13469 Harrells Ferry Rd, Baton Rouge, LA
The Gatehouse is a garden wedding venue located in Baton Rouge, LA. This property is owned and operated by Christi Edwards, who is passionate about creating events that perfectly suit the vision of each couple. She and her team will work with you throughout the process to handle all the details and ensure a memorable celebration. Featuring a lush tropical garden, secluded and romantic grottoes, and an elegant banquet hall, this venue is a beautiful setting for your special occasion. Enter the ceremony site at The Gatehouse through an arch that takes you down a brick walkway lined with flowers and twinkling lanterns. This path will take you past thick green foliage and a wooden swinging bench where you and your partner can catch a moment alone. At the end of the footpath is a stately white Gazebo, from which hangs a breathtaking chandelier. Here, you and the love of your life can exchange your vows surrounded by a stunning backdrop. An adjacent covered courtyard and atrium can be set up with chairs for your guests to witness the proceedings. Photography opportunities are plentiful throughout the grounds, and include in front of several burbling waterfalls and on the bridge. Receptions are held inside the ballroom, a large space that features polished hardwood floors, luxurious chandeliers, and intricate wainscoting. An attached get-ready suite comes with chic furnishings and vanities where you and your wedding party can relax and prepare ahead of the festivities. The Classic Package at The Gatehouse is designed to ensure a seamless and stress-free nuptials experience. It includes a champagne greeting for you and your wedding party, a guest book, napkins, and in-house music and DJs. The venue also provides mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres, a beverage service, and a customized cake. For an all-inclusive option, the Premium Package comes with theme and décor implementation, centerpieces, linens, a sweetheart table, and a Groom’s cake. Candlelight will also be placed both indoors and outdoors to create a dreamy atmosphere during the ceremony and reception.