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

Nevada State Flower

Do you want to use the state flower in your wedding bouquet?
The state flower of Nevada is the beautiful Sagebrush.  (Pictured above)
Sagebrush flowers from late summer into fall.

Getting Your Marriage License

If you are getting married in the sate of Nevada, you must first apply for a wedding license in person before a Clerk at a local county marriage license bureau location.

Marriage license fee: Fees vary by each county in the state of Nevada for a marriage license.  Marriage license fees are required at the time of application.

  • Minimum age to get a marriage license in Nevada: Age 18
  • The County Clerk is responsible for issuing marriage licenses in the state of Nevada.
  • You can obtain a marriage license from any county in the State of Nevada regardless of where you live, or where you are getting married.
  • There is NO waiting period.
  • The wedding license is valid for 1 year from the date it is issued.  It may be used anywhere within the state of Nevada.
  • There is NO blood test required.
  • Residency is NOT required.
  • 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 number/card.

You can check most recent updated laws here.

Plan Your Wedding According To Your Favorite Season

Summers are extremely hot and dry in Nevada.  Temperatures can reach over 120F and stay above 100F from June through September.   The nights are extremely comfortable. 

Winter weather is cold and dry.  The average daytime high in Las Vegas is 57F in December and January.   Nighttime temperatures can dip down into the 30F’s.   

October and November months are also comfortable, with the same kind of weather as the springtime.

March and April months are very pleasant, with daytime highs in the 70F’s.   With plenty of sun your wedding guests will surely enjoy the blue skies and warm sunny days.

Popular Nevada Wedding Traditions

  • Most engaged couples in Nevada choose to get married in Las Vegas.
  • Indoor wedding venues are just as popular as outdoor venues.
  • Quick wedding ceremonies leave a longer time for festivities at the reception.
  • Tradition in Nevada is that the bride’s family pays for the wedding.
  • Las Vegas, Reno and Lake Tahoe are the three most popular cities to get married.
  • Longer receptions are common for Nevada weddings.