Dorothy B. Oven Park

Northwest Florida



The Dorothy B. Oven Park is located in the heart of more than six acres of lush North Florida gardens filled with azaleas, camellias, oaks, palms and other local flora giving the park an ambience not found elsewhere. The beautiful park is available to host your special wedding celebration. As part of The City of Tallahassee's Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Affairs Department, this venue is truly one that feels like a destination while remaining conveniently within the city limits. Enjoy a ceremony in the lush greenery as your family and friends witness your magical moment. Afterwards, prepare for dining in The Dorothy B. Oven Park Main House or on the patio. The space features a classic manor-style home with rare magnolia paneling, poplar floors, antique furniture, artwork and warming kitchen facilities. Enjoy an ambiance of tradition, history and charm as you celebrate your new marriage. Gather your loved ones for a memorable wedding at The Dorothy B. Oven Park.

Venue Style

Park/Garden, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Music and alcohol must end by 10:00pm. Everyone must exit the Park no later than 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The Saturday rental fee is $1,596.69 for a ceremony and reception and includes 14 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. A refundable security deposit of $200 is required. Half day rentals are only available Sunday to Friday for $1,066.18. The deposit is refundable, via check from the City of Tallahassee’s Revenue Department (approximately 6-8 weeks after the event) provided customer does not exceed their rental time, there are no extra cleanup issues and there is no damage to the property.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Dorothy B. Oven Park is estimated at between $2,786 and $10,104 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Public parking
Dance area included

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM