Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon National Park’s inspiring viewpoints and natural settings are ideally suited for small, simple, and quiet weddings. With a variety of indoor and outdoor locations for wedding ceremonies and receptions you can find the perfect place for your special moment. All ceremonies, regardless of size, require an approved Special Use Permit issued by the National Park Service.

Here is a list of South Rim wedding locations:

Pima Point
A somewhat secluded site at the western end of Hermit Road for smaller parties. Only available December, January, and February, when Hermit Road stays open to all vehicles. Accommodates 30 people

Rim Worship Site
Located at the western end of Grand Canyon Village along the Rim Trail, one-fourth of a mile (0.4 km) from the nearest parking lot. Accommodates 50 people.

Grandeur Point
A short walk west from Yavapai Point. Parking fills quickly; consider using the free shuttle buses. Accommodates 45 people.

Shoshone Point
Isolated site, limited parking; only accessible by a one-mile (1.6 km) unimproved dirt road. Available May 15 to October 15. Site offers picnic tables, pavilion, grills, trash cans, and toilet. Holds up to 85 people. Only viewpoint available for outdoor receptions.

Moran Point
Just west of the main viewpoint in an unrailed area. Receives less visitors than other viewpoints and offers expansive canyon views. Parking usually available nearby. Accommodates up to 35 people.

Lipan Point
Just west of Desert View; offers views of the Colorado River. Accommodates up to 35 people.

National Park Service Information


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