Tie the Knot, City Market’s annual FREE wedding event, is expanding with an EN MASSE ceremony officiated by Q104 radio morning show personality Zeke Montana on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb. 14, at 2:00 p.m. in Pavilion 3 at City Market, and everyone’s invited!


Yes, you’re invited to stand up with our brides and grooms as they say “I do” at our beautiful wedding arbor from Dutch Flowers decorated just for this romantic and public celebration of love. A reception follows with music, merriment, appetizers from The Bite, cupcakes from Cupcake A La Mode and bubbly to toast the occasion! Every couple will receive wedding cake saltwater taffy kisses from The Candy Wizard, and one lucky couple will win the Grand Prize Package that includes:

–Six all-inclusive nights at Excellence El Carmen in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic plus coach airfare courtesy of Vacation Express

–Par Exsalonce spa experience

–$50 gift certificate at Brown & Loe


Following the reception, the newlyweds will take a memorable “Just Married” roundtrip spin on the KC Streetcar and receive a live personalized wedding portrait by local artist Michael McQuary.


All Couples must pre-register HERE by Monday, Feb. 11.


Couples seeking a legal marriage must have a State of Missouri Marriage License in advance.  Couples do not have to be Missouri residents to apply for a marriage license from Missouri. Click HERE for more information.


Pavilion 3 is enclosed and heated; enter City Market at 5th & Walnut. Participation in Tie the Knot does not include wedding attire or wedding party for the bride and groom.