201 East Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202 USA
Phone:  +1 (704) 547-2244   •  Map & Directions

Wedding Planning Information

Let our expert Wedding Specialist guide you through every detail in planning your event to make all your wedding dreams come true. Please contact our Wedding Specialist, Kimberly Werner at (704) 972-4452 or to arrange for a wedding consultation or request wedding information here.


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What does The Ritz-Carlton provide for weddings and receptions?

What other services or items can The Ritz-Carlton provide for my event?

How do I arrange for flowers?

Do you have an event design studio?


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Can we bring in our own food and beverage?


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May I use outside vendors?

Are there any guidelines or requirements for using outside vendors?

Do you have a list of preferred vendors?

Photography & Music

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May we take our wedding photographs at the hotel if we are not hosting our reception there?

What kind of music is available?

General Information

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What is required by the state of North Carolina for a legal wedding ceremony?

Cost of License

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What is the cost of a marriage license?

Waiting Period

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Is there a waiting period from the application date to the date the license is issued?

Is there a waiting period from the date the license is issued to the date I am allowed to marry?

License Expires

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How long does a marriage license remain valid once it's been issued?

Advance Planning

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What do I need to know before contacting the hotel?

How far in advance should I reserve the date?

When do I need to tell The Ritz-Carlton exactly how many guests will be attending my wedding?

Do the bride and groom get a complimentary room for the wedding night?

Are there special room rates for wedding guests?

What local laws affect events at The Ritz-Carlton?

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