The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans

New Orleans



Celebrate your wedding in antebellum style at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. Located on Canal Street in the heart of New Orleans, the hotel is just minutes away from famous attractions such as the French Quarter and Bourbon Street. Formerly the Maison Blanche building, the luxurious hotel features charming and graceful 19th century décor reminiscent of the old South. The Ritz-Carlton provides glamorous settings and amenities for your big day including an outdoor Courtyard, Grand Ballroom and elegant accommodations. Exchange your vows of everlasting love and commitment among the lush greenery of the Courtyard. The open-air ceremony venue is similar to the ones seen in the historic mansions throughout New Orleans and is one of the largest courtyards in the French Quarter. Following the ceremony, wine, dine and dance the night away in one of the hotel's many unique venues. Whether you are planning a large celebration or an intimate gathering with close family and friends, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans can make your day everything you’ve always dreamed of.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Hotel/Resort, Ballrooms, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 125 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 275 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 800 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a wedding ceremony ranges from $0 to $3,000. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee, please inquire with venue for more details. Please note, menu and pricing options vary drastically, please consult venue for all options.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is estimated at between $22,458 and $24,776 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Valet parking or shuttle service required
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 10:00PM