Utah Weddings

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

Utah State Flower

Do you want to use the state flower in your wedding bouquet?
The state flower of Utah is the beautiful Sego Lily.  (Pictured above)
The blooming period of Sego Lily is between May and July.

Utah State Fruit

Do you want to use the state fruit in your wedding dessert?
State Fruit:  Cherry

Getting Your Marriage License

If you are getting married in the sate of Utah, you must first apply for a wedding license at the County Clerk’s/Auditor’s office

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

  • Minimum age to get a marriage license in Utah: Age 15
  • There is NO waiting period.
  • The wedding license is valid for 30 days.
  • There is NO blood test required.
  • Residency is NOT required.
  • 2 witnesses are required in the State of Utah.
  • 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

SUMMER
Summers get rather hot in Utah between June and August with many days reaching above 90F.  Utah has very low humidity.  Thunderstorms roll through the state occasionally during the summer, but they are brief bursts of rain and don’t linger.

WINTER
It’s cold and snowy between December and March, with daytime highs between the upper 30F’s and 40F’s.  Nighttime temperatures can drop below freezing.  Even though the lower elevations can see dusting of snow, the sun won’t disappoint and you’ll normally see sunshine everyday.

FALL
Daytime temperatures are in the 70’s, with lows in the 50’s and there is loads of sunshine.  

SPRING
Springtime is a popular wedding season with daytime highs and lows similar to the fall season.  

Popular Utah Wedding Traditions

  • Most engaged couples in Utah choose to get married in a religious building.
  • Indoor wedding venues are just as popular as outdoor venues for receptions.
  • Most engaged couples choose to have a formal wedding.
  • Tradition in Utah is that the bride’s family pays for the wedding.
  • Salt Lake City and St. George are the two most popular cities to get married.
  • Bride’s choose to have a large wedding party.   They want as many friends standing next to them when they say, “I Do”.
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