It’s a great idea to get married legally in your hometown and then have a fun, symbolic wedding when you get to Mexico. Mexico Legal Wedding Ceremony VS Symbolic Wedding? If you prefer the legal ceremony in Mexico, it is doable. Let your wedding planner know so she can reserve a judge, and arrive a couple of days early for blood tests. The wedding will be in Spanish and then translated into English. When you get home you need to register the wedding certificate from Mexico at your local courthouse.