Weddings at
White River State Park

Say “I Do” in, Indiana’s only urban state park featuring over 250 acres of green space and waterways showcasing the Indianapolis skyline, Canal Walk, and urban wilderness all located in the heart of downtown. With green spaces of all sizes the Park can accommodate both large weddings and intimate ceremonies alike. Capture breathtaking wedding photos with urban and natural backdrops all within White River State Park.

The Park’s convenient downtown location is in easy walking distance from dozens of hotels, restaurants, and the magnificent city center. Plus, the underground garage and surface lot make parking a breeze for wedding guests.

Let us help you plan the most special day of your lives at White River State Park.

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Celebration Plaza

Flanked on the west by Celebration Plaza Amphitheater and on the north by the NCAA Hall of Champions, Celebration Plaza is the staple image of White River State Park. Its wide vista of green space includes an open area of walkways, lawns and the famous Indy sculpture entitled “Totem.” Capacity 1,000+

Celebration Plaza Amphitheater

Located at the west end of Celebration Plaza, this space can be used in conjunction with Celebration Plaza or by itself. This area is ideal for a wedding with tiered seating. A unique area that offers a gorgeous view of the White River with a private waterfall!

Historic Washington Street Bridge

This distinctive location offers North and South views of the White River with modern sculptures by Indiana artists. With walkways, grassy areas, and unmatched views of Downtown Indianapolis. Place tables around the bridge for an elegant reception or host a ceremony with theater style seating.

Waterfront Pavilion

Located across the White River, behind the Indianapolis Zoo, the Waterfront Pavilion can accommodate a wedding with canopied seating. Have your ceremony directly below the pavilion on its open patio lookout, with a gorgeous view of the park, White River, and downtown.

Promenade Amphitheater

Often used as a small ceremony location for weddings, the Promenade Amphitheater is located west of the White River (just beyond the River Promenade). This area is complete with terraced stonework to create your own elevated seating area. This location has beautiful views of the river and the Indianapolis skyline.