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Weddings in the Park

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The City of Fort Lauderdale offers beautiful outdoor wedding locations. Below is a list of potential wedding locations. Most locations require a reservation and permit at a nominal fee. There are a few simple rules you will need to follow when choosing these special facilities.

  • Alcohol, gas grills and amplified music are not allowed in the parks.
  • Catered affairs, soliciting and homeless feeding programs are not allowed.
  • Attendance is limited to 50 people and your rental does not provide exclusive use of the park.
  • No tents or canopies may be used.
  • Sidewalks may not be blocked with chairs.


Beach Community Center

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Beach Community Center
The Beach Community Center is a wonderful facility for a wedding reception. The center is located at 3351 NE 33rd Avenue and has a stage, kitchen and sound system available for use. Please call 954-828-4610 for more information.

Colee Hammock Park

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Colee Hammock Park
Located in Colee Hammock Park at 1500 Brickell Drive.
Cost: Residents $150 plus tax, Non-Residents $225 plus tax
This lovely location is available from 8am to 9pm daily. Parking is limited in this area. Please contact churches in the area for use of their parking lot. You are allowed to bring chairs and a bridal arch. Stakes cannot be used to secure the bridal arch, but sandbags can be used. Wedding receptions are not allowed at this location. Call 954-828-PARK for reservations and more information.

Connie Hoffman Gazebo

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Connie Hoffman Gazebo
Located at 300 SW 3rd Avenue
Cost: Residents $150 plus tax, Non-Residents $225 plus tax
Call 954-828-PARK for reservations and more information.

E. Clay Shaw Bridge Pavilions (East & West)

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E. Clay Shaw Bridge Pavilions
Located on each side of the Intracoastal Waterway under the 17th Street Causeway.
Cost: Residents $150 plus tax, Non-Residents $225 plus tax
Wedding receptions are not allowed at this location. Call 954-828-PARK for reservations and more information.

Fort Lauderdale Beach

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Fort Lauderdale Beach
No permit is required to have a wedding ceremony on Fort Lauderdale Beach. You are allowed to bring chairs and a bridal arch. However, you are not allowed to rope off any areas or restrict public access. Stakes cannot be used to secure the bridal arch, but sandbags can be used. Wedding receptions are not allowed at this location.

Riverwalk Linear Park

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Rotary Gazebo
Located in Riverwalk Linear Park next to the railroad tracks at 300 SW 2nd Avenue.
Cost: Residents $150 plus tax, Non-Residents $225 plus tax
Wedding receptions are not allowed at this location. For reservations, call 954-828-PARK.

Stranahan Park Pavilion

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Stranahan Park Pavilion
Located in Stranahan Park at E Broward Blvd & S Andrews Avenue
Cost: Residents $150 plus tax, Non-Residents $225 plus tax
Wedding receptions are not allowed at this location. Call 954-828-PARK for reservations and more information.

Reservations

Reservations are accepted at Parks & Recreation Administration located at 1150 G. Harold Martin Drive in Holiday Park and is open Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM. Our office can tentatively reserve any of the above locations by phone. All locations can be reserved up to one year in advance, except the Esplanade Pavilion, which can be reserved up to six months in advance.