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Venues in New Orleans, LA,
(504) 366-1768

About Us

Compass Point Events is a vintage bed & breakfast located on the east side of the Mississippi River in New Orleans. This unique venue creates a charming atmosphere with its collection of Creole and Acadian cottages, unlike any wedding venue you’ve seen before. With over 30 years of wedding planning experience, their talented staff will ensure that your vision is executed flawlessly. Compass Point Events has earned WeddingWire's Couples’ Choice Award for the last two years. Make them your wedding venue of choice for a truly magical day!

Facilities and Capacity

With gorgeous indoor and outdoor spaces to host an event, couples can comfortably fit 200 guests for their wedding day. Enjoy the exterior dance floor that’s lit by stunning chandeliers and surrounded by 200-year-old oak trees. After the event, you and your guests can stay in their cottages.

Services Offered

Compass Point Events is a full-service wedding venue with on-site catering and event coordination available. Their services include:

  • Accommodations
  • All-inclusive packages
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Setup
  • Parking


Choose the perfect menu from their list of New Orleans' classics and Creole-inspired food. Couples have the opportunity to choose from several serving options, including buffet, family-style, hors d’oeuvres, and stations.


This venue is located in Algiers Point, a neighborhood of New Orleans, across the Mississippi River from the French Quarter. From this area, you will be a short drive away from the city’s best attractions and businesses.

Laurie P.

5 out of 5
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  • My daughter was married at Compass Point on June 20, 2020. Erin and Amy went out of their way to offer a special and safe wedding by keeping the guests to 10 and spacing out the chairs in their outdoor area. Erin created a bouquet for my daughter that was out of this world. The joy that we experienced by seeing our daughter united with the love of her life was beyond amazing. I highly recommend this venue for any event. The vibe is both casual and elegant. The property is beautiful and the location embodies all that is special about New Orleans. Beyond those tangible qualities, the most important part of this venue is the amazing women who own this place. Erin and Amy went above and beyond both in the beginning of our planning stages prior to COVID-19 and after when they welcomed us to the property for a special ceremony to allow my daughter and her husband to exchange their vows in this amazing location. We are looking forward to the re-scheduled reception next summer. A... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

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


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

    $ 2,000.00

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

    $ 1,000.00

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


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables, Transportation

    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?

    $ 30.00

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

    Bartender(s), House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Wine

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Garden, Historic Building, Hotel, Inn/B&B, Mansion

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    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, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Preferred Vendors Only, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

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

    What bar services do you provide?

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

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

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

    What transportation and access is available?


    What months are included in your peak season?

    March, April, May, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, August, September

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