Lucky couples float on cloud 999 at the Stratosphere

The Stratosphere Hotel & Casino is taking advantage of the lucky date 9/9/09 this September and offering a total of 99 couples the chance to be married in a mass ceremony at 9:09 p.m. on the tower’s indoor observation deck.

In keeping with the theme, the cost of participation is $99.09 and is limited to the first 99 couples who contact the Stratosphere Casino Hotel and Tower Catering & Chapel Office.

“88 couples were married at the Stratosphere on 8/8/08 and everyone had such fun that we decided to do something even bigger and better for 9/9/09. It is the perfect day to get married in Las Vegas and take the plunge since it is considered to bring luck and long lasting happiness in many cultures,” said Tina Rogers, director of catering and convention services at the Stratosphere.

The wedding package includes a champagne reception and a photo coupon for a green screen photo at the base of the tower.top_of_the_world

If the 9/9/09 wedding itself isn’t exciting enough, adventurous couples can check out the thrill rides on top of the tower at two-for-one prices.

For a romantic post-ceremony dining option, couples and their guests can dine at the Top of the World restaurant while enjoying a 360-view of the city.

For those looking to toast their nuptials and maybe hit the dance floor, Romance Lounge on Level 107 of the tower will be the place to celebrate.


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