Wedding Ceremonies on the Beach

Beach weddings are romantic and beautiful!  Please see beach restrictions as they apply to each beach area. 


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Elkhart Lake Village Beach:  Ceremonies on Elkhart Lake’s Village Resident’s Beach may be allowed with a $50 permit granted by the Village Board and requests must be made in writing no fewer than four weeks prior to the event.  However, no beach weddings will be permitted in high season; between June 15 and August 15. The guest limit is 100 people. You may set up 90 minutes before the start of the event. Everything must be removed within an hour of the event’s conclusion. Please call the Village Clerk/Administrator at 920-876-2122 for a permit application and other details. Wedding events taking place on holiday and/or race weekends are subject to greater scrutiny.


Fireman’s Park Beach:  Ceremonies are permitted at Fireman’s Beach and Park, however, the park will not close to the public. The standard daily park fee per person is required. Park shelters are available for rent. For details, call the park manager at 920-838-1364.  No weddings are permitted after Labor Day; the park is closed.


Osthoff Resort Beach:  Ceremonies may be conducted on Osthoff’s beachfront with permission but only during the off season. Please call Lori at 920-876-5835 for details.


Victorian Village Resort Beach:  no longer offers beach ceremonies. However, they have a deck overlooking the lake and will host your ceremony on the deck.  Barefoot Bay Tiki Bar Weddings requests will be given consideration but are  only available before Memorial Day weekend and after Labor Day. Please call Tara at 920-876-3323 for details


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