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Forever Starts on 2-24-24: Clerk-Recorder Holds Special Hours for Marriage Services on Unique Date

2-24-24 Special Hours Old Courthouse

Orange County Clerk-Recorder Hugh Nguyen is making wishes come true by holding special hours for marriage services on Saturday, February 24, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. exclusively at the Old Orange County Courthouse in Santa Ana. The Orange County Clerk-Recorder department received a compelling number of requests from couples wanting to get married on this memorable and special date. With this highly sought-after date to tie the knot at the elegant and historic Old Orange County Courthouse, appointments are recommended. Walk-ins are welcomed and will be served on a first come, first served basis. Couples must complete an online application prior to visiting the Old Orange County Courthouse. To complete an application and/or to make an appointment, please visit the following link:

“I am touched by the number of requests from couples who want 2-24-24 to be their special day,” said Clerk-Recorder Hugh Nguyen. “My department is eager to accommodate all couples with these special hours along with exceptional service for a seamless wedding that they will remember for a lifetime.”

The choice to get married on 2-24-24 holds a personal significance to each couple. Many enjoy the appeal of the date’s special, repetitive numerical sequence which makes an unforgettable anniversary date. With 2-24-24 falling on the lunar date of a full moon, some cultures see the date as lucky and possessing an ideal symbol for a prosperous and harmonious marriage.

Another reason to join us, the department has one of the lowest costs for a marriage license and a marriage ceremony in the state. Couples can obtain a public marriage license for $61 or a confidential marriage license for $66. A civil marriage ceremony can be performed for $28.

To ensure a smooth experience, couples should review marriage license and civil ceremony requirements at the following link:

For any questions, please call the department’s information line at (714) 834-2500 during normal business hours Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except holidays. For media inquiries, please contact Billy Le at 714-834-2248.