Your wedding day at Copenhagen City Hall
Please note: We have introduced special guidelines for all weddings due to the coronavirus, including a limit on how many guests each couple may bring. Read more about the special guidelines during the pandemic here.
Copenhagen City Hall is a beautiful building with a historic atmosphere and full of fascinating details. The beautiful surroundings inside and the romantic City Hall Garden, where you can stay after your ceremony, offer the perfect setting for an unforgettable wedding day.
Read about how to apply for marriage in Copenhagen here. When your application is approved, you will receive a link to our booking system, where you can book a date and time yourself.
A ceremony at Copenhagen City Hall takes place in the beautiful Wedding Hall on the 1st floor with a view of the Great Hall. The walls are painted with scenes from old Danish legends about courting and proposals, and the lights are dimmed to create a warm atmosphere.
The room is a perfect setting for a small, intimate ceremony for just the two of you, your with your nearest and dearest.
If you choose to bring guests, the room can hold up to 60 people. This will quickly generate a festive atmosphere.
The ceremony will start by the registrar making a short speech for you. Then you will be asked if you accept one another as spouses. After you have confirmed this, it is possible to exchange rings. When you have signed the marriage documents, you will be handed your marriage certificates and the ceremony is over.
Your guests are welcome to take photos and videotape during the ceremony. You can also choose to invite guest to join on your phones on Facetime, Skype or the like.
After the ceremony
You are welcome to stay in the Great Hall, the corridors on the ground floor or in the lovely City Hall Garden (open 1st May – 29th September) and celebrate with a drink or some cake. It is not allowed to enjoy food or drinks on the 1st floor or on the balcony.
If you have questions about your wedding day, you are welcome to contact us by phone on +45 33 66 33 66 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 10:00 and 12:00, through Digital Post via the link in the bottom of this page (requires a Danish NemID) or by e-mail at email@example.com
If you have questions on the day of your ceremony, you can find the Wedding Office in the small shop by the main entrance to City Hall.