Win an incredible wedding at the iconic Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Hall, the exquisite music venue in New York, is a lavish spot for a wedding—and one lucky couple is going to win a free wedding at this iconic location.
The grand prize includes a luxurious ceremony and a reception for 100 people at Carnegie Hall on April 25, 2020. Doesn’t that sound dreamy?
Carnegie Hall is an LGBTQ+ inclusive wedding venue situated at the corner of 7th Avenue and 57th Street just a few steps away from Central Park. Matching the artistry and grandeur of the world’s most iconic music hall, Carnegie Hall’s extraordinary event spaces feature an expansive rooftop terrace, a private dining room with historic fixtures, and newly renovated, flexible spaces with dramatic windows that showcase Central Park and skyline views.
The winning couple will receive an impeccable and historic venue to celebrate their love story. This all-inclusive wedding package includes event planning by NYLUX Events to ensure a streamlined planning process, making sure no detail is left behind. Constellation Culinary Group, Carnegie Hall’s exclusive catering service, will help with all of the events dining needs, including best-in-class dining-services, in-house bar and catering, table-top and service rentals, and more. Ceremony music will be provided by Ensemble Connect, a classical music ensemble born out of a fellowship program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education. The ensemble will work personally with the lucky couple to select the ceremony music for the occasion.
The goodness doesn’t stop there though. The winning couple won’t just be getting the wedding space, planning and catering. They will get a whole wedding package including vendors, décor, entertainment and more, including hotel accommodation by Park Hyatt New York, graphic design by Amy Glaser, hair and makeup by Beautini by Brittany Lo, Cakes by Andrea, photography by Kylee Lee, DJ and party services by Shiran Nicholson/Nicholson Events, gratuities for vendors, an on-site getting-ready suite for the marriers, and florals, too! The couple will even receive a stipend to pay the officiant of their choice. The approximate retail value of this wedding? Over $100,000!
Carnegie Hall all began with a love story. Andrew Carnegie and Louise Whitfield were married on April 22, 1887, in a quiet ceremony attended by a small number of family and friends. Immediately afterwards, they boarded a ship for their honeymoon in Great Britain—a trip that first inspired Carnegie to consider building his own music hall.
Carnegie Hall has hosted musical sensations from legendary opera singers to skilled composers as well as gorgeous nuptials, including some of our very favorite LGBTQ+ weddings. If you’re a music lover, this contest is for you. To enter, you must share your love of music and your vision for your big day. What an inspiring way to win a wedding at the illustrious music hall. More details on how to submit are below.
HOW TO ENTER
There will be two rounds of judging, each by a separate panel. To enter the free wedding contest from Carnegie Hall, head here to submit.
Create a video or written response and a photo with your answers to the following questions:
- What does music mean to you?
- Name one song or piece of music that reflects your wedding day vision, and why?
- Video of less than three minutes, or
- Essay of less than 500 words and one photo of the couple
You must submit to win by November 1, 2019. The winner will be announced December 7, 2019. And the dream wedding will take place April 25, 2020. The stage is set for one lucky couple’s Carnegie Hall debut!
This is a sponsored post brought to you by Carnegie Hall.
Kirsten Ott Palladino
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