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New Orleans Wedding Planning Tools

DIY Guide to New Orleans Weddings: A Tool Kit

New Orleans knows how to celebrate like no place else. Still the question “Why didn’t we just elope?” probably occurs to every couple at least once during the wedding process. To keep the drama that surrounds every wedding to a minimum, we’ve gathered together a checklist, a budget breakdown, legal information, FAQs and much more. It’s your wedding. Have a ball, y’all. 

  • Staying within your budget is key to newly married bliss. Before you set your heart on anything, sit down with your partner and discuss how much you are prepared to spend. Think about what you... Read More
  • The key to a happy wedding experience is organization – especially when you’re planning a destination wedding. Let our experienced wedding expert help you with your dream day. Read More
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  • New Orleans has a variety of venues to fit every wedding.  Read More
  • Whether you're looking for a place that is traditional, contemporary, simple or grand, here are local wedding venues that will fit your style and budget. Read More
  • Since ancient times when brides have carried bouquets of strong herbs to drive away malevolent spirits, flowers have been an important part of the wedding ceremony.  Click here to find the best... Read More
  • New Orleans is known for its amazing food, and your wedding guests will continue to discuss your reception menu way past the last dance. Fill the chafing dishes with crawfish pies, jambalaya and other... Read More
  • New Orleans is known for baking up layers of love. Here is a list of local wedding cake bakers and bakeries. Read More
  • Looking for a wedding planner to help organize your big day? Click here to find the best wedding planners and consultants in New Orleans. Read More
  • Although you’ll only wear it for one day, this is the most important day of your life. You deserve a dress worthy of this occasion. Read More
  • Impress your guests with a night to remember. Read More
  • Wedding lagniappe (a little something extra) for your guests. Read More
  • There’s more to wedding music than “Here Comes the Bride.” Fortunately, music is a huge part of our culture here and you have lots of options.  Read More
  • You know who you’ll marry but who will marry you? The officiant sets the tone for the wedding ceremony. Whether you want traditional “I dos” or to write your own vows, avoid... Read More
  • In New Orleans, the possibilities are endless with grand plantations, enchanting gardens and breathtaking architecture. New Orleans can provide the perfect backdrop to commemorate this special time in... Read More
  • Your love is forever, but your need for 100 champagne flutes will only last one day. Tents. Chairs. Archways. Linens. China. Stemware. Dance floors. You have a vision; the New Orleans vendors below... Read More
  • New Orleans’ stationery and printing shops have everything you need for engagement party, shower and wedding invitations, save the dates, place cards, thank you notes and more.  Read More
  • Arrive in style at your New Orleans wedding. Read More