Looking for a wedding venue in Shreveport? Here are some unique places to say 'I Do'

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The fall wedding season is just around the corner and finding a venue that checks off all of your boxes can be difficult.

There are several great wedding venue options in Shreveport that are sure to make your day as perfect as you've envisioned it. From waterfront views to historic houses, there's a venue that's calling your name.

Shreveport Aquarium

Wizards Ball Thursday evening, August 15, 2019, at the Shreveport Aquarium.
Wizards Ball Thursday evening, August 15, 2019, at the Shreveport Aquarium.

Take the plunge at this unique waterfront wedding venue option in the heart of Shreveport. Whether you're wanting to throw a big bash or looking for something more intimate, this venue can accommodate your needs.

The Aquarium has indoor and outdoor options with retractable weather enclosures, heaters, wooden furnishings and views of the bridge and river.

Amenities 

  • Seating Capacity: 30 - 200

  • Professional planning assistance

  • In-house catering

  • Customize the light colors on the Texas Street Bridge

  • Special room rates and spa packages at Bally's Casino

For more information on packages, pricing and add-ons visit the Shreveport Aquarium website.

Venue de LaChute

Steve and Julie Bogan restored this abandoned 1900s plantation to its original southern charm and historic elegance and opened its doors in 2018. The large estate boasts four separate areas to hold your ceremony including the main house, the carriage house, the oaks and the waterfront.

Amenities 

  • Four unique ceremony spaces

  • Complimentary design coordinators

  • Bridal suite in the main house

  • Custom built boutique-style beauty bar

  • Groom lounge in the barn loft

  • Covered patio with a clear roof

For more information including a gallery, venue options and the event calendar visit the Venue de La Chute website.

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Fairfield Manor Bed and Breakfast

A wedding at Fairfield Manor Bed and Breakfast.
A wedding at Fairfield Manor Bed and Breakfast.

This historic wedding venue dates back to 1870 when it was constructed by Louisiana Supreme Court judge Thomas Thompson Land. The venue has two sites across the street from one another, Fairfield Manor and Fairfield Place

Amenities 

  • Stay overnight before and after the wedding

  • Catering by Chef John Cariere

  • Vendor options for cake, florals, photography, lighting and event planning

  • Bar rental

  • Covered outdoor space

  • Dressing room

  • Capacity: up to 250

For more information on booking, amenities and more visit the Fairfield Manor website.

Silver Lake Ballroom

Located in downtown Shreveport on the first floor of the historical Hunter Building is the Silver Lake Ballroom. For two years the owners revamped the space into a chic, modern venue with Art Deco character and industrial charm.

Amenities 

  • Four event spaces

  • 14,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space

  • Bridal suite

  • Catering options

  • Banquet furniture

  • Venue coordinator and event-day staff

For more information on the different event space options, booking and more visit the Silver Lake Ballroom website.

Meredith G. White is the arts and culture reporter for the Shreveport Times. You can find her on Facebook as Meredith G. White, on Instagram and Twitter as @meredithgwhite, and email her at mgwhite@gannett.com. 

This article originally appeared on Shreveport Times: Four places in Shreveport where you can host a unique wedding