Say "I do" all over again.

At 6pm on February 14, 2020, couples were invited to celebrate romance, passion, and each other in a one of a kind tour-de-love — the Vow Renewal Ceremony, taking place on the iconic glass Red Steps. Couples of all ages and backgrounds professed their love once again, with a special invitation extended to lovebirds whose kisses bridge boundaries, be they religious, political, racial, or national, as well as couples in wedding attire.

The ceremony was preceded by a performance from Broadway’s Tony Award-winning Best Musical Dear Evan Hansen.

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Have questions about the event? Scroll down to the bottom of the page for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

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Renewal of Vows FAQs

What is this event about?

Times Square is the heart of New York City and we can't think of a better place to celebrate love and commitment. The Times Square Valentine’s Day Vow Renewal Ceremony allows committed couples to take part in a romantic declaration of love on the iconic Red Steps.

Why is this event taking place?

This is your chance to tell your significant other just how much you still love them as part of a romantic ceremony that will conjure up emotions from your wedding day or civil union.

When does the Renewal of the Vows take place?

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 6:00pm.

Where does the Renewal of the Vows take place?

Duffy Square on Time Square's iconic Red Steps, between 46th and 47th Streets on the Broadway Pedestrian Plaza.

Will each couple renew their vows separately or as part of the group?

The vow renewal ceremony will be performed as a group, so you will join dozens of other couples in celebrating the spirit of love in the heart of Times Square.

Will religion be a part of this event?

No. This is not a religious event.

What is the cost to participate in this event?

This is a free event.

Do we have to register for this event?

Guests have the opportunity to register when registration opens, but walk-ups are also welcome! The event will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

When should we arrive?

We will open the event at 5:30pm. Couples should arrive no later than 5:45pm.

How long will the ceremony take?

The ceremony will take approximately 10 minutes.  

Is this a legally binding event?

No, this is simply an opportunity for you to reaffirm your love and commitment to your significant other.

Do we need to bring anything with us?

All you need is to do is show up with your significant other and an abundance of LOVE.

Is there a weather contingency plan for this event?

The event will take place rain, snow, or shine. True love transcends all weather conditions, but make sure to dress warmly.

Will restrooms be available at the event?

No restrooms will be available at the event.

Any other suggestions for me to plan my Valentine’s Day in Times Square?

Make sure to check out the 12th Annual Valentine Heart, Heart Squared, on display January 30 – March 1, 2020!