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Valentine’s Day Nuptials

14 Feb

With the exception of your anniversary, Valentine’s Day is undoubtedly the most romantic day of the year for couples. With Cupid on the hunt with his bow and arrow, it’s no surprise that many guys pop the question on February 14th and many couples choose this day to tie the knot.

And speaking of “the knot,” the wedding pros over at The Knot are helping 14 couples wed today atop the Empire State building. A press release yesterday gave all the wonderful details:

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — On Valentine’s Day, 14 lucky couples from around the country will say “I do” at the 17th Annual Empire State Building & TheKnot.com Valentine’s Day Weddings Event in New York City. The winning couples, selected in a nationwide contest hosted on TheKnot.com, the #1 online wedding planning resource, will exchange vows in individual ceremonies on February 14, 2011, the only day the iconic Empire State Building (ESB) hosts weddings. One Grand Prize winning couple, U.S. Air Force Captain John Wu and Stephanie Hull of Louisville, KY, will receive a special sunrise ceremony at the 86th floor Observatory, and a Luxury Included® Honeymoon at Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma, Bahamas, with airfare provided by The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism…

“By working with the Empire State Building, we’re thrilled to provide 14 deserving couples a special wedding ceremony atop one of the world’s most romantic and iconic buildings – and what’s more romantic than getting married overlooking New York City on Valentine’s Day!”

To view stories and photos of the winning couples, visit www.theknot.com/empirestatebuilding.

Happy Valentine’s Day and congratulations to all the newly-engaged and newly-wed couples out there!

How are you spending your V-Tine’s day? Big plans with someone special or celebrating the single life with your girlfriends?