Municipal Courts

Wedding Ceremonies

How to Schedule a Wedding Ceremony:

The Municipal Courts performs wedding ceremonies only after you have obtained a valid Texas marriage license.* To get started, please obtain a Marriage License BEFORE scheduling a ceremony at the City of Houston. Failure to obtain your license will result in your ceremony being canceled. Wedding ceremonies are offered in both English and Spanish. Guests are welcome but are limited to a maximum of six (6) guests. Wedding ceremonies are performed Monday – Friday, 1:30 PM– 3:30 PM ($100) and Saturdays 9:00 AM– 12:30 PM ($150) at the Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse at 1400 Lubbock Street, Houston, TX 77002.

To schedule a wedding ceremony, please click the appointment button below to view available times to schedule your ceremony. If you experience technical difficulties while attempting to schedule online, please dial 713.247.5464, Monday–Friday, 8 AM–5 PM, to schedule your wedding by phone.

*YOU MUST WAIT 72 HOURS AFTER THE DATE OF THE PURCHASE OF YOUR MARRIAGE LICENSE TO HAVE YOUR WEDDING CEREMONY. THE CEREMONY CANNOT BE PERFORMED AFTER 90 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE.

*FOLLOWING THE TEXAS SUPREME COURT DIRECTIVE (COVID-19 EMERGENCY ORDER) TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC AND MCD STAFF FROM THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, ALL MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR FACE MASKS/FACIAL COVERINGS BEFORE ENTERING, AND AT ALL TIMES WHILE REMAINING IN THE MUNICIPAL COURTHOUSE.

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