Messina's At The Terminal

New Orleans



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 Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 50 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 2 hours prior to event start time. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

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.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Messina's At The Terminal is estimated at between $7,748 and $13,506 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

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

Special Restrictions

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