Jacksonville Wedding Giveaway Worth $30,000!

How would you like to win a FREE wedding?  Register now for your spot in The Wedding Party's Dance2Wed "Don't Stop the Music" Dance-a-thon!

When: Friday, October 21 9:00 pm - Saturday, October 22, 2011 until last couple is standing

Where: Aloft Jacksonville Tapestry Park

Who: All Engaged Couples & Friends

The Grand Prize:  A wedding valued at over $30,000!

That's right... all you have to do is be the last couple dancing on October 22nd, and you score a free wedding package! The dream wedding prize package includes:

  • Ceremony and reception for up to 100 guests at Aloft Hotel
  • Catering package from Mai Oui Gourmet
  • Photography package from The Wedding and Portrait Photographers and Thomas Lester Photography
  • Videography package from In Motion Video Productions
  • Wedding cake by Simply Delicious! Cakes
  • Stationery from Celebrated Occasions and Kouture Kreations
  • DJ services from D'Land Entertainment and Y? Entertainment
  • Photo Booth provided by Y? Entertainment
  • Hair and Makeup services from A Glamour Bride
  • Floral arrangements for the ceremony and reception
And of course, coordination by First Coast Weddings and Events!  Find out more details and review the complete rules on The Wedding Party's website. We hope to see you there!

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Reminder: Peek Romance Photography Giveaway!

One week from today, we will be announcing  the winner of Peek Romance Photography giveaway!  Check out the post about the contest here:

We've had some great entries but it's not too late!  Get your entry in soon.

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We're Back - With Prizes!


Melanie and I are finally back from the Association of Bridal Consultants' annual conference, and we have lots of great ideas and thoughts to share.  But in the mean time, we want to announce a special contest to celebrate our 7th anniversary!

Lucky 7sWe are excited to be giving away a boudoir photo session from Peek Romance Photography's Jennifer Brum.  We are so honored to know Jen and she was so sweet to give us this prize for our readers! Jennifer was even featured recently on WJXT's The Morning Show.  What a great holiday present for someone special in your life!

So how do you win?!  Either write a comment on this post about that someone special in your life and why you'd like to surprise them with a sexy, sophisticated photo of yourself.  Or, if you're too shy to make it public, send an email to contest{at}  The winner will be chosen on Tuesday, November 24th.

We have some other great prizes too, so stay tuned!

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Coming Soon: Anniversary Blog Contest!


Guess what?! Next month (November 8th, to be exact), is the seventh anniversary of First Coast Weddings and Events!

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We're adopting a "Lucky 7s" theme for the whole month of November, complete with giveaways all month long! We can't spill the beans just yet, but we will have some great prizes lined up for our blog readers, Facebook fans, and Twitter followers!

Do you have a product or service that you would like to give away in our contest?  Click here.

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WJXT's "Reveal Your Romance" Wedding Giveaway


Reveal Your RomanceLocal TV station WJXT (Channel 4) does a contest each Valentine's called "Reveal Your Romance."  This year, they will be giving away a complete wedding that will be live on the Morning Show! The contest was announced this morning on The Morning Show.  Engaged couples will be asked to write the story of their engagement, and send it in to the station or drop it off at Jacksonville's new Alfred Angelo store.  The producers will read through the submissions and narrow down the field to 10, then to 5. They will be looking for great, romantic stories. 

The winner gets a wedding in mid-May for up to 75 guests. It will be a weekday morning wedding and it will be shown live on Channel 4's Morning Show.  Everything will be provided, from catering to flowers to entertainment.  The "dream team" of vendors includes:

  • Wedding attire from Alfred Angelo 
  • Le Jardin on Park will be the venue 
  • Wedding gown and bridesmaids' dresses by Alfred Angelo
  • Catering by Katerlady
  • Cake by Classic Cakes
  • Photographer Michael Myatt
  • Videography by Turner Classic Weddings
  • Floral design by Katrina Cox of Le Jardin on Park
  • Hair stylist Casey Powell
  • Makeup artist Kimtasha Armstrong
  • And of course wedding coordination by First Coast Weddings and Events!

Watch our blog for updates as we begin working with the winning couple to produce their spectacular wedding!  Be sure to visit for complete contest information.

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