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6 Truly Beautiful Louisiana Wedding Venues to Tour Right Now!

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Getting Married in Louisiana?

Looking for a beautiful wedding venue?


We've been searching high and low to find some of those most beautiful venues in each state, and here we are coming to you with Louisiana!

If you live in Louisiana and are looking to tour some beautiful wedding venues, you will find this article helpful! There are literally hundreds of venues, if you aren't sure where to start... start here!

In this blog feature, I share 6 Truly Beautiful Wedding Venues in Louisiana. They're beautiful, have great reviews and each bring their own vibe and unique charm to the table. Take a look, schedule some tours, and enjoy the wedding planning process! Here you go!

These are listed in no particular order, they were all fantastic to work with!


#1 Bayou Haven - Alexandria, Louisiana

For the Enchanting, Grand Chapel & Barn Wedding…

Barn

If you’re searching for a venue that is absolutely one of a kind, and truly has it all… you must take a tour of Bayou Haven. This impressive venue is a spectacular showstopper. At the heart of Bayou Haven is the Grand Reception Barn nestled on 12+ wooded acres alongside the outdoor arbor and pond. The 9,500 square foot French Provincial inspired Grand Reception Barn was meticulously designed to help you step back to a moment in time where rustic old world meets elegance and grace. Complementing the Reception Barn is The Chapel at Bayou Haven which offers indoor ceremonies for up to 180 guests in the convenience and comfort of a fully climate-controlled white chapel. Providing more than 5,000 square feet in the Reception Barn, and centered around a massive 8ft, 3-tier custom-made iron chandelier (adorned with candles), you have to walk into the venue to believe it. The second floor is home to a 1,200 square foot Bridal Suite that overlooks the main floor. The suite is a comfortable space where a bride literally becomes queen for the day! The conveniences never end with the full caterer’s kitchen, built-in bar, walk-in Cooler, and Groom’s Parlor. Bayou Haven was customized and crafted to make your day the Best Day ever!

Bayou Haven Offers

  • Outdoor Wedding Options (in front of Pond or anywhere on the property)

  • Indoor Wedding Options (in the gorgeous White Chapel – or in the Grand Reception Barn)

  • Spacious (The Grand Reception Main floor alone is over 5000 open square feet!)

  • Oversized Bridal Suite (1200 sq feet with 5 make-up & hair stations; private Bride seating and bridesmaids’ private lockers, dressing area & private bathroom)

  • Private Groom’s Parlor (with Flat Screen TV and private bathroom)

  • Caterer’s Kitchen (with 8ft Walk-in Cooler and 400lb Ice Machine)

  • Large Bar with built-in Beer Tap Draft System

  • Exclusive On-Site Rental Gallery (Champagne Cart, Vintage & Rustic Décor, Tablecloths, furniture, and much more!)

  • Audio & Visual Equipment (built-in and included free including outdoor speakers, wireless microphones and Officiant lapel microphone)

  • Full Staff (always on site at all times)

Perks

  • Breathtaking Ceremony Sites (including outdoor ceremonies by the gorgeous pond or indoors in the White Chapel)

  • All Day (14 hours) Access on the Day of your Wedding

  • Open Vendor Policy (DIY vendors of your choice)

  • Bring in your own Alcohol with No Surcharge or Markup

  • Complimentary Access to Venue Grounds for 2 Hour Bridal Photo Session

  • Amazing Scenery for Ceremonies & Photos (The Pond, The Arbor, The wedding carriage, Doors in the Woods, The Chapel, or endless wooded areas around the Reception Barn)

  • Includes all Chairs, tables, Setup and Takedown

  • No Cleaning or Hidden Services Charges or Fees

  • Central Heating & Air-Conditioning

Wedding Capacity:

Smallest Wedding Size: 2

Largest Wedding Size: 300


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Features We LOVE!

Breathtaking Reception Setup - Stunning Chapel & Barn -

Glorious Outdoor Ceremony by the Water - Captivating Lighting Throughout Venue - Massive Chandelier - The Inside of the Chapel is Marvelous! - Surrounded by Nature & Luscious Green Landscaping - Rustic yet “Grand” Vibes - Pond with Extraordinary Fountain - Tremendous Amounts of Space both Indoor & Outdoor



A Note from the Owners

Bayou Haven is a family owned venue located in the heart of Central Louisiana. Picturesquely placed on 12+ acres of old grown trees and a beautiful natural landscape and open pond, Bayou Haven creates the ideal setting to make your wedding dreams a reality. With Turkey Bayou running through the property, and our personal experience of the land as our retreat ~ our sanctuary; literally, our haven ~ we named the property Bayou Haven.

Whether you envision your day marrying outside under the wooden arbor by the pond, inside the beautiful French Provincial inspired Barn, or inside our gorgeous new white chapel, Bayou Haven has whatever you need to make your day absolutely perfect! From the moment you step onto the grounds of Bayou Haven, to your magical final exit on the night of your wedding, our team will work tirelessly to make sure every detail of your experience is a fairytale adventure. ~ Carolyn & Sam



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Bayou Haven Weddings & Events

6021 Twin Bridges Road, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303

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Call us: 318-704-6195

#2 Sugar Chateau - Pitkin, Louisiana

For the Enchanting, Fairytale Chapel Wedding…

Couple Getting Married

If you’re searching for a covered, outdoor rustic destination wedding venue in central Louisiana, you must tour The Sugar Chateau! Just one hour north of Lake Charles, nestled in the pines and hills you will find an open air, north facing barn with rustic walls, decor and beautiful lighting. With 3,000 square feet of covered concrete and a 400 square foot cypress wood dance floor, there’s lots of space for you and your guests. This venue has so much to offer, including the barn and the meadow. At The Sugar Chateau, you are surrounded by beautiful native landscaping at every turn, making this an absolutely stunning and scenic wedding location! They also offer 3 rooms for overnight stays!

Sugar Chateau Offers

  • Outdoor Ceremony (The Meadow)

  • Covered Outdoors Space for Ceremony (The Barn)

  • 5,000 Sq. Ft. of Outdoor Reception Space with Beautiful Lighting

  • Bridal Suite

  • Handicap Accessible

  • Setup & Tear Down (excluding catering)

  • Wedding Morning Breakfast & Mimosa Service

  • Firepit

  • Wedding Photography

  • Wedding Coordination

Perks

  • Picnic Tables Available

  • Wine Barrel Tables Available

  • 20' X 20' Colorado Douglas fir Pergola

  • Gorgeous Landscaping & Scenic Location

  • Chandeliers

  • Very “Hands On” Owners to Help Make Your Day Extra Memorable

  • Beautiful Decor

  • Mostly Inclusive

  • Overnight Accommodations

Wedding Capacity: No Minimum, Maximum is 150



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Features We LOVE!

Huge Outdoor Area with Beautiful String Lighting - Large Pergola in the Meadow - The Meadow Setup - Beautiful Barn Area Covered Luscious Landscaping - Barn Full of Decor to Use - Beautiful Overnight Accommodations - Amazing Indoor/Outdoor Flow



Note from the Owner

The Sugar Chateau is a place for people to get married, yes. But we strive to provide much more than that. We attempt to make the weddings we host more of an experience than just a couple saying their nuptials. We want to create a lifetime of memories so our couples and their families have something to look back on for years to come. Our goal is not to recreate the perfect wedding over and over. Our goal is to create the perfect wedding experience for each individual couple.


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Sugar Chateau

373 Memory Lane

Pitkin, LA

Phone: (318) 358-3770

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#3 Fleur de Lis Event Center - Mandeville, Louisiana

For the Magically Mesmerizing, Glamorous Ballroom Wedding…

Wedding Ceremony Night Time

If you’ve been dreaming of a tremendously glamorous wedding where the details are customized by you, and your guests leave feeling mesmerized... this is the venue to tour. The Fleur de Lis Event Center is an absolutely magical venue, offering 3 unique event spaces within two ballrooms. Each room is not only breathtaking, they encompass the necessities for your special day. Gas lights, star-lit ceiling, bars and bathrooms on both floors, private outdoor courtyards, banquet tables, seating, and more awaits you and your guests in each stunning ballroom. This venue truly has it all, they also possess any and all things necessary for the techs: video projectors, powered screens, theatrical lights, stages, a podium, hand held microphones, immaculate sound systems both inside and out. Each of these elements is manned by the full time in-house DJ/lighting/tech cast that promises a night full of dancing. This venue is bursting at the seams with radiant features to make your wedding day dreams come true.

Fleur de Lis Event Center Offers

  • Indoor or Outdoor Ceremony

  • Access to the Main Ballrooms & Courtyard for Reception

  • Customized Menu for Catering, Cooked by Us

  • Along with Main Buffet, Specialty Stations Available (like prime rib or mashed potato bar!)

  • Chocolate Fountain with a Variety of Sweets to Dip Available

  • Mirror Me Photo Booth (looks like a large stand alone mirror, is a touch screen that allows you to take pictures and sign them before you print!)

  • Tent Photo Booth (gives guests freedom to take goofy pictures with some privacy!)

  • Different Types of Lanterns & Candles to Fit Your Style

  • Along with Decor, a Variety of Specialty Linens Can be Chosen for Personalization

Perks

  • Each Ballroom Has Its Own Bridal Suite & Groom’s Suite

  • Customized Food Packages Available (to include people with allergies or special practices)

  • 3 Alcohol Packages to Choose From

  • Event Coordinator to Assist You with All of Your Needs

  • Decorations to Choose from, or Bring Your Own (we will put them up!)

  • We Decorate Every Inch of the Venue (imagine the beautiful photo backgrounds!)

  • Wedding Day: Bridal Assistants Available (to assist and serve drinks to bride, groom and family throughout the night)