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Venues in Marrero, LA,
(504) 689-2663

About Us

Bayou Barn is a wedding venue located in Marrero, Louisiana, just 20 minutes away from the heart of New Orleans. Situated on the Bayou des Familles, this property is ideal for couples looking for an authentic Cajun atmosphere for their big day. The venue takes pride in advocating for the area’s rich culture and natural environment and offers to-be-weds a one-of-a-kind experience in the Big Easy.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples planning their special occasion can avail of Bayou Barn’s indoor and outdoor event spaces. Upon entering the main building, you’ll be greeted by a rustic Louisiana interior that features vintage signage and barrel decor. The welcoming atmosphere of the main entrance carries into the event hall. Here, you and up to 280 guests can dine and dance. The hall’s spacious dance floor and stage are ideal for any live music performing at your reception. Vaulted ceilings, strings of warm lights, and burlap accents blend the barn’s rustic atmosphere with the bayou’s distinct culture. Just beside the hall are a food-serving area and main bar for you and your loved ones to enjoy throughout the event. To relax in the warm Louisiana breeze, you can extend your celebration to the pavilion attached to the event hall. This covered area offers additional seating, picnic tables just beside the bayou, and another bar. Beside the pavilion is a wooden walkway, connecting it to the expansive outdoor dance floor and open-concept gazebo. Here, you and your partner can say “I do” with the Bayou des Familles just behind you. When using the venue’s barn and garden spaces in their entirety, you can share your big day with up to 1,200 guests. Throughout the property are plants and wildlife native to the area, allowing you to celebrate amidst Louisiana's natural beauty.

Services Offered

Whether you’re hosting your engagement party, shower, rehearsal dinner, or ceremony and reception, Bayou Barn is happy to accommodate you. The staff can help arrange live music or DJ services for your event. For a tracklist that best reflects the location, Cajun Trio, Swamp Pop, Cajun Zydeco, or Fiddler bands are available to perform. Unique performances from local artists can also be arranged, such as alligator handlers, fire breathers, Cajun dancers, cigar rollers, and more. The staff can also coordinate photography, videography, cake design, and professional decorating services for your event.

Cuisine

To streamline the planning process, in-house catering is available. The culinary team prides themselves on creating menus that showcase high-quality, traditional Cajun and Creole cuisine made from scratch. On your big day, regional classics can be served in the form of a buffet or plated dishes.


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4.8 out of 5
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  • Love at first site! I did not even go to a second venue. We booked on the spot.

    responded with the following comments.

    Thanks so much Holly for your 5 star review. Our staff works hard to deliver exceptional customer service and quality. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 5,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 3,000.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 14.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), House Beer, Open Bar, Specialty Wine

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

    3

    Describe your venue

    Barn, Farm/Ranch, Garden, Restaurant, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    June, July, August



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