Destination Venues

A few of our favorite out-of-town wedding spots.

A few of our favorite out-of-town wedding spots.

White Oak Plantation

Baton Rouge, LA


Just 20 minutes from downtown Baton Rouge, Chef John Folse’s 22-acre property modeled after traditional antebellum homes of Louisiana’s River Road is available for ceremonies and receptions. The home is tastefully appointed with antique and period furnishings, while a New Orleans-style courtyard and tented patio take guests out on the grounds. Rental includes catering, a wedding coordinator, private changing room, champagne toast and all setup and cleanup.


St. Franciscille, LA


Located on 238 acres in the rolling hills of the Felicianas, Hemingbough is a wooded cultural arts center with three venues available for weddings and receptions: Hemstead Hall, the Amphitheatre and Audubon Room. A honeymoon suite is included in the package, and rental includes bridal pictures, parking attendants and cleanup.

Old Governor’s Mansion

Baton Rouge, LA


Home to nine Louisiana governors, this state landmark is on the National Register of Historic Places and can hold up to 450 people for a wedding or ceremony. Bridal portraits, security, an event coordinator, cleanup and a bride’s room are included with rental.

Oak Alley

Vacherie, LA


One of the state’s most popular venues for weddings, Oak Alley with its spectacular avenue of 300-year-old live oaks is available for ceremonies and receptions. Events include the private opening of the mansion, ceremonies held under the oaks, catering, signature cocktails and after-hours tours.

Degas House

New Orleans, LA


Recently named the top place to hold a wedding in Louisiana by Frommers, this former home of the French Impressionist master Edgar Degas makes for an artistic wedding backdrop. Two parlors, gallery space lined with the artist’s reproductions and sculptures plus a courtyard and fountain make up event space for up to 250 guests.