For the Bride looking to have their wedding in the countryside, the Shenandoah Valley offers unique venues from mountain tops to overlooking the Potomac to historic restored hotels. One hour outside of Washington DC and Northern Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley is a ‘best kept secret’ to the DC-WV-MD-VA wedding market, offering award-winning accommodations without traveling far- just peace and romantic beauty in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
It’s no secret that the northern Blue Ridge Mountains Shenandoah Valley offers everything a bride could imagine as the wedding backdrop for their special day. “I have spent ten years branding ‘Blue Ridge Bride’ and am excited to launch BlueRidgeBride.com at the Blue Ridge Bridal Fall Show on September 15th,” said Nancy Craun, Owner and Founder of Blue Ridge Bride.
The northern Blue Ridge Shenandoah Valley from Shepherdstown, West Virginia to Harrisonburg, Virginia offers romantic fun destinations including the award-winning Luray Caverns. From luxury country inns to spa resorts to newly restored historic hotels and manor houses to wilder adventuresome venues, these wedding destinations are a hidden gem about to burst. They have the advantage of no airplane hassles and are areas loved by brides and guests.
On Sunday, September 15th in the heart of the northern Blue Ridge in Winchester, Virginia, Blue Ridge Bride will celebrate weddings kicking off their 2014 season with the Blue Ridge Fall Bridal Show. Showcasing the George Washington Hotel, brides can begin the day by having a brunch with Alpha Voyages where they can explore honeymoon opportunities with Luke Majewski of Sandals Resorts.
Blue Ridge Bride in partnership with Go Blue Ridge Travel offers FREE planning checklists to every bride designed to be shared over the internet. You can have a checklist for the Rehearsal Dinner to be shared with those guests and one for a Bridal Luncheon and one for the complete wedding details. Click here to begin. With the goal of making the planning of a wedding easy for all involved parties, Go Blue Ridge Travel is the travel itinerary planning guide for the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and West Virginia.
The show, featuring regional wedding vendors, will open at 1pm. Brides can talk with some of the leading venues including Historic Rosemont Manor, Historic Jordan Springs, and Holiday Inn and Suites Front Royal Blue Ridge Shadows. Each one of these venues has its own aura from a home that welcomed past Presidents to a golf course setting. Of course, the George Washington Hotel will be at is best hosting the show and the Garden Tea.
Vendors will include Classc Tuxedos – men’s formal wear and photographers 2gether Again Weddings and Photography and Moments by Misty Photography. Balloon Artist and Planner, Rachel Manor from Exceedingly Magnificent Event Planning and Balloons, and cake designer, Pamela Hutzell from Celebration Cakes. We will also have It Works, Slumber Parties by Tiffany Noel, and Vacation Village Resorts. Plus BRB is pleased to welcome a new floral designer, Heather Merchant, LOVE Flowers Shenandoah. If you are looking for beautiful transportation handles with great service, BRB welcomes Michael Bohrer with Detailed Destinations.
Redken Artist, Andrea Kozel, of Mane Attraction Salon and Wellness Spawill demonstrate the latest bridal hairstyles. Brides can enjoy the Garden Room Tea and then watch Potomac Bridals’ Fashion Show. Prizes include a romantic getaway package from the George Washington Hotel and Alpha Voyages Travel Agency’s ‘Four Night Fling at a Starwood Hotel anywhere in the United States.’
All future brides are invited to attend the show with family and friends. Register online for the Silver Suitcase Giveaways—tickets will also be available at the door for $7 for one and two for $12.