Getting Married In Oklahoma?
Information you might want to know if you are getting married in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma State Flower
Do you want to use the state flower in your wedding bouquet?
The state flower of Oklahoma is the beautiful Rose. (Pictured above)
Oklahoma State Fruit
Do you want to use the state fruit in your wedding dessert?
State Fruit: Strawberry
Getting Your Marriage License
If you are getting married in the sate of Oklahoma, you must first apply for a wedding license at in person at the Court Clerk.
Marriage license fee: $50, or $5 if premarital counseling is completed. In some cases you need to bring cash.
- Minimum age to get a marriage license in Ohio: Age 18
- There is NO waiting period.
- The wedding license is valid for 10 days.
- There is NO blood test required.
- Residency is NOT required.
- 2 witnesses are required in the State of Alabama.
- 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 tend to be rather hot, with daytime highs averaging above 90F from June to August. This is also the season of intense thunderstorms. Early summer is peak season for tornadoes.
Winters are pretty mild in Oklahoma with temperatures averaging around 50F from December to February. March weather will see the temperature in the 60F’s.
By October the weather has cooled off nicely in Oklahoma, with the temperatures in the 70F’s. There is lots of color on the trees in the eastern part of the state. Fall is a popular time for weddings in Oklahoma.
Springtime is also the peak season for tornadoes in Oklahoma, but the weather is mild.
Popular Oklahoma Wedding Traditions
- A small percentage of engaged couples in Oklahoma choose to have a country wedding.
- Indoor wedding venues are just as popular as outdoor venues.
- Rustic weddings in a barn is just as popular as having a city wedding in Oklahoma.
- Tradition in Oklahoma is that the bride’s family pays for the wedding.
- Oklahoma City and Tulsa are the two most popular cities to get married.
- Most engaged couples in Oklahoma choose to have a semi-formal or formal wedding when they say, “I Do”.