Bayou Barn Cajun Cuisine, Music Hall, Dancing, Private Event Rental & Outdoor Wedding Venue near New Orleans

Bayou Barn is a unique 8,400 square foot open air rustic barn and dance hall located on Bayou des Familles in Marrero, Louisiana,which is approximately 20 miles south of New Orleans LA.  Our facility can become completely enclosed, heated or air conditioned, making it suitable for any time of year.  It’s the perfect venue space for your private party, wedding, birthday party, corporate event/conference, live music event or other group event.  We can accommodate groups as large as 900 persons on our expansive grounds. Bayou Barn and our professional event staff can help you create an event your guests will talk about and remember for years to come!

Bayou Barn hosts a public Sunday afternoon “Fais Do-Do” dance and dinner buffet on select Sunday’s featuring local musicians and menus designed by our in-house staff of Cajun chefs. During these days, we are open to the public and admission is $5.00 per person.   The Fais Do-Do is a Cajun dance party for all ages featuring  boot stompin’ skirt twirlin dance music paired with Cajun food and games.  We have a large dance floor and large stage, free public parking and lots of space for the kids to run around.  Bayou Barn has been producing this cultural activity for over 35 years.  Take a ride down to bayou country and kick your heels up to the high energy sounds of Cajun Zydeco.  Check out our calendar for the next Sunday Fais Do-Do.


Looking for more of an outdoor adventure?  Bayou Barn is the outlet for canoe and kayak rentals for a trip into the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Wildlife Preserve. Learn more about our Cajun canoe and kayak tours, price packages and how to start your next adventure!

Bayou Barn prepares all food on-site and makes its own line of Cajun seasonings. We can arrange catering for your off-site party.  We have seating for 288+ people under our covered pavilion area and the landscaped grounds can hold up to 990 persons. Take a trip down the bayou and see what we have to offer or as the locals say, “pass a good time“.

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To find out what Bayou Barn can do to make your next event unique, call 504-689-2663 or 1-800-TO-BAYOU.




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