How-To: Menus, food and drinks
When it comes to serving food to your wedding guests, you have two primary options: preferred vendor list or bring... More
Public parks may be a good option for those who want to hold their ceremony outdoors but want to remain close to the city, especially if the reception venue is located nearby (after all, most privately owned nature spots are generally located outside the city limits and would add to travel time on your wedding day).
Also, if you are not comfortable with the entire negotiation process, this is a good option as the fees are non-negotiable. Most other pros and cons listed under the previous point apply here as well. Few things to note, however:
Pros: romantic and creative ceremony (some restrictions apply :) ), beautiful surroundings, large audience capacities (depending on the park)
Cons: religious ceremony may not be possible, park remains open to public, alcohol use prohibited, may be expensive