Weddings and Picnics in the Park

How do I go about finding out about having a wedding in Thornden Park?

There are three possible locations:

The E.M. Mills Rose Garden

The Lily Pond

The Amphitheater

Each location is very different, but if you need to gather information about cost and availability you should contact the Syracuse Parks Department directly by calling (315-473-4330) or e-mailing ( Mary Beth Roach.

You can also check the Parks website:


What facilities are available to rent in the Park?

There are 3 buildings or structures that can be rented in Thornden Park.

The Field House – located near the amphitheater. Available January through June.

The Carriage House – located near the Madison entrance to the park. Available spring, summer, and autumn.

The picnic shelter – located near the playground.