7 Niagara Falls Parks that are Perfect for a Wedding

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Imagine saying your vows with the thundering beauty of Niagara Falls as your backdrop, or surrounded by one of our world renowned gardens, in the breathtaking beauty of Niagara Parks.  With over 1,720 hectares (4,250 acres) of pristine parkland and manicured gardens, we have the picture-perfect venue for your special day.

Niagara Parks is proud to offer one indoor and six outdoor locations for your picturesque wedding ceremony.


QUEENSTON CHAPEL

Make your wedding a part of history, by choosing Queenston Chapel.  Queenston Chapel was built in 1862 and boasts exquisite gothic-styled stained glass windows and graceful curved oak pews.  This quaint Chapel awaits your arrival to celebrate your historic occasion.


Accommodates up to 100 guests $300 + GST for a 2 hour time frame.  Site can be entered by appointment only.   Free Parking. 

Times available to schedule Queenston Chapel ceremonies:

  • 9 am – 11 am
  • 12 pm- 2 pm
  • 3 pm – 5 pm
  • 6 pm – 8 pm

OAKES GARDEN THEATRE

For that dramatic flare, Oakes Garden Theatre, with its distinctive pergolas and curved canopy set against the Bridal Veil Falls, promises to be a spectacular setting for your wedding.

Accommodates up to 30 guests $300 + GST for a 2 hour time frame.  Chairs can be rented for this site, ask for more details.   Please note there is no reserved parking at this location.

Available times for Oakes Garden Theatre:

  • 1 pm – 3 pm
  • 4 pm – 6 pm
  • 7 pm – 9 pm

WEDDING ARBOUR

Amid the lush greenery of the Botanical Gardens is a beautiful Wedding Arbour.  The charm of white Victorian-styled lattice work creates a magical and secluded setting to celebrate your special day.

Accommodates up to 150 guests $300 + GST for a 3 hour time frame.  Please note: The Wedding Arbour should not be confused with the Pergola beside the Rose Garden.  Free Parking available.  (Chairs and tenting can be rented for this site, ask for more details)   

Available times for the Wedding Arbour:

  • 9 am – 12 pm
  • 1 pm – 4 pm
  • 5 pm – 8 pm

WILLOW POND

Imagine saying your vows in this enchanting location hidden in our picturesque Botanical Gardens.  This natural setting with a willow tree and pond will make your wedding day unforgettable.


Accommodates up to 250 guests  $300 + GST for a 3 hour time frame.  Free Parking. (
Chairs and tenting may be rented for this site, e-mail us for more details.)

Available times for the Willow Pond:

  • 9 m – 12 pm
  • 1 pm – 4 pm
  • 5 pm – 8 pm

FLORAL SHOWHOUSE GARDENS & TROPICAL FOYER

In the elegant setting of the Floral Showhouse Garden, surrounded by ponds and tall grasses and with the distant roar of the Falls in the background, you’ll find a serene environment for an outdoor garden ceremony called the Artists Garden.

Accommodates up to 50 guests .  $300+GST  for a 2 hour time.  The indoor Tropical Foyer is a unique and lush setting for up to 20 guests.  Paid Parking. Chairs may be rented for this location. 

Available times:   Please call for times as hours vary.

LAURA SECORD MONUMENT

Located on the escarpment in the historic Queenston Heights Park, is the breath taking view of the Lower Niagara river.  The perfect backdrop for your wedding and for the monument dedicated to the Canadian heroine Laura Secord.  Located next to Queenston Heights Restaurant, an elegant location for your Wedding Reception.

Accommodates up to 80 guests  $250 + GST for a 2 hour time frame.  (Chairs may be rented for this site, ask for more details.)

Available times for Laura Secord Monument

  • 9 am – 11 am
  • 12 pm – 2 pm
  • 3 pm – 5 pm
  • 6 pm – 8 pm

MATHER’S ARCH

Located in the Historic town of Fort Erie, Mather’s Arch is a beautiful park setting.  Dedicated to the architect of the International Peace Bridge, this stunning location is one of our largest outdoor sites.

Accommodates 200 + guests  $250 + GST for a 2 hour time frame. (Chairs and tents may be rented for this site, ask for more details.)

Available times for Mather’s Arch:

  • 9 am – 11 am
  • 12 pm – 2 pm
  • 3 pm – 5 pm
  • 6 pm – 8 pm

PLEASE NOTE:  All outdoor sites are weather permitting.  The Niagara Parks Commission recommends securing an alternate indoor venue, in the event it should  be required.

WEDDING RECEPTIONS

Complete your romantic ceremony with a fabulous reception in a spectacular setting. Plan the perfect reception at one of our picturesque Niagara Parks restaurants. Indulge your family and guests with a sumptuous feast prepared by our executive chefs. Our staff of professionals will ensure every detail is taken care of – you receive only the best in quality catering, whether you prefer an informal gathering or an intricate banquet.


WEDDING PHOTOS

Outdoor Wedding Photography
Wedding photos can be taken at outdoor locations throughout the Park. We do not book locations for wedding photography. It is on a “first-come, first-served” basis and wedding sites as outlined above are restricted during wedding ceremonies.  Please respect our beautiful grounds and the rights of others.

We hope you have a great day and wish you all the best in your future together!