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A park wedding in DUMBO (Brooklyn Bridge)

There are 3 parks in DUMBO by the Brooklyn Bridge.

The Empire-Fulton Ferry is a State Park, the DUMBO one is a city Park (Brooklyn Bridge) and the Fulton Ferry Landing is a municipal site .

1) Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park
Empire Fulton
Contact Information: 26 New Dock Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 Phone:(718) 858-4708

Brooklyn Bridge wedding The Empire Fulton State park is the big one under the bridge, which also has the boardwalk. There is the a $30 fee to apply for a permit, and then a new sliding scale. It is VERY expensive, and the prices have risen again. There are now minimum hours of rental, and the price seems to be a $1200 minimum for the Boardwalk (which used to be about $70). Here are the links for a simple site permit and also for the tobacco warehouse, etc.

Empire Fulton State Park and
Empire State Park Fees

2) The Brooklyn Bridge Park on Water Street keeps renaming itself, and it seems to still be $25, but almost impossible to book, now, as everyone is DUMBO is holding events there.

Brooklyn Bridge Park is often referred to as the "Main Street Lot" because it used to be a parking lot! The city now manages this park area and playground.

Brooklyn Bridge Park

All events require a city permit ($25 permit fee)nycgovparks.org
Contact the Brooklyn office of special events at: 718-965-6993

3) The Fulton Ferry Landing is not really bookable. You can assemble and perform the wedding there, as long as you have a small party.
Fulton Ferry Landing
Be warned, it is thronged with Brides and their photographers and videographers - you should be able to find at least 5 in this picture.
The water taxi is also quite loud, so you need to time the event.