The Best Locations in St. John’s for Photos

Where are the best locations in St. John’s for outdoor and indoor wedding photos? Where can you go in the event of rain (or snow)? Well, we made a list of the best spots and we’re sharing it with everyone!

Family Formal Locations

Bowring Park
Bannerman Park
Lieutenant Governor House


Same as above, plus…
Quidi Vidi
Signal Hill
South Side Hills
Fort Amherst
Jelly Bean Row (Downtown)
George Street
Cuckolds Cove (near Quidi Vidi)

Outdoor locations outside of St. John’s

Middle Cove Beach (Logy Bay)
Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre (CBS)
St. Philips Beach (St. Philips)
Ocean Science Centre (Logy Bay)
Torbay Beach (Torbay)

Outdoor *Adventure only*

Torbay Point
Quidi Vidi Break Water
Tobsail Bluff Lookout
Signal Hill Tower (area)
Signal Hill trail
Cape Spear

Backup rain locations in St. John’s

For the formals, have a backup location if the weather looks like it’s not going to cooperate. We highly recommend booking (and paying) for a venue as opposed to a free option. If you pay to book out a venue, you know you’ll be the only wedding party there.

Indoor options that cost money

Winter Home (near Bannerman Park, ~$400/3h)
The Newman Wine Vaults (~$3/person, downtown St. John’s)
The Underbelly (the basement of The Yellowbelly)
Admiralty House in Mt. Pearl (~$150 for 3 hours)
The Rocket Room (~$75/hr)
The Sheraton Hotel (downtown St. John’s)
Johnson Geo Centre (near Signal Hill)
Newfoundland Railway Museum (downtown St. John’s)
Masonic Temple (downtown St. John’s)
Leaside Manor Heritage Inn (downtown St. John’s)
Park House Inn (downtown St. John’s)
Everton House (downtown St. John’s)

Indoor options that are free (but still call)

Inco Building at Memorial University
The Rooms (no live flowers, need to book 1 week in advance, 30min limit)
Faculty of Medicine building at MUN
George Street (your favorite bar)
Quidi Vidi Plantation
Quidi Vidi Brewery
The Keg (downtown St. John’s)
Holland Nursery
Your ceremony venue

Outdoor Options (if it’s kind-of misty)

Bannerman Park Bandstand
Bowring Park Bungalow
Pippy Park Fluvarium
Bowring Park Greenhouse ($$$)
MUN Botanical Gardens ($$$)
Quidi Vidi Plantation
Government House
Pippy Park Courtyard