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Feel Like a Real Princess: Can You Get Married at Walt Disney World? 

  • By Christopher da Costa
  • Published 07 July 2023
  • Revised 10 July 2023
Feel Like a Real Princess: Can You Get Married at Walt Disney World? 
  • By Christopher da Costa
  • Published 07 July 2023
  • Revised 10 July 2023
Feel Like a Real Princess: Can You Get Married at Walt Disney World? 
  • By Christopher da Costa
  • Published 07 July 2023
  • Revised 10 July 2023
Nothing says wedding day bliss like tying the knot with your prince charming at a magical setting.

But can you get married at the Most Magical Place on Earth, Walt Disney World? Absolutely.

The team of fairy godmothers at Disney are ready and waiting to sprinkle enchantment over your special day. From intimate gatherings to larger-than-life themed celebrations, you are sure to find something to suit both your taste and budget. And we’re here to help you find your happily ever after with this all-in-one guide. Discover everything you need to know about getting married at Walt Disney World below...

How to Book a Wedding at Walt Disney World 

Booking your dream wedding at Disney World couldn’t be easier. Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings and Honeymoons have a team of dedicated experts ready to craft your big day. Choose from a wide range of venues, including charming outdoor gardens to exotic backdrops of the Far East and select the package right for you. Then let your Disney wedding planner guide you through the rest, perfecting everything from floral arrangements to the ultimate feast. 

But now the important stuff – that enviable gown! Unfortunately, on normal days adults aren’t allowed to dress up at Walt Disney World for fear of it getting in the way of costumed actors. With this in mind, you might be wondering wther you can wear a formal wedding dress to Walt Disney World. The good news is that yes you can, however, Magic Kingdom only permits this outside of opening hours. So, if you want that iconic loved up photo outside Cinderella Castle, the team at Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings and Honeymoons can get you your perfect shot. 

It's also important to note that getting married at Walt Disney World is in high demand, so it’s advisable to book early to secure your preferred venue and wedding package. 

Getting Married at Walt Disney World: Venues 

Choosing the ideal wedding venue is wedding planning 101. Luckily, in Walt Disney World, enchanting locations are around every bend… 

Disney’s Wedding Pavilion 

For memories to cherish forever, Disney’s Wedding Pavilion is sure to provide. This divine setting makes getting married at Walt Disney World worth every penny. Sitting on its own private island on the shores of Seven Seas Lagoon, this premier wedding destination features everything you could want for your storybook wedding. A footbridge lined with romantic archways leads you into the chapel where you will exchange your vows surrounded by soaring Victorian spires, airy vaulted ceilings, and a stunning arched window, perfectly framing Cinderella Castle. 

Cinderella Castle Forecourt 

Step right into a Disney movie with this one. Taking place after the closure of Magic Kingdom Park, this evening ceremony makes for a truly magical and unforgettable way to say, ‘I do.’ And Cinderella Castle is not only the most enchanting venue to get married in Disney World, but it’s also one of the most popular places to pop the question. So, if you’re also thinking, ‘can I propose at Walt Disney World?’ the answer is still absolutely! Whether it’s during the day with the sunlight bouncing off it or come nightfall when it’s illuminated by colourful lights, proposing in front of Cinderella Castle is sure to create a truly memorable moment. 

China Courtyard 

Immerse yourself in the jaw-dropping sights of the Far East as you make your vows in Epcot’s China Courtyard. Enter through the stunning Gate of the Golden Sun to a replica of the Taoist Temple of Heaven, surrounded by bold colours, charming footbridges, and beautiful lotus ponds. These attributes are what makes it one of the most dazzling venues to get married at Walt Disney World. 

Getting Married at Walt Disney World: Entertainment 

Getting married at Walt Disney World means having a whole host of entertainment options. If you’re looking for something a little different, you may want to opt for unique characters to join your celebration. Whether it’s a distinguished English butler, tacky tourists, or uninvited wedding guests, they’re sure to provide a little comedy to the day. And of course, being Disney, you can also choose up to two of your favourite characters.  

For music, take your pick from classical musicians, grand orchestras, lively bands, and DJs to spin your favourite tracks. 

Getting Married at Walt Disney World: Food 

Treat your guests to either a buffet style meal or elegantly prepared courses, offering a wide range of scrumptious grub. For those with a sweet tooth, guests can indulge in classic Disney desserts such as churros and dole whips or they can be treated to fully customised desserts. And when it comes to picking the wedding cake of your dreams, Disney doesn’t disappoint. Enjoy an array of specialty cake options, including the perfectly crafted Mad Hatter cake. Or maybe you’ve got your own Disney idea in mind? Cake artists are at the ready to bring your imaginative suggestions to life. 

Getting Married at Walt Disney World: Photography 

Getting married at Walt Disney World is truly a once in a lifetime experience and you will definitely want plenty of photos to mark the occasion. Along with the simpler photography packages, you can also select from a variety of unique packages. These include special backdrops, a photoshoot with your favourite character, and your choice of favourite locations around the park. And to make sure not a moment is missed you may even want to opt for their multiple photographer option, which will capture your most memorable day from every angle. 


What do you need to get married at Walt Disney World?  

To get married in Florida, both partners need to be at least 18 years old and have a valid marriage license. To obtain a license you will need to visit the nearest Clerk of the Circuit Court with your photo ID and passport. The waiting period for your license is typically three days and costs around $95. 

How much does it cost to get married at Walt Disney World? 

Walt Disney World weddings can be costly depending on how grand you want to go. For more intimate weddings, prices can start from $7,500, but if you’re looking to go all out for the big day, prices vary all the way up to around $50,000. 

Is transportation provided for a Walt Disney World wedding? 

Yes, Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons team can arrange transportation services for you and your guests. You can choose from a range of options, including limousines, a vintage Ford or Rolls Royce, and horse-drawn carriages. Plus, if you really want to travel in style, Cinderella’s Coach awaits, led by a team of ponies, and accompanied by three coachmen in full regalia.  

Ready to live the fairytale? Book a stunning Walt Disney World 2024 honeymoon today. 

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