Weddings in the Parks

Wedding Photography in the Parks

Wedding at Thompson Park
Thompson Park, Lincroft

Have you hired your photographer and are looking for a charming location to have your wedding pictures taken?

Consider one of our beautiful park locations as the backdrop for your special photographs.
For wedding photography locations and fees*, please call our Reservation Department at 732-842-4000, ext. 1, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Fees are based on the park site and residency. The fees range from $50-$180 per hour. See a complete list of fees.

Outdoor Wedding Ceremonies in the Parks

Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Long Branch

As you plan your perfect wedding, consider one of the Monmouth County Park System's gorgeous outdoor locations to exchange your nuptials. From beautiful gardens to sandy beaches, the Park System's wedding locations options are sure to please.

Most of the county's park areas are available for use as your wedding ceremony location. Some of our more popular locations include:

There are over 20 Park System sites to choose from, varying based on the size of your group.
If you're interested in hosting your wedding ceremony* in the parks, please contact our Reservation Department at 732-842-4000, ext. 1, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A consultation with the respective park’s manager is required before a date for an outdoor ceremony can be secured. For small, indoor ceremonies, please consult our room rental options.

Please Note: The Park System does not provide wedding ceremony necessities (i.e. chairs, decorations, etc.) and all items must be removed after the completion of the ceremony and it is the responsibility of the wedding couple. Alcohol is not permitted with outdoor wedding ceremonies. Alcohol is allowed for receptions at Tatum Park after securing a permit and paying the associated fees.

Fees are based on park site, size of group, and residency. The fees range from $150-$525. See a complete list of fees.

*Restrictions do apply 

Wedding Receptions in the Parks

 Tatum Park Reception
Tatum Park Holland Activity Center

The Park System also offers several sites that can be used for hosting wedding receptions - the recently renovated Tatum Park Holland Activity Center in Middletown; the elegant Thompson Park Visitor Center in Lincroft; and Spring Valley section of Wickatuck Recreation Area .  Learn more about hosting your reception at:

See Our Rules & Regulations