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Birth, marriage & life events

Get married in LOVE Park

Artist Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture is one of the most photographed spots in Philadelphia. If you’d like to have your wedding ceremony at the sculpture, you can sign up for Wedding Wednesdays.

Who

Anyone with a marriage license can sign up on a first-come first-served basis,

What's provided

If you sign up for a Wedding Wednesdays ceremony, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation will provide:

  • A 30-minute time slot for your ceremony.
  • A 20′ x 20′ area in front of the LOVE sculpture, reserved for you and your guests.
  • Ambassadors to greet your guests.
  • An officiant to conduct the ceremony.

Your ceremony will take place rain or shine. In the case of rain, umbrellas are available for the bride and groom.

Where and when

Wedding Wednesday takes place between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. each Wednesday from March through the end of October. The ceremonies are held by the LOVE sculpture on the eastern side of the park, nearest City Hall.

LOVE Park / John F. Kennedy Plaza
1501 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Cost

In addition to the cost of a marriage license, there is a $100 fee to get married in LOVE Park. Payment is made to Fairmount Park Conservancy.

How

To sign up for a Wedding Wednesdays marriage or vow renewal ceremony, follow these steps.

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Register to marry at the Marriage License Bureau.

To get a marriage license, you must bring the proper documents and pay a fee. Visit the Register of Wills website for more information.

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Pay the ceremony fee online through Fairmount Park Conservancy.

Pay the $100 fee online through Fairmount Park Conservancy to secure your wedding date and time. Slots are not secured without payment.

All payments are final and are non-refundable in the event of wedding cancellation. Rescheduling is available.

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On your wedding day, arrive at least 30 minutes before your ceremony time.

Your Wedding Wednesdays registration will be invalid and you may lose your time slot if you:

  • Arrive at LOVE Park after your designated ceremony time.
  • Don’t pay the ceremony fee.
  • Forget to bring your marriage license.

If you pay in advance and don’t show up to the ceremony, you won’t receive a refund.


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