The fee for outdoor ceremonies in these parks is $110. Some venues also offer an indoors option for an extra fee.
All garden and heritage parks are also available for wedding photography.
Celebrate your wedding or civil union in one of the many garden and heritage parks in Christchurch.
You can still get out and about and enjoy many of our parks – please practice social distancing if visiting.
Parks and cemeteries are open for pedestrian access only. Please do not use any play equipment and avoid using public toilets as these are closed.
The following are closed:
Hold your wedding ceremony at the Mound Lawn, Lily Pond or Mill Stream Lawn at Mona Vale. View maps of the wedding locations [PDF, 4.4 MB] within some of the gardens.
A park that retains much of its peaceful 19th century character. There are 3 wedding locations.
Small hall available for hire
An English-style park with large shelter trees that was once a private garden.
Homestead available for hire(external link)
These gardens have won may awards and there are several ceremony locations, each with its own character.
Some onsite parking available
Close to the city centre, this intimate garden is a delight in spring with azaleas, rhododendrons and camellias.
An large English style garden park with a large collection of mature trees. There are 4 ceremony locations.
An English style park with a small gazebo and aviary. There are 3 ceremony locations.
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Hold your wedding ceremony at the Mound Lawn, Lily Pond or Mill Stream Lawn at Mona Vale.
View maps of the wedding locations [PDF, 4.4 MB] within some of the gardens.