Where to Elope in Fort Worth

If you’re looking for the best place to elope in Fort Worth, consider the Tarrant County Courthouse in downtown Fort Worth!

Top 3 Reasons to Elope at the Fort Worth Courthouse

1. It’s affordable

With the ceremony being $100 and photography being >$1000, you save a lot of money with a courthouse wedding.

2. You can invite 14 guests

The Fort Worth Courthouse allows you up to 14 guests. That’s 14 more than most other courthouses!

3. You can choose your own photographer

If you find a photographer you love, you can bring them to photograph your courthouse elopement. It’s always best to choose someone who has photographed at the courthouse so they’re aware of the restrictions. But there are a handful of photographers, like myself, who specialize in Fort Worth elopements at the courthouse.

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How to Elope in Fort Worth at the Courthouse

As someone who’s photographed many courthouse weddings in Fort Worth, I’ve compiled an easy-to-understand list of steps to follow while planning your courthouse elopement.

Tarrant County Courthouse Address: 100 E WEATHERFORD STREET, FORT WORTH, TX 76102

Tarrant County Courthouse Phone Number: (817) 884-1111

1. Get your marriage license

Grab your lover and go in person (or online) to get your marriage license.

This license is valid for 90 days so plan your ceremony date accordingly.

Visit the Tarrant County Courthouse’s wedding page to apply for a license.

2. Schedule a courthouse elopement appointment

When getting married at the Tarrant County Courthouse, you’ll need to set an appointment for your marriage ceremony. They only take appointments M-F, 8am-4:30p.

Take a look at your calendar, check in with your photographer, and pick your favorite date!

Call the Tarrant County Courthouse to set your date. (817) 884-1111

Don’t forget, you’ll need to bring $100 (cash only) for your ceremony.

3. Pick a courthouse elopement photographer

This is the moment you two are getting married, and it deserves to be rightly celebrated with courthouse wedding photos.

I’m a photographer (I live just 20 minutes from the Tarrant County Courthouse so last-minute ceremonies are super doable for me) and my couples have chosen a courthouse ceremony for many reasons:

They decided the months of planning an expensive wedding wasn’t for them.
They’re planning a huge wedding for the future, but want to be married now.
They are having their wedding celebration out of the country, but making it official here.

Whatever your reason, I’ll be right there ready to capture this special moment for you.

Inquire about your courthouse elopement here

Elope in Fort Worth at the Courthouse

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Where to Elope in Fort Worth

Where to Elope in Fort Worth

Where to Elope in Fort Worth

Where to Elope in Fort Worth