For a wedding venue with great entertainment value, host your special day at the historic Carver Theater. Located mere blocks from the famous French Quarter, Carver Theater was named for famed scientist George Washington Carver. The theater is registered on the National Register of Historic Places and is recognized as being exceptionally significant in the development of theaters for African Americans in New Orleans. Recently renovated to include state-of-the-art amenities, Carver Theater is a great location to host private events. The large auditorium space is capable of hosting both wedding ceremony and reception. The theater also features a second floor VIP lounge and balcony that is a great setting for smaller events or cocktail hour following a wedding ceremony. In addition to providing ample space and amenities comparable to conference center ballrooms, Carver Theater also offers one-of-a-kind photo opportunities. The marquee on the exterior of the building has been lovingly restored to its 1950’s appearance and is a fantastic backdrop for memorable wedding photos. Give your guests an experience to remember and host your wedding at New Orleans’ historic Carver Theater.
Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception
Max Indoor Ceremony: 750 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 750 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 500 guests
Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 3:00AM.
The rental fee ranges from $800 to $2,500 for a reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony ranges from $750 to $1,500. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $200/hr.
The average wedding cost at Carver Theater is estimated at between $6,030 and $9,178 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
|Bride's dressing area|
|Groom's dressing area|
|Podium and/or stage|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Large parking lot|
|Reception tables and chairs provided|
|Piano available for an additional fee|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.|
|Approved outside caterer allowed|
|Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors|
|Smoking outside only|
|Alcohol must be provided by venue|
|Music must end by midnight|