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Weddings in the Adelaide Park Lands

Wedding Ceremonies

Our city offers beautiful parks and open spaces perfect for wedding venues, ceremonies and photographs. Some sought after wedding ceremony sites include Veale Gardens, Brougham Gardens, Bonython Park River Bank, and other sites on the River Torrens, in particular Angas Gardens and Grundy Gardens.

The map below highlights some of the gardens around the Adelaide Park Lands used for wedding ceremonies and photographs.

Map of the Adelaide Park Lands showing popular wedding ceremony and photo locations including Montefiore Hill, Pennington Gardens East & West, Brougham Gardens, the River Bank, Botanic Gardens, Grundy Gardens, Rymill Park, Osmond Gardens, Veale Gardens, Elder Park & Pinky Flat 

Veale Gardens, our most sought after wedding ceremony space, is divided into 12 sites. See Veale Gardens Wedding Venue Map. Of these 12 sites, the most commonly booked sites include the Rock Pools and Wisteria Pergola.

Other locations include: Osmond Gardens, Elder Park, Pinky Flat, Montefiore Hill, Pennington Gardens East and West and Rymill Park.

Site Fees:

Site fees are based on the location in the Park Lands, size of the site and seasonality. Site fees must be paid in full prior to confirmation of the booking. Bookings are generally for a maximum 3 hour period to ensure there are no clashes with other ceremonies.


Summer = 1 October – 30 April
Winter = 1 May – 30 September

Park Land Category Season Fee (inc GST) per 1000²m perday
Premium Summer  $60.00
Winter $45.00
Popular Summer $54.00
Winter $39.00
Pilot / Potential Summer  $48.00
Winter $33.00

Download a list of Park Land locations and their applicable categories (Premium, Popular, Pilot/ Potential).

If you wish to hold your wedding ceremony in the Adelaide Park Lands, please use the button below to complete an application form:


Please ensure you read the Wedding Ceremony Conditions of Hire before submitting your application form.

Wedding ceremonies can no longer be booked into the Himeji Gardens.

Wedding Photography

While there is no fee and no booking required to take wedding photographs in the Adelaide Park Lands, it is recommended that you contact the City of Adelaide’s Event Management Team on 08 8203 7203 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to find out if there are any events or wedding ceremonies booked into the space(s) where you wish to have your photographs.

Wedding Receptions

A Wedding Reception is classified as an event. If you wish to hold your wedding reception in the Adelaide Park Lands please visit our City Spaces and Venues for Hire page for further information. 

For further enquiries, please contact the City of Adelaide's Event Management Team on 08 8203 7203 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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