Are you dreaming of a romantic, intimate wedding surrounded by the beauty of nature? Central Park in New York City offers the perfect backdrop for couples looking to elope and exchange vows in a picturesque setting. With its lush greenery, iconic landmarks, and serene atmosphere, it's no wonder why Central Park is a popular choice for couples seeking a memorable intimate wedding experience.
Follow this step-by-step guide to plan your perfect Central Park elopement.



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You'll need to secure an officiant to officiate your wedding ceremony. They can also help you obtaining a permit for your wedding ceremony location.
Our team includes professional officiants who can guide you through the process.

To legally marry in NYC, you'll need to obtain a marriage license from the City Clerk's office. You can apply for a license in person (by appointment only) or online. The fee is $35. A New York State Marriage License is valid for 60 days.

Central Park boasts numerous stunning locations for your elopement ceremony, each offering its own unique charm. Take some time to explore the park's various sites and select the one that speaks to your heart.

3. hire an officiant

1. Pick your wedding date and ideal location




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With all the details in place, it's time to plan the specifics of your elopement ceremony. Consider personal touches such as writing your own vows, selecting meaningful music, and incorporating special rituals or traditions into your ceremony. 

After you set you date, you can start booking your vendors - photographer, make up, hair, florist, etc. 
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5. Plan your ceremony

4. book your vendor team


If you are coming to get married to NYC from a different country, you may need to obtain an Apostille to register the marriage in your home country. Walk-in same day Apostille services are available 9am-4pm at the New York City Marriage Bureau

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Popular Ceremony locations

Central Park in New York City is renowned for its stunning beauty and iconic landmarks, making it an ideal destination for couples seeking a memorable elopement ceremony. Here are some of the most popular locations within Central Park to exchange vows:

  • Bethesda Terrace
  • Bow Bridge
  • Wagner Cove
  • Cop Cot
  • Ladies Pavilion
  • Shakespeare Garden
  • Gapstow Bridge
  • Conservatory Garden

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