Jacksonport State Park




Located just three miles north of Newport, Arkansas, Jacksonport State Park offers a charming backdrop for a memorable wedding celebration. The park features 20 Class A campsites with water and electric hookups including 50 amp service at all sites, a swimming beach on the White River, standard pavilion, and the Tunstall Riverwalk Trail to stroll alongside the river. Pledge your love amidst lush greenery, or opt to exchange vows in a waterfront ceremony. Then, crown the celebration with a fantastic reception. If your idea of a good time includes a gathering of your nearest and dearest, feasting on delicious barbecue, and enjoying a time of endless fun, look no further! Start your new life together in a comfortable and casual yet elegant fashion. The Jacksonport State Park Pavilion offers all the intimacy of a backyard reception and guarantees you and your guests will create memories to last a lifetime.

Venue Style

Event Center, Park/Garden, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 75 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 30 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 66 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $90 for a reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a ceremony ranges from $30 to $200. A refundable security deposit of $100 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Jacksonport State Park is estimated at between $1,150 and $2,347 for a ceremony & reception for 50 guests.





Amenities Included

Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Dance area

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Music must end by 10:00PM
No open flames allowed, LED candles only