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Venues in Braithwaite, LA,
(504) 919-7474

About Us

Located in Braithwaite, Louisiana, Stella is an event venue suitable for hosting weddings. Couples can hold their ceremony and reception surrounded by 1500 acres of natural landscape. The venue contains a number of covered and uncovered event spaces across the grounds, including the steps of the house.

Facilities and Capacity

Stella can accommodate between 25 and 1,000 guests, with a variety of site options available depending on the scale of your celebrations. The entrance to the main residence can be decorated to reflect your vision for an outdoor gathering. The mansion’s facade features two-story columns, a low-pitched roof, and complete symmetry. Additionally, there are a number of sites on the grounds for receptions, including a covered pavilion which you can embellish to make your own. Side panels can be removed to open the celebrations into the night and the space is climate-controlled to help keep guests cool on hot days. Alternatively, interior barn-style facilities are also available for the reception. A well-appointed guest house with a number of amenities is provided for the wedding party to get ready in.

Services Offered

The professional team at the venue offers an abundance of services to help the occasion run as smoothly as possible. Their on-site event planner works with couples to help create their vision. They can organize a range of unique add-ons, such as a decor package, outdoor games including giant Jenga and Corn Hole, and a photo booth. For a memorable farewell, an additional feature of their service includes an exuberant fireworks display. Furthermore, the venue allows outside vendors so couples can further tailor the experience to meet their requirements. Customizable menu options are available to help ensure that every element of the special day reflects couples’ themes.


The main house on the grounds provides sleeping facilities for the couple of honor and their closest loved ones. The five-bedroom mansion contains lounge areas, a poker table, and a large bar. Additionally, there is a private honeymoon suite available for the newlyweds, featuring a king-sized bed and marble restroom.


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  • Everything about Stella is perfect and you should absolutely book it for your wedding or event if you are looking for a outdoor/plantation venue. We had out December 9th, 2017 Sangeet event (wedding event 1 for Indian wedding weekends) at Stella and from start to finish we are so happy with how everything turned out. Selecting the venue: We chose stella on our first visit to New Orleans (we are from New York) in April. Our only concerns were the distance from downtown where our guests were going to be staying, and the backup plan for inclement weather. In the end we decided the place and overall value were worth those risks and booked it! Wedding Planning: Everything regarding Stella in terms of planning was easy and amazing. From site visits by our vendors, to responsiveness for meetings and calls, to flexibility in last minute changes - Caroline made it very easy for us to plan our big fat indian affair at the plantation. This is particularly amazing considering we were out... 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?

    $ 4,750.00

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

    $ 4,500.00

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


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

    $ 2,000.00

    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?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Linens, Parking, Tables

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Farm/Ranch, Historic Building, Mansion

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Engagement Party, Elopements

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound

    What event items are available?

    Centerpieces, Chairs, Photo booth, Tables, Tents

    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

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