Weddings on Sanibel Island and Captiva Island
Make your beach wedding in Florida a reality on Sanibel Island or Captiva Island, from a simple sunset ceremony to an event vacation wedding for the entire family. Whatever type of Florida wedding suits your personal style, getting married on Sanibel or Captiva Island will hold the the whisper of the surf and sun to make your day in paradise one you will remember forever.
The best news is that planning to say, “I do” on the islands is easier than you think. There are wedding planners and resorts where with one call you can arrange for flowers, photography, transportation, salon appointments and more. They can help you put together the special touches that make for a perfect Florida beach wedding day.
See our Wedding & Event Resource Page for all of the information you need to plan your fantasy wedding.
When you are in love, the world feels like a special place made just for you. Nowhere is that truer than on Sanibel Island and Captiva Island – the perfect wedding destination. If you bring the romance, we’ll provide the rest.
Looking for information about getting married on Sanibel or Captiva?
Florida residents are subject to a three-day waiting period. Non-residents are exempt of the waiting period. Weddings may be performed by a member of the clergy, Notary Public, member of the judiciary or a Clerk of Courts.
Contact the Clerk of Courts office (239) 533-5007; www.leeclerk.org to purchase a marriage license. To qualify, both parties must apply in person with proper identification. If either party was previously married, divorce papers, proof of annulment or a deceased spouse’s death certificate must be presented.
Getting Married on Sanibel Island
If you planning your own wedding on Sanibel Island you may be required to obtain a Sanibel permit. The City of Sanibel requires a city permit depending on the circumstances. You should contact the city to make sure you wedding comes off without any issues. Call (239) 472-3700 (main City Hall number).