Messina's At The Terminal

Award winner, Indoor and outdoor spaces, Rentals included

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Starting at $3,674 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $3k for 50 Guests
Starting at $3k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 300

Starting price

4K$ to start

Peak Season



Walnut Room
Observation Deck
Walnut Room
Observation Deck


Banquet Hall/Restaurant
Award 2020


Located within the New Orleans Lakefront Airport, Messina’s At The Terminal offers a stunning art deco style venue that is unlike any other venues in the area. Designed by the same architectural firm that created the Louisiana State Capitol Building, this beautiful venue provides numerous spaces that channel the timeless elegance of the 1930’s. Enjoy a grand big day in The Atrium and the adjoining Terrace, an impressive space with terrazzo floors and carefully restored vintage decor. You can also dance the night away in The Walnut Room, a lovely banquet room that has walnut wood walls, expansive windows, and beautiful pendant chandeliers. Imagine enjoying your big day in Messina’s Runway Cafe located within the newly restored airport, dining on traditional New Orleans cuisine in a historic aviation setting that is ideal for a more intimate occasion. Whether you want to have a grandiose affair or an intimate occasion, Messina’s At The Terminal is a picture perfect venue for one of the most important days of your life!

Venue Notes

The rental fee ranges from $700 to $5,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events.The fee for a ceremony only wedding is $5,000. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr. Please inquire directly with the venue regarding hosting a ceremony only wedding.

Amenities And Requirements


Dance area
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Wedding planning services


- Alcohol must be provided by venue- All food and beverage handled by venue- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Biodegradable throwables only- Catering provided by venue- Food & beverage minimum- Music must end by 2:00AM- Smoking outside only- Venue must approve all decorations