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16 Polk County couples tie the knot on Valentine's Day in group wedding

Posted at 6:59 PM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-14 18:59:47-05

BARTOW, Fla. — For 16 Polk County couples, their love is now signed into law.

Valentine’s Day 2020 marked the 7th annual group wedding put on by the Polk County Clerk of Courts, Citizens Bank & Trust and the Polk County History Center.

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Stacey Butterfield performed the group wedding inside the historic Polk County Courthouse.

The couples chose the sweetest day of the year to say their "I Dos’ and all for different reasons.

Some to escape the stress of planning a wedding and others who finally decided to take the plunge after waiting a lifetime to make it official.

“Planning a wedding can be a stressful thing for couples. The Valentine’s Day wedding is a great way for couples to enjoy a stress-free celebration,” said Clerk Butterfield.

According to The Knot, the average cost of a wedding in Florida is about $22,000.

Polk County’s group wedding cost couples just $30.