New Orleans Wedding with Dreamy Vibes

This bridal spotlight features the gorgeous wedding of Harlea + Zach! The images by HiVolt Photography really showcase a unique aspect of the beautiful grounds of Southern Oaks Plantation – read about their love story here!


In your opinion, what is the best characteristic of Southern Oaks Plantation?

Its Southern charm!! Everything from the venue itself to what it has to offer is what makes SOP so special. The whole night was a dream come true! If you are looking for a NOLA style Southern wedding SOP is the venue for you!!


How did you and your partner meet?
We met in Denver, CO at a bar/restaurant!

What made you select Southern Oaks Plantation as your wedding venue?
The customer service is top notch, you were the only venue we visited out of many that took an interest in exceeding our wants and desires for our wedding. Your customer service went above and beyond any venue we visited.


What was your favorite moment of the night?
The entire night was my favorite but the ceremony was spectacular. With the horse drawn carriage, fireworks, and second line it was a memory we will never forget!! The guest really enjoyed it as well!! It was truly magical!

Is there any other feedback you’d like to include?
The food was also amazing – some of the best I ever tasted!!!


Are there any other vendors you’d like to mention in this feature?
Haydel’s Bakery, Hi-volt Studios the cake was wonderful!! Christie and Eddie from Hi-Volt knew all the great shots to catch!! Both vendors are amazing!!

Was there a particular staff member at SOP that really stood out to you?
BOBBY! He made sure everything was exceptional! Also my personal attendant Mariah was awesome! I never had to ask for anything – she was observant and attentive and right there anytime I needed anything.

– What would you say to other brides considering Southern Oaks Plantation as their venue?
Definitely the best choice for venues – every guest I spoke to and comments on social media was always “this was the BEST wedding I ever been too!” “This wedding was so much fun!” Or “The food was amazing!”

Please list your vendor information below including their name and website.
Photographer: Hi-volt Studios
Florist: Sam’s & Cabbage Patch Florist
Dress Salon: Suki’s Beaumont, TX
Tuxedo/Suit Shop: Suit Supply
Bakery: Haydel’s
Planner (if applicable): didn’t need one – SOP – took care of most of my needs!