Palais Garnier, The Most Spectacular Wedding Venue in Paris

Paris boasts one of the most exclusive wedding venues in Europe - the Palais Garnier. Home to the Paris Opéra Created by Charles Garnier in the late 1800s, this breathtaking space features lavish interior design, grandiose chandeliers, exceptional sculptures and a staircase that looks like it’s been plucked from a fairytale. Laid out around the Grand Staircase, Palais Garnier can host up to 2,100 for a cocktail wedding reception. 

If you’re choosing to have a destination wedding in Paris, there are a plethora of luxurious five-star hotels for you and your loved ones to relax in before and after your wedding day. When you choose Scarlet Events to plan your luxury wedding, we’ll make the necessary arrangements and book you and your loved ones into a five-star hotel of your choice. From the Four Seasons George V Paris to Plaza Athenee, you’ll have a taste of Parisian luxury and an exceptional experience before you say your vows.

Paris is a timeless city that has an electric feeling of love and excitement flowing throughout its streets. You and your guests are surrounded by iconic and cultured architecture that possesses a wealth of history. Paris has some of the best cuisine in the world and a wide array of priceless treasures hidden away for you to discover. It’s simply a couple’s dream to get married in Paris. 

Planning Your Luxury Parisian Wedding

Scarlet are experienced international wedding planners who will take care of every single detail of your wedding. In the build up to your wedding, once you’ve wandered around the couture boutiques and beautiful designer shops in Paris, we’ll arrange for you to dine at the Michelin starred Alain Ducaisse restaurant where you will indulge in some of the best French cuisine. After, you’ll stroll back to your luxury hotel and relax. If you’re having a luxury Chinese wedding in Paris, we’ll arrange for you to have your engagement or pre-wedding photos taken in front of one of the many wonderful locations in and around Paris including Château de Chantilly, the Palace of Versailles or the Eiffel Tower. After you’ve had a dazzling selection of photos taken in front of some of the most famous Parisian landmarks, you and your loved one then head back to your hotel, where you imbibe and relax before saying, “I do.”

Opera Garnier Weddings Hire Paris - Scarlet Events

When you choose to have your dream wedding in Opera Garnier, Paris, you’ll have an experience like no other. Founded by Louis XIV in 1669, Opera Garnier was formerly known as the Académie d'Opéra. Later, it was under the leadership of Jean-Baptiste Lully and was renamed; Académie Royale de Musique, but was still referred to as the Opéra. We know this building today as the Opéra National de Paris, and it produces operas at its modern 2700-seat theatre. Ballet as we know it came from this beautiful building, along with some world-class acts. 

The Main Auditorium

For larger weddings, and those who wish to have entertainment at their wedding reception, the Main Auditorium makes a perfect choice. This Italian style auditorium is bedecked in red and gold, and features 2,105 velvet covered seats. Whether you choose to have Lionel Richie, Lenny KravtizBruno Mars or your favourite artist perform at your wedding, or you want a spectacular performance by Cirque-du-Soleil, there is no better place to feature this, than in the Main Auditorium. 

The Foyers and the First floor

If you’re having a large ArabicAmericanChinese or any other traditional wedding that requires a large venue, then the foyers and first floor of the Palais Garnier will not cease to amaze. As your party awaits, you and your loved ones make your entrance down the magnificent Grand Staircase as you present yourselves as a newly-wed couple for the first time. Designed by Charles Garnier, the Grand Foyer echoes the galleries of Classical period châteaux, and its size is enhanced through the placement of mirrors and chandeliers. Perfect for wedding receptions, sit down dinners and performances, you can fit upto 1,400 guests!  

The Rotonde des Abonnés

If you’re looking for something a little smaller, the Rotonde des Abonnés makes the perfect choice. Fitting up to 400 people, this circular space offers an extensive view of the Rotonde des Abonnés, and has room for a larger number of guests. The majestic Pythia Fountain under the Grand Staircase is found further on from the Rotunda.

The Rotonde du Glacier 

The Rotonde du Glacier seats upto 100 people for dinner, or 200 for cocktails - an ideal size for your luxury wedding! This light, airy, circular space features a painted ceiling by Georges Jules-Victor Clairin and tapestry cartoons. This grand room distinctly recalls the 1900s, and offers an intimate atmosphere. 

The Salon Florence Gould

For something a little smaller, The Salon Florence Gould can seat up to 80 people for dinner or 120 for cocktails. The Salon Florence Gould is flooded with light from large windows that showcase extensive views of Paris. 

Luxury Wedding Planners in Paris

When you choose Scarlet Events as your luxury wedding planners, we’ll fly in your favourite Michelin starred chef to cater for your wedding at Palais Garnier. We’ll also arrange transport to and from Palais Garnier to your hotel. We are highly experienced in organising the most exclusive events and weddings across the world  - from luxury weddings in French châteaux such as Vaux le Vicomte or Château Chantilly to more intimate weddings and events at Musee Rodin in the heart of Paris.

We would be delighted to help you plan your dream wedding or party at the Palais Garnier in Paris, so that you can sit back, relax and enjoy being the cynosure of the day. Get in touch with our team today to find out more.