Tomorrow: Joe Biden, Carly Rae Jepsen at Freedom to Marry Celebration Event in NYC


Biden and Jepsen joined by Valerie Jarrett, Lena Hall

NEW YORK – Tomorrow, July 9, Freedom to Marry will host an event in New York City to celebrate success in winning marriage nationwide and the triumph it represents for America. It will be the biggest celebratory event honoring marriage nationwide and a “going out of business” party for Freedom to Marry, which was founded in 2003 and is the largest national organization dedicated to winning marriage for same-sex couples.

Vice President Joe Biden, a longtime champion of the LGBT community, will attend and deliver remarks. Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen and Tony Award-winning singer and actress Lena Hall will perform. Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to the President, will attend alongside 1000 other elected officials, LGBT leaders and advocates, and celebrities.

Media RSVPs are required. Please email Angela Dallara at

Location: The Grand Ballroom at Cipriani Wall Street, 55 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005

Event Start Time: 7:00 PM EDT

Pre-set: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Restricted Access: 12:00 - 6:00 PM EDT

Press Arrival: 5:30 - 6:30 PM EDT

Final Access: 6:30 PM EDT

Press Entrance: Members of the media will have dedicated access through the North Entrance at the corner of Hanover and Wall Streets.

Throw: 35 feet

Notes: Satellite truck parking may no longer be available on site. Power will be provided on site.

Contact: Val Sanders, 917-576-4895

Freedom to Marry is the campaign to win marriage nationwide.