St. Charles Avenue’s Weddings
3114 Severn Ave., Metairie
For 50 years, Pearl’s Place Bridal and Special Occasion Boutique has prided itself on quality customer service. Their expert sales staff offers a one-on-one experience that leads to your dream dress. With the largest selection of bridal gowns in the South, your options are limitless. They tailor to every bride at every budget. Experience the magic!
Dark Garden Corsetry & Couture
3528 Magazine St., New Orleans
Since 1989, Dark Garden’s designers have worked closely with clients to create one-of-a-kind ensembles which reflect each individual’s personal style and taste. Our new Signature Separates collection now adds striking pre-designed pairings to our corset line, world renowned for quality, beauty, and comfort.
Valerie Gernhauser, owner and principal designer at Sapphire Events, is celebrating nine years in business this year. She continues to serve local couples in bringing their wedding day dreams to life, with her process-driven design, excellent taste, and forward-thinking solutions. Valerie says, “The party starts with us!”
Spera Special Events
“I value a symbiotic relationship between planner and client. I offer guidance, creativity and logistical solutions in pursuit of a stress-free, and fun planning experience. My aesthetic emphasizes understated elegance that showcases the personality and charm of New Orleans. Let me take care of the planning so you can enjoy the party!” -Mary Spera, Owner
Z Event Company
508 Metairie Rd., Metairie
“We look at every wedding through your eyes and craft the perfect style to complement your dreams. Chasing trends is not our thing, we believe in blazing new trails and setting a higher standard of entertainment and design in all of our events! We are experts with over 30 years of experience.” – Susan Zackin, Owner.
1904 Veterans Blvd., Metairie
Founded in 1918, Gem Printing Co. has served four generations of New Orleans brides. Gem specializes in Engraved, Thermography, and Letterpress invitations and also offers a wide array of personalized and non-personalized wedding essentials. Visit them for ideas and inspiration. Gem Printing Co. is a must for every bride in town!
3200 Houma Blvd., Metairie
Since 1984, John’s Tuxedos has offered one of the widest selections of men’s tuxedos, suits and formalwear accessories in the greater New Orleans area. They are happy to help with your upcoming wedding. All of their inventory is in stock and alterations are always done on site.
Venues for Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners & Special Events
301 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans
August is located in a historic 19th century French-Creole building in New Orleans’ Central Business District. The interior is rich with original architectural details, gleaming hardwood floors, soaring columns, mahogany paneling and antique mirrors. The private dining room provides an upscale and unique experience while accommodating a large party.
Chateau Golf & Country Club
3600 Chateau Blvd., Kenner
The most important day of your life deserves a setting as special as the day itself. Chateau includes exquisite facilities perfect for both intimate ceremonies or the most lavish 350+ celebration. Their experienced staff is dedicated to creating and facilitating the wedding of your dreams.
JW Marriott New Orleans
614 Canal St., (Driveway Entrance on 611 Common St.), New Orleans
Whether it’s a reception for 500 in the beautiful Ile de France Grand Ballroom, or an inside/outside reception for 90 in our 8th-floor hospitality suites and terraces overlooking iconic Canal Street, JW Marriott New Orleans can offer the perfect room for any special event.
Pat O’Brien’s – Private Events
‘Let the Good Times Roll’ with one of New Orleans’ most iconic establishments! Visit Pat O’s On the River in The French Quarter or Pat O’Brien’s Briars Suite on Bourbon Street for a private event experience like no other in the city.
Windsor Court Hotel
300 Gravier St., New Orleans
Windsor Court’s timeless elegance sets the stage for unforgettably romantic weddings. With stunning views of the New Orleans skyline and Mississippi River, crystal chandeliers, marble archways and unique artwork, each ballroom offers an unparalleled backdrop. From rehearsal to reception, dedicated planners coordinate every detail, including customized catering, decorations and vendor referrals.
Wedding Dress Cleaning
Liberto prides themselves in restoring and preserving all of your delicate memories with the highest magnitude of quality and detail. Heirlooming your wedding dress includes consultation, hand cleaning and pressing, and placing your dress in a specially constructed box. Gowns are stuffed with white acid-free tissue paper to prevent wrinkles.
The Event Glossary
a z event company
A simple approach that is an affordable option! Be your own planner? With The Event Glossary, it’s that easy! Whether you’re a novice or professional, our web based planning company helps you plan any event from start to finish. With an event concierge online to answer questions, this one-stop shop will save you time, money and frustration. Everything can be sourced, ordered and paid for all on one website!