Weddings and Events On Fort Myers Beach

A groom. carries his bride off the beach accompanied by their wedding party.

NOTICE: All Beaches are closed for weddings until further notice. 

To get married, couples must complete the marriage application online at www.leeclerk.org.  Then the Statute requires that they show up together at the Clerk’s Office to get the License.  At this time, we are requiring the couple to submit a written request which describes an essential need to obtain the License prior to April 17. 

Requests can be emailed to: [email protected] or mailed to: Lee County Clerk, PO Box 2278, Fort Myers, FL  33902.  The request must provide contact information where the Clerk make contact with the couple and schedule an appointment.

Get Married On Fort Myers Beach!

Fort Myers Beach at sunset is the perfect backdrop for your beachfront wedding. Many of our resorts and accommodations specialize in weddings on the beach. They will make your special day complete and arrange all the lodging and activities needed to bring your families together. Capture amazing sunsets while listening to the soft soothing sounds of the ocean waves as you say “I do.” Fort Myers Beach is the perfect place to make your dream wedding come true.

Start Planning!

Click here to visit the Weddings & Events category on our website. It has information on hotels and resorts that host weddings. You can also find information on music, tent rentals and other services.

Permits For A Beach Wedding

You do not need a permit for a beach wedding at Lee County Parks. This includes Bowditch Point Park, Lynn Hall Memorial Park and Crescent Beach Park. However fires of any kind as well as throwing rice/petals is not allowed. For more information visit the Resources and FAQ page on the Lee County website. Scroll down and click on where it says ‘Beaches FAQ’.

If you are interested to get married at Lover’s Key State Park please call 239-463-4588

For information on permits for all other locations on Fort Myers Beach please contact the Town at 239-765-0202.

Getting A Marriage License

Notice: For couples who would like to tie the knot amidst the current coronavirus crisis, the Lee County Clerk of Court is now offering a virtual process to obtain a marriage license. Florida Statutes require the couple to appear before the clerk to sign and obtain the marriage license.  This new virtual process allows the required appearance to happen remotely in compliance with social distancing.

Complete instructions are outlined on www.LeeClerk.org/Marriage License.

Couples interesting in getting married may apply for their marriage license in the Lee County Clerk’s Recording Office at 1700 Monroe St. Fort Myers. The license is valid in any Florida County for 60 days. You can apply for a license or have the marriage ceremony performed in the office anytime Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Click here for more information or call 239-533-5007