ROMANCE BY THE BAY
The City of Alameda offers charming, intimate civil ceremonies at the historic Alameda City Hall located at 2263 Santa Clara Avenue.
Civil marriage ceremonies are conducted by appointment only, Monday through Thursday from 10: 00 am to 4:00 pm.
Those interested in having one of the City's Deputy Marriage Commissioners perform their civil marriage ceremony must bring a valid marriage license, valid photo IDs, and a witness.
Marriage licenses must be obtained from the Alameda County Clerk-Recorder (or your County of residence) prior to your ceremony.
To make an appointment or obtain further information, please call the City Clerk's Office at 510.747.4804.
We offer 3 wedding packages and photography services that can be added to any package.
The Grand Chambers: $275.00
1 hour Council Chambers rental, maximum 15 guests
1/2 hour Council Chambers rental, maximum 15 guests
Signed, Sealed & Expedited: $115.00
15 minutes Council Chambers rental, maximum 5 guests
Timeless Photography: Staff photographer $70.00 an hour
$50.00 processing fee
$120.00 one hour Council Chambers rental
$220.00 one hour Council Chambers rental, including video
$70.00 per hour for Staff Event Assistant
$70.00 per hour for Staff Photographer
$25.00 insurance (only needed if Indemnity & Hold Harmless Agreement not signed)
Cash, checks, and money orders made payable to the City of Alameda, as well as credit cards, are accepted.