Wedding Officiants

Your wedding ceremony is one of the most important parts of your wedding day. It sets the tone for your celebration and for your marriage.

Our wedding officiants, notaries, and ministers are devoted to helping you achieve your dream wedding. We will work with you to craft and deliver a beautiful and meaningful ceremony that celebrates your love story and your journey together. A personalized ceremony according to your own wishes, no matter how simple, complex, or nontraditional.

We have several different options for your wedding ceremony to make sure your day is perfect for you and your budget!

Walk In Wedding Service

The Bay County Courthouse no longer performs courthouse wedding ceremonies. But we have created a beautiful wedding room, with decor and seating for all who still wish to join in marriage through a simple, affordable ceremony. With this service you can choose from 6 sweet but simple ceremonies, have full access to the bridal room as well as the fully decorated event room for up to 30 minutes. Bring guests or stop in for a private ceremony. Appointments are recommended but not required for this service.

Monday – Friday until 5 PM   $100

After hours or Weekends  $125

by appointment only

*Additional charge for holidays


Let’s Elope

This is a great option for short-notice weddings or an intimate sunset ceremony on the beach. Choose from 6 different ceremonies! Recite your own vows to create a special, personal feel. This option is perfectly paired with an hour of photography.


Semi-Custom Ceremony

This ceremony option gives you the freedom to really create something special! Choose your favorite base ceremony from our expansive online ceremony builder. Style it with your own personality by adding various components or combining multiple ceremonies to create something uniquely your own! This is a great option to go with if you want to incorporate a unity sand ceremony, or a parental or child honoring. We will help you customize your ceremony by providing guidance and making suggestions! Use our simple, step-by-step, ceremony builder to create your own ceremony! This is the most versatile and popular choice of past wedding couples! This is a great choice to pair with an hour or more of photography, and any décor package!


Fully Custom Ceremony

Customize your ceremony completely, from start to finish! A ceremony that no one has had before, or ever will again. A ceremony that explains the love that exists between your two souls. A ceremony that will motivate and inspire you as you embark on your new life’s journey, as co-captains in life. Use our options and suggestions to put a ceremony together yourself, step-by-step, or you can find or create something from your own source.


*Denotes prices in Bay County Florida