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How to Have a Parks and Rec-Style Wedding at The ROC Chalet


If Parks and Rec ever leaves Netflix, I’ll probably die. It’s the best, and I still just wish I could wake up tomorrow and be BFFs with Leslie Knope. But that’s just a side note from a huge fan… Any other diehard Parks people out there - recently-engaged - and looking for a place to plan your nuptials? Because we’re pretty sure we found your dream venue. The ROC Chalet in Georgina, Canada is the perfect place for outdoorsy+active couples to make it official. The Town of Georgina’s own parks and rec team sponsored this post to give all of us those fresh-air wedding feels.

If you’re not ready to say this at the ROC by the end of this, then we did something terribly wrong…


A little more about this picturesque place

The ROC Chalet is charming, yet sophisticated and features a full kitchen, large stone fireplace and a spectacular view. Pretty much the perfect setting for a wedding or special event (if you have an engagement party in the works, or are brainstorming a Galentine’s Day-style bridal shower). We’ll get to the venue in more detail later, but if you’ve always hoped to have your big day in a historic setting, then Georgina Pioneer Village is exactly where you need to have it. Perhaps you’re local, and have frequented the ROC (recreational outdoor campus) for a lot of date days throughout your relationship - tubing in the winter, rock climbing in the summer, or just hiking on the nature trails on sunny Sundays. Or maybe you’ve been on the hunt for a destination wedding locale that isn’t too far from home? Either way, the ROC is someplace YSK.


The 1889 Free Methodist Church can accommodate 60 people and up to 200 people at the bandstand and surrounding park. So, for anyone who’s only ever considered an al fresco ceremony, with photo opportunities nestled in nature, you’ll find your happy place here.


Help to make it happen

Consider the Town of Georgina your own personal Pawnee, because when you decide to take the plunge you’ll have the whole town behind you. Whether you want a simple civil ceremony, a large formal wedding or something in between, you can count on the Town to help you plan the perfect day. It’s all-in with The ROC, as they offer complete wedding services; from their gorgeous properties (available for every/any budget, with on-site+off-site ceremony options), to their ready-and-raring registered officiants. You’ll have a partner in the Town of Georgina - how great is that?




That fireplace though…

The ROC Chalet itself is the coolest space! Floor to ceiling glass windows let sunshine stream in, so your reception space gets lit on so many levels. And the extra-long stone fireplace and wooden mantle is everything to display rustic blooms and gorgeous garlands. #backdropgoals for days.


Start planning your wedding at The ROC now, and ask about their special events package to help make your special day easier and so much less stressful.


We partnered with the ROC Chalet to give you a lovely look at this venue. As always, thank you for supporting our sponsors!

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