Same-Sex Marriage in New York

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So the New York City Clerk offers marriage licenses and ceremonies to same-sex couples just like opposite-sex couples. State law generally requires all couples to wait 24 hours after getting a license before they can be married. In terms of laws, there is no difference whether you are a same-sex couple or not, as long as you follow all the license requirements.

How to get your marriage license for the same-sex wedding in New York

For the marriage license, you need to come to the New York City Clerk office with the proper identifications and $35 check. After that, you can come the next day to City Hall and get married. If City Hall is not your ideal location, you can hire an officiant and get married almost anywhere in the city.

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Most Popular Locations for the same-sex wedding in New York

The most popular locations for the small, intimate same-sex weddings will be – The Top of the Rock, beautiful open rooftop with 3 different levels. The Brooklyn Bridge Park, the iconic Brooklyn park with the city skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge on the background, The High Line Park, a modern elevated park on the West Side, The world famous Central Park.
Central Park is a perfect place to have an intimate wedding or elopement as it has a place for everyone. The park has a very diverse nature and structure, that you can have a completely private ceremony if you want to.

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The rooftop same-sex weddings.

New York associated with the enormous skyscrapers and highrises, that is why we are offering a wide range of private rooftops for the small wedding ceremonies. Most of our rooftops have a direct Empire State Building view or the Freedom tower view. There is something magical in getting married on a rooftop with the whole city on your back. Also, if you want to customize your ceremony this might be a perfect opportunity. Enjoy the best day of your life to the fullest.

How can we help

Dare to Dream is an NYC based wedding planning company. We know the city with its deal, permits, and deadlines and will be happy to help organize your perfect day. Contact us now and our experienced team will create the most unforgettable marriage experience.