Looking for info about getting married in the Myrtle Beach area? Simple Wedding Day LLC wants to make your wedding as simple and enjoyable as it can be. Insured and Fully Licensed within all municipalities in Horry and Georgetown Counties. We offer the following information as a service to the public.

Marriage License Information

A marriage license obtained in South Carolina is valid for a marriage ceremony anywhere in the state. A Marriage license can be obtained from any county in South Carolina but marriage license from other states are not valid. Blood tests are not necessary.

Obtaining A Marriage License In Horry County

Couples can secure an application in Horry County at one location presently.

  • Conway – 1301 2nd Ave
    Phone (843) 915-5370

Couples will need to apply in person at the County Probate Court office.  Applications must be on file at least 24 hours before a Marriage License can be issued. Individuals under the age of 18 must have certified copies of their birth certificates, as well as notarized statements of consent from a parent or legal guardian. Individuals over age 18 may use a driver’s license or passport to verify age.  You will need to present your Social Security cards.  The fee is $50 cash for all county residents, $75 cash for state residents, and $115 cash or money order for out-of-state residents and all others. Questions call (843) 915-5370.  The Probate Court Office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Horry County Beach Wedding Locations

(At Public Beach/Access Areas)

  • Garden City Beach
  • Surfside Beach
  • Murrells Inlet
  • Myrtle Beach (very limited within city limits)
  • North Myrtle Beach
  • Cherry Grove Beach
  • Litchfield Beach
  • Pawleys Island

(Nice Private Beach/Areas)


Many Hotels along the Grand Strand will allow ceremonies to be performed and have packages to compliment your needs. You will need to contact the hotel for information.

Preferred Hotels / Resorts For Wedding Stays/Needs

▪ Kingston Plantation Resort
(Ask for Robin, Events and Catering Manager)
North Beach Plantation
(Ask for John, Event planner)
▪ Holiday Inn Surfside Beach
(Ask for Lesley Montee, Group Sales Manager)
▪ Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort
(Ask for Wedding Coordinator)
▪ Pawleys Plantation Resort
(Ask for the Banquet Manager)

Tide Chart For Myrtle Beach Weddings

Tide Chart – High/low tides

Weather Conditions

Myrtle Beach Weather Forecast, SC (29588)

Myrtle Beach Wedding Locations

If you’re thinking about a wedding on public property within the City of Myrtle Beach, here are some helpful details: The public beach — Commercially produced weddings are not permitted on the public beach. All other weddings are allowed on the public beach.

Private portions of the beach — Only a handful of oceanfront lots extend to the high tide line, and the city has no jurisdiction for either commercially produced or non-commercial weddings on those few lot extensions.

Public parks in commercial areas, by reservation — Weddings are permitted in public parks in the commercial areas of the city, with an approved Facility Use Permit. Contact City Hall at (843) 918-1008. Shelter rental is required if a shelter exists at the park . Insurance certification is not required if the Facility Use Permit is in the name of the bride or groom.

Public parks in commercial areas, without reservation Weddings are permitted without a Facility Use Permit. Other park users cannot be required to leave the park.

Parks in residential areas, by reservation — Weddings are permitted with an approved Facility Use Permit. No insurance certificate is required. Shelter rental is required if a shelter exists at the park ..

Parks in residential areas, without reservation — Weddings are permitted with an approved Facility Use Permit. No insurance certificate is required.

City Parks In Commercial Areas

  • Hurl Rock Park, Ocean Boulevard at 20th Avenue South
  • Nance Plaza, Kings Highway at Ninth Avenue North
  • Justin W. Plyler Boardwalk Park, Ocean Boulevard at Mr. Joe White Avenue (11th Avenue North)
  • Chapin Park, Kings Highway at 16th Avenue North
  • Anderson Family Park, Ocean Boulevard at 20th Avenue N.
  • Cameron Park, Ocean Boulevard at 27th Avenue North
  • Woman’s Club Park, Ocean Boulevard at Haskell Circle
  • Futrell Park, Mr. Joe White Avenue and Dunbar Street
  • Park at Market Commons, Farrow Parkway
  • Roberta Memorial Park – (Gazebo), 60th Ave North, Myrtle Beach