Hocking Hills Weddings

We understand that you want your wedding to be beautiful, meaningful and a reflection of you and your partner. Hocking Hills is one of the best places to get married in Ohio if a wedding venue surrounded by nature’s beauty is on your dream list!

Our Wedding section offers all you need to know about Hocking Hills weddings, from basic information on getting married in Hocking County, to wedding locations (both inside and out), wedding planners, reception sites, flowers, hair studios, live music and more.

We look forward to hosting your wedding and hope you treasure your special day in one of the most beautiful places to get married in Ohio! Your wedding day is going to be special and remembered for the rest of your life. We’d love for you to spend many wedding anniversaries here in the Hocking Hills, where your married life together started!   To request your FREE Wedding Planning Kit call 1-800-HOCKING (462-5464)

Hocking Hills Wedding PartyA Guide to Wedding Planning In Hocking Hills

  • Ceremony Location Ideas
  • Reception and Banquet Halls
  • How To Obtain A Marriage License
  • Application to get married in a state park
  • Resources For Wedding Needs

  • Marriage Ceremony Officiants

    • Pastor Barrell – 740-591-6750
    • Pastor Betty Brooks – 740-385-7506
    • Chase Waits (4 Seasons Hideaway) – 740-215-3023
    • B.J. King (Hocking Hills Fantasy Weddings) - 800-606-1840
    • Frank Marteney (Affordable Weddings) – 740-385-0707
    • Derek Mills (Traveling Chapel) - 740-385-1687
    • Kenneth Roberts - 740-385-9851
    • Judge John T. Wallace, Municipal Court – contact Michele Bell - 740-385-2250
    • Matthew Pippin (Hocking Hills Management – 740-304-9187
    • Randy Strickland (Hocking Hills Chapel) - 740-332-1902

    * Many of the Inns also have a qualified person on site.

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    Resources for Wedding Needs

    Planning an event? Find Hocking Hills Tourism members.

    And the following members offer wedding planning & wedding packages assistance:






  • Grouse Nest Traveling Chef - for parties up to 10 - 800-222-4655
  • Lee's Banquet Haus/Bush's Restaurant - 740-385-7639
  • The Olde Dutch Restaurant - 740-385-1000
  • Pizza Crossing - for parties up to 250 - 740-385-8558

    Gowns & Tuxedos





    • Gold-N-Things Jewelry, Rockbridge - 740-385-3422
    • Wal-Mart Supercenter, Logan - 740-380-1472





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    How to obtain a Marriage License if you intend to marry in Hocking County

    If you live in Ohio, but neither of you lives in Hocking County: You must obtain a marriage license in the county in which at least one of you resides. You must get the license before coming to Hocking County for your wedding. Ohio Marriage License information is below.

    If you're not from Ohio *or* If one of you lives in Hocking County: Obtain your license at the office below. Marriage license requirements follow.

    Hocking County Probate Court
    Court House
    Main Street and Market Streets
    Logan, OH 43138


    ID Requirement: Government issued ID such as drivers license, visa, passport, state ID. You need to know your social security numbers.

    Residency Requirement: Do not have to be a resident of Ohio. You must apply in the county in which you want to get married.

    If previously married: Bring certified copy of divorce decree or a copy of deceased spouse's death certificate.

    Application Requirement: Both parties to a marriage should appear in person to obtain the license.

    Fees: $60. Cash only.

    Waiting Period: No waiting period.

    Blood Tests: No tests.

    Under 21: If you are 18 to 21 years of age, you will need to show your birth certificate. Persons aged 16-17 must have consent to marry from parents or legal guardians and may have to contact the Probate Court.

    Officiants: Any ordained or licensed minister of any religious society or congregation within this state may perform marriages. Before performing a marriage, ministers must present their ordination credentials to the probate judge of any county. The judge will provide the minister with a license to perform marriages. The minister must then present his license to the probate judge in any county in which he performs a marriage. Ministers must send a certificate of marriage to the probate judge of the county which issued the marriage license within 30 days after the marriage.

    Valid: License is valid for 60 days. The license can only be used within the State of Ohio.


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