Weddings
Whether you envision your special wedding day as formal or informal, an intimate gathering or a gala affair, you can choose from a myriad of beautiful and elegant settings to match your every desire. Explore each venue, and we will assist you to customize each location to transform your special day into lasting memories.
 
To discuss your dream wedding, arrangements, options and price point, please email us.

 

The Frelinghuysen Arboretum

353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township, NJ 07960
 
The majestic 127 acres offers a magnificent setting with a multitude of options to customize your wedding day. Exchange vows in one of many spectacular garden settings, or on the lawn of the stately Colonial Revival mansion. Your cocktail reception can be held in a garden or on one of the many scenic lawns. Looking for an indoor venue, you will be awed by the setting with cathedral ceilings and fireplace in the Haggerty Building designed with your style. The outdoor tent is located among meticulously manicured gardens. Choose from an array of gardens and water features that are the perfect backdrop for the most memorable and gorgeous photos. No site could be more romantic and unique!

Photography

The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a most popular location to take your photographs. We understand this is an important time and want your experience to be most enjoyable.  Therefore, we require that you pay a fee and obtain a photography permit. You will have exclusive use of  a location at a specific time to photograph your memories. To schedule your photographs in any reservable location, please contact Geraldine Ong at gong@morrisparks.net, or call 862.325.7756. You will be able to pay the fee and then issued a permit and secure exclusive use of that particular area.

For all professional photographers, you must also pay a fee and obtain a permit.  Please contact Geraldine Ong at gong@morrisparks.net, or call 862.325.7756, for permission to take  photos at any location throughout the facility. If you wish exclusive use of a reservable area, please advise the Reservation Office.

Weddings and Special Occasions
This breathtaking site offers a magnificent setting with a multitude of options to customize your wedding day or special event. Exchange vows in one of many spectacular garden settings, or on the lawn of the stately Colonial Revival mansion. Your cocktail reception can be held in a garden or on one of the many scenic lawns. Looking for an indoor venue, you will be awed by the setting with cathedral ceilings and fireplace in the Haggerty Building designed with your style. The outdoor tent is located among meticulously manicured gardens and is perfect for a wedding reception or special celebration.  For reservations for ceremonies in a garden or reserable area, please contact Geraldine Ong at gong@morrisparks.net, or call 862.325.7756. Reservations for weddings and special events in our event tent, contact Carolyn Murphy at 973.326.7619 or email weddings@morrisparks.net. For weddings and other special events in the Haggerty Education Center only, please contact 973.631.5049.
 

Willowwood Arboretum

300 Longview Road, Chester Township, NJ 07930
 
Imagine a picturesque stone barn to host your cocktail party in the midst of gardens that charm the senses and refresh the eye that transforms your special day into a most memorable one. The country estate barn is within footsteps from the surrounding grand lawn, whimsical meadow, and lavish gardens, a perfect vista for exchanging vows. Capture this jewel of an exquisite site in photographs and be assured that your guests will surely want to stroll through paths of rare and exotic plants that comprise this 134-acre secluded property once called Paradise Farm. Dine, dance, and delight in your celebration in a charming tent amidst this spectacular venue.
 
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Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center

170 Longview Road, Chester Township, NJ 07930
 
Fully restored to its c. 1945 appearance, Bamboo Brook was exquisitely designed by one of America’s first women landscape architects. With a most charming natural swimming pool, babbling brook and pools that reflected Italian landscapes, a grass tennis court, and gently rolling hills with gardens abound, every turn offers a unique vista with vibrant splashes of color. This venue is absolutely perfect for your wedding to take place, among lush gardens with breathtaking scenery that provides the ideal backdrop for a fairy-tale wedding under a perfectly selected tent.  For more information, please contact Carolyn Murphy at 973.326.7619 or email weddings@morrisparks.net .
 

The Lodge at Schooley’s Mountain County Park

53 Camp Washington Road, Washington Township, NJ 07853
 
Welcome your guests to The Lodge with a panoramic view of the crystalline waters of eight-acre Lake George. With a charming rustic porch, your guests can experience an opportunity to simply take in the beauty of the scenic Lake and vibrant green hillside, stroll across the 470-foot floating bridge across the water to the Boathouse where a cocktail reception can begin, or relax with a cocktail in hand on one of the Lodge’s Adirondack-style porch rocking chairs. Step inside the Lodge, and your celebration continues under the romantic exposed wooden ceiling beams and a stoned fireplace for the perfect ambience to host a charming wedding.
 
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The Casino at Silas Condict County Park

100 Kinnelon Road, Kinnelon Borough, NJ 07405
 
Nestled amidst 1,508 rolling acres in Silas Condict County Park, The Casino is an historic stone site that was renovated to restore its rich, authentic character as a bygone speakeasy. Host an unforgettable cocktail reception on the expansive patio adjacent to the pristine seven-acre Lake Canty partially lined with weeping cherry trees. Upon your request, paddle boats are available for your guests to delight in, and leisurely enjoy the surrounding beauty! Inside The Casino, your Bride and Groom table or your DJ/Band can be placed on the elevated stage area. Guest will marvel at the extended wooded bar enhanced by mirrored walls and surrounded by the distinctive décor of intricate murals. All an ideal backdrop for an intimate wedding with no shortcut to elegance.
 
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