Come experience how the history of a light, a lake and a coast has blended together. Visit Louisiana's only working lighthouse containing a museum for your wedding. The New Canal Lighthouse Museum is located on the first floor of the rebuilt lighthouse raised up 19 feet above the level of Lake Pontchartrain. The balcony allows your guests to get a panoramic view of the New Orleans south shore lakefront throughout your event. Inside, the museum consists of three display areas, one depicting the history of the light and the region, one presenting LPBF's SAVE OUR LAKE successful campaign, and one presenting the challenges addressed with LPBF's SAVE OUR COAST campaign. You and your guests are welcome to explore all the museum has to offer as you celebrate your nuptials. Experience a gorgeous day in lush green surroundings of this venue. Gather your loved ones at the New Canal Lighthouse Museum and Education Center for a unique and special wedding day.
Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests
Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 11:00PM.
The rental fee is $300 for a reception and includes 1 hour of event time including set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony is $300 and includes 1 hour of event time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $300/hr. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required. Events over 75 guests requires an additional fee of $100.
The average wedding cost at New Canal Lighthouse Museum and Education Center is estimated at between $5,309 and $9,852 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
|Bride's dressing area|
|Groom's dressing area|
|Coat check room|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Large parking lot|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|Approved outside caterer allowed|
|Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors|
|Smoking outside only|
|Music must end by 11:00PM|
|Biodegradable throwables only|