Calling All Couples! Join Us for the 3rd Annual Group Wedding, Vow Renewal and Civil Union Ceremony in Atlantic City Sunday, February 14, 2010

Jan 11, 2010, 09:00 ET from The Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority will host the third annual Valentine's Day group wedding, vow renewal and civil union ceremony at historic Boardwalk Hall on Sunday, February 14, 2010 at 4 p.m.

"Atlantic City has a rich history of romance, weddings and honeymoons, making it the perfect venue for couples wishing to marry or renew their vows," said Jeff Vasser, president of the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority. "These couples will always have a special connection to Atlantic City and Valentine's Day."

The ceremony is free for all couples and their guests. The event will include a champagne toast, wedding cake and photo opportunities. Jean Muchanic, executive director of the Absecon Lighthouse and wedding officiate, will perform the non-denominational ceremony.

"Joining lovers together is always a favorite part of my job," said Jean Muchanic. "Performing a Valentine's Day ceremony in Atlantic City at historic Boardwalk Hall makes it even more special!"

Couples must pre-register for the Group Wedding event at Boardwalk Hall through the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority's official website at through Thursday, February 11, 2010. All couples interested in getting married or united at the event must obtain their own New Jersey marriage or civil union license. There is a three-day waiting period in the state of New Jersey for licenses. Vow Renewals do not need licenses. For additional details, e-mail or call 609.449.7126.

The Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority serves as the destination's principal marketing arm, stimulating economic growth through convention, business and leisure tourism development. The Authority oversees the management of the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall. The Authority is the first destination marketing organization in New Jersey to achieve prestigious Destination Marketing Accreditation by the Destination Marketing Association International. For complete Atlantic City information, visit Also follow us on Facebook at

SOURCE The Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority