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

Lieutenant Governor House
Contact Yvonne Parsley (709-729-4738) for bookings

If for some reason the Lieutenant Governor House is unavailable, consider:

Bowring Park
Bannerman Park


Outdoor Ocean Locations

Quidi Vidi (Plantation wharf)
Quidi Vidi break water
Cuckolds Cove (60 second drive from Quidi Vidi)
Signal Hill
South Side Hills + Fort Amherst

Ocean locations outside of St. John’s

Middle Cove Beach (Logy Bay)
St. Philips Beach (St. Philips)
Ocean Science Centre (Logy Bay)

Ocean locations that are harder to get to (in a wedding dress)

Torbay Point
Tobsail Bluff Lookout
Cape Spear


Other outdoor locations (not by the water)

Jelly Bean Row (Downtown)
O’Brien Farm (Pippy Park area)
Mt. Scio Boardroom (Pippy Park)
George Street
Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre (CBS)


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
The Sheraton Hotel (downtown St. John’s)
Johnson Geo Centre (near Signal Hill)
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)

Brueau Centre 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 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 ($$$)
MUN Botanical Gardens ($$$)
Government House
Pippy Park Mt. Scio Boardroom