Weddings in the Parks

​​​​Weddings are welcomed in designated parks and park facilities throughout the City of Virginia Beach, including Great Neck Park, Red Wing Park, Little Island Park, Bayville Farms Park, City View Park, Mount Trashmore Park, Munden Point Park and Woodstock Park.

Wedding Permits are available by calling 385-0465.

Wedding Venues/Fees

Virginia Beach Resident Non-Resident​
(effective Jan 1, 2017)
​Hours
​Mon - Thu​$200/half day ​$300/half day​10 am - 2 pm or 3 pm - 1/2 hour before posted closing
Mon - Thu​$300/full day$400/full day​10 am - 1/2 hour before posted closing
Fri - Sun​$400/half day ​$500/half day​10 am - 2 pm or 3 pm - 1/2 hour before posted closing
​Fri - Sun​$600/full day$700/full day​10 am - 1/2 hour before posted closing 

Great Neck Gazebo

  • ​​Amplified sound and generators are prohibited
  • Maximum capacity is 100 persons
  • 30 chairs are available upon request
  • Receptions are not permitted at the gazebo. Shelter reservations are available for this purpose.

Red Wing Park (Reba S. McClanan Fragrance, Japanese and Shade Gardens)

  • ​Maximum capacity is 100 persons​
  • 30 chairs are available upon request
  • Receptions are not permitted in the gardens. Shelter reservations are available for this purpose.​

Little Island Park (effective January 1, 2017, fees will follow the schedule above)

Mon - Sun​$400​10 am* - 1/2 hour before posted closing
  • *Between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day, weddings are allowed on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only from 5:00 pm until 1/2 hour before posted park closing.
  • Maximum capacity is 100 persons
  • Parking is not guaranteed. All cars attending the wedding are subject to applicable parking fees.
  • 4 hour maximum per event

Other Parks & Park Facilities

Virginia Beach R​esident​ ​Non-Resident
(effective Jan 1, 2017)
​Hours
Mon - Thu​$100 ​$200​10 am - 1/2 hour before posted closing
Fri - Sun​​$200 $300​10 am - 1/2 hour before posted closing​
  • ​4 hour maximum per event

General Rules

  • Weddings are not permitted on Memorial Day weekend, Fourth of July or Labor Day weekend.​
  • An on-site planning meeting is required for all Wedding Permits.
  • Decorations will be taped or tied. Nails, staples, and tacks are not permitted.
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited at all Parks and Natural Area locations.
  • Only bird seed is permitted to be thrown during the ceremony.
  • Natural flower petals only. Synthetic flower petals are prohibited.
  • All areas around wedding sites are open to the general public.
  • Parking is limited and not guaranteed at all park locations.
  • Please check in with Park office upon arrival.
  • Candles, balloons, and confetti are prohibited. ​
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