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MN Mall of America Ferris Wheel Weddings

Taking the plunge, way up in the air — that’s what some couples have decided to do on this Valentine’s Day.

The couples were married on the giant Ferris Wheel at Mall of America on Tuesday. The ceremony was at 8:30 a.m. and each couple sat in a different gondola.

They were picked through a contest, in which they had to submit their engagement story.

Along with the wedding, they each received a two-night stay at the Crown Plaza Bloomington, as well as dinner.

The couple with the best overall engagement story also won a $200 gift card.

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Mall of America is offering free Ferris Wheel rides all day.

Mall of America spokesperson Bridget Jewell said while 12 couples were expected, only five came to tie the knot Tuesday.

She said they usually expect one or two no-shows with an event like this.


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