Wedding Permits

The City issues wedding permits for several beaches and parks in Laguna Beach. For information about civil marriage ceremonies at City Hall, click here. For information about obtaining a marriage license, click here.

Weddings on most City beaches are permitted between Labor Day Weekend and Memorial Day Weekend (September to May).

Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, weddings are only permitted on the four beaches below Heisler Park (North Main Beach, Rockpile Beach, Picnic Beach and Divers Cove Beach). 

The maximum number of people, including the wedding party, officiant, photographer, etc., and the fees are:

Location Maximum People Allowed Permit Fee
Crescent Bay Park 50 $385
Gazebo in Heisler Park 50 $310
Monument Point in Heisler Park 50 $310
Other Beaches and parks 95 $310

Wedding permits are issued for a two-hour period for the use of a designated City beach or park. All wedding sites must be accessible to the public at all times; blocking of pathways or the wedding site is prohibited. Smoking and consumption of alcohol is prohibited in parks and beaches. Absolutely no tables, chairs, archways, or structures of any kind may be set up for the wedding.

To download the Wedding Permit Application for Crescent Bay Point Park, click here.
To download the Wedding Permit Application for all other locations, click here.

Permit applications will be accepted by mail, drop-off, or by email. Please address mail to the Community Services department, at 505 Forest Avenue, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 or email pslowsky@lagunabeachcity.net.

To obtain availability of specific beaches, parks and dates for a wedding, please call (949) 497-0716.