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Marriage Ceremonies

Location
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Avenue, Room 201
Detroit, MI 48226

The Wayne County Clerk's Office performs PRIVATE, small, civil marriage ceremonies, where our office PROVIDES YOUR WITNESSES. Please note that:
  • You are allowed to bring a MAXIMUM of 6 (six) guests with you for a PRIVATE civil ceremony.

  • The fee for a PRIVATE civil ceremony is $150.00 (includes our witnesses).

  • These ceremonies are ONLY performed at our Downtown Detroit Office.

  • If you call ahead and make an appointment, please have your ENTIRE PARTY PRESENT at your designated time, or you will have to wait until another opening is available.

  • To make an appointment, please call (313) 224-4680.

  • Walk-in PRIVATE civil ceremonies are offered Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Please DO NOT arrive ANY LATER THAN 2:15 PM if you would like to participate in a walk-in PRIVATE civil ceremony.

The Wayne County Clerk's Office also performs MASS, civil marriage ceremonies (i.e. multiple couples at once) ON FRIDAYS ONLY at 3:00 PM, where our office PROVIDES YOUR WITNESSES. Please note that:
  • You are allowed to bring a MAXIMUM of 4 (four) guests with you for a MASS civil ceremony.

  • The fee for a MASS civil ceremony is $100.00 (includes our witnesses).

  • These ceremonies are ONLY performed at our Downtown Detroit Office.

  • You must arrive or register by 1:00 PM on Friday to participate in a MASS civil ceremony.

  • Your ENTIRE PARTY must be PRESENT by 1:00 PM in order to get married during a MASS civil ceremony.

  • Please call (313) 224-4680 with any further questions.