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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

You can get married at a group wedding in Orange County on Valentine's Day

Posted By on Wed, Feb 5, 2020 at 4:03 PM

click to enlarge PHOTO VIA ORANGE COUNRY CLERK OF COURTS
  • Photo via Orange Counry Clerk of Courts
Mass weddings are seemingly popular in the U.S. these days — who would have thought?

If the mass wedding ceremony in Osceola County on Valentine's Day seems too far away, you can plan the festivities a little closer to home. Like their Osceola neighbors, the Orange County Clerk of Courts is hosting a Feb. 14 group wedding ceremony in the jury room of the downtown Orlando courthouse at 1 p.m.



Clerk Tiffany Moore Russell will perform the special group ceremony, which will be held inside a decorated jury room for the first time in recent history.

Russell will marry up to 30 couples on Valentine's Day, and those couples will receive a package with a commemorative marriage certificate and photos so they can look back on their humble (and questionable) decisions, all for the regular $50 ceremony fee.
click to enlarge PHOTO VIA ORANGE COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS/TWITTER
  • Photo via Orange County Clerk of Courts/Twitter
“I want to provide a special day for couples getting married at the courthouse, and this annual ceremony is a great way to do this,” Russell said in a statement.

Registration is required prior to the Valentine's Day event, and a marriage license must be obtained before registration. For Florida residents, there are multiple requirements for getting married that may include a three-day waiting period.

If a mass wedding isn't the vibe you were going for, individual ceremonies can be performed in the courthouse ceremony room at any of the Orange County Clerk of Courts' branch locations. No appointment is required.

For more information, visit the Orange County Clerk of Courts online.

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