April 2010

Get Hitched On Hilton Head: A Wedding Giveaway in The Making

Author: SPECIAL to CH2

What does it take to throw a $100,000 luxury wedding weekend on Hilton Head Island? As the sponsors of Get Hitched on Hilton Head will tell you, a unified vision and community-wide cooperation are a good start. About 40 vendors will pool their resources November 12-14 to deliver a world-class collection of events, culminating in one grand island wedding—all at no charge to the winners of the Lowcountry’s premier wedding giveaway.

While the celebrity judges panel for Get Hitched on Hilton Head is busy selecting three finalist couples in this year’s competition, signature sponsors of the fall nuptials are stepping forward with their plans. Ranging from resort accommodations to a multi-tiered wedding cake, this sneak preview of sponsors of the exciting wedding weekend is the first in a series of CH2 updates on the making of the perfect wedding weekend.


“We look forward to embracing the winning couple and their wedding guests in a lovely outdoor setting that is uniquely Lowcountry, “ said Robin Swift at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn. “We’re thrilled to be part of Get Hitched on Hilton Head!”

“We’re always looking for ways to keep Hilton Head Island a focal point on the family vacation map,” noted Katherine Veldran, Operations Director at ResortQuest. “The Get Hitched wedding event promises to attract attention and visitors to the island. We’re glad we’re joining in the excitement.”

“By showcasing our signature golf courses as part of the Get Hitched wedding weekend, we’re reaching a whole new set of potential visitors and guests with an invitation to tee it up on the some of the Southeast’s finest courses,” said Brad Marra, director of golf at Palmetto Dunes Resort (Greenwood Communities & Resorts).

“What a great way to get to know Hilton Head, through one of our themed island scavenger hunts,” said Mike Overton, owner of Outside Hilton Head. “This program grows more popular by the week, and we’re glad to promote it further through an innovative campaign like Get Hitched on Hilton Head.”



The Westin extends a multi-tiered offer of wedding venue, spa and accommodations values to the winning bride, groom and guests.

Sea Pines Resort presents the opportunity for the lucky wedding couple to marry on the lawn at the 18th hole of the famed Harbour Town Links.

Sheri’s Edible Designs promises to create stunning wedding and groom’s cakes…and treat rehearsal dinner guests to mouthwatering desserts.

All About Me salon and day spa commits its staff to the dream-come-true wedding weekend to ensure that hair, makeup and nails are picture perfect for the bride and bridesmaids.

Ben Arnold, Distributors of Wine and Spirits, introduces its Mirassou brand as the featured wine for the Get Hitched wedding weekend.

Classic Party Rentals extends the use of its distinctive tents, tables and chairs and other rental equipment throughout Get Hitched wedding events.

The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn offers the bride and groom an alternative resort wedding backdrop at its beautiful Lowcountry pavilion.

The Main Street Inn proposes a charming European-style wedding backdrop and intimate accommodations for the bride, groom and wedding party.

Outside Hilton Head invites the Get Hitched finalists to participate in an “Island Highlights” scavenger hunt, complete with clue book, GPS access and rewarding discoveries.

Greenwood Communities and Resorts pledges multiple rounds of signature golf for the groomsmen and extended family of the bridal couple.

ResortQuest offers a luxury resort home as a possible wedding venue in addition to special accommodations rates for the wedding party extended family and friends.

The Flower Garden will shower the wedding party and guests with their every floral wish, from rehearsal dinner to reception.

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