Whether you want to celebrate your wedding or reception on a Southern plantation, with the animals or out near the swamp, BREC has the perfect setting to make your wedding day special. Your wedding is all about you. BREC is here to help make your day one you will remember for a lifetime. Click here for pictures of weddings at BREC facilities.
BREC Wedding Locations
Click on the links below to find general information on BREC wedding locations.
BREC’s Magnolia Mound Plantation provides an elegant, classic setting for weddings and receptions. In the heart of downtown Baton Rouge, the culture and history of the town shine brightly for all to see at Magnolia Mound. Positioned on Nicholson Drive between downtown and LSU, the plantation provides a true Southern style plantation feel with a convenient location and without the stuffiness of larger plantation sites. At Magnolia Mound, guests are sure to enjoy a scenic view underneath majestic magnolias while reveling in a relaxed atmosphere. Several settings are available for rent, including the back porch of the late 17th century Magnolia Mound Plantation Historic House, the modern LaGrange Pavilion and the early 20th century Hart House. For more information contact the Magnolia Mound Plantation staff at 225-343-4955.
The Baton Rouge Gallery, center for contemporary art, is the perfect venue for your modern wedding. With exhibits of incomparable contemporary local art, the space exudes an unmatched ambiance where the need for added decoration is minimal. The Baton Rouge Gallery is located in historic City Park surrounded by a lush golf course, live oaks, abundant green spaces and a soothing fountain. Included in the rental are the Front Gallery, the Paul A. Dufour Gallery and an outside terrace. For more information on Baton Rouge Gallery, contact Jenny Poulter at 225-383-1470.
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo offers a truly one of a kind wedding venue that no one will expect. The zoo’s outdoor pavilion area is a perfect setting for a unique outdoor wedding. It also gives brides the perfect place to be photographed among the world’s most beautiful creatures. The zoo provides an extra special atmosphere that guests will go wild over. For more information, contact Mary Woods at 225-775-3877.
BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center is the perfect location for any bride looking for a distinctive Louisiana setting to tie the knot. Located in America’s wetlands, the nature center offers a unique Southern Louisiana feel not available anywhere else in the country. With 65 acres of cypress-tupelo swamp and magnolia-beech forest, this bayou offers unique scenery for wedding pictures and a beautiful backdrop for ceremonies. The bayou’s magnificent marshes and array of animals are sure to add character to the nature lover’s ceremony. For more information, contact Claire Coco at 225-757-8905.
*Coming soon to BREC's wedding locations- the addition of The Waterfront at Greenwood Community Park.