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Valentine’s Day Wedding Event at the Florida Botanical Garden’s

Registration Now Open for Pinellas Clerk’s 16th Annual Valentine’s Day Wedding Event for Couples wanting to make the most romantic day of the year extra special, with a wedding or vow renewal can now register for the Pinellas Clerk’s 16th Annual Valentine’s Day Wedding Ceremony.

Valentine’s Day Wedding Event at the Florida Botanical Garden

On Valentine’s Day, Monday, February 14, in the picturesque Florida Botanical Gardens, the Clerk will officiate up to thirty weddings and twenty vow renewals in a romantic and memorable group ceremony. Couples must register online no later than Tuesday, February 1, 2022, by visiting https://pinellasclerkvalentineswedding.eventbrite.com.

Registration for the Valentine’s Day Wedding event will be limited and on a first-come first-served basis. To be eligible to be married in the Valentine’s Day Wedding event, a couple must apply for a marriage license between December 16, 2021, and February 11, 2022, in order to have the license issued in time for the ceremony. The Clerk has waived the normal $30.00 ceremony fee. Standard marriage license fees will still apply. The Clerk’s office is proudly showcasing the community event complete with an eye-catching window display at the Downtown Clearwater Courthouse.

Valentine's Day Weddings at the Florida Botanical Gardens

Aimee Matsko and Shantel Griffin, owners of Bearer of the Bling Bridal in Kenneth City, volunteered to design and set up the Clerk’s window display once again this year. There will be two ceremonies: 1:30 p.m. for the wedding ceremony and 2:00 p.m. for the renewal of vows. The Clerk’s office will live stream the ceremony. Ceremonies will take place in the Wedding Garden of the Florida Botanical Gardens located at 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL 33774.

Couples should arrive by 1:00 p.m. on Valentine’s Day with their marriage license and identification. Wedding photography packages may be purchased through the Eventbrite registration link and will be mailed to the couples after the ceremony.

 “This is the sixteenth year we will have the honor and privilege of sharing this special day with local and out[1]of-state couples getting married or renewing their vows” said Ken Burke, Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller. “We are so excited to be able to continue the tradition of holding our annual Valentine’s Day Event Group Wedding.”

Ken Burke

Couples will receive a special Commemorative Marriage Certificate, which will be mailed with the official Certificate of Marriage and photos (if purchased) within one week of the date of the ceremony. For more information regarding the event, please contact Recording Services at (727) 464-3008 or email recording@mypinellasclerk.org. For more information about the Wedding Garden or the Florida Botanical Gardens, visit www.flbg.org.

All photos are for editorial purposes for Destination Tampa Bay™ of outdoor garden weddings. Each ceremony will vary. All rights reserved.

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