Wedding Reservations

2021 Wedding Reservations in Parks

Parks and Recreation will help with your 2021 outdoor wedding arrangements by scheduling one of the following four park locations for your wedding/wedding rehearsal.

  • McKennan Park Sunken Garden—$75 reservation fee.
  • Sherman Park Garden—$75 reservation fee.
  • Terrace Park Japanese Garden—$75 reservation fee.
  • Tuthill Garden—$75 reservation fee plus

All wedding reservations fees are nonrefundable once your reservation is confirmed.

All activities associated with a wedding/wedding rehearsal MUST take place within the time block reserved.  This includes any pre-wedding activities such as chair delivery, setup, decorating, photographs, etc., and any teardown/cleanup.

2021 weddings may be scheduled by submitting a 2021 Wedding Application Form to the Park Office, 231 North Dakota Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, by mail or in person. Click on the 2021 Wedding Reservation Application in the right column to download and print the form.

During a yearly early reservation period, applications delivered or postmarked from November 1 through November 30 are accepted. The earliest date to mail or deliver a 2021 Wedding Application is November 1, 2020.  Wedding applications received after November 30, 2020, will be considered in the order they are received.  Please call 605-367-8222 with any questions.

Wedding events are scheduled in four-hour time blocks. 

  • Noon to 4 p.m.
  • 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Area maintenance will take place before 12 noon and from 4 to 6 p.m.
  • A wedding/wedding rehearsal cannot reserve both time blocks during any one day at any of the four wedding locations.

Other Wedding Locations

Information on wedding reservations offered by three partner organizations is provided in the column to the right.

Other Wedding Locations

Information on wedding reservations offered by three partner organizations is available at these links.

Great Bear Chalet

Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum

Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum