You need a permit to hold a wedding ceremony or to take wedding, engagement, or other professional photos on Philadelphia Parks & Recreation property.
Popular locations include:
- Fairmount Water Works, including the gazebo.
- FDR Park Boathouse.
- The Azalea Garden.
Where and when
You may apply for a permit in person.
Allow at least 14 days for approval.
Follow these steps to get your permit:
Apply and pay in person
Visit the Special Events Office at our new location:
Winter Street Building
233 N. 22nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
The office is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.