Fulton County to host free wedding ceremonies on Valentine’s Day – WSB-TV Channel 2

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — The day of love is approaching and Fulton County wants to help people celebrate that love by hosting free wedding ceremonies!

Couples will be able to freely say ‘I do’ all day on Feb. 14.

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Fulton County Chief Probate Judge Kenya Johnson will perform free wedding ceremonies on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fulton County Courthouse.

Judge Johnson said this is a special time. She added that they are going to use COVID protocols at the ceremonies as well.

“During this special time, my office is honored to be able to be part of this big day for couples,” said Judge Johnson. “Even during this pandemic, love prevails, and we are excited to offer socially distanced ceremonies to a limited number of couples who choose to say, ‘I do’ on this special day.”

Each couple may invite up to 10 guests to view the ceremony in person.

Fulton County says COVID protocols will be followed strictly and in-person attendees will be required to wear masks and practice social distancing protocols.

Couples are required to schedule a time to walk down the aisle through court administration and they must bring their marriage license from probate court along with a valid photo ID.

Ceremonies will be held in Courtroom 9G at 185 Central Avenue, SW in downtown Atlanta.


Probate Court will offer additional weekend operating hours for couples on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. to obtain marriage licenses in advance.

To apply for a marriage license on Saturday, Feb. 11, applicants must enter the Fulton County Government Center at 141 Pryor Street, SW, Atlanta, Georgia.

To make an appointment for your Feb. 14 Wedding Day Ceremony, and learn how to obtain a marriage license, visit here.

Click here for more information on marriage license requirements in Georgia.

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