Decision-making gets easier for your wedding or or other special celebration when the choices are conveniently presented in front of you – and each is as salt-air breathtaking as the next. The right setting and all the details come into focus at the LBI Wedding Road Show & Party Planning Tour.
Happening Sunday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the road show is a visually stunning, virtual tour that includes over two dozen chances for one-of-a-kind prizes, specialty discounts and a showstopper of a Grand Prize.
Last year’s event was virtual as well, and reportedly attracted as much attention as the previous showcases in person. This 13th annual is also presented by the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, whose members are experts at hospitality that complements the Long Beach Island region.
At no charge, preregistered guests can enter a virtual “lobby” and take part in viewing business booths and chatting online with questions. Prospective brides, grooms, hosts and entourages can schedule appointments to see the venues and providers in person at another time.
The interactive program is set with chances to win prizes, such as: Delaware Avenue Oyster House’s Caviar Service upgrade; Buckalew’s/Station 117 $100 gift card with booking; a Parker’s Garage gift basket; South-End Surf ’N Paddle Eco Tour; $50 gift certificate for Judee Jo Day of Make Up Services; $300 gift certificate toward wedding/event photography from Charles Gravener; and fudge and taffy samples from Country Kettle Fudge. Hotel LBI and The Mainland are offering complimentary overnight stays; service discounts are offered from 609 Security, The Weekend Collective, Be the Good, Black Tie Productions and Maristella’s. There is even a personalized cake cutting set from Brant Beach Yacht Club. Other prizes are provided by A Sweet Memory Cake Shoppe, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, Shoo Boo Shuttle, Barnegat Light Fire Hall, Delights Coffee and Bake Shop, Drifting Sands Oceanfront Hotel, plus $300 in Diamond Gift Cards. The Sea Shell Resort and Beach Club will present the 2021 Grand Prize, which includes an overnight stay at its beautiful oceanfront resort in Beach Haven, dinner for two on its private beach with a curated menu, and wine pairing.
The Southern Ocean County Chamber organization will host a booth of experts who can help with specific information about events. Viewers can also tune in to informational sessions – NJWedding.com will discuss rebounding and planning past COVID-19, and Elegant Bridal will present the latest wedding trends for the day of your dreams. B98.5 radio Morning Show host Lenny will share tips she learned in planning her own upcoming wedding.
To receive a free pass and to see participating vendors and their prize offerings, go to visitlbiregion.com/events/wedding-road-show. To attend, you must preregister before April 24 to get the link to enter the event.
The LBI Wedding Road Show & Party Planning Tour attracts online guests from across New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and points across the country. The N.J. Division of Travel and Tourism is a main sponsor. —M.S.