Bethesda Terrace and Fountain
One of the first structures built in Central Park, Bethesda Terrace offers breathtaking architectural detailing and shelter in case of rain or snow on your big day. During the summer months, the area is bustling with tourist and performing artist (the acoustics under the terrace are amazing) and is right next to the beautiful Bethesda Fountain. The fountain is over 25 feet high and features a famous sculpture of an Angel blessing the waters (Angel of the Water). The terrace and fountain overlook the Lake and is easily accessible from both the east and west sides of the park from 72nd street. Our elopement photographers love shooting here and the permit fee is included in our elopement packages. This beautiful location is certainly worth considering for your Central Park elopement!
New York City elopements come in all “shapes and sizes”. Fortunately for couples getting hitched in this diverse city, finding the perfect elopement location for your day is a breeze! Our photographer and video team had a great time capturing this beautiful Bethesda Terrace & Fountain elopement and the photos and video show exactly why eloping in NYC is so popular! Yorel & Mac’s intimate celebration included fun getting ready photos with the bride, followed by an elopement ceremony in front of Bethesda Fountain and Terrace. Afterwards, the newlyweds celebrated with a first dance and celebratory brunch uptown. Be sure to grab your tissues and check out their elopement wedding video, it’s a tear-jerker!Check it out!
One of the most popular Central Park wedding ceremony locations, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain provided the perfect backdrop for Nadine & Jonny’s intimate elopement. The adorable pair exchanged vows in the shadow of the grand staircases and celebrated their union with newlywed photos under the arches afterwards. Bethesda Terrace and Fountain is centrally located and within walking distance of other popular Central Park wedding photo locations like Gapstow Bridge and the Alice in Wonderland sculpture. Be sure to check out their beautiful Bethesda Terrace and Fountain wedding (and her unique wedding gown) in the link below…View the gallery
Ana & David booked our all-inclusive elopement photo and video package for their Central Park wedding ceremony at Bethesda Terrace and Fountain. Our team did a great job documenting their special day which included a wedding video and photos of their intimate wedding under the famous archway at Bethesda Terrace. After their ceremony, our elopement photographer captured the newlyweds in front of the beautiful fountain, on the grand staircase and throughout Central Park.. Click on the link below to see more and be sure to watch their wedding video to find out how they met and fell in love!Check it out!
Central Park wedding photos are always a great idea, especially when you add Bethesda Terrace and Fountain to your must have shot list! Our elopement photographers love capturing romantic portraits like these and Pamela and Manny were thrilled with the results! The adorable bride and groom had already gotten married and wanted to celebrate with a newlywed photo shoot at the popular location. The arches, breathtaking architectural details and romantic setting of Bethesda Terrace and Fountain always provide the perfect backdrop for your Central Park wedding photos.. click on the link below to see more..View the gallery
This adorable couple exchanged vows in an intimate elopement ceremony at Bethesda Terrace & Fountain and their Central park wedding photos came out perfect! Their winter Central Park wedding included beautiful vows written by our NYC officiant, newlywed photos under Bethesda Terrace and throughout Central Park. Bethesda Terrace provides the perfect location for your Central Park wedding because of the architectural beauty and shelter in case of rain or snow! Check out their full gallery to see more..View the gallery
This Bethesda Fountain and Terrace wedding is a perfect example of why Central Park is a great place to elope no matter the weather! Marc & Sarah exchanged vows under the tiled ceiling of the Terrace, which provided shelter from the rain, followed by photos throughout the park. Our elopement photographer did a great job capturing their Bethesda Fountain wedding photos. Check out the full gallery to see more..View the gallery
Phoebe and Matthew’s Bethesda Fountain wedding was perfect! Central Park offers a beautiful backdrop for your NYC elopement no matter the size of your wedding! Our elopement photographers captured this adorable couple’s nuptials as their family (and tourists) cheered them on! The officiant (which is included in our all-inclusive package) performed a beautiful ceremony followed by fun wedding photos at Bethesda Fountain as the young couple made their way to their reception (via subway!) Check it out…View the gallery
This Central Park elopement photography shows how beautiful NYC is! Arlene and Anthony chose our all-inclusive elopement package including a photographer and officiant and exchanged vows by the water in the shadow of Bethesda Fountain in an intimate ceremony. After wards the newlyweds took wedding photos under Bethesda Terrace and around Central Park. They strolled through the popular Mall walkway in the park, a romantic tree lined path that spans from Bethesda Terrace to 72nd street. Our photographers had a great time capturing their romantic wedding photos.. check it out!View the gallery
Our videographer had a great time capturing this romantic winter elopement in Central Park. We started with the couple and their guests as they got ready in Long Island City at the popular Paper Factory Hotel (which is also a wedding venue !) They braved the cold to exchange vows on Bethesda Terrace and celebrated with a warm reception celebration later that evening. Their wedding trailer included awesome instrumental music chosen by the couple and is the perfect keepsake for their intimate wedding! Be sure to check it out!Watch the video
Wedding ceremonies take place in Central Park year round, but we are particularly fond of the fall elopement season! NYC’s favorite tourist destination comes alive with hues of golden brown and orange and provide the perfect backdrop for your outdoor ceremony. Kristin and Chris, both native New Yorkers, wanted an intimate outdoor wedding and booked our all-inclusive elopement package with photography and officiant. After they exchanged vows, our photographer took photos of the newlyweds with their friends and family and showed them around the park for a few more Bride and Groom photos. Be sure to check it out!View the gallery
Our photographers have had the opportunity to capture some pretty good looking couples and we were lucky enough to get the chance to work with not one but two handsome grooms for this Central Park elopement! Marty and Alfonso contacted our studio seeking an all-inclusive wedding package. They wanted to have an intimate ceremony in Central Park for just the two of them before heading to Mexico for the big celebration with their family and friends. The weather was perfect and the flowers were in full bloom for their spring ceremony. We had a blast capturing their intimate elopement. Check it out!Check it out!
Central Park’s Bethesda Terrace and Fountain is conveniently located near the Loeb Boathouse and situated right on the Lake, giving couples a variety of beautiful backdrops to choose from for their elopement ceremony. Tiffany and Maurice exchanged vows near the lake while our photographer and videographer captured their beautiful ceremony. The pregnant bride was stunning in a white chiffon gown and her groom looked great in a blue tuxedo. Their romantic wedding trailer video includes footage from their reception celebration at midtown’s Red Eye Grill. Be sure to check it out..Check it out!
Kerri and Mark’s intimate wedding on the steps of the Bethesda Terrace was beautiful! They booked our all-inclusive package with officiant to perform their elopement ceremony. Our photographer captured the two and their daughter as they exchanged vows and after wards for romantic portraits throughout Central Park. Many elopement clients are pleasantly surprised to find that there are several locations within the park that offer a private setting away from the tourist and crowds! Check it out..View the gallery
Kiernan and Kyle contacted our studio seeking an elopement package for their NYC destination wedding. Coming all the way from Oregon, the adorable couple had traveled to New York before and fell in love with our bustling city. They knew Central Park was the perfect location for their outdoor ceremony and wanted our photography team to capture their big day at Bethesda Terrace and Fountain. Our photographer started with the pair as they got ready at Inside Hotel downtown and captured great documentary style photos of them making their way over to the park (with a quick stop at Whole Foods to pick up the Brides bouquet). Their funny elopement ceremony included personal vows and promises to yell at bad drivers and watch football together. After wards our team captured some great shots of the newlyweds with the Manhattan skyline behind them before heading to Brooklyn Bridge park for more photos on the waterfront. In true New York style, their day ended with a slice of pizza at Dumbo’s famous Ignazio’s pizzeria…Check it out!View the gallery