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Your Definitive Guide to Getting Married in Central Park

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So, you are thinking about getting married in of the most scenic locales in New York Ciity, Central Park.

At New York Marriages, we have been conducting Central Park Weddings for the better part of the last decade. We are very familiar with those areas considered to be high-traffic as well as those locales that will offer you a fair degree of seclusion depending on your preferences.

There are several factors to consider when you decide on getting married in Central Park.

Many of Central Park's most beautiful attractions can accommodate a small wedding of 10-30 people. There are other areas that have a greater capacity to hold larger parties.

Some other factors to consder while contemplating where to you would like your ceremony to be held are what to do in the event of inclement weather. Conductng your wedding at the
Ladies Pavilion in the Strawberry Fields section of Central Park would afford you such an opportunity to do.

If arhitecture is your "thing", consider
gettng married at Cop Cot as it is one of the more unique wedding venue or if you're looking for a spectacular view, look no further than the breathtaking bird's-eye views a Belvedere Castle wedding ceremony offer New York Marriages' couples.

Are you and your fiance looking for a location which personifies the ambviance New York City embodies like
Bethesda Fountain wedding ceremony.or a more secluded (given the fact you are getting married in a public space) location for your wedding in Central Park such as the Central Park Waterfall?

If you and/or your soon-to-be-betrothed are avid movie fans, you may want to consider getting married on the Bow Bridge in Central Park as it has been featured in over a hundred feature films throughout the years.

Email or call New York Marriages today for more information you will need at your disposal when deciding between the various Central Park wedding venues offered to you and yours.

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Strawberry Fields Weddings Bethesda Fountain Weddings
Conservatory Gardens Weddings Wagner's Cove Weddings
Shakespeare Gardens Weddings Cop Cot Weddings
Bow Bridge Weddings Gapstow Bridge Weddings
Waterfall Weddings Belvedere Castle Weddings
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A Central park wedding ceremony permit is required for weddings in certain Central Park locatons regardless of how large the size your party or whenever your party exceeds 20 people.

To apply for a Central Park Wedding Permit, please click here. It generally takes about 1 month to process your Central Park Wedding Permit.

Applicants can apply online, download the form and mail it in or physically go to the permit office and apply. Applicant should not fax over the permit application.

The processing fee is $25.00. Permit payment can consist of money orders and checks and should be sent through the mail. Credit card & Debit cards are used for online applications.


No Balloons – they tend to get caught up in trees and they are not good for the environment.

No Set-Up – Allowance can be made for two small folding chairs and folding card table. The public must be able to have access to the park

No vehicles are permitted on park land. Petty cabs are allowed to drop off at Cherry Hill location only.

No amplified sound is permitted. Amplified sound only allowed at the Bandshell; they are allowed a small radio.

No staking in the ground – costs money to fix divets in the ground

No Alcohol is allowed in any New York City Park.

Clean up your venue when the ceremony has concluded. Your locationshould be in the same condition before the ceremony commenced.

For any other questions, please call the Central Park Conservancy at 212.310.6600.

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