The US GRANT Wedding and Event Showcase – LOVE, etc.

US-Grant-Wedding Event

Ok, all you lovely SoCal couples, including maybe some newly engaged brides (anyone get engaged yesterday?)! It’s that time again – THE US GRANT in downtown San Diego will be hosting its fourth annual wedding + event showcase on March 4, 2012! THE US GRANT’s Love, Etc event will treat couples to three floors of eye candy where each level will provide brides and guests with a chance to discover not only THE US GRANT’s most stunning wedding venues, but also engage with more than 60 of Southern California’s top wedding vendors in a luxurious + personal setting. The event will be presented as a journey from ‘First Date’ to ‘I do’.

US-Grant-Wedding Event

US-Grant-Wedding Event

Couples will enjoy M Bride Couture Wedding Gowns showcasing the season’s most gorgeous wedding gowns + veils, treasures from Tiffany & Co., and a Shoe Bar (!) featuring the most coveted brands from Neiman Marcus. A custom invitation created by Paper and Thread will invite couples to this lavish wedding showcase. There will also be performances by the San Diego Ballet in the Lobby, sultry jazz in the Celestial Ballroom, and aerial acrobats telling a stunning story of love upstairs in the Presidential Ballroom in-between fashion shows – wow!

Nearly 800 guests attended the showcase last year where one lucky and very deserving couple won a wedding at THE US GRANT with every detail coordinated and provided by the hotel and its top vendors. Couples will again be able to live a fairytale and have the opportunity to win a wedding for 100 guests at THE US GRANT by entering the showcase raffle or a honeymoon package to Hawaii!! Such an amazing prize. :)

So, save the date for March 4, 2012 in San Diego! Tickets for the event are $20 and can be purchased here. We also have two pairs of tickets to giveaway today, so leave a comment why you would like to attend and I’ll pick two winners at random on Thurs. Feb 16 at 3pm PST.


**CONGRATS to Vanessa + Taylor who were the lucky winners!! If you didn’t win, you can purchase tickets here for the event**

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  1. Looks like a wonderful event!

  2. ummmm….because that would be AWESOME! :)

  3. Oh my gosh it would be too perfect to win! I live in SD and my mom is coming from Minnesota that very weekend to dress shop! What a blast it would be to go with her to this event!

  4. I would love to attend this event! I’m getting married this fall in San Diego and would love to meet some vendors in the area. This sounds like sooo much fun!

  5. I would LOVE to win tickets to attend this event to learn more about how I can make my big day more fun and trendy so it’s talked about for years!

  6. Oh my goodness it’s like fate! I have to attend! While we live in Las Vegas, we’ll be wed in Joshua Tree, CA this fall.

    It just so happens that I’ll be in San Diego for a concert with some old friends and some much needed R&R the very same weekend of Love, Etc. so I will definitely be in attendance; c’mon, a shoe bar? How can anyone say no to that?! And if the tickets were free–well that would just sweeten the deal <3 Hoping for a win!

  7. My boyfriend and I have to hold off on weddings because we’re both in school and cannot afford it, but it would be wonderful to go and see all the wonderful things to do and get some great ideas for the future. Maybe we can figure out how to make these ideas a DIY! :)

  8. oh my we would LOVE to attend! since we are getting married june 2nd and haven’t even begun… help!

  9. This looks like an awesome event! Our venue decision is still up in the air and I’d love to check out The US Grant!

  10. Would LOVE to win tickets!! I’m getting married in SD this fall & need some more ideas ;)

  11. looks like it would be soo much fun and an excellent opportunity! <3

  12. I would LOVE to attend! You guys totally had me at ‘Shoe Bar’.

  13. I am in the beginning stages of my wedding planning process and would LOVE to attend this event to take in all of the amazing ideas that you guys will have there. From invites, to shoes, to dresses — I would be able to see it all! What a fun and helpful event this would be!

  14. We just recently got engaged and am in NEED of some inspiration! Would love to come to this event!

  15. This looks awesome! :) Love the theme!

  16. I would love to attend this event. We are still searching for a wedding venue so it would be awesome to see all the wedding vendors and check out the US Grant as well. I lovvvvvvvve San Diego!

  17. Would LOVE to attend this event. Both my fiance and I were born and raised in San Diego so having the wedding at an SD location only makes sense. This would be a great opportunity to scope out the place. =)

  18. I live in San Diego and would love to go this event, it looks very informative and perfect to get you in the right mood in the beginning stages of planning a wedding.

  19. I would love to attend! I am the first of my friends to get married and an event like this would help me tons! My wedding will take place in San Diego and we are currently in the most crucial time of planning! It sounds like a very informative event, but also a lot of fun!

  20. Yipee! This event is just what I need to get my wedding planning on track! Send me please! :)

  21. It would be grand to attend such a wonderful event…. being around pleasant people talking about one of the best experiences in your life, your wedding!!!:D

  22. I would love to go see this venue option and win tickets to it of course.

  23. This would be the perfect way to get inspired.

  24. I would love to go!

  25. to go to see the lovely vendors.

  26. I would love to see the wonderful venue! Beautiful!

  27. I’ve been to a handful of small scale bridal shows in San Diego, I would really love to attend this show. The selection of vendors sounds amazing.

  28. What a wonderful event!!! My Fianće and I would LOVE to attend… Our budget is very limited and would love the opportunity to get inspirations! Plus it’s two days after my birthday… :)

  29. The US Grant is truthfully my favorite hotel ever. It’s so classy without any pretension and it’s in the heart of an equally lovely and beautiful city. I am also an aspiring wedding designer about to break free from my architecture job and go full-time into wedding planning. I would love the opportunity to meet vendors at one of the most luxurious places in the world! sounds like heaven!

  30. yes, please! great reason to go to San Diego :)

  31. The Shoe Bar alone makes me want to go!

  32. I would love to win the tickets to this event because I am getting married in 4 months and still need to come up with favors, centerpieces and bridal party gifts, and this event seems like it would give me TONS of awesome and creative ideas!

  33. Oh my gosh, we’re going to be in San Diego that weekend! This is so awesome!


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