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Turtle Pond

Central Park, New York

Capacity: Up to 20

About the venue

Imagine the whispers of rustling leaves, the gentle hum of New York City in the background, and a serene oasis where your love story can unfold. Turtle Pond, a hidden gem within Central Park, invites you to share your special moments against a backdrop of captivating natural beauty.

A Sanctuary for Extraordinary Moments: Beyond the city's hustle and bustle, Turtle Pond serves as a tranquil sanctuary for both city-dwellers and nature enthusiasts alike. It's a place where love stories merge with the soothing sounds of the Pond's gentle waters, creating an unforgettable ambiance for your special day.

Meet the Enchanting Inhabitants: Turtle Pond is graced by the presence of captivating turtles who've made this idyllic haven their home. As they bask in the dappled sunlight, you'll discover the graceful red-eared sliders, each one a symbol of resilience and serenity. When these intriguing creatures glide into the Pond's waters, it's as if they're bestowing their blessings on your celebration.

A Symbol of Timeless Romance: Central Park is a testament to the enduring charm of the natural world amid the urban landscape. Choose Turtle Pond for your wedding ceremony, and you'll experience the allure of timelessness, where your love story mingles with the peaceful essence of nature.

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Hundreds of satisfied customers

"I just wanted to Thank You very much For Organizing everything for Our Special Day. It was a Beautiful day and everything seemed to work out just fine. Adam and I are Very Grateful For All Of Your Help. Our photographer was Amazing! Again A Big Thank You to you and your team."

Rebecca & Adam Star Star Star Star Star

"Eric and myself would like to say a BIG Thank you for all your help in planning our Wedding Day.Our day was More Than We Could Ever Have Hoped For and with your help and support it went So Smoothly. It was wonderful to meet you all, and after all the e-mails back and forth, it was good to meet in p...

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"Thank You so much for your part in our Perfect Day! The Coordination of the entire ceremony, start to finish, Was Excellent. We had No Stress because you took care of everything. The Bouquets And Boutonnieres were absolutely Gorgeous. Jim Covington was fantastic, so well spoken and genuine and we L...

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