510 Bayou Courtableau Hwy., Arnaudville

337-484-9190

www.nunucollective.org

Capacity: 150

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Two rustic warehouses


Oakbourne Country Club

3700 E. Simcoe, Lafayette

337-235-6426

www.oakbournecc.com

Capacity: 300

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Ladies room for wedding party


The Palmetto Club

301 Heymann Blvd., Lafayette

337-534-4701

www.bookthepalmettoclub.com

Capacity: 300

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor

Amenities: Marriage equality vendor


Palmetto Island State Park

19591 Pleasant Road, Abbeville

337-893-3930

www.crt.state.la.us/louisiana-state-parks/parks/palmetto-island-state-park

Capacity: Up to 50

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Reception Area


Paul and Lulu Hilliard Art Museum

710 East St. Mary Blvd, Lafayette

337-482-1368

www.hilliardmuseum.org

Capacity: 300+

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Museum, Historic Venue


Petroleum Club

111 Heymann Blvd., Lafayette

337-232-2582

www.pclafayette.com

Capacity: 1,000

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: 11 different spaces to choose from.


Poche Bridge Country Club

3027 Main Hwy., Breaux Bridge

337-332-6356

www.pochebridgecountryclub.com

Capacity: 600

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Gazebo & pergola available for ceremonies


Pointaux Loups

419 Old Springs Lane, Iota

337-779-3510

www.springsballroom.com

Capacity: 650

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Victorian-inspired ballroom overlooking Bayou Des Cannes


Rip Van Winkle Gardens/Jefferson Island

5505 Rip Van Winkle Road, New Iberia

337-359-8525

weddings.rvw@gmail.com

www.ripvanwinklegardens.com

Capacity: 300 in Bayless Conference Center

Size: The Bayless Center, Rip Van Winkle Gardens' reception hall, is a 40x80 opened space, consisting of 3,200 square feet.

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Avenue of live oaks & 25 acres of gardens overlooking Lake Peigneur

Situated on the picturesque Lake Peigneur, the historic Joseph Jefferson home and the beautiful gardens offer countless opportunities for couples to make their wedding dreams come true.


River Oaks

520 E. Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette

337-593-8866

www.riveroakscaters.com

Capacity: 6 private rooms, including a large enclosed pavilion, each of which have a private entranceway, bar, restrooms and parking. Seating up to 600.

Catering: Onsite and offsite

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Five spaces to choose from. Tables, chairs and linens available onsite. Staging and decorations available.


The Shadows

317 East Main St., New Iberia

337-369-6446

www.shadowsontheteche.org

Capacity: 2 1/2 acres of gardens that can accommodate 400 people.

Catering: No

Facilities: Outdoor

Amenities: Brides who get married at The Shadows will have their bridal photo fees waived.


Stone Oaks

1551 McCarthy Lane, Opelousas

337-232-5300

www.grandcoteauhouse.com/stone-oaks-ballroom/

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: pavilion, barn, gazebo


Sunny Meade

230 Topeka Road, Scott

337-873-3100

www.sunny-meade.com

Capacity: 100-300

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Bed and breakfast with honeymoon suite


T-Frere’s

1905 Verot School Road, Lafayette

337-984-9347

www.tfrereshouse.com

Capacity: 50-100

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Discounts on bed & breakfast rooms


University of Louisiana at Lafayette-Student Union

620 McKinley St, Lafayette

337-482-9038

www.studentunion.louisiana.edu

Capacity: Courtyard can host receptions for up to 600 people. Plaza suitable for up to 400 people. Oaks Balcony accommodates up to 100 people. Ballroom with acoustic panels holds up to 800 people or can be divided. Louisiana Room seats up to 125 people. University Club seats up to 80.

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Bridal Suite, backyard, ballroom, garden, rooftop


Vermilionville

300 Fisher Road, Lafayette

337-233-4077

www.vermilionville.org

Capacity: Performance Center, 2.760 sq. ft., max. capacity 800, stage with dance floor. La Cuisine de Maman Restaurant, 1,357 sq. ft., max. capacity 75. Chapel des Attakapas, 1,050 sq. ft., max. capacity 112.

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Chapel on site; marriage equality vendor; bridal suite; picturesque surroundings. The entire 23-acre historic village and folklife park is available to bridal parties and guests. Enjoy scenic strolls throughout the parks's historic homes and gardens. Optional candlelight trail and golf cart service.


The Victorian Plantation

302 E. Main St., Broussard

337-839-0360

www.thevictorianplantation.com

Capacity: 800

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Largest Victorian house in Acadiana


Warehouse 535

535 Garfield St., Lafayette

337-344-5292

www.warehouse535.com

Capacity: Entire indoor facility can hold approximately 650 guests. There is a main event room complete with a large stage and event bar. In addition to the indoor space, there is a 15,000 square foot porch across the building.

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: One-of-a-kind World War II era railroad warehouse that has been beautifully restored. Private event planner that will work with guests on each aspect of their event.


The Warehouse Event Center

205 E. Louisiana Ave., Rayne

337-393-2117

www.warehouseeventcenter.com

Capacity: 500

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Chapel on site


Wolff Banquet & Reception Hall

202 N. Main St., Washington

337-232-5300

www.grandcoteauhouse.com

Capacity: 450

Catering: Yes

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: On National Registry of Historic Places


Zoo of Acadiana

5601 Hwy. 90 E., Broussard

337-837-4325

www.zooofacadiana.org

Capacity: 150

Catering: No

Facilities: Indoor/Outdoor

Amenities: Exotic atmosphere

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