Youíre starting to plan your wedding.
Your wedding is one of the most important events of your
lifetime. Donít just
make it your day- make it your experience.
Poconos are an ideal place to begin your life together.
Romantic ambiance, spectacular scenery, beautiful accommodations,
affordable rates, and a host of amenities and activities provide
the perfect setting for your event.
are some things you need to know about planning a Poconos wedding.
need a Pennsylvania Marriage License for your Poconos wedding.
The basic requirements are as follows:
The groom must be at least eighteen years old and single;
The bride must be at least eighteen years old and single;
If either party is under the age of eighteen, parental consent
To obtain the Marriage License, both parties
must apply in person at any Pennsylvania State Courthouse at least
three business days prior to the wedding date.
The day of application is not included in the three day period.
Photo identification (drivers license) must
be provided. If previously divorced or widowed, the original divorce
decree or death certificate must be submitted. Licenses may be picked
up three days after the date of application (Monday through Friday),
by the applicants or someone other than the applicants. The license
is valid for sixty days and may only be used in the Commonwealth
of Pennsylvania. The cost for a license is approximately $40.00,
however, the cost varies according to each courthouse.
The following information must be provided:
* Birth certificate for both applicants * The birthplace of both
applicants * The names and birthplace of both parents of the applicants
* Both applicants will need to provide their mother's maiden name
* Both applicants need to provide Social Security Number Cards.
Poconos Wedding Courthouse Locations
Wayne County Courthouse
Honesdale, PA 18431
Pike County Courthouse
Milford, PA 18337
Some clergy request a meeting with the bridge
and groom before the Poconos wedding.
An appointment with a magistrate or judge might also be requested
beforehand if you choose to be wed by either.
Some counties allow a mayor, minister, or District Judge
to perform the Poconos wedding ceremonies as well.
The County Courthouses listed above can provide a list of
Poconos Wedding Facilities
The Hideout, the private resort community
in which our Pocono Mountain homes are located, offers beautiful
affordable facilities perfect for a Poconos wedding.
The main banquet area is surrounded by window walls that
overlook sprawling Roamingwood Lake.
There is a large outdoor patio area, also overlooking the
lake. Mountain and
foliage views around the lake are a stunning backdrop.
Professional gourmet catering for either sit down or buffet
is available at affordable per person rates.
Just minutes down the winding country road
is the communityís own Aboretum.
This area is teeming with lush foliage, a substantial variety
of flowers, wooden foot bridges, and trellis arches.
This location is ideal for Poconos wedding photographs, and
is available at no charge to our guests.
Over 200,000 honeymooners
enjoy the Pocono Mountains every year and all the attractions and
romantic ambience in this beautiful region.