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We are delighted that you are considering Magnolia Mansion for this special event. 

The Magnolia Mansion offers a prominent location in the surrounding Uptown community with enchanting and pleasant garden surroundings featuring a fresh water fountain. Magnolia Mansion is located one block from the historic Saint Charles Avenue, home of New Orleans finest southern mansions This creates the perfect location for weddings, private events, and elopement packages. 

Magnolia Mansion, built in 1857 is one of New Orleans treasured historical buildings. Our Mansion brings you back to the periods in time that held these mansions in their highest esteem. Magnolia Mansion offers our highly experienced staff from event coordinators to our Culinary Institute of America Executive Chefs to our caring and impeccable housekeepers.

Please allow us to create a unique event with our world famous hospitality and charm expected of New Orleans. For more information or consultation by appointment only, please contact:

Jack Petronella

Event Coordinator | Owner
2127 Prytania St. New Orleans, LA 70130
(732) 768-6561

Magnolia Mansion offers the possibility of outdoor courtyard tenting (tent rental fee additional) as well as our beautiful mansion parlors, or fine dining restaurant, Altamura. The alluring courtyard complete with charming southern landscape and flowing fresh water fountains offers a stunning setting for an outdoor New Orleans wedding. The front entrance leading to a majestic mansion with its grand stairs case and its elegant 24 foot high veranda, a perfect setting for cocktail hour.

Once inside, you travel back to an era of splendor entering into the grand hallway leading to an elegant parlor adorned with period furniture and an antique Steinway piano and crystal chandeliers abound. 

New Orleans Elopement Package

New Orleans Elopement Package

  • This package is offered for the bride and groom and up to 20 guests
  • 30 minute ceremony
  • Interfaith pastor or judge to perform the ceremony
  • Bridal bouquet and Groom’s boutonniere
  • Chilled champagne for toasting
  • 8” Cake
  • Staff attendant provided
  • Photographer
  • One night stay in hotel room
  • Cost: $ 1, 250.00 + Tax

Fine Dining:

Included on the premises of the grand Magnolia Mansion is our critically acclaimed fine dining restaurant, Altamura. This is available to you for rehearsal dinners, small private dinners, and full buy outs. Other services and rentals are available upon request.

Hors’Dourves Menu

Artichoke hearts oreganato
Fried Calamari 
Garlic Shrimp Scampi
Little neck Clams Casino
Piggies in a Blanket
Crab stuffed Mushrooms
Ratatouille topped Polenta rounds
Tenderloin Crostini sun dried tomato pesto
Proscuitto wrapped roasted Asparagus
Caprese skewers
Spaghetti Frittatas

Reception Buffet Dinner Package

$65.00 per person + tax and 20% gratuity
Choice of one
Stationary Appetizers
 Premium Atlantic Smoked Salmon
With accoutrements
Caprese Salad
Caesar Salad
Tri Colore Salad 
Italian Wedding soup


Choice of One
Rigatoni Bolognese
Gemelli Basil Pesto cream with sun dried tomatoes
Penne Vodka sauce
Orecchiette with Marinara
Garlic Bread on Buffet included

Entrée Choice of One

Chicken Marsala
Chicken Piccata
Chicken Parmesan
Scallopini of Veal available for all above with an upcharge of $3 per person
Fillet of Pompano or Flounder Oreganato
Fillet of Atlantic wild caught Salmon herb crusted with a citrus hollandaise
Pork Tenderloin sliced with a Sundried Tomato lemon caper sauce over sautéed Spinach
Italian Sausage and Peppers
Spaghetti and Meatballs


Choice of One
Steamed and buttered mixed Vegetables; Cauliflower, Broccoli and Carrots
Sautéed baby Spinach
Roasted Asparagus

Starch Choice of One

Roasted Garlic herb baby Potatoes
Mashed Idaho or Sweet Potatoes
Grilled Polenta Rounds
Wild Rice Pilaf

Dessert Choice of One

Italian Ricotta Cheesecake with a fresh wild berry coulis
Scandelous Chocolate Chocolate layer Cake
Panna Cotta with a wild berry Coulis
Key Lime Tart
Wild berry Tart
Assorted miniature cookies with Lemon Italian Ice
Fresh Fruit

All of the above as a Viennese table additional charge of $12 per person

Carving Station

Available with an additional charge of $12 per person

Tenderloin of Beef with a red wine bordelaise sauce
Roast Turkey Breast with natural Turkey gravy
Roast Boneless Loin of Pork with fresh house made Apple sauce


Carving station available at additional charge
Fresh fruit and cheese available 
Cocktail hour passed hors d oeuvres station available  9

Catering menu and Upgrades for elopement package
One hour passed hors’dourves, butler style
Selection of 4, $16 per person
Selection of 6, $20 per person
One hour premium open bar $35 per person
One hour open beer and house wine only $22 per person

General Information:

Live entertainment is welcomed at events; however, due to city ordinances, end time must be by 11:00pm. All concierge services like this are available from our event co-ordinator 
Valet parking available $300 inclusive.
Linens, silverware, chairs and tables provided
Flower arrangement services are available and priced accordingly


Altamura Authentic Italian Ristorante

Located on the ground floor of Magnolia Mansion is available for Luncheons and private Holiday Parties. Available also for buy-outs for evening Parties. The restaurant can seat up to 85 and the Magnolia Mansion Main Floor can seat up to 60.

Please remember to call the restaurant to make reservations during your stay to ensure availability (504) 265-8101

Spaghetti Spaghetti & Meatballs
Chicken Dish Interior Restaurant
Dining Area Open area for dining
Exterior Area Enjoying Dinner
Group Dining Dining Events
Intimate Weddings & Vow Renewals Photo Gallery