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There is a boardwalk which leads to a wooden platform so that you can have a nice background for your wedding photos. If you have any guests that are mobility-impaired, they will have no trouble.
If you would like to get married barefoot in the sand, Harkness is just the place for you!
The Harkness Amphitheater has plenty of room for your guests to sit, and they will have a nice view of you with the water in the background.
Are you thinking of a sunset wedding? There's nothing more romantic than watching the sun set over the water as the waves wash along the shoreline.
You can get married amid the flowers in any one of the several gardens at Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford, Connecticut. Depend on what month you'd like to get married at Harkness Park, different kinds of flowers will be blooming to make a nice background for your wedding pictures.
There is frequently a gentle breeze blowing at Harkness Park, keeping the sun from getting too warm.
You can elope at Harkness Park! The Waterford Town Hall is just a couple of miles away, making it easy to get your marriage license and get married the same day. Eloping couldn't be easier!
To get married in Harkness Memorial State Park, you'll get your marriage license at the Town Clerk's Office in the Waterford Town Hall, 15 Rope Ferry Rd., Waterford, CT 06385.
Mystic Aquarium is located within an easy walking distance of hotels, restaurants, and shopping. You and your guests can enjoy your destination wedding and a mini-vacation.
Your wedding at Mystic Aquarium will be extra special because your guests will enjoy watching Juno before and after your aquarium wedding. Will children be attending your wedding? They'll be quiet and well-behaved as they admire the Belugas, fish, birds, and mammals.
Please call me at 860-543-2334 for help planning your Mystic Aquarium wedding.
Chapman Falls, which some people call "Devil's Hopyard Falls", is 60 feet high. It provides a great natural backdrop for your wedding photos.
The covered bridge in Devil's Hopyard can provide a romantic, rustic look for your Connecticut State Park wedding.
In the leafy green of spring or summer, your wedding by the Eightmile River would be cool and refreshing. In the fall the foliage colors are spectacular!
To get married at Devil's Hopyard you would get your marriage license from the East Haddam Town Clerk's Office at the East Haddam Town Hall, 7 Main St., East Haddam, CT 06423.
The terrace of Gillette Castle overlooks the Connecticut River. The magnificent stone Castle is a beautiful backdrop for your wedding pictures, too.
Bridges are wonderfully symbolic of your transition from being single to being a married couple. In season, which is most of the late spring and summer, the water lilies delicate blooms are a delight for all ages. There are picnic tables near the lily pond if you'd like a picnic wedding reception.
There's one odd feature about Gillette Castle State Park: The lily pond is in East Haddam, Connecticut, while the Castle itself is in Lyme, Connecticut. Where you get your Gillette Castle wedding license will depend on whether you get married at the Castle or by the lily pond. Please feel free to call 860-543-2334 for help!.
Would you like a gazebo wedding? The Mohegan Park gazebo will hold your wedding party and a few guests comfortably. Or your guests can share your joy by watching and hearing from the steps and Mohegan Park Center. The gazebo is perfect for eloping and having great wedding photos!
The Mohegan Park Fountain is a great background for wedding pictures. The fountain is located in the large paved portion of Mohegan Park Center, giving you and your guests lots of room.
One of the two pavilions is beside Spaulding Pond, and the other pavilion is beside a large field. You can either cook or have your reception catered at the pavilion beside Spaulding Pond, then have your reception either inside or outside on the deck. At the Group Pavilion (also known as the Field Pavilion) , there is a large field suitable for a large wedding celebration and reception. If you'd like to have your guests play field games at your reception, the Group Pavilion is for you. Both pavilions are available for rent.
There are rose-covered arches that make picture-perfect aisles for a wedding procession. You and your guests will want to take lots of wedding photos!
At the northern edge of the Rose Garden there is a gazebo very suitable for your wedding ceremony. The sundial in front of the gazebo provides a table-like surface, a great place for a sand ceremony or other wedding unity ceremony.
Your guests will have plenty of space in the Rose Garden to see and hear your wedding celebration. The only downside to the Rose Garden is the limited parking. Carpooling is strongly encouraged.