National Infantry Museum Shows Off Wedding Venues in Unique Way

Feb 12, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY
For Immediate Release

For more information, contact:
Cyndy Cerbin
Director of Communications
706/653-9234
ccerbin@nationalinfantryfoundation.org

 

 


Wedding Wonderland for Brides-to-Be


National Infantry Museum Shows Off Wedding Venues in Unique Way


Columbus, Georgia – February 12, 2015: The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center will get all dressed up for the Bride-to-Be Celebration Sunday, February 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. While a typical wedding show is held in a convention hall with brochure-covered tables, the Bride-to-Be Celebration will allow couples to see, feel, hear and taste all the things wedding vendors can offer.


     Each space in the museum that is available for wedding or reception rentals will be turned into a wedding wonderland. Local wedding planners will be responsible for setting up and decorating their assigned space with their favorite flowers, cakes, photos and décor. The goal is to make it easier for brides-to-be to see just how easily their dreams can come to life.


     Bride and groom models will stroll from room to room, and will end the evening with a New Orleans-style second line wedding parade that attendees will be encouraged to join. A wedding artist will be on hand, and musicians and DJs will provide the soundtrack. A Cinderella-style horse-and-carriage will await the wedding party outside. Food and drink samples reflecting the “Seasons of Love” theme include a southern grits bar, a s’mores station, pot roast sliders, chocolate mousse shooters and white wine sangria.


     There is no admission fee to attend the Bride-to-Be Celebration! Door prizes will be awarded, and one lucky couple will receive the Grand Prize of a Diamond Wedding Package worth almost $5,000. The package includes an evening wedding in the rotunda or museum lobby, a reception in the grand hall, plus $500 to put toward catering. Other prizes include gift certificates from various vendors, a candy buffet for your reception and fur-trimmed gloves and scarf.


     For more information, contact the National Infantry Foundation Events Department at 706-685-5809.


Vendors for the 2015 Bride-to-Be Celebration include:

Snapos Photo Booths
B. Anderson Florist
Henig Furs
CRAVE Candy and Soda Bar
J-Lou’s Wedding and Event Planning
Sonic Source Music Studio
Bay Limousine Service
Alicia’s Artistry Spa Boutique
Parties by Gigi
Memories in Motion Vintage Cars
Vegas Stiletto Fitness
Flowers Plus
MJ Gillespie Photography
The Sweetest Things Photography by Kima
Jill Harrelson Photography Studios
Floral Designs by Mayumi
A Wedding Painter
3 Goats Tall Wedding Planners
Uptown Gowns
Rose Entertainment
RSL Theatrical
Reception Décor
MBS Entertainment
Celebrate Tuxedos
Southern Glam
Midtown Cakes
Special T Works

 

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The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center at Patriot Park, a 155-acre tract linking Columbus, Georgia, and the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, is the first world-class site to pay tribute to the U.S. Army Infantryman and those who fight alongside him. As the only interactive Army Museum in the United States, the museum showcases the contributions of the Infantry Soldier in every war fought by the U.S. by offering immersive participation and engaging visitors in the unique experiences of the Infantry Soldier. The complex also includes a parade field, memorial walk of honor, authentic World War II Company Street and 3-D IMAX® Theatre. For more information, visit http://www.nationalinfantrymuseum.org


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