My inbox is positively swarming with information about upcoming events that I'd love to share with you, lovely readers. And for those of you who are planning weddings, this is your chance to win tickets to not one but TWO exciting wedding fairs happening this month. Mark these events on your calendars!
Wedding Soirée 2010
As far as wedding fairs go, Wedding Soirée is unique in that it's structured like a simulation wedding. Purchase tickets for the afternoon tea party (with wedding ceremony, live band, fashion show and cake sampling) or the evening gala (3-course sit-down meal, live band, fashion show, cake cutting, bouquet toss). While you're there, get to know some of the wonderful vendors that are attending.
When: Sunday October 10th, 1-4pm (afternoon tea party) or 5:30-9pm (evening gala)
Where: Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Hotel (1128 W. Hastings St.)
Tickets: $15-50 depending on the event and how early you buy them. Check online for more info.
Win two tickets from Solo Lisa! Simply copy and paste "I want tickets to Weddingful please!" in a comment on this post by Friday October 8th, 12pm Pacific Time. If you don't have a blog, Twitter, etc. please leave your email so that I can contact you if you win.
Forsya Holiday Shopping Party
Is it too early to start thinking about the holiday season? Local boutique Forsya doesn't think so. For one night only, enjoy a 20% discount on homegrown design favourites such as Allison Wonderland, Dotted Loop and Toodlebunny. This is a chance to shop early for a loved one on your list, or simply to pick up something for yourself.
When: Thursday October 14th, 7:30pm
Where: Forsya, 2206 Main St.
Lavish Entertainment Presents 'Party in Pink'
Enjoy a girls' night out while helping raise money for ReThink Breast Cancer. Activities include a dance workshop at 8pm and a pampering session from 10-12pm. While you're waiting to get your makeup touched up, enter a draw for Canucks tickets, take photos in the instant photo booth, or partake in the cupcake and candy bar. A "dress in your wildest pink outfit" dress code is in effect; the winner of the best dressed contest will take home a prize pack worth over $500.
When: Friday October 22nd
Where: Gossip night club, 750 Pacific Blvd
Crème de la Crème Grand Wedding Showcase
I blogged about it here, but just in case you missed it, here's a sneak peek at what this event offers:
"Complimentary services, which include bridal hair consultations, manicures, make-up touch-ups and glam shots, will give brides an unrivaled wedding show experience. Other highlights include a Haute Couture Fashion Show, boasting New York runway designers Vera Wang and Monique Lhuillier, along with tastings of the city’s finest cuisine and elixirs, a diamond auction and a new Destination Wedding category, featuring top resorts from around the world including Four Seasons properties, Cayman Islands and Air Canada Vacations."
When: Saturday October 30th, 11am-6pm
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
Tickets: General tickets (which include a fashion show, gift bag and tastings) are $35, while VIP tickets (which also include a keepsake bag and a consultation with a wedding stylist) are $45 if you buy them in advance online.
Win two tickets from Solo Lisa! Simply copy and paste "I want tickets to Crème de la Crème please!" in a comment on this post by Friday October 29th, 12pm Pacific Time. If you don't have a blog, Twitter, etc. please leave your email so that I can contact you if you win.
Diamonds in the City Presents 'La Femme'
Celebrate Vancouver's stylish local female entrepreneurs while indulging yourself at La Femme. Here's what the organizers have to say about this event:
"Hosted by Diamonds in the City, La Femme is to celebrate female entrepreneurship in Vancouver and bring women together to broaden their networking circles. The night will feature various products, services, along with delectable hors d'oeuvres and beverages. Just by attending, guests are given amazing swag bags and a chance to win fantastic door prizes sponsored by various local businesses. Taking place at Willow Stream Spa in Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, our event is kept in an intimate setting where guests and vendors are able to interact with each other in a more personal manner."
When: Wednesday November 3rd, 6-9pm
Where: Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel (1038 Canada Place)
Tickets: $20 if you RSVP to email@example.com; $25 at the door
UPDATED TO ADD: If you want to try winning tickets to both wedding events, yes, you can copy/paste both phrases in a single comment! Good luck!