Celebrate your special day with Gulf State Park!
We offer a variety of locations to host your wedding and reception in the park. View these event facilities and their availability calendars:
Beach Pavilion - Enjoy a beachfront location at an outdoor space ideal for hosting larger wedding parties with a beautiful view!
Amphitheater - Looking for an outdoor event venue that's near the beach, but without all the sand? Then the amphitheater is the perfect choice!
Education Building - Right next to our outdoor Amphitheater, this facility includes the use of tables, chairs, and a beautiful covered deck. It makes the perfect location for an intimate wedding reception.
Activities Building - This indoor facility is a great option for large wedding parties. The building offers a beautiful fireplace, convenient kitchen, and includes the use of tables and chairs.
Look through the Gulf State Park Wedding Planner Booklet to view permit requirements, beach access points, wedding planners, and other services.
Beach Wedding Permitted Locations
Are you dreaming of a gorgeous wedding on the beach with the Gulf of Mexico as your backdrop? Gulf State Park has several locations that are approved to host beach weddings. Please note that you must have a Wedding Permit (which is separate from a marriage license) purchased from the Park in order to hold your ceremony at one of these locations. The map below displays the four location access points: Beach Pavilion, Cotton Bayou, Alabama Point East, and Shell Lot.