12 Best Places to Take Wedding Photos in Cleveland

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IT CAN BE HARD TO FIND PLACES TO TAKE WEDDING PHOTOS IN CLEVELAND. SO, WE PUT TOGETHER THIS LIST OF THE BEST 12 – JUST FOR YOU.

Every Cleveland couple needs to know the best places to take wedding photos in Cleveland. This city provides amazing places to take wedding photos and it shouldn’t be a secret. In fact, there are so many good looking locations that it can be overwhelming just thinking about which one(s) you should choose. That’s why we’ve put this list together this list, all for you.

1. EDGEWATER BEACH

What we love most about Edgewater: We love how the sun goes down right over the water, that’s why sunset is our favorite time to shoot here.


VARIETY OF LOOKS: High

  • Beach
  • Rocks & Water
  • Cleveland Sign
  • Trees/Greenery
  • City Skyline

DOWNSIDE:

Crowded – When the weather is nice, it’s one of the most crowded places in Cleveland. This can make it difficult when trying to get the images you imagine.

2. THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART

What we love most about the Cleveland Art Museum: There’s so much variety in looks for one location – you have so many photo options.


VARIETY OF LOOKS: High

  • Water
  • Trees/Greenery
  • Fountain
  • Buildings/Architecture
  • Plants/Flowers

DOWNSIDES:

  • Crowded – When the weather is nice, it’s one of the most crowded places in Cleveland. This can make it difficult when trying to get the images you imagine. You will run into other bridal parties on weekends during peak wedding season.

3. VOINOVICH BICENTENNIAL PARK

What we love most about Voinovich Bicentennial Park: This one spot, in our opinion, provides the best Cleveland look. You can get the skyline, the Cleveland sign, and lake Erie photos all in one place.


VARIETY OF LOOKS: High

  • Water
  • City Skyline
  • Unique Structure(s)
  • Buildings
  • City Street

DOWNSIDE:

  • Crowded – When the weather is nice, it’s one of the most crowded places in Cleveland. There are also events going on during different times of the year.

4. THE FLATS (WEST BANK)

What we love most about West Bank of the Flats: We love the look and the options of the West Bank of the Flats. The Shooters on the Water bridge is an iconic photo spot for couples.


VARIETY OF LOOKS: Very High

  • Cityscape
  • Bridges & Water
  • Murals
  • Greenery
  • Architecture

DOWNSIDES:

  • Traffic – sometimes taking pictures by the bridges and murals involves dodging traffic.
  • Distance – the flats has so many great locations for pictures, but they’re all pretty spread out.

5. LAKEWOOD PARK

What we love most about Lakewood Park: It’s such a gorgeous park right on the water!


VARIETY OF LOOKS: Medium

  • Water
  • Trees/Greenery
  • Unique Structure(s)

DOWNSIDE:

  • There’s not much else nearby.
  • The steps can be busy/full on nice days.

6. Ohio City

What we love most about Ohio City: We love the murals!!! There are SO many murals to choose from and they’re so beautiful and colorful… what a great way to show off your love of Cleveland!


VARIETY OF LOOKS: Medium

  • Murals
  • Unique Buildings
  • City Streets

DOWNSIDE:

  • Distance – the murals are pretty spread out over Ohio City, so you’ll likely do some walking or driving from spot to spot

7. DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND

What we love most about Downtown Cleveland: Options!! You can visit Public Square, Overlook Hill, Memorial Fountain, East 4th Street within just a few block radius.


VARIETY OF LOOKS: Medium

  • Fountain
  • Buildings/Architecture
  • City Streets

DOWNSIDE:

  • Crowding – it’s downtown Cleveland, so obviously it can get quite crowded.
  • Parking – again, it’s downtown Cleveland. Have a plan for parking!

8. CLEVELAND CULTURAL GARDENS

What we love most about Cleveland Cultural Gardens: We love that there are multiple gardens each with their own unique characteristics and charm!


VARIETY OF LOOKS: Medium

  • Fountains
  • Unique Structure(s)
  • Greenery/Nature

DOWNSIDE:

  • Popular Wedding Spot – you may run into other bridal parties at some of the gardens.

9. OHIO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

What we love most about Ohio Valley National Park: The overlook and the cliffs are amazing. Also, the sun sets in the background of the overlook and it’s spectacular!


VARIETY OF LOOKS: Low

  • Nature

DOWNSIDES:

  • Lack of Variety
  • A lot of Walking/Climbing

10. SQUIRES CASTLE

What we love most about Squires Castle: It’s the perfect Castle meets nature spot!


VARIETY OF LOOKS: Low

  • Castle
  • Nature

DOWNSIDE:

  • Not much variety and it can get busy on nice days.

11. THE FLATS (EAST BANK)

What we love most about the East Bank of the Flats: It’s on the water with beautiful surroundings.


VARIETY OF LOOKS: low-medium

  • Water
  • boardwalk
  • bridges

DOWNSIDE:

  • It can be busy and full which can make picture taking difficult. There are also public events to watch out for during peak wedding season.

12. TREMONT CLEVELAND SIGN

What we love most about the Tremont Cleveland Sign: Tiny spot with great potential.


VARIETY OF LOOKS: Medium

  • Cleveland Sign
  • Cityscape
  • Tall Grasses
  • Unique Structure(s)

DOWNSIDE:

  • It’s along a busy road and it’s a very small space.

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