Cleveland has a plethora of camera-ready outdoor locations that are perfect for engagement photos any day of the year. Whether you’re looking for a snowy backdrop during the winter months or a sunny green space in the summer, Cleveland’s changing seasons provide plenty of opportunities for that perfect shot.

And, as a bonus, outdoor locations are a safe bet during the COVID-19 outbreak as indoor locations may close or have more restrictions.

Please check with your desired location prior to any professional photo-taking.


Chagrin Falls Waterfalls

N. Main St., Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
(440) 247-5050

The Chagrin Falls waterfalls are a perfect setting for your outdoor engagement photos. There are small seating areas and several staircases on both sides of the river for the large waterfall located in the center of the village. Please note that the staircases are closed during inclement weather for safety. And while you’re in the area, stop by one of the village’s other parks for some additional shots!


Cleveland Cultural Gardens

750 East 88th St., Cleveland
(216) 220-3075

Founded in 1916, Cleveland Cultural Gardens is a historic site within Rockefeller Park that contains more than 31 gardens. These gardens, located along Martin Luther King and East boulevards in Rockefeller Park, were designed and cultivated by distinct cultural or nationality groups. They are a stunning location to snap a variety of engagement photos!


Cleveland Script Signs

Various locations

The Cleveland script signs are a photo staple perfect for lovers of our hometown. The signs are a creation of Destination Cleveland, which installed the original three signs shortly before the Republican National Convention in 2016. Today, Cleveland boasts six signs, and each provide a fantastic photo opportunity.


Coe Lake

Coe Lake Park, Berea, OH 44017
(440) 826-5890

Coe Lake is a beautiful park area within Berea near city hall and the library. The location features a large lake with fountain, a pavilion, a pergola and a gazebo. While you’re here, stop by some of the Front Street shops and restaurants for some other photo opportunities!


East Fourth Street

East Fourth Street, Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 589-1111

East Fourth Street is a stunning outdoor location for beautiful cityscape photos. The twinkle lights and neon signs set a remarkable ambiance, especially at night. Pose in front of iconic Cleveland shops and restaurants such as CLE Clothing Co., Flannery’s Pub or The Corner Alley.

For more information on Cleveland engagement photo locations or to book a session, contact Cuff Link Media at (216) 870-4513 or


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