The perfect wedding day in New Orleans starts right when you wake up! Book a room at Windsor Court Hotel, The Ritz – Carlton New Orleans, Four Seasons Hotel, or another hotel in Downtown New Orleans to get ready the morning of.

Have breakfast ready for everyone to enjoy while getting ready for the big day. Make sure to allot enough time for you and your bridal party to have hair and makeup done in a timely manner.

Listen to New Orleans Music

There is nothing that puts you in great mood better than good music. To get into the spirit while getting ready in the morning, turn on some smooth jazz or get into the groove with other iconic, well-known songs from New Orleans based artists. Listening to music is a great way to calm the nerves and set a great mood for the day.

Gift Your Bridesmaids’ New Orleans Themed Jewelry

A popular wedding tradition to do the morning of the wedding, is gifting your bridal party jewelry to wear for the wedding itself. To incorporate New Orleans into this tradition, gift them jewelry that is New Orleans themed. Whether it be a ring, necklace, bracelet, or earrings, you can find something to represent New Orleans. You can find these at local New Orleans shops such as Mignon Faget, Symmetry Jewelers & Designers, and more.

Take Group Pictures with New Orleans Props

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Bridal Party with Masks

Getting married in New Orleans is an unforgettable experience and every moment should be captured. Taking pictures leading up to the ceremony is the perfect way to ensure those memories last forever. To add a little bit of New Orleans in these photos, be sure to throw on a Mardi Gras mask and hold up unique New Orleans props.

Before you know it, it’s time to head to the venue and start the ceremony! All these pre-wedding activities are sure to kick off your big day in the perfect way. A fun and eventful start leads to even better day of celebration!

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