Likteņdārzs has become a popular place for weddings during the warm months. Couples say their ‘I dos’ in the Likteņdārzs’ amphitheatre and on a terrace with a wonderful view of Daugava and the Koknese Lutheran Church. Many couples also choose to show their love by writing their names on the cobblestones of the Likteņdārzs’ friends alley. The multifunctional public building provides a place for wedding ceremonies all year round.
+ 371 25495544
Medieval castle ruins at Koknese
On their wedding day, newlyweds are invited to take part in ancient wedding traditions in the romantic Koknese medieval castle ruins.
One of the largest and most important medieval palaces in Latvia was the medieval Koknese palace. Ruins are still one of the most scenic places between the two rivers Percy and Daugava.
Theatricals, concerts, forging of money, wedding ceremonies in the medieval and sensatian style, the tradition of the Sama wake-up festival, are taking place in the ruins of Koknesne. The historical exposure in the pavilion provides an insight into the lost landscape of human view.
Address: Koknese castle ruins, Koknese, Aizkraukles municipality, LV-5113.
Ancient Latvian wedding program in the Koknese castle ruins
A ritual in Koknese castle ruins for newlyweds and guests, during which the new wife is led into the new husband’s farmstead over the Fortune footbridge; activities also include dancing and games with the guests. Farewell to childhood and youth, offerings to fire and water. During aligning rituals the couple exchange brooches or bracelets, the first family hearth is made and first money minted together, so that the couple’s new life would be full of happiness and wealth. Duration of the program: ~40 minutes.
Hosted by Inguna Zogota and the folk group ‘Urgas’
+ 371 26575499
WEDDING ON a BOAT!
Wedding ceremony site and wedding transport - an elegant, snowy-white boat, Gulbis, will host wedding guests across the Daugava, Koknesne from the medieval ruins of Liktehnar or Koknesne
. The ship deck will have a convenient space for 20 persons, equipped with an audio system, cabin heating and may be decorated during celebration.
Will be beautiful and royal!
Ships "Vīgante" and "Sēlis"
The season of 2023 offers a new service—weddings on board.
Up to 36 passengers are taken on board one ship, and a larger company is offered at the same time to accommodate up to 60 guests on both decks. There is also possibility for a marriage ceremony on board. It is important that the event will not be affected by meteorological conditions, as boats are equipped with transparent walls for bad weather.
Boats are equipped with tables for snacks.
Beauty is hidden in special moments, feelings, colours, stories and flowers.
Decorations for wedding ceremonies, party location and other services.
+ 371 29332769/ +371 29421728
Decorate a celebration site with "Svini šodien!"
With the motto “Celebrate Today and Celebrate Today”, offers wedding ceremonies and decorations of the party site. Drawing up any event at the premises or outdoor. Designs photo-corners and designs photo-session sites. The celebration arches are rented out, a possible delivery. Chairs only with delivery.
“Balloon day” offers:
- Haley balloons
- supply of cylinders in the pipeline
- strings of balloons
Raina Street 8, Koknese, Aizkraukles municipality LV-5113
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Legal registration of marriages and the conduct of ceremonial ceremonies in the administrative territory of the Koknese Association.
Deputy Head of the Family List Division in Koknese