1.Colee Hammock Park on the New River – Fort Lauderdale - small groups of four can use the area without reserving since the area would not be used for very long, but any more of an event would require reserving this park through the Parks Service for $135.00 This park is very pretty for pictures, but is open to the public so may not be private. Parking is limited to about 10 cars.Other parking can be arranged with nearby church lot. The park is one block off Las Olas Blvd. & 15th Ave.
2.Connie Hoffman or Rotary Gazebo on Riverwalk - Fort Lauderdale - very pretty ornate white gazebos – can be rented from the City Park Service for $135.00.Meter park down the streets if available and parking lots a block away. River House restaurant next to the gazebo is nice for receptions and their valet parking service starts at 5:00.
Esplanade gazebo – large gazebo near Theater of Performing arts – can hold 100 guests under cover $300. Parking garage. 17th St.Causeway park – by Hyatt Pier 66 on the Intracoastal – brick paver/pavilion can have 100-150 guests-meter parking - $100.00
Either of these areas can be reserved through the City of Ft.Lauderdale.
3.Fern Forest – beautiful ceremony covered ampitheater & nice banquet area for reception, both for $800.00. Atlantic & Lyons, Margate. Phone: 954-357-5198
4.Secret Woods – Fort Lauderdale- nice open ampitheater for ceremonies/banquet area for reception Rt.84 west of I-95.