Christchurch parks and gardens offer beautiful locations for weddings. A variety of park wedding locations are available ranging from boutique to beachy. Booking is required for weddings in these Council locations.

For all park wedding bookings, please contact us. You will also need permission to film and photograph.

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People are asked to refrain from smoking in Council-owned playgrounds and parks in line with the Council's Smokefree Public Places Policy

Bookings

Time limits

Please be aware that bookings are limited to a maximum of three hours (includes set-up and pack-down time). Other ceremonies may be booked before or after your event. 

Allow at least 30 minutes either side of your ceremony. Rehearsal times are not included in your booking arrangement.

Fees

  • Botanic Gardens and Mona Vale: $160
  • Garden and Heritage parks: $110
  • Urban parks: $74

Locations

Gardens

Find out more about holding your wedding at one of our beautiful gardens:

Local and urban parks

To book or enquire please contact us.

The fee for booking a local or urban park is $74.

Please note: You will be sharing the park with members of the public. We do not close down a park for any bookings.

Printable terms and conditions of use [PDF, 23 KB] for local park weddings.

Beaches, Port Hills and Banks Peninsula parks and reserves

To book or enquire please contact us.

There is no fee for these locations.

Printable terms and conditions of use [PDF, 39 KB] for weddings and picnics at beaches, or Port Hills or Banks Peninsula parks.

Map

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Wedding locations


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Park buildings


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Picnic spaces