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Special Occasion Photography

Thank you for considering the New York Botanical Garden as the background for your special day.  Below are the locations within the Garden where Special Occasion Photography can take place. Please scroll through the photos listed below, then fill out and submit a permit application.

Please Note For Special Occasion & Wedding Photography: 

    • Requests will be accepted 6 weeks before your desired shoot date; approved permits will be granted 4 weeks in advance of desired shoot date.
    • Special Occasion Photography is categorized as any wedding, engagement, anniversary, quinceañera, maternity, blog, birthday, or any staged/group photoshoots.
  • All staged photo and film shoots must obtain a permit prior to entering the Garden.
  • Not all requests are guaranteed, and require NYBG approval.
  • Special occasion photography may only take place in the designated areas within the Garden. 
  • All Garden locations are subject to seasonality.
  • Please see our Photography Rules and Garden Etiquette for all other rules and restrictions.

Application