A wedding checklist can be one of the most useful wedding
planning tools. Not only will it keep you on top of the things you need to do,
but it can also be a useful way to start conversations about which aspects of
the wedding are most important, and which you can do without.
There are few things more romantic than a beach Key West wedding.
Mother Nature supplies so many wonderful accessories: the sea and the sun, the
stars and the moon and of course the beautiful beach. Beach weddings grow in
popularity every year, and in order to ensure a perfect day for you, There is
certainly nothing that should dissuade you from your vision of a beautiful
seaside ceremony. As a matter of fact, there are many benefits.
With so many options, you're sure to find
the perfect venue for your Key West wedding, be it a romantic wedding for two on a
deserted sunset lit beach, or a full scale event in one of the many luxury
hotels and resorts. Your guests will thank you, too, as they decide between the
diving, powerboat trips, shopping, or working on a tan as the crystal blue
waters lap their toes to occupy their time on the islands. So before you follow
the masses to Hawaii, or opt for the convenience of Florida, take a look a
little further in Key West.
wedding invitation that says Black Tie Optional can be a confusing when you get
one. Should you go formal gown or not? Each year there are new wedding
trends, weddings appear in churches, at parks, in backyards, and on beaches
around the nation. For instance, one year a Princess Diana-inspired
wedding gown might be in vogue, while another year features sleek gowns
reminiscent of the actress Audrey Hepburn. When it comes to your Key West wedding,
there are a number of exciting possibilities. However, it can be fun to
look at some of the year’s hottest trends
Keep in mind that Saturday
Sunset ceremonies are the most popular and the first to be booked.
Their are many beach wedding packages to choose from. Each package can be
modified to fit the needs of the bride and groom. Have something else in
Weddings services a wide variety of beaches and
other wedding venues.
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Florida Marriage Licenses
Florida Marriage Licenses are issued to both Florida
residents and non-residents. Marriage license requirements include age of
applicants must be at least 18 years old and the couple must appear in person to
obtain a license. A picture-type I.D. with the date of birth must be provided
(driver's license, passport).
OTHER MARRIAGE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:
1) For Florida residents there is a three (3) day waiting period from the date
of the marriage license issuance OR to waive the three day waiting period you
may choose to attend a premarital class and present a certification of
attendance to the marriage clerk at the time of application.
2) If only one of the couple is a Florida resident and the Florida resident
takes the course, there is no waiting period.
3) If both parties are out of state residents, there is no waiting period.
4) If either party was married before, a copy of the final judgment of the
divorce or death certificate is required. if you have been divorced within the
last two years.
FEE: A Marriage license costs $93.80 (cash only). The only exception is for
Florida residents that have provided proof of a premarital class. Their fee is
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Monroe County Courthouse
500 Whitehead Street
Key West, Florida 33040
Open: M-F 8:30A to 5:00P
Cost: $88.50 Cash or personal check only.
Clyde's Key West Weddings
on a budget, or on the water
Keep in mind that Friday & Saturday sunset ceremonies
are the first to be booked .
We will be able to provide you the sunset time for the
date upon your inquiry.
Will there be other people on the
Yes. All beaches in the State of Florida are public beaches. We
cannot “rope off” any part of the beach.
There are obviously certain times of the year when the beaches have
more beachgoers than others.
Even “in season” the Families are usually beginning to “pack up” and
leave the beach around 4:00. Then there are usually couples going for strolls
along the beach. Many of them “watch” from a distance. There are some areas that
are less populated than others.