Marathon Seafood Festival
Our annual premier event featuring fresh Florida Keys seafood, live entertainment and over 200 vendors. Come sea what its all about!
Relocate to Paradise
It IS POSSIBLE to live & work in paradise here in the Islands of Marathon. Our Marathon Red Carpet Tours program is here to help you every step of the way; what are you waiting for?
You’ve already found your perfect match; why not exchange vows in our tropical paradise? Here you will find all the resources you need to plan for a beautiful wedding in the Islands of Marathon, the Heart of the Florida Keys. Consult this page to find information on wedding planners, florists, venues, photographers, beauty salons, caterers, and entertainers for Marathon, or for information regarding licensing.
Marathon boasts white sandy beaches, luxurious resorts, beautiful venues, a court houses and churches; all you need to do is set the date! We can’t wait to for you to say “I do” in the Heart of the Florida Keys.
The following professionals would be honored to assist you plan your special day…
A Marriage License can be obtained at any County Clerk’s Office in Florida. Both parties must be present when applying for the license. You must be over 18 years of age or have parental consent and you must have proper identification; i.e. a photo drivers license or passport. If you were divorced within the past six months, you must have a copy of the dissolution of marriage. If you were divorced more than six month ago, the date of the divorce is needed.
Marathon Government Center
Mile Marker 48.5
Plantation Key Government Center
Mile Marker 88
Key West Government Center
500 Whitehead Street
|There is no waiting period. The license fee is $88.50.|
There is no waiting period if you have a Marriage Counseling Certificate. The license fee is $61.00. There is a three day waiting period if you do not have a Marriage Counseling Certificate. The license fee is $93.50. Once you have the license, you can be married by a priest, rabbi or clergyman or a civil ceremony can be performed by any Notary Public or the Civil Department of the Clerk’s Office. There are many beautiful settings in the Florida Keys for the ceremony.