Civil Marriage Ceremonies

The Township of Centre Wellington offers three simple, Civil Marriage Ceremonies performed by the Municipal Clerk or Deputy Clerk. Services are held at the Municipal Office located at 1 MacDonald Square, Elora in the Council Chamber on Thursdays and Fridays from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, or at Victoria Park in Elora on Fridays from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm by appointment only. Additional locations may be arranged at the officiants discretion.  Certain dates and times are not available through out the year including statutory holidays. No alcohol, confetti, bubbles, rice, candles or incense allowed on Township property.

All ceremonies require a pre-wedding consultation prior to the ceremony, usually arranged two weeks prior to the wedding date. Couples must come prepared with the following:

  • A valid marriage licence (may be obtained at pre-wedding consultation)
  • Current government issued photo ID
  • Payment for Civil Ceremony (cash or debit only)
  • Names & addresses of two witnesses
  • Any materials to be incorporated into the ceremony.

To book an appointment or for more information please contact 519.846.9691 x242

Ceremony Fees

Council Chamber Ceremony $200.00 +HST

Victoria Park, Elora Ceremony $250.00 +HST

Alternative locations $350.00 +HST

Municipal employee witness $25.00 +HST per witness

All cancellations are subject to a $50.00 +HST administration fee.

Marriage Certificates

Marriage Certificates can be obtained from ServiceOntario approximately 10 weeks following the date of marriage.

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