CoVa Bridal Showcase 2019 Grand Prize Winner’s Wedding

When you put your name in a drawing, you think “I’ll never win”—but you can, if you try and believe…

Mariah & Paul's Wedding

Lucky couple Mariah and Paul Friesz were the big winners of the Coastal Virginia Magazine Bridal Showcase 2019 Wedding Giveaway sponsored by Farmhouse Brewing.

“There are not enough words to explain how truly grateful Paul and I are to have won such a spectacular wedding package at the Coastal Virginia Bridal Expo,” says Mariah. “Every single aspect of our wedding day was so beautiful and special and we wholeheartedly know that it was only made possible through Coastal Virginia Magazine.”

Mariah Smith walks to the stage in disbelief after her ticket was called from the
drawing for the grand prize.

Mariah is joined by sponsors of the event on stage.

Special thank you to the following vendors who graciously donated their services for the winning wedding package:

Sweetwater Cuisine: Wedding venue, cocktail hour and dinner

Premier Events: Chairs, tables and beautiful floral centerpieces

Boyer's Diamonds: Wedding bands

Jason Hillian – All You Photo: Photography

SilverSpoon Bakery: Three-tiered wedding cake

Blushing Floral – Alexandra Markley: Bridal party bouquets and groomsmen boutonniere

Colonial DJs: DJ services and honeymoon

Thanks also to The Royal Chocolate in Town Center and Delta Studios.

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