WeddingWire has teamed up with the Washington Bridal Showcase and All the Hits 107-3 to give one lucky couple from the Washington, DC area a $50,000 wedding, all put together in just one week!

With the help of our team of wedding professionals, one local couple will receive everything from the dress to the reception – and lots more! Don’t delay and enter today – entries are due January 10, 2013 at 5pm!


CLICK HERE to Enter to win a Dream Wedding.
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Bonus: All entrants will receive two tickets to the the Washington Wedding Experience.



WeddingWire has teamed up with the Washington Bridal Showcase and MIX 107.3 to give one lucky couple from the Washington, DC area a dream wedding, BUT they only have one week to plan!

The final five couples have been announced and they are one step closer to winning a $50,000 wedding! Read their stories and cast your vote for your favorite couple. With the help of our team of wedding professionals, they will get it all, from the dress to the reception and everything in between.

Sunday, Jan 20th
| Patriot Center Fairfax, VA | 11am – 5pm
Vote Now »

Click here for contest rules and entry. Good luck!

Reception & Catering provided by The George Washington Wyndham Grand Hotel • Photography provided by Arts Group Photography • Decor provided by Chrysis Entertainment • Ceremony & Reception Music provided by Chrysis Entertainment • Wedding Planning provided by Why Knot Event Planning • Photobooth provided by Shutterbooth Maryland • Wedding Cake provided by Cakes by Happy Eatery • Bridal Gown provided by Couture Miss Bridal • Wedding Rings provided by A Wedding Ring Experience • Flowers provided by Shelley’s Floral Enterprise • Officiant provided by Say I Do Your Way • Flower Preservation provided by All Seasons Floral Preservation • Dance Instruction provided by The Wedding Dance Specialists • Wedding Romance Package provided by Slumber Parties By Heather • Hair & Makeup provided by Michael Helene Salon • Health/Wellness provided by

The White Hot Hope Initiative

Posted by bridalbuds on Oct 08, 2010

Howdy garden!  I’m here to spread the word about the White Hot Hope initiative — a month-long, nationwide program to help women and children in need find their “happily ever after”.  White Hot Hope is sponsored by Brides magazine and supports two really great charity organizations: Operation Smile and Dress for Success.

My Wedding in a Week – Baltimore!

Posted by Jeffra on Jan 18, 2010


WeddingWire is continuing the ever so popular Wedding in a Week and coming to Baltimore!  Want to skip on the planning? Have it done for you by our team of wedding professionals!

Go here to register!

As an added bonus for entering to win, all entrants will receive two free tickets to the Baltimore Bridal Showcase:
Saturday, Feb 6 and Sunday, Feb 7

Baltimore Convention Center
1 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD
Saturday 5pm – 9pm
Sunday 11am – 4pm

Registration for Wedding in a Week Baltimore is open until January 28th!


2009 Love Story Contest

Posted by MeganH on Mar 12, 2009

Good news for you DC Metro area couples who are planning to marry in 2009! WeddingWire Vendor, Genevieve Leiper Photography, recently announced her 2009 Love Story Contest.

Genevieve is looking for a couple who has overcome many odds and has an amazing love story. Share the moment when your eyes first met, the courtship, and how you decided to spend the rest of your lives together. Please include in your Love Story where your wedding ceremony and reception will be held. The wedding location will need to be within 100 miles of her studio in Ashburn, VA. The couple must agree to have their letter and images published on her website.

What you win:
The Magnolia Package

Up to 2 hours of photography
Studio or outdoor setting
50 final images edited and retouched
DVD of all 50 images with a print release
One make-up application by Victoria Stiles Make-up

One photographer (Genevieve Leiper)
6 hours of coverage
Unlimited amount of exposures
Unlimited locations
600 edited and retouched final images
DVD of all 600 images with a print release
Online private gallery for one year for family & friends

One 12×9 Coffee Table Book – includes 80 images and 40 pages


To enter, please email Genevieve your story at The winning couple will be announced on April 15, 2009.

If you are planning a wedding in 2010, don’t worry, there is a 2010 Love Story Contest as well! To enter this contest, please email

Good luck everyone!