Degas House
2306 Esplanade Avenue
New Orleans, LA, 70119, USA
(504) 821-5009 + 800-755-6730
(504) 821-0870 fax

New Orleans Weddings at Degas House

Historic Wedding Venue and French Quarter Style Courtyard

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Winner "Best of Weddings" The Knot for 2013 and 2014

Degas House has earned The Knot pick "Best of Weddings" for 2013 and 2014 because of it's professional wedding staff and their committment to making sure your wedding exceeds your expectations.  Our beautiful courtyard and parlors provide the perfect venue for this most special event.  Degas House was chosen for this award by brides who recommended it as an exceptional wedding and reception venue, and it was also an editorial pick from The Knot offices in New York. The award is difficult to obtain due to fierce competition, and Degas House is proud to have been selected for this honor for two years in a row.

At Degas House we are committed to making your New Orleans Wedding a Masterpiece. Our elegant Southern Mansion is the only home or studio of French Impressionist Master, Edgar Degas, open to the public anywhere in the world, making it a unique wedding and reception venue like no other. Degas House is available for New Orleans Courtyard wedding ceremonies, indoor ceremonies in our grand parlors, receptions, bridal brunches and luncheons, rehearsal dinners, engagement parties and showers, and more.

Not sure how to begin your wedding planning? No problem. Call us at 504-821-5009, (800) 755-6730 or email and we will help you get started. Degas House has wedding coordinators on staff and planning every detail of your wedding and reception at Degas House is included in the price.

To view Ceremonies & Receptions held at Degas House, click on the "Wedding & Reception Events" link on the right of this page.


Models below are pictured in the Degas House Grand Parlor and the Estelle Suite

Photo credit : Maile Lani Photography, DK Photography, North Photography and HD Video for NOLA Wedding Guide

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Besides a wedding and reception venue, Degas House is also a bed and breakfast and can offer you many extras for your wedding celebration. We have 9 guest rooms, two of which are 2-bedroom suites with kitchens. Your family and friends can stay during the weekend and all activities can be celebrated at Degas House, making it convenient for everyone. We can handle your Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Dressing of the Bride, Estelle Suite Honeymoon Stay, and Creole Breakfast for all guests. Our Edgar Degas House Creole Impressionist Tour can keep your guests occupied while you prepare for your big day. Degas House, with its many amenities and activities, can offer a complete wedding and reception venue unlike any other in New Orleans.

In addition, our courtyard and two parlors in the main house make a beautiful setting for your bridal shower prior to your wedding.

Picturesque opportunities abound to produce lasting memories!

(See below for other packages to enhance your wedding.)

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Your Wedding will be Rooted in History

The Degas House is an international gem located in the artistic, historical, and social landscape of New Orleans.  As you step into Edgar Degas' personal surroundings, your wedding at the Degas House includes:

Two Parlors and a Gallery space lined with Degas Reproductions and Sculptures

An elegant brick French Quarter Styled Courtyard with Fountain

Wedding Coordinator

  Off street parking for 90 cars 

Security provided by a uniformed Security Guard

Event Space for up to 350 guests

Packages to Enhance your Ceremony and Reception

Wedding and Event Inquires:  (504) 821-5009; (800) 755-6730

or Email:

  • Model in Estelle Suite
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The Bridal Suite: "Dressing of the Bride" Event

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The Estelle Suite, with its large balcony overlooking Esplanade Avenue, serves as our deluxe Bridal Suite in our "Dressing of the Bride" event.  The Josephine room, adjoining the Estelle Suite, may also be reserved for this event to give more space and accommodate more people if you have a large bridal party.

  • Models in Estelle Suite

Packages to Enhance Your Wedding Experience:

  • Esplanade Avenue Balcony Elopement Ceremonies
  • Engagement Parties and Dinners
  • Champagne Candlelight Rehearsal Dinners
  • Bridal Luncheons and Brunches
  • Bridal and Baby Showers
  • Morning-After Champagne Brunch
  • French Creole Breakfast Buffet and Historical Tour
  • Art Class with Wine Reception and Souvenir Artwork

Pricing and Availability

For information on Degas House Ceremony and Reception Packages, to schedule a site visit, or for availability please email or phone (504) 821-5009; (800) 755-6730.

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