Alexandria Wedding Showcase Free Wedding Grand Prize: Rules & Restrictions

This document outlines the preliminary rules and restrictions for the 2018 Alexandria Wedding Showcase free wedding grand prize. Each attendee who opts in to be entered to win the grand prize will be entered  once for every ticket purchased. 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. More detailed rules and restrictions from each vendor will be provided by January 1, 2018.


  • Must be present at the Alexandria Wedding Showcase on Sunday, February 18, 2018 to win.
  • Vendors must be notified at least six months prior to the wedding date. Wedding must be consumed no later than Saturday, February 29, 2020. Date availability is based on The Westin Alexandria.
  • This prize is a package deal and must be used for one wedding on one day. All vendors outlined below must be used together for the same wedding on one day. Not eligible for rehearsal dinners, anniversary parties or any event other than a wedding.
  • If you are attending the Alexandria Wedding Showcase with a bride or groom (as family, friend, guest, etc.), and win the wedding, you may give the prize to that bride or groom. Winner is required to confirm the recipient name when the prize is claimed at the Alexandria Wedding Showcase on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Once confirmed, the prize is non-transferrable and can only be used by that individual.
  • Prize includes up to 100 guests and additional parameters for each vendor as outlined, below. If costs and expenses above 100 guests and/or parameters outlined in these rules are requested, the winner is responsible for paying the difference.
  • Not redeemable for cash or money equivalent. Prize can only be redeemed for the services as outlined below and in each vendor contract.
  • Winner is responsible for coordinating the wedding date directly with each vendor.

The Westin Alexandria will provide a wedding starting at $143 per person with three entrée choices, for up to 100 guests. Winner will pay for guests over 100 at the per person price estimate. Date availability is based on The Westin Alexandria.

The Westin Alexandria will also provide the following:

  • Ceremony space
  • Reception space in the Edison Ballroom
  • One hour pre-dinner cocktail reception, including:
    • four butlered hors d’oeuvres
    • a culinary display
    • open bar
  • Plated dinner, including:
    • up to three entrée choices
    • soup or salad first course
    • fresh baked breads
    • soft drinks, coffee and tea
  • 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

Select Event Group will provide linens, chairs, chargers and flatware at $30 per person for up to 100 guests. Winner will pay for guests over 100 at the per person price estimate.

Sarah Marcella Creative will provide photography services for five hours. Winner will pay for time exceeding the five hour limit. The Alexandria Wedding Showcase, Visit Alexandria, The Westin Alexandria, PSAV, Select Event Group, Sarah Marcella Creative, Velvet Moss Floral and Alexandria Pastry Shop will have the rights to use these photos on their websites, social media accounts and in other marketing materials.

Velvet Moss Floral will provide centerpieces for up to 10 tables, limited to $75 per centerpiece, and a bridal bouquet or two boutonnieres, limited to $200. Winner will pay for cost exceeding $75 per centerpiece and/or $200 for the bridal bouquet or boutonnieres. This includes a consultation and delivery to The Westin Alexandria. Additional needs will be provided at cost. 

Alexandria Pastry Shop will provide the wedding cake for up to 100 guests. Winner will pay for guests over 100 at the per person price estimate.

**Disclaimer: The Alexandria Wedding Showcase and Visit Alexandria are not responsible for any charges incurred by the winner for the wedding. All contracts and negotiations are the responsibility of the winner and must be coordinated directly with each vendor.**