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Central Park is one of the most beautiful and romantic places to get married in New York City and offers dozens of stunning ceremony locations. The iconic park draws couples from all over the world looking to take advantage of the picturesque surroundings. With so many breathtaking ceremony locations available, we’re narrowing the list by sharing some of the most romantic spots in the park.
Beautiful Locations To Get Married In Central Park
1. The Ladies’ Pavilion
Situated on a peaceful lake, this ornate Victorian cast iron structure is full of romance and beauty. Couples can exchange vows as row boats and gondolas gently glide by in the background and city buildings peek out behind the lush foliage.
2. The Dene Summerhouse
Perched atop a rocky hill just off of 5th Avenue is a small wooden gazebo full of rustic elegance and quaint charm. Nicknamed A Treehouse for Dreaming, this spot is perfect for those seeking a private and intimate wedding ceremony.
3. Gapstow Bridge
This iconic stone bridge spans across The Pond in the southeastern corner of the park, near the famed Plaza Hotel. Couples can exchange vows on the secluded banks of The Pond with the charming bridge and amazing skyline views in the background.
4. Shakespeare Garden
This enchanting garden, filled with flowers and plants all featured in Shakespeare’s works, is truly one of the park’s hidden gems. After their ceremony, couples can meander through the stone pathways and or have a private moment on one of the garden’s many rustic, wooden benches.
5. South Garden, Conservatory Garden
The Conservatory Garden is one of the most special and secluded areas of the park, and the South Garden is one of its highlights. This impeccably manicured garden is loaded with gorgeous plant life. The centerpiece is the Burnett fountain, featuring a birdbath that creates a tranquil atmosphere for an intimate wedding.
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Bio: A Central Park Wedding specializes in planning and coordinating Central Park weddings, vow renewal ceremonies, and elopements in New York City. Our experience means flawless coordination of every last detail, so the only thing you’ll need to do on your special day is make perfect memories. We offer a variety of full-service packages that take care of all your ceremony needs.
Whether you’re a native New Yorker or having a destination wedding in one of the world’s most exciting cities, we make it easy to have your wedding in Central Park. A verdant jewel nestled in the middle of shimmering skyscrapers, Central Park boasts dozens of breathtaking ceremony locations. With over 800 acres of green, there are countless spots that can serve as stunning photography backdrops to remember your day forever. Check out the different Central Park wedding locations or browse photos from some of our Real Central Park Weddings for inspiration!
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Please contact us at any time with any questions about getting married in Central Park.