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Federal Ballroom New Orleans

New Orleans , LA
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147 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, LA 70130 US (map)

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504-587-2088

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"The Day You Will Always Remember In the Venue You will Never Forget" - Federal Ballroom New Orleans The Knot Best of Weddings 2012 Pick The Knot Best of Weddings 2013 Pick The Knot Best... Read more
"The Day You Will Always Remember In the Venue You will Never Forget" - Federal Ballroom New Orleans The Knot Best of Weddings 2012 Pick The Knot Best of Weddings 2013 Pick The Knot Best of Weddings 2014 Pick


The Federal Ballroom is a historic wedding venue originally built in 1923. The Federal Ballroom's ambiance and old world southern charm features the buildings original bank vault, private art collections and statues, original lighting, grand columns and a man-operated elevator. Located one block from the French Quarter and within walking distance to local churches. Planners on staff to assist with your planning.



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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1923
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic Site, Manor / Mansion
Describe the style of your venue
City, Glamorous, Vintage
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
400
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
0
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Catering
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Offered in-house
Is transportation included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Wedding Cake
Offered in-house
Is wedding cake included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1923
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic Site, Manor / Mansion
Describe the style of your venue
City, Glamorous, Vintage
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
0
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Catering
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Offered in-house
Is transportation included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Wedding Cake
Offered in-house
Is wedding cake included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes

REVIEWS

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Conti
Wedding:
8/23/2014
5.0/5.0
I had a destination wedding in New Orleans on August 23, 2014. My reception was held at the Federal Ballroom and it was absolutely amazing! The food was great and everyone was raving about it (the caterers that work with the Federal Ballroom were a joy to work with and they have a really good selection of food items to choose from). The venue is unique and very eloquent. I looked at several venues in New Orleans and The Federal Ballroom is the best bang for your buck. The Federal Ballroom also has something that the other venues did not offer and her name is Rebecca O'Meara. Rebecca is an angel sent from God. Seriously, this lady is amazing! You do not need to hire a wedding coordinator or wedding planner if you are having your reception and/or ceremony at the Federal Ballroom. Rebecca handles everything and she made sure that everything was perfect for my wedding reception (she even helped me with my Ceremony that was held at another venue). She also saved me over $1,300.00 on my centerpieces!!! Rebecca and her staff are awesome! If you do not consider the Federal Ballroom for your Wedding Reception, you are making a huge mistake! You can view some of my pictures from my Reception at the Federal Ballroom on Facebook and Instagram by searching the #smith823 (hashtag). I had the Reception of my dreams at the Federal Ballroom without spending an arm and a leg :-)
I had a destination wedding in New Orleans on August 23, 2014. My reception was held at the Federal Ballroom and it was Read more...
I had a destination wedding in New Orleans on August 23, 2014. My reception was held at the Federal Ballroom and it was absolutely amazing! The food was great and everyone was raving about it (the caterers that work with the Federal Ballroom were a joy to work with and they have a really good selection of food items to choose from). The venue is unique and very eloquent. I looked at several venues in New Orleans and The Federal Ballroom is the best bang for your buck. The Federal Ballroom also has something that the other venues did not offer and her name is Rebecca O'Meara. Rebecca is an angel sent from God. Seriously, this lady is amazing! You do not need to hire a wedding coordinator or wedding planner if you are having your reception and/or ceremony at the Federal Ballroom. Rebecca handles everything and she made sure that everything was perfect for my wedding reception (she even helped me with my Ceremony that was held at another venue). She also saved me over $1,300.00 on my centerpieces!!! Rebecca and her staff are awesome! If you do not consider the Federal Ballroom for your Wedding Reception, you are making a huge mistake! You can view some of my pictures from my Reception at the Federal Ballroom on Facebook and Instagram by searching the #smith823 (hashtag). I had the Reception of my dreams at the Federal Ballroom without spending an arm and a leg :-) Read less
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Shelley
Wedding:
12/21/2013
5.0/5.0
I could not have picked a more perfect venue for my wedding. Rebecca was amazing! She was so professional and did everything I asked of her to make my special day even more perfect than I could have ever imagined. I would highly recommend this venue to anyone!
I could not have picked a more perfect venue for my wedding. Rebecca was amazing! She was so professional and did Read more...
I could not have picked a more perfect venue for my wedding. Rebecca was amazing! She was so professional and did everything I asked of her to make my special day even more perfect than I could have ever imagined. I would highly recommend this venue to anyone! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
These guys and their catering partners Capdebosqc Catering were COMPLETELY AMAZING !!
I cannot recommend them highly enough- not only did they do things EXACTLY the way I requested and envisioned...they were super nice and courteous to my family and bridal party!

My guests had an amazing time and I know it was due largely to the professionalism of the Federal Ballroom staff!!
These guys and their catering partners Capdebosqc Catering were COMPLETELY AMAZING !!
I cannot recommend them highly Read more...
These guys and their catering partners Capdebosqc Catering were COMPLETELY AMAZING !!
I cannot recommend them highly enough- not only did they do things EXACTLY the way I requested and envisioned...they were super nice and courteous to my family and bridal party!

My guests had an amazing time and I know it was due largely to the professionalism of the Federal Ballroom staff!! Read less
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Samantha
Wedding:
4/13/2013
5.0/5.0
The Federal Ballroom and its staff are absolutely amazing! The venue is so lovely and the staff is incredibly helpful. Becca made sure that everything went smoothly and just as planned. Definitely consider the Federal Ballroom for your event!
The Federal Ballroom and its staff are absolutely amazing! The venue is so lovely and the staff is incredibly helpful. Read more...
The Federal Ballroom and its staff are absolutely amazing! The venue is so lovely and the staff is incredibly helpful. Becca made sure that everything went smoothly and just as planned. Definitely consider the Federal Ballroom for your event! Read less
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Lori
Wedding:
5/31/2014
4.9/5.0
The Federal Ballroom is an amazing place to have a wedding reception. Rebecca, the wedding planner, is there with you through the entire process (from booking to the night of the reception). She is amazing to work with. The food was exceptional and Mr. Gene Capdebosq was a pleasure to work with. He worked with every request we had. The lighting in the room was wonderful for a night time reception. The bride added a second line band to end the reception and that was something you should always have. They danced around the ballroom and down to the French Quarter. I would recommend the Federal Ballroom for any bride or even a banquet. I can't say enough good things about this place!
The Federal Ballroom is an amazing place to have a wedding reception. Rebecca, the wedding planner, is there with you Read more...
The Federal Ballroom is an amazing place to have a wedding reception. Rebecca, the wedding planner, is there with you through the entire process (from booking to the night of the reception). She is amazing to work with. The food was exceptional and Mr. Gene Capdebosq was a pleasure to work with. He worked with every request we had. The lighting in the room was wonderful for a night time reception. The bride added a second line band to end the reception and that was something you should always have. They danced around the ballroom and down to the French Quarter. I would recommend the Federal Ballroom for any bride or even a banquet. I can't say enough good things about this place! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.9/5.0
I was extremely happy with the Federal Ballroom. Rebecca does a fantastic job there! She keeps the timeline moving, which is great. She is very flexible and easy to work with. She is also easy to get in touch with and wants to make everything as easy as possible for you! The space is spectacular. I have a thing for that classy vintage look - which the Federal Ballroom definitely has! The old fashioned elevator is what got me hooked! The last thing I wanted for a venue was a typical ballroom, but this was definitely not a typical ballroom. The walls are lined with beautiful windows, so you can see New Orleans and you don't feel confined or closed in. There are gorgeous columns running throughout the center. The staff there are willing to work with any setting you desire though. I was extremely happy. My only complaint, and it is minor, id that some of the centerpieces and tables were not arranged the way I had wanted/anticipated. But, I was so happy with everything else, those small details really didn't matter, it was beautiful nonetheless. I was very impressed with the venue!
I was extremely happy with the Federal Ballroom. Rebecca does a fantastic job there! She keeps the timeline moving, which Read more...
I was extremely happy with the Federal Ballroom. Rebecca does a fantastic job there! She keeps the timeline moving, which is great. She is very flexible and easy to work with. She is also easy to get in touch with and wants to make everything as easy as possible for you! The space is spectacular. I have a thing for that classy vintage look - which the Federal Ballroom definitely has! The old fashioned elevator is what got me hooked! The last thing I wanted for a venue was a typical ballroom, but this was definitely not a typical ballroom. The walls are lined with beautiful windows, so you can see New Orleans and you don't feel confined or closed in. There are gorgeous columns running throughout the center. The staff there are willing to work with any setting you desire though. I was extremely happy. My only complaint, and it is minor, id that some of the centerpieces and tables were not arranged the way I had wanted/anticipated. But, I was so happy with everything else, those small details really didn't matter, it was beautiful nonetheless. I was very impressed with the venue! Read less
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Tiffany
Wedding:
5/25/2013
4.8/5.0
The Federal ballroom was the perfect venue for us. Rebecca is so helpful and wants nothing more than to make your day special. She coordinated everything with the caterer. She coordinated the whole flow of events. The room itself is beautiful. I recommend it to anyone.
The Federal ballroom was the perfect venue for us. Rebecca is so helpful and wants nothing more than to make your day Read more...
The Federal ballroom was the perfect venue for us. Rebecca is so helpful and wants nothing more than to make your day special. She coordinated everything with the caterer. She coordinated the whole flow of events. The room itself is beautiful. I recommend it to anyone. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.7/5.0
I highly recommend this venue. They were wonderful! The caterer they use is by far one of the best in the area. I would suggest this place to anyone, and the charm of the room is amazing!
I highly recommend this venue. They were wonderful! The caterer they use is by far one of the best in the area. I would Read more...
I highly recommend this venue. They were wonderful! The caterer they use is by far one of the best in the area. I would suggest this place to anyone, and the charm of the room is amazing! Read less
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