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New Orleans Holiday Party Venues

Top Ranked New Orleans Holiday Party Venues

When it’s time to break out the white elephant gifts or celebrate another wonderful year with clients and partners, New Orleans has some of the perfect venues to choose from. Fortunately, Messina’s Catering & Events is a one-stop solution to planning your best holiday party yet. We can help you craft a fun and festive catering menu and recommend one of our unique holiday party venues to host it in.

Celebrate in Style at Batture Bistro + Bar

Located on the first floor of One11 Hotel in the French Quarter, Batture Bistro + Bar is a trendy, chic setting with a contemporary, historic vibe.

Batture Bistro + Bar

The space features soft lighting, plush seating arrangements, and a variety of textures like wood, brass, marble, leather, and exposed brick.

Batture Bistro + Bar

A folding glass wall provides a climate-controlled setting facing Bourbon Street with floor-to-ceiling views of the French Quarter and its street revelers, making it the ideal choice for any weather. It has a layout reminiscent of being in a chic home vs. a special event venue.

Batture Bistro + Bar

Enjoy Stunning Views of the New Orleans Skyline from The Rooftop on Basin

Less than a mile from Bourbon Street and the French Quarter, the Rooftop on Basin is located atop the historic Basin St. Station and offers endless options for events of all sizes. The New Orleans Museum is located on the first floor, while the second and third floors house The Brakeman Hotel. (Tramadol) The Rooftop on Basin encompasses the entire fourth floor.

Basin Street Station

The beauty of this venue is that it becomes a collection of experiences as the event unfolds. Guests can begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the first floor while viewing interesting exhibits and information about New Orleans’ colorful history. The elevator then takes them to the fourth floor, where they enter a glass-enclosed salon with a mix of antique and modern décor, including a mahogany bar, antique chandeliers, and commissioned work from New Orleans artists. The large outdoor terrace features gas-burning lanterns and breathtaking views of the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans.

Rooftop on Basin

Messina’s At The Terminal Harkens Back to a Gilded Age

The iconic Terminal Building at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport had its grand opening in 1932 and remains an Art Deco masterpiece. It has undergone a modern Renaissance without losing its Art Deco splendor. (Tramadol) The Terminal Building offers four unique event spaces for your next catered holiday event.

Atrium Holiday Event

The Atrium at The Terminal – The two-story Atrium is encased in marble and granite and features terrazzo floors with an inland center compass and other aviation designs. The upper terrace level is trimmed in an ornate iron railing with ceiling reliefs and can accommodate up to 750 guests reception style.

Atrium Holiday Event

The Huey P. Long Room – Named after former Louisiana Governor Huey P. Long, this event space opens onto an observation deck overlooking Lake Pontchartrain. The observation deck is a beautiful open setting that overlooks the runways and control tower. This venue can accommodate up to 75 guests.

The Walnut Room – Looking for a rich, warm setting? The Walnut Room features warm hues, rich woodwork, and an exquisite Art Deco Bar area. The Walnut Room sits on the runway for on-stop views of take-offs and landings and can accommodate up to 175 guests.

Walnut Room Holiday Event

The Terrace – No two sunsets are ever quite the same when viewed overlooking Lake Pontchartrain from The Terrace, but they are all beautiful. This excellent holiday party option can accommodate up to 100 partygoers.

Chateau LeMoyne

The Chateau LeMoyne hotel welcomes your holiday party guests with New Orleans’ historical charm and boutique ambiance. This venue’s coveted New Orleans location places you in the center of it all, making it the perfect location for an authentic French Quarter experience.

Chateau LeMoyne

This venue features more than 2,000 square feet of private event space, including a lush courtyard, elegant ballroom, and the Parlor and Patio overlooking the courtyard pool. All event spaces feature natural lighting, with double doors opening to the venue’s garden courtyard.

Chateau LeMoyne Courtyard

The Pontchartrain Center

The Pontchartrain Center is a multi-purpose arena in Kenner ideal for your larger corporate holiday gatherings with a seating capacity of up to 600. Additionally, you can find various concerts, Mardi Gras Balls, corporate meetings, and local sporting events being hosted here year-round.

The Pontchartrain Center

The Jefferson Performing Arts Center

The Jefferson Performing Arts Center, located in the heart of Jefferson Parish in Metairie, Louisiana, is a modern, state-of-the-art theater known for hosting grand operas, musicals, symphonies, choral concerts, and ballets. However, the lobby boasts an expansive modern open design perfect for private or corporate holiday events and a second-floor terrace great for cocktail receptions.

Jefferson Performing Arts Center

The Misi by Messina’s (Coming Early 2023)

Booking now for 2023 holiday parties, The Misi will be a versatile event venue like no other inspired by the Mississippi River that she overlooks. The Misi will encompass over 8,500 square feet of upscale corporate and social event space with expansive views and balconies overlooking the Mississippi River. It is located on the 3rd Floor of the infamous and historic JAX Brewery.

Messina’s Can Help Make Planning a Memorable Holiday Party a Joyous Occasion

At Messina’s Catering and Events, we offer a wide array of catering menu options, expert staff, and exclusive opportunities to host them from some of the city’s best venues. Visit to learn more.

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