Find Gay Friendly Wedding Vendors in San Antonio
Getting Married in San Antonio
There is so much to see and do in San Antonio – making the perfect location for your wedding. Take a trip with your partner to the San Antonio River Walk for shopping, food, and a cool view along the river.
Another attraction that could make for an interesting trip with your partner or the entire wedding party is the Natural Bridge Caverns – with underground tours and other activities.
The History of Same-Sex Marriages in San Antonio
In 1997, the Texas state legislature passed a statute that restricted marriage to different-sex couples. Governor George W. Bush signed the bill into law and same-sex couples would not be given the right to marry until the landmark US Supreme Court ruling in favor of the freedom to marry on June 26th, 2015.
How has the legalization of same-sex marriages impacted the economy? Well, if you look at data collected by the Williams Institute and taken from the 2010 US Census, there were 46,401 same-sex couples in Texas in 2010. About 38,000 of these couples were not yet married. You can predict that about half of these couples will wed. With an average cost of $10,000 per wedding, this would mean about $190 million in spending on weddings.
Obtaining a Marriage License in San Antonio
You can download the marriage license form from the Bexar County Clerk website. The fee for the marriage license is $81, but this can be reduced to $21 if you have completed a premarital counseling course and provide your course certificate when applying for your license. There is a 72-hour waiting period before you can get married – unless you get the waiting period waived by court order.
Pridezillas wedding vendors all celebrate pride, love and equality. We only promote LGBT-friendly wedding vendors who support marriage equality. When you contact one of these businesses, you can be assured that they will be excited to help you orchestrate one of the most memorable days of your life.
Mention Pridezillas when contacting the vendors below for potential and occasional discounts or offers for your wedding.