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Winners of the following prizes at the 2019 Alexandria Wedding Showcase will be drawn at 2:45 p.m. Be sure to stick around as you must be present to win! Each attendee who opts in for the chance to win the grand prize will be entered once for every ticket purchased (i.e. one ticket will receive one entry, two tickets will receive two entries). Only the name entered on the ticket registration will be entered. Guest names will not be entered into the drawing.

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Grand Prize: Your Dream Wedding!

The Alexandria Wedding Showcase and the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center are pleased to present the showcase grand prize of an all-inclusive wedding of your dreams for up to 100 guests at the fabulous Hilton Alexandria Mark Center. Prize valued at over $25,000.

  • Ceremony space 
  • Reception space in the Junior Ballroom
  • One hour pre-dinner cocktail reception including: four butlered hors d’oeuvres,a culinary display and an open bar (excluding top shelf liquor)
  • Plated dinner, including: up to three entrée choices, soup or salad first course, fresh baked breads and
    soft drinks, coffee and tea
  • Bride and groom champagne toast
  • Hotel china and glassware
  • Pre-event menu tasting for couple plus two additional guests
  • Lighting and draping throughout reception space provided by PSAV
  • Two complimentary nights in the Presidential Suite

In addition, the grand prize includes:

  • Custom Wedding Invitation Suite for 50 invitations compliments of Artisan Matchmaker
  • 10 custom centerpieces, a bridal bouquet and two boutonnieres compliments of Platinum Wedding & Decor
  • Custom wedding cake for up to 100 guests from Fluffy Thoughts Cakes
  • Linens, chairs and napkins provided by Party Rental Ltd
  • Five-hour photography package including unlimited minor edits provided by Ray's Photography

Complimentary Rehearsal Dinner at the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant

Step back in history and host a memorable rehearsal dinner for up to 30 guests in the Verandah or Betsy Ross room at the charming Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant situated on George Washington's breathtaking estate. Learn more

Free Rental of the L.O.V.E. Letters! 

One lucky bride or groom will win a free rental of the Virginia Is For Lover's iconic artwork for their wedding day. Each white letter is 6 feet tall and the whole instillation is 16 feet wide. Another version of the artwork will be at the Showcase. Be sure to snap a picture!

Romantic Weekend in Old Town Alexandria!

One lucky couple will win a romantic weekend at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection in Alexandria. Enjoy two weekend nights in the heart of the historic district along with $100 gift certificates at The Wharf and The Warehouse restaurants and a complimentary Key to the City museum pass for two.

Engagement session with Emily Ann Photography

Emily Ann Photography provides wedding photography for the joyous couple and created heirlooms to be cherished for generations to come. This giveaway will include 1.5 hours of time together at two locations if desired. All of the edited high resolution digital files will be delivered via an online photo gallery which makes downloading and sharing easy!

By entering the giveaway, all parties must agree to have their photos shared on social media, Emily Ann Photography's Blog and Website. Engagement session must be scheduled and done within 20 miles of Alexandria, VA by June 30, 2019