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Where to Hold Your Wedding Ceremony in Zion National Park

If you want to get married in Zion National Park but still want your family and friends to attend, there are many beautiful options available to you on your special day.  All these locations allow seating and are easily accessible for those needing assistance.  Each location accommodates a different size group, and those have been noted.  For your wedding to take place in Zion, you must apply for a permit at least 21 days in advance and pay the $100 fee.  You can find the application here.  Weddings with large groups may incur additional fees.


  • -Menu Falls [10 people]
  • -Temple of Sinawava [35 people]
  • -Nature Center North Lawn [50 people]
  • -September-early May only Zion Lodge Lawn [75 people]
  • -South Campground Amphitheater [100 people]
  • -South Campground Amphitheater [100 people]


If you want to have a smaller, intimate wedding, and your guests are able to stand for your ceremony, the park is the limit for location provided you stick to trails and walking paths.  

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