Civil Marriage Ceremonies

The City of Thorold now offers Civil Marriage Ceremonies.  The fees are as follows:

Civil Marriage at City Hall Council Chambers

During Business Hours (9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)


Civil Marriage Offsite in Ontario

Outside Business Hours


Non-refundable booking fee


Rehearsal Fee


Witness Fee

Municipal Staff – During Business Hours

$25+HST for each witness

Cleaning Fee (if applicable)


Mileage Expenses – is applicable for offsite services and will be charged at current approved rate.

The use of confetti, rice, bubbles, etc. (at municipal facilities) is strictly prohibited and failure to comply will result in a cleaning fee.

Additional rental fees apply for the use of other municipal facilities outside of City Hall.  It is the responsibility of applicants to make necessary arrangements and payments for a facility to be utilized for the Marriage Ceremony.

Fees do not include the Marriage Licence Fee of $125.00.

Marriage Licence Information - Marriage Licence Application - You need a Marriage Licence to get married.

Marriages Performed at City Hall