Biloxi is known as one of the Mississippi Gulf Coast's top tourist destinations, home to lively casino resorts and unique attractions such as the Biloxi Lighthouse and the Deer Island nature sanctuary. Couples can host their wedding ceremonies and receptions at a number of historic venues throughout the city, including the esteemed Beauvoir Estate and Jefferson Davis Presidential Library, which is known as a popular ceremony spot for its beautiful outdoor staircase. Area casinos and resorts offer in-house catering and unique event spaces, ranging from beachfront wedding sites to in-house nightlife options for receptions. Couples wishing to take advantage of the region's beautiful beachfront stretches can also use services that plan bonfires and waterfront weddings, securing beach permits and sites as part of all-inclusive packages.
1.Beau Rivage Resort and Casino
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Beau Rivage Resort and Casino is a modern casino resort located along the waterfront in Biloxi, within convenient walking distance to area attractions such as the Mardi Gras Museum and the Historic Redding House. The venue can host wedding ceremonies and receptions at its elegant ballroom spaces, which can be used at no additional rental charge with the purchase of in-house catering and bar services. World-class menu options can be provided by the venue's professional culinary staff, along with assistance with event planning, design, and decor from the venue's horticultural team. Audiovisual services are also available, along with discounted room rates for couples and wedding guests.
875 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 888-567-6667
Beauvoir is the historic estate of former President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis, originally constructed in 1848 along Biloxi's Gulf of Mexico coastline. Today, the home is recognized as a National Historic Landmark and is preserved as a living history facility, open to the public for guided tours and special event rentals. Up to 300 guests can attend wedding ceremonies and receptions at the gorgeous venue, which is draped in majestic live oak trees and features scenic waterfront views. Several locations for ceremonies are offered throughout the facility, including a stunning front staircase that is a popular spot for vows and wedding photography. Smaller indoor receptions can be held at the venue's Presidential Library Building, which can host up to 130 guests.
2244 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531, Phone: 228-388-4400
3.Bonfires on the Beach
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Bonfires on the Beach is a unique wedding event service that offers the ability to host ceremonies and receptions on public beach spaces in the Biloxi area along the region's gorgeous Mississippi Gulf Coast. The full-service company takes care of outdoor venue space rental for happy couples, letting them focus on enjoying their special day in a stress-free environment. Beach permits, bonfire wood, tiki torches, wooden benches, and other accommodations are included in basic and all-inclusive wedding packages, which start at two-hour time frames and can accommodate intimate wedding parties for up to 30 guests. All setup and cleanup is taken care of by the service, along with staff DJs providing customizable playlists. The service can also be used by couples looking for dramatic proposal settings at reserved locations.
Chateau Blessey is a beautiful historic property in Biloxi, showcasing spectacular Southern hospitality and atmosphere combined with classic touches of French flair. The family-owned property is housed within an early 20th-century property that once belonged to Captain Patrick Kennedy, an area seafood industry pioneer. Though much of the area's historic property was damaged during Hurricane Katrina, the home was spared from destruction and now services as a private special event venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions. In-house catering and beverage services are offered for all wedding events, showcasing delicious meals crafted with local seafood and produce. An in-house art gallery makes for a beautiful setting for unique wedding photography.
1012 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-374-7022
5.DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Biloxi
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Biloxi is a contemporary-style hotel located on the shores of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, conveniently located within walking distance of top area attractions like the Beau Rivage Casino. Extensive event planning services are available for couples looking to host their wedding ceremonies and receptions at the hotel, offering assistance with decor, setup and cleanup, entertainment, and professional day-of staff services. Catering is available from the hotel's onsite restaurant, including customizable menus offering options for guests with special dietary needs. After the wedding, couples are welcome to stay at their choice of luxurious guest rooms and suites, which feature amenities like flat screen televisions and private seating areas.
940 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-546-3100
6.Golden Nugget Biloxi Hotel and Casino
Golden Nugget Biloxi Hotel and Casino is one of Biloxi's premiere casino resorts, home to an onsite gaming center, spa and wellness facility, four restaurants, and luxurious rooms with modern amenities such as flat screen televisions and iPod docking stations. The venue offers gorgeous indoor and outdoor spaces for wedding ceremonies and receptions, including space for beachfront weddings directly on the waterfront. Venue spaces within the hotel include an elegant grand ballroom and several lovely island-themed rooms that can be configured for receptions of any size or style. Experienced culinary teams are on hand to serve up world-class cuisine as part of catering packages. Other onsite services include floral, entertainment, and hair and makeup services for bridal parties.
151 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-435-5400
7.Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi
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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi is one of the premiere hotels and casinos of the Biloxi region, providing all the signature amenities of the top international chain, including an Aveda Concept Spa and Salon and a location of the popular Tequila's on the Gulf restaurant. More than 7,000 square feet of event space is offered throughout the hotel complex, including poolside ceremony areas for up to 200 guests at the hotel's luxurious Soundbar. Outdoor tent event space is also offered, along with space for lively receptions at the venue's Boogie Nights nightlife venue. Customizable catering options are available from couples' choice of the hotel's 10 onsite restaurants, along with full-service event planning to ensure all aspects of special days go off without a hitch.
777 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-374-7625
8.The Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art
The Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art is a lovely nonprofit art museum in Biloxi, dedicated to the career and legacy of acclaimed ceramic artist George E. Ohr, known throughout his career as the "Mad Potter of Biloxi." The gorgeous Frank Gehry-designed museum complex is home to five beautiful buildings, including the reconstructed historic home of Pleasant Reed, which are all connected by a lovely brick plaza surrounded by majestic live oak trees. Wedding ceremonies and receptions can be hosted at several spaces throughout the complex, including a number of art galleries that create unique ambiance and backdrops for wedding photos. The venue's grounds are home to multiple grassy lawn areas that can be utilized for outdoor ceremonies and receptions. Catering kitchens are offered at several locations, including the Mississippi Sound Welcome Center.
386 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-374-5547
9.The White House Hotel
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The White House Hotel is a picturesque boutique hotel along Biloxi's waterfront, located within minutes of area attractions like the Kessler Air Force Base. The historic hotel was fully renovated in 2014 and now serves as one of the area's premiere special event venues, offering lush wedding ceremony and reception accommodations within buildings designed by architect George B. Rogers. An elegant ballroom and dining area are available for special event rentals, along with a rooftop terrace that makes a scenic site for cocktail receptions. Outdoor spaces include a beautifully-landscaped front lawn that has been specially designed to host outdoor weddings and parties. Couples can select from catering options by the hotel's onsite restaurant Cora's, which also serves up draft beers and fine wines for reception festivities.
1230 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530, Phone: 228-233-1230
10.Tux Creek Inn
Tux Creek Inn is a lovely bed and breakfast retreat tucked within a beautiful wooded setting on 40 acres of land along the banks of the gorgeous Tuxachanie Creek. The unique event venue offers options for indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions, including a creekside outdoor wedding chapel that is nestled in a private setting away from the hustle and bustle of Biloxi's city life. Friendly event staff are on hand to help couples plan all details of their special day, including decor, setup and cleanup, and vendor coordination. After the wedding, couples can stay at one of the inn's five beautiful guest rooms and suites and enjoy complimentary Southern-style breakfast the following morning.
14911 Dobson Rd, Biloxi, MS 39532, Phone: 228-324-3104
11.White Pillars Restaurant and Lounge
White Pillars Restaurant and Lounge has been voted as the best wedding venue on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, owned and operated by executive chef Austin Sumrall, who has received gold medals for his culinary creations at the annual Chefs of the Coast cooking competition. The restaurant and lounge, which was reopened in 2017 as part of the Sumrall Restaurant Group, can accommodate all types of wedding banquet festivities, including engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, and seated receptions. All catering options are included in rental packages, with alcohol services priced per consumption for reception and event guests. Decor arrangements can be coordinated through event staff at couples' cost.
1696 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39531, Phone: 228-207-0885
11 Best Wedding Venues in Biloxi
- Beau Rivage Resort and Casino, Photo: Beau Rivage Resort and Casino
- Beauvoir, Photo: Beauvoir
- Bonfires on the Beach, Photo: Yeko Photo Studio/stock.adobe.com
- Chateau Blessey, Photo: nd3000/stock.adobe.com
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Biloxi, Photo: kiptutku/stock.adobe.com
- Golden Nugget Biloxi Hotel and Casino, Photo: Robert/stock.adobe.com
- Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi, Photo: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi
- The Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, Photo: Tamires/stock.adobe.com
- The White House Hotel, Photo: The White House Hotel
- Tux Creek Inn, Photo: 3kstudiok/stock.adobe.com
- White Pillars Restaurant and Lounge, Photo: Viktoria/stock.adobe.com
- Cover Photo: Robert Hainer/stock.adobe.com