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All Neighborhood or Community Parks are available for a wedding ceremony. For information about weddings in Garden of the Gods or our Open Spaces, scroll to the bottom of this page.

Weddings in parks

Any City Park is available for a wedding ceremony. For information about weddings in Garden of the Gods, scroll to the bottom of this page.

Open Spaces

Events, including weddings are not allowed on all TOPS properties due to a conservation easement. Any location listed below is not available for a wedding. Open spaces that are not listed below follow the same guidelines as "Weddings in Parks" above.

  • Austin Bluffs Open Space
  • Blodgett Peak Open Space
  • Bluestem Prairie Open Space
  • Cheyenne Meadows Open Space
  • Cheyenne Mountain State Park 
  • Corral Bluffs Open Space
  • High Chaparral Open Space
  • Red Rock Canyon Open Space
  • Stratton Open Space
  • Union Meadows Open Space
  • White Acres Open Space

Garden of the Gods

There is no charge for the 6 areas listed below.  All are on a first come, first served basis. No reservations/permits available. Please respect the capacities listed for each location.

  • Weddings at the Garden of the Gods are allowed provided they are small, brief ceremonies.

  • No receptions are allowed in the park unless you are having a picnic at the Scotsman or South Spring Canyon Picnic areas.

  • Absolutely no alcoholic beverages are allowed.

  • Please care for the natural environment-

    • only bring in chairs for the elderly or disabled. 

    • Do not bring in any tables, tents, arches, trellises, etc.

    • Do not release birds, butterflies, balloons, throw rice or confetti. 

    • No decorations allowed.

  • Blocking off areas, including parking, is not permitted.

  • Please stay on established trails and do not disturb vegetation.

  • Tourists and other groups may be at the same site.  Please be respectful of other park users.

  • Please follow all park rules. 

Views of Garden of the Gods Park from Special Event Areas. 

Below are six areas (and the amount of people that will fit into that area) that can be used for weddings.

Click map for enlarged view

Weddings in American Mothers Chapel and Rock Ledge Ranch

The American Mother's Chapel is located on Park property at the intersection of 31st Street and Chambers Way.

Reserve the chapel


If the photographs are for personal use, a permit is not needed.

If photographs are used for advertising or promoting a company in any way, including a business social media account, a Commercial Film Permit is required.

Film Permit applications can be submitted as early as twelve (12) months prior to the event and no later than fourteen (14) days.

Learn more or request a photography permit