Saint Paul Marriage Equality August 1 Wedding Ceremony Promotion To celebrate Marriage Equality, the City of Saint Paul, Saint Paul Department of Parks and Recreation, and Como Zoo and Conservatory are offering expanded service hours and free permits for wedding ceremonies on August 1, 2013 at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory and Irvine Park. Reservations will be blocked in 90 minute increments with 30 minutes between bookings. Sunken Garden 12:00am, 2:00am, 4:00am, 6:00am, 8:00am 6:30pm, 8:30pm, 10:30pm Excedra 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm Irvine Park 7:30am, 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm Reservations Reservations will be made on a first come, first served basis beginning at 8:30am Thursday, May 16. To reserve for Como call (651) 487-8250 or for Irvine call (651) 632-5111. A specially designated wedding photo area will also be available at Rice Park and Mears Park for no cost.