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ⓘ Disneys Wedding Pavilion is a facility at the Walt Disney World resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, near Orlando, Florida, that hosts weddings, vow renewals, a ..




Disneys Wedding Pavilion
                                     

ⓘ Disneys Wedding Pavilion

Disneys Wedding Pavilion is a facility at the Walt Disney World resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, near Orlando, Florida, that hosts weddings, vow renewals, and "commitment ceremonies". Located at Disneys Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, near the Magic Kingdom theme park, the pavilion opened on July 15, 1995.

To enter the pavilion, you cross a footbridge with an archway with two interlocking wedding rings on the top.

The non-denominational chapel seats up to 250 guests, is climate controlled, and is only available through Disneys Fairytale Weddings & Honeymoons program. The chapel has a 75 foot walk down the aisle. During the 25th anniversary of Disneys Fairytale Weddings 2016, the wedding pavilion received a makeover with new, elegant decor, and the addition of a chandelier in the center.

According to Disney, the site can host up to six ceremonies at the Wedding Pavilion per day and is available seven days per week. The Disney Wedding Program can host weddings in many locations across Walt Disney Worlds Properties, but the Wedding Pavilion remains the most popular.

In addition to the chapel, the venue also includes Francks, a planning studio inspired by Martin Shorts eccentric character in the 1991 film Father of the Bride.

The Wedding Pavilion is equipped with three built-in video cameras, as well a control booth that allows the camera operators to capture everything that is going on during the ceremony. The space also has a sound system with wireless microphones and a technician to oversee the ceremony.

Designers at Walt Disney Imagineering set the site so that Cinderella Castle is framed in two views: through a window behind the indoor altar where ceremonies are held, and through a hedge arch outside the chapel.

The chapel can accommodate up to 250 guests, depending on chosen options.

Pricing for the Disneys Wedding Pavilion at the Grand Floridian starts with minimums of $10.000. A minimum is created based on time of day and day of the week, and is overall what must be spent on the wedding. The only mandated part of the minimum is the ceremony fee, which for the pavilion is $5.000. The ceremony fee is to rent the pavilion and comes along with an organist, a wedding planner and coordination team, vestibules for the couple for last minute preparations, and complimentary self-parking. The program and pavilion can be tailored entirely to couples preferences, but Disney offers three styling options: Romance, Glamour, and Elegance.