Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park: SPECIAL EVENTS/FILMING

Alerts in Effect!


Small weddings and elopements are permitted at this park with an approved Special Event Permit. All the locations in the park are outdoors and with no seating available. Events at this park are suitable for those wishing to have a low-key event in a natural setting without modern trappings. Receptions, catered events, or an event with more than thirty (30) people are not permitted at this park. Amplified sound is not permitted at any location at this park. There are no exclusive access sites at this park. You can apply for a Special Event Permit up to one (1) year in advance. Applications received less than thirty (30) days prior to the event date are subject to additional fees and restrictions. Applications received less than fifteen (15) days in advance of the event may not be considered. Contact the Special Event Coordinator at 831-667-0507 or BigSurEvents@parks.ca.gov for availability and permit & fee information.

For more information, download the information packet:
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park Special Event Packet

Photography Permits
All film shoots (still or motion) at this park and all other California State Parks must have a valid film permit issued by the California Film Commission (CFC). Film shoots on weekends or holidays are not allowed. Film shoots may not interfere with any park programs. The film permit process requires a minimum of two (2) weeks to process from the date that the park receives your pending CFC permit application and a completed Motion Picture Activity Form issued by the park. To check availability, contact the Special Event Coordinator at 831-667-0507 or BigSurFilm@parks.ca.gov

To apply for a film permit with the CFC, please visit www.film.ca.gov

For information regarding filming in Monterey County, please visit http://www.filmmonterey.org

 More information: Film Production in California State Parks


Photograph courtesy of Sharon Pieniak