Bull Shoals - White River State Park




In north central Arkansas featuring the natural beauty of the Ozark Mountains, Bull Shoals-White River State Park stretches along the riverside and lakeshore where the White River and Bull Shoals Lake join at the Bull Shoals Dam. Together these waters form one of the nation’s finest fishing and boating combinations. This spectacular destination is available for your wedding day. The park is a popular destination for camping and features picnic areas, standard pavilions and water activities. Your guests will love gathering at this special place while they celebrate your nuptials. Exchange vows on the visitor center tower and take in the panoramic views of Bull Shoals Lake & Dam. Big Spring Area is another incredible setting. This rustic natural rock setting features a sweeping rock stairway and spectacular views. The Wildflower Garden and Park Amphitheater are additional locations for your special moment. Whichever location you choose, a wedding at Bull Shoals-White River State Park will be unforgettable.

Venue Style

Park/Garden, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 80 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 100 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 1 hour prior to event start time. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $50 to $225 for a reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a ceremony is $70. Additional $100 fee for serving alcohol to guests. Featured pricing is reflective of half day rental, please inquire with venue for full day options.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Bull Shoals - White River State Park is estimated at between $1,704 and $8,136 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Outdoor lighting
Day-of coordinator
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Reception tables and chairs provided
Dance area

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Music must end by 10:00PM