Located in the heart of Downtown New Orleans, the Civic Theatre is an exquisitely renovated concert and private events venue.  Juxtaposing innovative technology with historic architecture, the Civic is a unique choice for corporate and social events alike.  Our state of the art audiovisual capabilities, experienced sales and bar staff, and dedication to customer service create a uniquely New Orleans experience with a modern twist.

Equipped with cutting-edge modular flooring, the Civic has the ability to transform from tiered theatre-style seating to a banquet in moments. Our flexible seating plan can be configured in almost limitless ways to support your unique event needs, from groups of 100 to 1,000. The historic white patina is a beautiful backdrop to showcase your brand with our fully integrated audiovisual infrastructure and projection mapping capabilities.

Consider the Civic as a fresh and modern option for all your event needs. At the Civic live music, private parties, corporate events, fundraisers, film premieres, weddings, debutante parties and more are right at home.

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From conference presentations to receptions showcasing national talent, the Civic offers a versatile setting for private events. Located walking distance to several hotels, the Superdome, Arena and downtown attractions the Civic is a great choice for events in New Orleans. Our seasoned sales team can help you create a completely customized event experience. Including talent booking, interactive entertainment selection, décor design, VIP red carpet experiences, branded barware, customized lighting packages, gobos, and much more!


From 150 to 350 guests, elegant seated dinners to rockin’ parties that will keep your guests talking, the Civic is the perfect setting for your special day! The beautiful original architectural touches have been carefully preserved to create an elegant, distinctively New Orleans setting while new design and the latest technology offer a modern approach to style & service.

Our experienced Sales team can help create a wedding that perfectly represents you! We can help with all aspects of planning, from booking your band and selecting decor to creating themed cocktails.

Give us a call and let’s get started booking a night to be remembered! All weddings include exclusive access to the theater and the option to have your bridal and/or engagement photos taken in the space.


The Civic Theatre offers a modular flooring system that can be raised and lowered to create customized event configurations.

  • Maximum Show Capacity: Up to 1,200
  • Traditional Theater Capacity: Up to 700
  • Ground Floor Reception: Up to 650
  • Ground Floor Banquet: Up to 280


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Cali Gabrielle
Sales Director
(504) 308 0353