Do You Need A Permit To Get Married On The Beach In California??

Alot of public beaches in parks in southern California require permit and use fees to hold weddings and events.

Some require them no matter what size the number of people (including wedding party) will be.

Others require it for weddings over 20 guests.

Insurance fees may also apply for some parks and beaches.

Can you get married on the beach?

The beach is a public space governed by county rules. But for most beach weddings, you’ll need to give a 15-30 day advance notice. Getting married in a state park? This is typically allowed for a small fee, and our state parks are beautiful, especially on the coast.

How much does it cost to get married on the beach?

A do-it-yourself wedding on a public beach can cost $200-$2,000 or more, depending on the number of guests and how elaborate the set-up and ceremony are.

Do you need permission to get married on the beach?

A permit isn’t always required to have a wedding on a public beach. But, if you have a large guest count or want to reserve a section of the sand for a certain amount of time, you may need to obtain one.

Do you have to pay to get married on the beach?

Typically if you are hoping to be married on a public beach you do not have to pay a rental fee, but you do have to pay for a permit to block of part of the beach. Permits typically cost between $150 and $350.

Can I get married anywhere in California?

If you have lived together as a married couple, you can apply for a confidential license. If you received your marriage license in California, a public marriage ceremony may be performed anywhere in the State of California.

Where can I have a beach wedding in California?

California Beach Weddings: 11 Locations Where You Can Tie The Knot On The Sand!

  • Pelican Inn. Muir Beach, Marin County.
  • Santa Cruz Dream Inn. Santa Cruz.
  • Monterey Tides Hotel. Monterey.
  • Monterey Beach House.
  • SeaVenture Beach Hotel.
  • Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach.
  • Pacific View Tower Club by Wedgewood Weddings.
  • Rincon Beach Club.

Can you get married on a California state beach?

Getting Married in a California State Park. California State Parks offers a variety of unique and beautiful wedding sites – from historic adobes to stately mansions to ancient redwood forests to stretches of sandy beaches. Leo Carrillo, and Point Mugu – call (310) 457-8144 or email: [email protected]

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