Ceremonies

The Fountain

Package Cost: $700

Give your heart away at the heart of downtown. Your love for each other overflows, so let the strong and iconic granite fountain be the meaningful backdrop to your fairy tale day!

The Big Step

Package Cost: $500

The glimmering gold statues and incredible architecture of historic City Hall, built in 1902, make the perfect backdrop for your downtown wedding.

Fine Details

Ceremony sites are available on Saturdays and Sundays only, between the hours of 4pm and 8pm.
2 hours are allotted for set-up, 1 hour for the ceremony and 1 hour for breakdown of any street obstacles to allow for street opening.

All Weddings Include

  • Organizing street closures

  • Meetings with a city staff member prior to wedding date to help plan logistics

  • City staff present to assist with traffic and general public

  • Area cleaned and maintained prior to ceremony

  • Staff member on-call on day of event

  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • Any furnishings that do not require to be anchored down.
  • Tents, with exceptions. It is the renter‘s responsibility to contact the Fire & Inspections Departments to arrange for all tent inspections that are required by the City of Goldsboro ordinance.
  • A requested genre of music to be played over Center Street speaker system during ceremony, with 7 days prior notice.
  • Tents on the street or in the paver/brick areas that require anchoring.
  • No standing or setting up of fixtures in the landscaped areas/flower beds.
  • No digging.
  • No commercial stages. Platforms are permitted with prior approval based on dimensions.
  • Only available outlets can be used. No unplugging items to allow for additional power sources.
  • No substances are allowed in the fountain.
  • No receptions. 
  • Alcohol not permitted.
The City of Goldsboro cannot guarantee circumstances as they relate to noise (pedestrian, emergency vehicles, jet noise, etc.) Unless otherwise coordinated, the City of Goldsboro will not provide any additional service other than the use of this public space.