What You Need for an Outdoor Wedding Ceremony

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Looking for an outdoor wedding at a park or a beach wedding? Make sure you register for a park wedding permit from your city’s park and recreation boards! Each city has their own set of rules and restrictions for weddings. Below are some tips to keep in mind when applying for your park wedding permit.


Toronto Outdoor Wedding Ceremony

  • Wear comfortable shoes! Chairs are not permitted and all outdoor wedding ceremonies are stand-up only.
  • Shhh! Ceremony music must be softly played and non-amplified.

Vancouver Outdoor Wedding Ceremony
Park wedding permit is required when…

  • You have 50+ guests
  • Want a specific location
  • Want to set up decorations

Calgary Outdoor Wedding Ceremony

  • There is an additional $26.25 non-refundable administration fee on top of the permit.

Visit your local park and recreation website for a list of suitable outdoor ceremony locations, rental fees and permit information.

Vancouver Park Board 
Toronto Park Board
Calgary Park Board 


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