Office of Mayor William Peduto
Mayor William Peduto Welcomes Marriage Equality, Will Officiate Landmark Group Wedding Ceremony In City-County Council Chambers During PrideFest on June 15

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 12, 2014) - This weekend Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto will officiate his first wedding, a historic group ceremony for 20 couples, welcoming Marriage Equality in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The civic ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 15, in the Council Chambers of the City-County Building.

Immediately following the ceremony, the newlyweds are invited to participate with Mayor Peduto in the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh’s Pride March at noon. The route will lead the group directly to a private wedding reception for newlyweds and their guests hosted by the Fairmont Pittsburgh.

The location has changed from the initial May 27 announcement of the ceremony. Due to space limitations, the ceremony is invitation-only and not open to the public, but will be broadcast live on City Channel Pittsburgh (Comcast 13/Verizon 44) starting at 11:00 a.m.

Media personnel seeking to cover the ceremony must RSVP to Assistant Communications Manager Katie O’Malley ( by noon Friday.


Thursday, June 12, 2014
Katie O'Malley
Communications Coordinator
Cell: (412) 925-1990



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