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  • Writer's pictureKayla Bertagnolli

Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah Intimate Wedding | Joey + Lauren

Capturing Forever on the Salt Flats: A Breathtaking wedding at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats

Top 5 Reasons to Get Married at the Salt Flats

Unique Landscape

The Bonneville Salt Flats show off a one-of-a-kind landscape with vast stretches of white salt that create a one of a kind captivating backdrop for your big day.

Panoramic Views

The flat terrain of the Salt Flats offer unobstructed panoramic views, providing an expansive and breathtaking setting that allows your love to take center stage against the beauty of the natural surroundings.

Privacy and Intimacy

The remote location offers a sense of seclusion, providing you and your partner with the intimacy needed for a personal and meaningful ceremony without the distractions of a bustling crowd.

Symbolism of Purity

The pristine white salt symbolizes purity and a blank canvas for your new journey together. It's a symbol of a fresh start and the beginning of a beautiful chapter in your lives.

Minimalist Aesthetic

The simplicity of the Salt Flats provides a minimalist aesthetic that allows the focus to be on the couple. It's a canvas where the beauty of your love can shine without distractions.

Memorable Experience

Getting married on the Bonneville Salt Flats creates a truly memorable experience, making your elopement not just an event but an adventure that will be etched in your hearts forever.


Wedding Planner + Officiant: Pop Up I Do

Florist: Rachel at Jolley's Corner Floral

How to leagally get married at the Salt Flats

Since the Bonneville Salt Flats are on BLM (Bureau of Land Management) land, a special use permit is required to legally get married at the Salt Flats. Linked below is some contact info where you can get your permit: 

  • Caleb Robitaille – (801) 977-4394 –

  • Bonneville Salt Flats Special Recreation Management website HERE

Next you will need an Utah marriage license. To get married in Utah, you need to apply for a marriage license and have the marriage solemnized. You can apply for a marriage license at any county clerk's office. Visit the Utah City and County page on the state's website for links to local government pages, and look for a link that says something like County Clerk. Check with the county clerk's office where you intend to get the marriage license for any specific requirements.

You will need the following to apply for a marriage license:

  • An in-person application with both applicants present at the time of application.

  • Full names, addresses and dates and places of birth of both applicants.

  • Social security numbers of both applicants, unless an applicant doesn't have a social security number.

  • Names and birth places of the parents of both applicants , including mother's maiden name.

  • Valid picture ID such as a passport, birth certificate, driver license, or state ID card.

Pro tip: Don't forget to double check the Salt Flats events before picking out your wedding date. You can see a list of events here

Interested in saying "I DO" at the Salt Flats? I'd love to connect with you!


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