Minnehaha Falls Pergola Garden
4801 S Minnehaha Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55417
May 15-October 15
Part of: Minnehaha Regional Park
The Minnehaha Falls Pergola Garden features perennial native wildflowers and grasses that border the southeast overlook of Minnehaha Falls.
The blooms, and the butterflies they attract, peak from June-September, just in time for "wedding season". Its beauty, space and convenience make the Pergola Garden one of the most popular wedding locations in the Minneapolis park system.
Godfrey Parkway Closure: Godfrey Parkway is closed to thru traffic until Fall 2017. The detour for motorized traffic on Godfrey Parkway uses Minnehaha Avenue, 44th Street and West River Parkway. See Hennepin County project page for more information. The parking lots on Godfrey Parkway remain open.
Accessible for persons with disabilities
Easy access to Minnehaha Regional Park from numerous highways
Close to MSP International Airport
Off-street pay parking
Parking fees are not included in the cost of a wedding permit
Receptions: Permits are issued for ceremonies only. Food and receptions are not allowed at ceremony sites.
Choose a reception site that will make your day unforgettable.
You will need to apply for a permit to reserve this location for your outdoor wedding or other ceremony. We accept applications up to 12 months in advance on a first paid, first served basis.
Mail or In Person:
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
2117 West River Rd N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
$500 plus tax (Three-Hour Permit)
Annual Patron Parking Permit: Enjoy parking privileges in specially designated spaces at some of our most popular regional parks. View parking permit details.
Chairs, amplification, tents, archways, and other wedding extras are available to rent for an additional fee through our preferred party rental vendors.