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For large weddings that are planned to be held at a Sioux Falls Park, you will need to print, complete and mail the form below at least a month or more in advance to the SF Parks and Rec. Department If you are planning on just a few guests you may not have to reserve the park, however, you should make sure that the date you have chosen does not conflict with Park events. Click here to print the Sioux Falls Parks Reservation Form.

 

2012 Wedding Reservations

Please click on the 2012 Wedding Policy under Documents in the right column to view or print complete information for 2012 weddings.

Parks and Recreation will help with your 2012 outdoor wedding arrangements by scheduling one of the following four park locations for your wedding.

  • McKennan Park Sunken Garden and Arbor (Reservation fee of $75)
  • Sherman Park Gazebo and Arbor (Reservation fee of $75)
  • Tuthill Park House and Garden (Reservation fee of $75 plus $100 per time block on weekends or $25 per hour on weekdays)
  • Terrace ParkJapanese Garden and Band Shell (Reservation fee of $75)
    • NOTE: Terrace Park weddings may be reserved from May 1 through July 15, 2012. No weddings will be scheduled from July 16 through the end of the year, due to a major construction project in Terrace Park.

Weddings may be scheduled by submitting a Wedding Application Form to the Park Office, 100 East Sixth Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, by mail or in person. Click on the 2012 Wedding Reservation Application in the right column to download and print the form. Please call 605-367-8222 with any questions.

During a yearly early reservation period, applications delivered or postmarked from November 1 through November 30 will be accepted. There is no preference given to wedding applications by date received. All applications from this early reservation period will be considered at the same time after December 1st. Any conflicts in reservation requests will be resolved by lottery.

Written reservation confirmation for applications received during the early reservation period will be mailed on or before December 15 each year.

The earliest date to deliver or mail an application to schedule a 2012 wedding will be November 1, 2011.

  • Reservation fees must be included with your application. This payment is non-refundable once your reservation is confirmed. Credit card charges will not be run until the reservation is confirmed.

During the months of May through September, wedding events may be scheduling during two time blocks on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, or Holidays:

  • 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.
  • You may only reserve one time block per day.

During the months of May through September, wedding events may be scheduled in hour increments on Mondays through Thursdays:

  • 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

If you wish to schedule a 2011 wedding, please click on the 2011 Wedding Policy and 2011 Application under Documents in the right column.

The 2013 Wedding Policy and Application will be available in September of 2012.