"From the moment you pass over the bridge onto this barrier island you’ll know you’ve arrived somewhere special. The canopy of live oaks will draw you in. Driftwood skeletons will forever be etched in your memory. Stories of lavish lawn parties will pique your curiosity.
The reasons people travel far and wide to get married on Jekyll Island are the same reasons many choose to never leave. Everyone loves this island. Breathtaking beaches, opulent cottages, historic ruins, a picturesque riverfront, or our oceanfront convention center – few places offer more wedding venue choices than Jekyll Island.
The beaches on Jekyll Island are unlike those of any other coastal destination. With 10 miles of grand, unspoiled shoreline and a variety of amenities, you’ll find the perfect place to relax and refresh the senses.
Best known for their natural bounty, each of Jekyll Island’s beaches is completely different than the other. From bird watching on St. Andrews to photo ops on Driftwood Beach, these sun-drenched sanctuaries offer a truly invigorating experience." - jekyllisland.com
**VERY IMPORTANT NOTES!**
A TRAVEL FEE WILL APPLY AS FOLLOWS:
Jekyll Island & St. Simon's - $100 per vendor (may vary for equipment rentals)
There is no fee or permit required to have your own beach wedding at any of the public City beach accesses on Jekyll Island.
Vehicle entry onto Jekyll Island requires a valid parking pass which must be purchased at the entry gate or Guest Information Center upon arrival on the island. This pass gives you access to many of the island’s public outdoor areas, including picnic areas, beach parking and access points, playground, soccer complex, historic landmark district, fishing pier, bicycle and nature trails and more. The Parking Fee is charged per vehicle per day. Multi-day and annual passes are available. Bicycles and pedestrians can enter at no charge.
Parking Pass Options
Daily Pass $6 – Valid for 24 hours from time of purchase
Weekly Pass $28 – Valid for 7 consecutive days from time of purchase
MARRIAGE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Marriage licenses are obtained by applying for one at a county probate court. If either you or your spouse-to-be is a resident of Georgia, then you may apply for the license in any county, regardless of where in the state the wedding will take place. However, if neither party is a Georgia resident, then you must apply for the license in the county where the wedding will occur. Both the bride and groom must apply together and in person at the county probate court for the license.
Glynn County Probate Court
701 G Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
Mon – Fri: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
To ensure the safety and enjoyment of all who visit Jekyll Island, please follow these guidelines: