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Bayou Barn is a unique wedding venue, for both indoor and outdoor weddings. We are located on beautiful Bayou des Familles in Marrero Louisiana next to the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Bayou Barn has a large covered fully enclosed barn that seats 288 guests and an attached covered pavilion that holds another 100 persons seated; our outdoor deck with attached wedding pergola is perfect for your ceremony. Our expansive grounds hold a total capacity of 1200 persons.

Only 20 minutes from downtown New Orleans, Bayou Barn serves brides in all of the New Orleans metro areas including Metairie, Slidell, Covington, Mandeville, Kenner, Westwego, Gretna, Harvey, Marrero, LaPlace, Belle Chasse, Lafitte, Houma, Thibodaux and other metro areas as well as the surrounding states of Alabama, Mississippi, Texas and Georgia.
In addition to weddings and wedding receptions, Bayou Barn can also cater to your rehearsal dinner, engagement parties, bridal showers, and bridal teas.


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Our Services Include

  • Three-hour rental; includes entire facility and grounds

  • Unlimited hot/cold hors-d’oeuvres and entrées

  • Three-hour open bar

  • Personalized hang tags for the Bride and Groom with wedding date

  • Floral arrangements made on site by our in-house floral designer

  • Large stage for Live Music, Band or DJ and sound system

  • Free on-site Parking

  • Separate table /background setting for your cake and pictures

  • Custom lighting on the stage, dance floor and within the covered pavilion

  • Specialty linens, plates, beverage, silverware and other services available

  • Large selection of Professional Artisans and entertainers available for on-site set up

  • Elegant décor; 3 levels to choose from

  • Professional coordinator/Event Planner on-site

  • Bride and groom table with honeymoon box available (“to go” box)

  • Welcome Signage and Banners for your Event and a laminated Keepsake

  • Professional Bridal and Wedding Photography Packages

  • Designer Wedding Cake Services Available (with Delivery to Bayou Barn)

  • More customized options available

See our reviews on The Knot!

“Special thanks to Tammy. You went above and beyond and I can’t express how much we appreciate how hard you worked making sure everything ran smoothly.”

Renee Pettit

“I am very perticular and its hard for me to not have my hand in every detail. But the Bayou Barn did not disappoint. “

Samantha Breaux


Private event booking dates can be reserved as a HOLD tentatively during non-peak days. Tentative holds are ordered as placed (i.e. first hold, second hold, etc). However, Bayou Barn cannot guarantee any hold without a deposit. With a first hold, a conflicting commitment for the facility will not be made in favor of a second hold without offering the first hold an opportunity to either execute a contract agreement or release its reservation. The initial holder of the date will be notified and given 24 hours to sign a contract and pay a deposit. If this “challenge” is not met, the date will be relinquished to the “challenging” party and the “challenging” party will be required to sign a contract and pay the required deposit immediately.

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