How Do You Get Married at Glacier Point Yosemite?

If you’re wondering how to get married at Glacier Point in Yosemite, then you’ve come to the right place. It’s actually pretty simple! Jasmine and Christian had the most beautiful Glacier Point Amphitheater wedding in Yosemite National Park! If you’re looking to have more guests at your Yosemite wedding, then the Glacier Point Amphitheater is the perfect location! It offers spots for your guests to sit and you’ll all get iconic views of Half Dome in the background! Christian and Jasmine’s Yosemite wedding was at noon and there were a lot of people around, but it turned out perfect regardless! It was truly such an honor to capture this beautiful couples Glacier Point wedding! Let’s dive in and answer the question “how do you get married at Glacier Point Yosemite?

Alyssa Michele Photo | How Do You Get Married at Glacier Point Yosemite? | Yosemite Wedding Photographer

How Do You Get Married at Glacier Point Yosemite?

The process of getting married at Glacier Point in Yosemite is pretty straightforward! Any location inside Yosemite National Park, including Glacier Point, requires a special use permit, which costs $150.

How to Get Your Yosemite Wedding Permit

For any wedding or commitment ceremony inside of Yosemite National Park, you must have a special use permit. The cost of this permit is $150. When you fill out the permit, you must chose a location from the ceremony location list and specify your location of choice on your application. Here is the link to the application.

Upon review of your application, you will receive a special use permit via mail for signing and returning to their office. You can see more information on wedding and commitment ceremonies in Yosemite National Park here!

How Much Does a Glacier Point Wedding Cost?

Your Glacier Point wedding costs will start at $185. This is $150 from the application fee for your special use permit and the $35/car entrance fee. Keep in mind this is just the price of the entrance plus your special use permit and does not include any vendor fees such as photography, an officiant, florals, etc.

When is The Best Time of Year to Elope at Glacier Point?

May-October/November is the best time to get married at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park! The weather is nice and getting to Glacier Point is fairly easy during this time. Sunrise is absolutely gorgeous at Glacier Point and you can usually avoid the crows at this time which is an extra bonus, though you can make it happen any time of day. Check out this “Maternity Session At Glacier Point In Yosemite” to see exactly what I mean by the sunrise views at Glacier Point!

Kind Words From Christina:

“She’s the best, from the moment I found her, I knew it would be prefect. Honestly she’s worth every penny! Thank you for everything ♥️The pictures were beautiful!”

Ready For Some Epic Glacier Point Wedding Photos?

If you’re looking to have a Yosemite wedding with guests, then the Glacier Point Amphitheater wedding location is perfect for you! As a Yosemite wedding photographer, I’ve captured countless weddings in the park and I’m here to tell you that the views never get old. I get excited every single time I get to come back to the park! Feel free to learn more about me here and check out my Yosemite packages! If I sound like the perfect Yosemite wedding photographer ( and guide 😉 ) for you, then inquire with me here and let’s get to chatting about your dream wedding in Yosemite! Until then, check out other sessions in Yosemite on the blog for inspiration!

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Photography: Alyssa Michele Photo | Officiant: Erica Rose

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