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Romantic Proposals in New Orleans

Does your heart yearn to propose in New Orleans, but you’re just not sure where? Why not listen to what some of the experts have to say…

Known for its music, food, and European architecture, New Orleans isn’t just a romantic getaway, it can be the perfect place for your engagement proposal.  Having planned and photographed thousands of marriage proposals, we have some experience with romance and hearing “Yes!” Paparazzi Proposals is the nation’s leading proposal photography company and if you’re thinking about proposing in New Orleans, we’ve got you covered. What? You think the Priceline Negotiator is the only guy who knows a guy?

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If you want the complete guide to the perfect proposal in New Orleans, head to our New Orleans proposal page. But just to start giving you some options, we’ve picked five of our favorite romantic hotspots to pop the question.

1. Jackson Square

Joe’s girlfriend also expected just a romantic getaway in New Orleans, but what she didn’t expect was a proposal. His new fiancée couldn’t have been more overjoyed.Whether you want to start with breakfast at Café Amelie or go gallery hopping on Royal Street, The French Quarter is a wonderful place to get down on one knee.  Joe chose the historic Jackson Square for his big moment. You can check out his full New Orleans’ proposal story here.

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2. New Orleans City Park

Wouldn’t it be great to have the opportunity to propose among the monumental columns in Rome? Well, with the help of Paparazzi Proposals, Brenton found the next best thing, New Orleans City Park. The 7th most visited urban public park in the United States, he chose the backdrop of the Romanesque, marble columns to propose to Ian. If you can’t bring your proposal to Rome, why not bring Rome to your proposal? Our sly photographer captured Ian’s in awe reaction.

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3. Plantation Proposal

Make your proposal green and pop the question in one of New Orleans gorgeous plantations. Michael and Summer were spending the holidays in New Orleans and went on a serene stroll through the Houmas House Plantation. Michael got to one knee, following their delicious meal in the restaurant. After the big moment, our photographer took them out in the gardens for a picture-perfect portrait session. The beautiful nature backdrop in the photos is sure to make all their friends green with envy. Other possible romantic plantations in New Orleans include Bocage Plantation, Destrehan Plantation, Evergreen Plantation, and Nottoway Plantation.

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4. Bourbon Street

An easy walking distance from any point in The French Quarter, Bourbon Street is known as the yearly host to the famous Mardi Gras. However, throughout most of the year, this impressive street in the heart of New Orleans, is a cultural hotspot. And with so much history, Cody wanted to add his own proposal to it. Paparazzi Proposals was there to photograph every moment and you can view the couple’s most special ones here. A cocktail-based romantic rendezvous is one of New Orleans specialty options, and Bourbon Street is the perfect spot for it. Whether you want to book a private room at Antoine’s (one of the most elegant restaurants in the country), or have an old-world glamour night with cocktails at Bombay Club, which features live piano jazz and luxuriously curtained private booths.

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5. The Moonwalk

This paved promenade is one of the most romantic spots in New Orleans. Part of the riverside Woldenberg Park, it sits at the edge of the French Quarter. Take a lovely stroll on the Moonwalk, maybe after a delicious dinner at one of the nearby restaurants. There’s often street performers on hand to add an extra bit of jazz and romance to your proposal. Of course, Paparazzi Proposals can always make sure of it (and that they’ll be playing your favorite love song). Whether during a beautiful sunset or at night for an actual moon walk, this location is ideal for an intimate proposal. The wide steps that lead down to the river are also a great place to sit for some boat spotting or a picnic.

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Want to join New Orleans’ history? Contact Paparazzi Proposals to start planning your upcoming surprise proposal in New Orleans. Become a part of the many happy, newly-engaged couples we had the pleasure of working with.

Because when it comes to proposals, we don’t just know a guy- we are the guy