Getting Married In Kansas?
Information you might want to know if you are getting married in Kansas.

Kansas State Flower

Do you want to use the state flower in your wedding bouquet?
The state flower of Kansas is the beautiful Sunflower.  (Pictured above)

Getting Your Marriage License

If you are getting married in the sate of Kansas, at least one party must appear in person at their local District Court Clerk’s office.

Marriage license fee: $85.50

  • Minimum age to get a marriage license in Kansas: Age 18
  • There is at least a 3 day waiting period after application is made before you may pick up the marriage license.
  • The wedding license is valid for 6 months.
  • There is NO blood test required.
  • Residency is NOT required.
  • Witnesses are required in the State of Kansas and must be age 18 or older.
  • Both parties need to be present to apply in person.
  • Both parties need to provide a valid form of I.D.
  • Both parties need to provide a valid Social Security card.

You can check most recent updated laws here.

Plan Your Wedding According To Your Favorite Season

Summer months average temperatures between 71F – 83F.   Less than half of engaged couples in Kansas choose the summer months to get married.  Rain showers are possible so you’ll want to have a second choice for a venue in case of rain.

Winter months average temperatures between 31F – 44F.  The average snowfall in Kansas is 4-5 inches, so having an indoor winter wedding will surely keep your guests warm.

Fall months average temperatures between 35F-60F.   Fall is the most popular time of the year to get married in Kansas.   Your postcard perfect pictures will surely capture the beautiful landscape.

Spring months average temperatures between 57F – 76F.    Springtime brings very little rain, but the cold weather can still effect your wedding if you hold it outdoors.

Popular Kansas Wedding Traditions

  • Most engaged couples in Kansas choose to get married in a traditional country setting.
  • Indoor wedding venues are just as popular as outdoor venues.
  • Bluegrass music is popular in Kansas and many engaged couples will incorporate that into their wedding festivities.
  • Tradition in Kansas is that the bride’s family pays for the wedding.
  • Wichita, Kansas City and Topeka are the three most popular cities to get married.
  • Whether you choose a rustic barn or historic building to say your “I Do’s”,  your guests will surely enjoy the traditions.