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5 Ideas for Popping the Question in Central Park

So, you’ve decided on Central Park for your proposal, but you’re not quite sure what part is right for you? Here are some of our top 5 picture-perfect Central Park proposal ideas.

Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, attracts tens of millions of visitors each year and has been featured in many movies and television shows. This epic location makes for an unforgettable proposal location when you find the one you want to spend the rest of your life with. 

Although a proposal lasts just a minute, the event will be one of the most important ones in your life. Make sure to give that moment the respect it deserves by choosing an excellent backdrop for the proposal and having pictures taken of the event as it happens by Paparazzi Proposals, the only nationwide proposal photography company in the U.S.  

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1. Rent A Horse Drawn Carriage  –

Does your love story seem like a timeless romance that would stand the test of time? Then consider transporting you and your loved one to another era by renting a horse-drawn carriage for your proposal. 

The backdrop lends itself to photography and will give you memorable pictures your family can enjoy for generations. You’ll both be so caught up in the grandeur and romance of the moment that your engagement photographer will be able to snap some incredible photos.

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2. Central Park Gondola Ride

You can rent a gondola in Central Park and have one of our sneaky snappers capture a memorable shot on the water. For a touch of romance and an old-time feel, paddle out to the perfect spot on the water for your big moment. Just be careful not to drop the ring because of your nerves and excitement. 

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3. Conservatory Garden

This formal garden is a popular spot for weddings, so why not harness its beauty and use it for a proposal? It is open until dusk every day. 

Whether you’re there at the right time of the year for the blooming of the magnolia and lilac trees, or you want your picture in front of the fountain or statues, there are numerous gorgeous proposal opportunities here.

4. Get on Bended Knee on Bow Bridge

This world-renowned bow bridge spans 60 feet over the lake, and it has breath-taking views that will lend itself to first-class pictures that your hidden engagement photographer can take. Made of cast iron in the 1800s, this bridge will give you a timeless feel. And from its vantage point, you’ll see rowboats in the distance.

Plus, this location is unmistakably New York, with the Fifth Avenue skyline jutting out from the top of the nearby trees.

Enjoy a romantic stroll through your favorite park where you will stumble upon our preset classic picnic, complete with blanket, a bottle of chilled Prosecco, charcuterie and cheese platter,  all provided by our partners at Perfect Picnic NYC.

Our photographer will be perfectly positioned to capture your partner’s surprise as you arrive at your romantic private picnic and their elation the moment you propose! Afterwards, the photographer will join you for a beautiful portrait shoot, for a total of 1-hour of photography. Click Here To Book Your Private Picnic Now.

5. Celebrate Your Fairytale Love Story at Belvedere Castle

For a dramatic proposal spot, you don’t need to look any further than Belvedere Castle. It sits up on Vista Rock, the second-highest naturally-elevated spot in Central Park. 

With so many angles to choose from that will make for an incredible moment, you may want to map out your spot ahead of time. If you can swing it, try to propose at sunset there because it will look even more magical. 

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You Won’t Be Disappointed

No matter which Central Park spot you choose for popping the big question, you won’t be disappointed. As an iconic landmark, Central Park has locations that will work for whatever vibe you’re going for when you propose. If you are not planning on a Central Park package, please click here for our other packages in New York City.

If you love the idea of having pictures taken of your big moment, but aren’t planning a Central Park proposal, check out Paparazzi Proposals. We’ll provide a consultation for every proposal plan, and we can hook you up with maps, ideas, and suggestions from our experts.

Your big moment will be our top priority. You can concentrate on your feelings and we’ll worry about the details and snapping that once-in-a-lifetime photo you’ll cherish. 

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