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You can get hitched at this ping pong bar's Love Pong event

Arianna Auber
aauber@statesman.com
Tie the knot while playing ping pong at Spin Austin today. [Amanda Voisard / AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

There's no need to wait until Valentine's Day to get a little romantic. The downtown ping pong bar Spin Austin hosts Love Pong tonight with much more than a little friendly competition.

At Love Pong, a fortune teller, tarot card reader and an ordained minister will all be present to deliver far from the typical Valentine's date. Yes, that's right: The minister can officiate weddings, real or fake, in a semi-private room at Spin Austin that will be decorated as a wedding chapel.

"Is it time to take your relationship to the next level in the game of love?" Spin Austin asks on its website. "We have an ordained minister on hand to cement your vows before a room full of lovable strangers and a bunch of ping pong balls."

But that's not all. Also at Love Pong, starting at 9 p.m., there will be a Zoltar fortune teller, photo booth, costumed professionals playing table tennis, lots of prizes and a pair of themed specialty cocktails, according to Spin. The Love Potion, with blood orange, and My Black Heart, with activated charcoal, both feature Casamigos tequila (you know, the tequila that was co-founded by George Clooney).

The night is completely free to attend, but an RSVP on Spin Austin's website, at wearespin.com/love-pong/, is requested.