For the bride on a budget, planning a wedding and reception in the park can be a beautiful and economical choice. Mother Nature will play a part in making it perfect, though. Horror stories about outdoor weddings gone wrong abound, but no one will argue that when it works, an outdoor wedding has special charm. For a nominal fee in some areas, you can rent a site, often including a covered space with electrical service. If the weather in your area is predictable, this could be the perfect location for you.