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Venues in New Orleans, LA,
(504) 245-8221

About Us

Southern Oaks is a wedding venue located in New Orleans, Louisiana. This location’s enthusiastic event staff aims to guide couples through the planning process to ensure a custom event. Couples can host their ceremony and reception on a spacious property or inside a mansion featuring Greek Revival architecture.

Facilities and Capacity

To-be-newlyweds can host up to 400 friends and family on the verdant grounds featuring Spanish moss-covered trees. When renting the estate, couples receive full access to the mansion which features a ballroom complete with light wood floors, crystal chandeliers, and bright windows. The building contains a private bar for the wedding party to use and can feature premium liquors, artisan cheeses, and fresh fruit.

Services Offered

To ensure personalized events, the professional event coordinator at Southern Oaks aims to work closely with to-be-newlyweds to manage every detail. They are pleased to offer a variety of event items, including Chiavari chairs, tables, linens, china, flatware, and glassware. This venue can supply decor items such as candlelit centerpieces and ambient lighting. They can also provide entertainment services, including a wireless microphone for officiants, a sound system, and a talented DJ. This team of friendly staff can arrange a fireworks display, a photo booth, a New Orleans jazz band, or horse-drawn carriage for additional entertainment. Their reception package can include an open bar with house beer, liquor, and wine, premium liquor, and signature drinks.


During the entire reception, carefully prepared hors d’oeuvres and entrees selected from a menu of over 80 options can be served by the professional staff. Their dishes come from both the land and sea, appealing to many palettes. Additional food displays can add extra flavor to the wedding reception. A sushi station, fruit and cheese arrangement, charbroiled oyster station, and meat carving station provides supplemental options to ensure a pleasant dining experience.


Southern Oaks is located nearly nine miles northeast of the bustling French Quarter. For out-of-town guests, the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is just 19 miles west of the venue. Couples and guests can visit a variety of nearby attractions such as museums, aquariums, and parks.

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  • Stacey made our dreams come true, she is a queen at what she does and she made our dream wedding possible. We flew in from Toronto, had about 100 people fly in as well. the food was PERFECT! Venue was PERFECT, everything was PERFECT!!! If you are in NOLA and not doing your wedding at SOP, you're doing it wrong.

    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?

    $ 14,200.00

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

    $ 14,200.00

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


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

    $ 1,500.00

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

    $ 1,500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

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

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

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 10.00

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

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

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Garden, Mansion

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Server(s)

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Outside Alcohol, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

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

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, June, July, August

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