Find out More about the Big Top Venue!


Building directions:

1638 Clio Street, between St. Charles Avenue and Carondelet Street, just off the interstate. Conveniently located two blocks from Lee Circle and the Central Business District, and two blocks from the Arts/Warehouse District. Steps away from the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line.


1927 building, renovated in 2002

Square footage:

2000' open space


  • 150 people maximum; ideal for 75 seated and 150 standing
  • Separate bathrooms for men and women, each accommodating three people at once


  • Raised center stage for entertainment
  • Video projector and screen
  • P.A. and speakers
  • Beautiful one-of-a-kind reception desk handcrafted by New Orleans metalsmiths
  • Unique Products handcrafted lighting fixtures above the desk and in the bathrooms
  • 15' ceilings, large windows along Clio Street provide lots of sunlight
  • Plenty of free parking
  • Loading zone with large double doors for easy access
  • Outside area available for grilling
  • Full bar area with deep, triple-compartment sink

Event services:

  • Venue rental for your event
  • Theme party planning
  • Entertainment booking
  • Decor and production design, utilizing works by local artists
  • Sound, light and staging contractors
  • AV and electronic media liaison
  • Access to preferred local caterers
  • Premium bar & beverage service