About Events with Rue Bourbon Events
Rue Bourbon is proud to offer several distinct French Quarter venues for social and corporate events. Balcony rentals, open bar packages, and stunning in-house catering make the Rue Bourbon spaces perfect for rehearsal dinners, bachelor and bachelorette parties, holiday parties, wedding welcome parties, wedding afterparties, standalone wedding receptions, and any other special occasion.
Belle Époque is a luxe cocktail lounge on the first floor of 240 Bourbon Street. Thoughtfully restored with proper attention to the storied past of its historic location, Belle Époque’s centerpiece is the original Cypress bar and marble water-drip absinthe fountains from the Old Absinthe House. This moodily lit and decadently furnished space is ideal for intimate gatherings of up to 24 guests for a glamorous seated dinner and up to 60 guests standing for a bustling cocktail party.
240 Bourbon Street, Second Floor
The Parlour features an inviting mix of modern and traditional New Orleans décor. Located on the mezzanine level of the Old Absinthe House, French doors lead you into an airy reception space with a built-in oak bar, exposed brick, and floor to ceiling windows overlooking Bienville Street.
Use of the Parlour includes the Mezzanine Bar, an intimate outdoor balcony overlooking Bienville Street.
This room can accommodate up to 40 guests for a formal, seated event and up to 80 guests for a lively cocktail-style reception. The Parlour can be combined with first-floor
240 Bourbon Street, Second Floor
The Mezzanine Bar is an outdoor patio with a Mahogany cocktail bar that can be reserved independently for small parties. This event space packs a lot of personality into an intimate space with a chandelier, French doors, and exposed brick.
The Mezzanine Bar can host up to 20 guests for a lively, cocktail-style gathering.
240 Bourbon Street, Third Floor
The Prohibition Room is located on the third-floor of the Old Absinthe House and features an unparalleled overlook of Bourbon Street from a stunning wraparound balcony. The interior is opulent and bright with authentic turn-of-the-century French crystal chandeliers and original wooden fixtures.
This space can accommodate up to 50 guests for a formal, seated affair and up to 80 guests for a cocktail-style reception.
The Prohibition Room can be rented in tandem with the Parlour + Mezzanine Bar for larger gatherings of up to 150 guests for a standing reception. With the addition of garden-level cocktail lounge, Belle Époque, we can accommodate up to 200 guests.
201 Bourbon Street, Second Floor
The Iberville Room is our largest private room. This space features elegant mirrors, chandeliers, and hardwood floors. The Iberville Room has historical floor-to-ceiling windows and is bathed in natural light.
The Iberville Room’s Bourbon Street balcony extends all the way over the sidewalk above one of our brick-and-mortar Mango Mango Daiquiri locations, providing direct aerial views of the excitement of Bourbon Street.
This space can accommodate up to 100 guests for cocktail-style receptions.
Due to the location of this satellite space, we offer a specially curated menu of light bites. Menus provided upon request.