Notice: Beginning Monday 12/5, the Pier 5 Sports Fields will be closed until Spring 2017.

Wedding Permits

  • Permits will not be issued for holidays or holiday weekends.
  • Wedding ceremonies can be held at the Pier 1 Granite Prospect, Empire Fulton Ferry Boardwalk, or the Main Street Pebble Beach only.Please review the map at the bottom of this page.
  • Fees: There is a $400 non-refundable site fee for all wedding ceremonies, in addition to the $25 non-refundable application fee and credit card $1.00 processing fee. The full $426 fee is charged upon submitting your application and is non-refundable; please read this page and our Permit Terms and Conditions carefully before submitting your application.  Contact permits@bbpnyc.org for date and location availability before applying if your date is not flexible.
  • Wedding ceremonies cannot exceed 1.5 hours and may have a maximum of 100 guests.
  • No equipment can be used for weddings at Brooklyn Bridge Park (i.e., staging, microphones, tables, podiums, tents, amplified music). 
  • A maximum of 10 folding chairs can be brought by your party for elderly or infirm guests.
  • Wedding permits only allow you to have your ceremony in the park; it is not a reservation nor does it give you any special privileges or exclusive use of park space.
  • Pier 1 Granite Prospect weddings must maintain a path at all times on the waterfront promenade that allows for through access by the general public.
  • Two wedding permits are issued per location per day.
  • We do not allow wedding receptions in the park.
  • We do not require permits for wedding photos unless your group is larger than 20 or you plan to use more than handheld photography equipment.
  • All permit applications for the upcoming year will open on December 1st of the current year. It is not possible to preemptively place a hold on a date. Your date is only confirmed when you have received a permit.
  • Cancellations: After a permit has been submitted, there will be no refunds on site fees or permit fees. However, it may be possible to reschedule your ceremony within the calendar year, pending site availability. You must notify the Permit Coordinator (permits@bbpnyc.org) 24-hours in advance, Monday-Friday, if you plan to reschedule. 

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