The Presbytère

New Orleans



On Chartres Street in New Orleans resides the Presbytère, a stunning site steeped in Louisiana history. This fun museum is packed with beautiful displays and exhibits that your guests may enjoy. Rent out the museum for an evening of wedding bliss and exploration. Dance and dine amongst the history of your favorite city as you cheer to the love of you and your sweetheart. The Presbytère will work with you to create the wedding evening of your dreams. Dance and dine well into the evening in this handsome venue. The addition of wedding decorations such as candles and floral arrangements quickly creates a romantic atmosphere for your guests to relish in. This dramatic venue is a fine choice for those who love the historic sites of New Orleans and wish to share their wedding day with an iconic city site. Be merry, delight guests, and twirl into a new chapter of life together at the Presbytère.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Museum/Gallery


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 500 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $4,200 to $4,600 for a ceremony and reception and includes 3 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The rental fee is $1,900 for a ceremony only wedding.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Presbytère is estimated at between $8,979 and $16,292 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Public parking
Dance area
LED candles only

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight