Syracuse, N.Y. - The New York State Fair has announced a contest to find a couple who would like to get married during and at this years Fair.
While there have been engagements and weddings at the Fair before this wedding will be SUPER COOL! That is because it will be on ice.
The Fair is building a temporary ice rink inside the brand-new Exposition Center to kick off the opening of the new facility, which will be the largest events space north of New York City between Boston and Cleveland.
The rink will host a variety of events, such as hockey, broomball, curling, figure skating and speed skating. Saturday, Sept. 1, at 2 pm they will be holding a wedding and all that’s needed is the happy couple.
One couple will be chosen at random from comments posted to the Fair’s Facebook page. You can find that by clicking here.
This will be a legally binding wedding and an official marriage license is required.
The Fair will someone to conduct the wedding ceremony if the future bride and groom would like. There will also be a photographer and after the wedding, of course, a reception in the mezzanine of the new Expo Center for up to 50 guests, including live music The newlyweds will also get a limo ride to the Jefferson Clinton Hotel in downtown Syracuse for an overnight stay.
Wedding guests and the wedding party don't have to skate, but the soon to be married couple do have to take their vows on the ice.
The newlyweds will also receive pair of Lifetime Passes as a first wedding gift.
To enter, couples must upload a photo of themselves, along with the story of how they met, by midnight, July 31. One winner will be chosen at random from among all entries.