Orange County

‘I do’: Couples tie the knot on courthouse steps in the City Beautiful

ORLANDO, Fla. — Love was in the air in the City Beautiful on Valentine’s Day as engaged couples tied the knot at the Orange County Courthouse.

County Clerk Tiffany Moore Russell performed the ceremony on the courtyard steps of the courthouse. A dozen couples said “I do.”


The group ceremony was held at 1 p.m. on Monday.

“I want to provide a special day for couples getting married at the courthouse, and this is a nice and safe way to do this,” said Clerk Tiffany Moore Russell. “Conducting the ceremony outside is a way to make sure we can keep couples socially distanced during this latest surge in the pandemic.”

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Couples paid $60 that covered the ceremony fee, a commemorative certificate, wedding photos, a delicious treat, and a special gift.

According to an Orange County Courthouse news release, “For those looking for a more intimate and private setting, individual wedding ceremonies can be performed at the courthouse ceremony room and at any of our branch locations on Valentine’s Day or any other date we are open for business with or without an appointment.”

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Happy Valentine’s Day.

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