Wedding Photography and Video

The grounds at Spring Grove Cemetery may be used for photography, whether or not you hold a ceremony here. The 733-acre grounds with 15 lakes, waterfall, several seasonal floral borders and unique architecture provides the perfect backdrop for your wedding day portraits.

Always listed as a favorite location by local photographers, Spring Grove has fabulous scenery for every season. Our ever-changing seasonal floral borders reflect color throughout the year.

Photography Guidelines

Couples are welcome to use the picturesque landscapes, floral displays and lakes at Spring Grove for their wedding photography whether or not they hold their ceremony in our facilities. No reservation, fee or permit is required.

Although weddings and wedding photographs are private affairs, when conducted in park-like settings, couples, attendants, guests, and photographers must strive to conduct their photographs in a manner that does not disrupt or deter the general public's enjoyment during their visit.To ensure facility protection and little or no disruption, we ask the following:

  • Photography must be accomplished during regular hours of operation (8:00 am - 6:00 pm daily). Arrangements will not be made for later arrivals.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted.
  • No music or amplified sound is permitted.
  • Parties cannot restrict other visitors from the photography area nor block roadways. 
  • All trash and debris generated must be removed prior to departure. 
  • Parking on the grass is prohibited. 
  • During busier wedding months, more than one wedding party may arrive at the same location for photographs. Although use of an area is on a first-come, first-serve basis, please be considerate of other parties and do not monopolize one area for an extended length of time.

For convenience, restrooms are located in the front foyer of the Customer Service Center.

If you have further questions regarding wedding photography, please contact us at (513) 681-7526.

Obituaries

Merlyn Heusinkveld, 88
Born: Sunday, June 01, 1930
Died: Saturday, October 13, 2018

Charles E. Steele, 94
Born: Friday, March 21, 1924
Died: Saturday, October 13, 2018

Jon Thocker, 60
Born: Thursday, November 07, 1957
Died: Friday, October 12, 2018

Delilah Anderson, 65
Born: Friday, February 06, 1953
Died: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Kenneth Michael "Mike" Schehl, 68
Born: Monday, March 13, 1950
Died: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Upcoming Events

Oct 21Autumn Color Walking Tour
Oct 23Grief to Peace / Tri County
Oct 28Public Tram Tour October
Oct 28Public Tram Tour Oct
Nov 04 - Nov 12Flags of Honor
Nov 08 - Nov 08Planting for Diversity
Nov 14 - Nov 17Holiday Wreath Project / Volunteer Event
Nov 20Grief to Peace / Spring Grove
Nov 21 - Dec 13Spring Grove's 4th Annual Giving Tree
Nov 27Grief to Peace / Tri County