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Concert Venues & Event Spaces - New Orleans, LA

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The entirely renovated Joy Theater is a 10,000 SF multi-purpose venue that features live music concerts, comedy shows, theatrical productions, as well as a versatile space to host your next private party or corporate event.  With fully re-purposed sound and lighting systems, the Joy Theater holds up to 1,200 guests with our flexible seating plan, configured in almost limitless ways to support your event rental. Staying true to our New Orleans heritage, the Joy has returned to its art deco grandeur of the late 1940′s, including the renovation of the iconic marquee that graces Canal Street. The Joy Theater is conveniently located on the Canal streetcar line in downtown New Orleans, within walking distance of the French Quarter. With ample parking options within the neighborhood and easy bus drop off locations, The Joy is accessible to New Orleans locals and tourists alike.

This multipurpose event rental venue in New Orleans is known for making hosting functions and parties seamlessly smooth and worry free. Whether it is for a small gathering or a grand occasion, The Joy Theater has set high standards for every kind of party rental service in New Orleans. Our staff of helpful and knowledgeable professionals will always be at your service. To find out more about hosting your upcoming event, please contact our Sales Manager by filling out the form below. We invite you to explore the venue and discover how we may assist you in providing just what you need for an impeccable event

Joy Theater

1200 Max Capacity
656 Theatre Seating
Stage, Sound, + Lighting
Balcony Level
Screen + Projector

1200 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Tracy Treadaway