CALIFORNIA

Where history, charm, and romance intersect, the San Francisco Bay Area sets an impressive scene for a luxury elopement. You can marry in the city, spend your wedding night overlooking the ocean, and honeymoon in wine country -- or do it all in reverse if you like. The point is, there are so many different destinations and beautiful backdrops to enjoy in NorCal that constructing a dream elopement may be as close to effortless as it gets.                          SEE COVID-19 TRAVEL UPDATES >

Airport: San Francisco Int'l Airport (SFO)

High Seasons: December - March, June - August

Low Seasons: April - May, September - November

Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)

POPULAR AREAS & ATTRACTIONS

The iconic City by the Bay is a romantic and exciting destination overflowing with culture and charm. Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, and Pier 39 are prime tourist and entertainment spots, while a bevy of posh hotels, restaurants, and scenic overlooks provide options for luxury elopement sites. Insider tip:  San Francisco City Hall is famous for its palatial beauty, making it one of the top spots for elopements in the state. (Photo courtesy of San Francisco Travel)

BOCA RATON

Referred to as "the Beverly Hills of Florida," Boca Raton is 

MONTEREY COUNTY

Home to some of California's loveliest and most intimate towns, Monterey County is known for its historic sites and unparalleled scenic beauty. Pebble Beach offers world-class golf and exquisite scenic drives; Carmel-by-the-Sea boasts quaint shops and restaurants straight out of a storybook; and Monterey proper features attractions such as Cannery Row, Old Fisherman's Wharf, and the world-famous aquarium that bears its name. (Photo courtesy of

San Francisco Travel)

PALM BEACH

REQUIREMENTS

QUICK GUIDE

BLOOD TESTS: None

PROOF OF AGE: Required
LOCAL RESIDENCY: Not Required

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: Legal

WAITING PERIOD: None


SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY CLERK

**By Appointment Only**

City Hall, Room 168

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

San Francisco, CA 94102

415.554.4950
COVID-19 County Clerk Updates

NAPA COUNTY CLERK

900 Coombs Street

Room 116

Napa, CA 94559

707.253.4247

COVID-19 County Clerk Updates

MONTEREY COUNTY CLERK

168 West Alisal Street, 1st Floor

Salinas, CA 93901

831.755.5041

Complete a Marriage Application

sources: SFGOV.org; countyofnapa.org; co.monterey.ca.us

FLORIDA

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

 

PALM BEACH ELOPEMENT SITES  SEE COVID-19 TRAVEL UPDATES >

Reserve gorgeous venues for your luxury elopement with our editor's recommendations for elopement-friendly sites.

ELITE: Legendary properties including five-star hotels + resorts

EXCLUSIVE: Luxury + boutique five- and four-star properties

EXCEPTIONAL: Intimate, romantic hotels + inns of exquisite reputation

The Breakers

Elite

The Breakers

Open and taking reservations

One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL
888.727.1649

 

 

 

 

The Brazilian Court Hotel

Open and taking reservations

301 Australian Avenue

Palm Beach, FL

800.552.0335

 

The Chesterfield Palm Beach

Open and taking reservations

363 Cocoanut Row

Palm Beach, FL

561.659.5800

 

 

Casa Grandview

Open and taking reservations

1410 Georgia Avenue

West Palm Beach, FL

561.655.8932

Exclusive

Exceptional

Eau Palm Beach

Open and taking reservations

100 South Ocean Boulevard

Manalapan, FL

561.533.6000

 

 

The Colony Hotel

Closed until further notice

155 Hammon Avenue

Palm Beach, FL

800.521.5525

 

Jupiter Beach Resort and Spa

Open and taking reservations

5 North A1a

Jupiter, FL

877.389.0571

 

Hyatt Place West Palm Beach

Open and taking reservations

295 Lakeview Avenue

West Palm Beach, FL

561.655.1454

Four Seasons Palm Beach

Taking reservations starting 10/01/20

2800 South Ocean Boulevard,

Palm Beach, FL

561.582.2800

 

 

 

PGA National Resort & Spa

Open and taking reservations

400 Avenue of the Champions

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

800.863.2819

 

 

 

Tideline Ocean Resort and Spa

Open and taking reservations

2842 South Ocean Boulevard

Palm Beach, FL

561.540.6440 

Palm Beach Historic Inn

Open and taking reservations

365 South County Road

Palm Beach, FL

561.832.4009