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Las Vegas hosts more than 100,000 weddings every year. Though best known for its wacky, instant weddings, sophisticated ceremonies can be booked at area churches or at some of the city's poshest resorts.
Log onto the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority official site at www.lasvegas24hours.com for general information about Las Vegas and for specific information about weddings, including a list of chapels.
Select a venue for your wedding. For a spur-of-the-moment ceremony, consider one of the wedding chapels that are open 24 hours a day; some even have drive-through windows.
Book the wedding venue, accommodations and transportation. Be sure to ask about wedding packages. Or, work with a wedding planner at one of the city's many hotels and resorts to make the arrangements.
Get a marriage license. Appear together at the Marriage License Bureau (201 Clark Avenue, (702) 671-0600). You will need ID and proof of age if you are under 21, plus your Social Security number. You must be 18 to legally marry without your parents' consent.
Get married and enjoy all that Vegas has to offer. Check the "Play" section of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority site for a list of shows and special events that you might wish to take in while you're in town.