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The City of Lewes boasts many beautiful manicured landscaped parks and beaches for your wedding venue. Hold your wedding on the soft sand along the Lewes beach shoreline from the Roosevelt Inlet to Lewes Beach 1 or 2.  If you are a nautical enthusiast you may prefer our Canalfront Park with a backdrop of boats in our marina. If you prefer a natural garden setting, we have many parks in which you can hold your wedding ceremony under the shade of mature trees or beside our many floral displays.
Wedding permit fees are non-refundable and run from $200.00 to $400.00, depending on the venue. Reservations are based on four (4) hours, unless otherwise specified. Music is permitted; however, based on the City's Noise Ordinance, if you wish to amplify your music you will be required to submit an Outdoor Amplification Request Form and get permission from the Mayor & City Council prior to your event.  PLEASE NOTE Lewes city council passed an ordinance effective 1/1/16 that prohibits outside event gatherings of 25 people or more at residential rental properties. 
Alcohol and smoking are prohibited in all City parks and on all Lewes beaches.
For more information, please contact Alison Kirk, Parks & Marina Administrator at 645-7777 x100,
For information about weddings in Cape Henlopen State Park call (302) 761-6952 or visit their website
For information on how to obtaining a marriage license please visit the Sussex County Clerk of the Peace website
Wedding Ceremony Request Form
Wedding Information & FAQ's
Outdoor Amplification Request Form

Weddings in Lewes