Bridal Experience

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OMG…You’re engaged!

Wednesday, October, 10th, 2018 at 8:44 am by Heather Murphy

OMG…You’re engaged! There are so many details of a wedding that can be expensive and stressful, attending a wedding expo is the very best way to start organizing your wedding so it’s fun instead of frightful! You have registered online which means your name will be on a list at the first table you see on the day of the event. Your name will be checked off and you can enjoy the show! By registering [Read More...]

Bridal Experience FAQs

Monday, October, 1st, 2018 at 2:15 pm by Heather Murphy

FAQs We often get questions leading up to the wedding expo, we’ve created this page to answer some of those questions upfront. Are children allowed? YES! Although we try to gear our show towards being a girls day out or a date with your fiance, we totally understand that it can be difficult to get a sitter and sometimes it’s fun to involve your children in the planning process! Kids 12 and under are free [Read More...]

Carved Tree Photography

Bridal Experience Giveaway 4!

Monday, October, 1st, 2018 at 10:27 am by Heather Murphy

Like FREE Stuff? Next up this year we will be giving away a Engagement Photo Session Package by Carved Tree Photography! How to win! Register Online before October 10, 2018 to be entered into this drawing. The more attendees you register for, the more entries you receive. One lucky winner will be given the prize upon checking in the day of the event! Sign up today and save! Online registration is limited, don’t miss out on [Read More...]

Bridal Experience Giveaways…but wait there’s more!

Monday, September, 17th, 2018 at 8:12 am by Heather Murphy

Let’s Talk About Door Prizes! Every vendor at the Bridal Experience will be giving away at least one prize valued at $50 or more. Gift certificates, gift baskets, free or deeply discounted services are some of the amazing gifts you may win. There will be over 60 prizes to claim the day of the event! How to Win Attend the 2018 Bridal Experience, after registration and grabbing your goodie bag you will have a chance [Read More...]

You said “YES”!

Monday, September, 10th, 2018 at 9:02 am by Heather Murphy

Before committing to the rest of your life, commit to a few hours at the Hitched In GJ Bridal Experience! If you’ve never been to a wedding expo you are surly missing out. Maybe you’ve never had the need to go to one, maybe you don’t like crowds, maybe you don’t like awesome deals. We have a feeling the last one is not true for anyone, because who doesn’t like an awesome deal?! The average [Read More...]

Go Poze Logo

Bridal Experience Giveaway 3!

Monday, September, 3rd, 2018 at 7:40 am by Heather Murphy

Like FREE Stuff? Next up this year we will be giving away a 2 Hour Photo Booth Rental  from Go Poze Photo Booth! How to win! Attend the 2018 Hitched in GJ Bridal Experience and receive a lanyard when you arrive. One lucky winner will have a winning ticket inside! Sign up today and save! Online registration is limited, don’t miss out on extra savings and a FREE Mimosa provided by Absolute Prestige Limo & Ranch!

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Friday, August, 31st, 2018 at 1:41 pm by Heather Murphy

Hitched In GJ Gives Back September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Grand Junction knows all to well the impact Childhood Cancer can have on a family and community. Each year the Hitched in GJ Bridal Experience gives back and this year we have chosen to give to a local organization, Delaney Donates. Are you engaged or know someone who is? For the entire month of September we will be giving HALF of all our online [Read More...]

Bridal Experience Giveaway 1!

Tuesday, August, 21st, 2018 at 1:48 pm by Heather Murphy

Like FREE Stuff? First up this year we will be giving away a wedding cake valued up to $300 to one lucky winner, provided by Simply Cakes by Camberly! How to win! Attend the 2018 Hitched in GJ Bridal Experience and visit the Simply Cakes by Camberly booth. One lucky winner will find a ring in their cupcake sample and will win the Prize! Sign up today and save! We are offering a special through [Read More...]

2018 Bridal Experience!

Monday, August, 6th, 2018 at 1:46 pm by Heather Murphy

We are, as always, so excited about this years Bridal Experience! It’s true that every year we have a blast helping Brides and Grooms to be plan their PERFECT DAY! And each year the show gets better and better with amazing vendors and giveaways! Follow our Event on Facebook for updates on Giveaways and specials! Our online ticket sales will be limited this year so sign up soon for early bird pricing! $6 per person [Read More...]

2017 Bridal Experience Winners!

Sunday, October, 22nd, 2017 at 12:55 pm by Heather Murphy

We had such a fantastic day at the 6th Annual Bridal Experience. We hope that you enjoyed your day as well and found some awesome vendors and great prices for planning your Big Day! Our Grand Prize Giveaway Winners are… Valley Surgical – Emily Harris Photo Lab Bar – Chelsie Lavery Celebrity China – Rick Root Amanda Matilda Photography – Alexia Russel Carved Tree Photography – Katie Puderbaugh Make sure to check specific vendors Facebook [Read More...]

Bridal Experience Giveaway Descriptions!

Tuesday, October, 10th, 2017 at 9:37 am by Heather Murphy

Bridal Experience Giveaways! We at Hitched In GJ try our very hardest every year to make the Bridal Experience a one of a kind experience. This year, we have a few different grand prize giveaways that will be happening with participation throughout the show. It is important to visit all vendors, play the games and be interactive. Here are some more details regarding our Grand Prize Giveaways! Valley Surgical, Aesthetics & Vein Care Giveaway: VSC Brightening [Read More...]

Plan your wedding at the 2017 Bridal Experience

Monday, October, 2nd, 2017 at 6:32 pm by Michael Murphy

Want to plan your wedding all in one place, all in one day?! Now you can! At the 2017 Bridal Experience by Hitched In GJ you can have a fun time with friends, family and your fiance. This year’s show features ways to plan your wedding that will keep you organized while you have some fun. Hitched In GJ is the leading resource of it’s kind on the western slope. Our website offers tips to [Read More...]

Bridal Experience FAQs

Thursday, September, 21st, 2017 at 2:47 pm by Heather Murphy

We often get questions leading up to the wedding expo, we’ve created this page to answer some of those questions upfront. Please feel free to comment additional questions below! Are children allowed? YES! Although we try to gear our show towards being a girls day out or a date with your fiance, we totally understand that it can be difficult to get a sitter and sometimes it’s fun to involve your children in the planning [Read More...]

2017 Bridal Experience

What’s Up with Wedding Expos?

Friday, August, 18th, 2017 at 8:58 am by Heather Murphy

You said “YES”! Before committing to the rest of your life, commit to a few hours at the Hitched In GJ Bridal Experience! If you’ve never been to a wedding expo you are surly missing out. Maybe you’ve never had the need to go to one, maybe you don’t like crowds, maybe you don’t like awesome deals. I have a feeling the last one is not true for anyone, because who doesn’t like an awesome [Read More...]

How to have a successful Bridal Expo

Tips for a Successful Wedding Expo

Tuesday, August, 1st, 2017 at 3:40 pm by Heather Murphy

There is nothing worse than spending your time and money and not receiving the feedback or sales you were hoping for. Here are a few tips from Hitched In GJ on how to be a successful vendor when attending a wedding expo. Advertise your participation! Share the event on social media Send out an email blast to your clients letting them know you will be running specials at the show. Give something away that the [Read More...]

Gorgeous Model…Fresh Snow…and a Wolf!

Tuesday, February, 7th, 2017 at 6:41 pm by Heather Murphy

What happens when you have a gorgeous model, fresh snow, and a wolf in Colorado’s High Desert? Epic happens…Epic! What do you think about when considering Colorado for an amazing place to get married? Ski Resorts and Pine Trees? Rocky Mountains and Coors! All great things, but Colorado has so much more to offer, from high deserts, to wineries, to rivers, to barns! Check out some of these amazing shots taken in Glade Park, CO [Read More...]

Wedding Day Splurge!

Thursday, January, 26th, 2017 at 4:11 pm by Heather Murphy

Planning a wedding is tough. There are so many elements that are sort of a must. Dress, venue, officiant… but what about the thing you want but don’t necessarily need? If I was to get married again my splurge would absolutely be a videographer! Now a days there are so many beautiful elements to a wedding that sometimes it’s hard to capture it only in photos. The emotions, the fun, the spontaneity. Check out some [Read More...]

$1,000 Giveaway Winners!

Tuesday, October, 20th, 2015 at 1:22 pm by Michael Murphy

I was lucky enough to be able to meet with the bride and groom to be that won the $1,000 Cash Prize Giveaway from the 4th Annual Hitched In GJ Bridal Experience today. I was so humbled to be able to give back to a hard working couple and young family! I had chills knowing that we could help them out while they begin their lives together. Hitched In GJ: How long have you been together [Read More...]

Giving back!

Tuesday, October, 20th, 2015 at 1:19 pm by Michael Murphy

We are so happy to announce that we gave over 20% of our registrations to Christina Pope’s Lyme Disease Treatment! Thank you for all that attended! We wouldn’t have been able to give without you. Click here for more information on Christina’s disease.  

2015 Bridal Experience Giveaway Winners

Sunday, October, 18th, 2015 at 3:33 pm by Heather Murphy

We are so happy to announce that we had another amazing show! Our 4th Annual Bridal Experience was full of amazing vendors and some amazing brides! Now what you’ve all been waiting for… 2015 Bridal Experience Giveaway Winners Free engagement photo shoot ($300 Value) by Summer Scotland Photography: Carlos Gonzalez Free Bridal Bouquet ($150 Value) by Bride & Bloom: Carolyn Wiltse Free style & mini photo shoot by Kaila Kerstetter Beauty Services: Chan Nang Free [Read More...]

Getting the Most Out of your Bridal Experience

Wednesday, October, 7th, 2015 at 2:30 pm by Heather Murphy

4th Annual Hitched In GJ Bridal Experience Recently engaged, or know someone who is? Once the initial excitement wears off you will shortly realize that planning your wedding is no easy task to undertake. Venues, photographers, florists, caterers, bakeries, DJ’s, day of coordinators, invitations, wedding favors…it’s exhausting, and we’ve barely scraped the surface! What about finding your perfect dress? Attending a wedding expo is the best bet for the bride, groom, bridesmaids or moms for [Read More...]

Register for the 2015 Bridal Experience

Tuesday, October, 6th, 2015 at 2:46 pm by Michael Murphy

Location: Double Tree by Hilton Date: Saturday Oct. 17 2-6pm Admission Fee: $6 Online & $8 day-of at the door Highlights: $1000 cash grand prize, $1000’s in savings, The Grand Valley’s Best in wedding planning and services, ManCave & Cigar lounge sponsored by Rem’s Place. Register Now!! Here’s some of the fun from last year’s event.

Photography Needed

Wednesday, February, 4th, 2015 at 12:03 pm by Heather Murphy

At Hitched In GJ we try to keep it local. We’re on the hunt for this years Bridal Experience Campaign Photo. CLICK HERE If you are interested in having one of your images used for all of our Expo marketing. Submit as many photos as you would like up until February 14, 2015. We look forward to seeing what the Grand Valley’s Best have to offer.

2014 Bridal Experience Prize Winners

Monday, October, 20th, 2014 at 2:04 am by Heather Murphy

The moment you’ve all been waiting for! Please see the list below to find out if you are a winner at the 2014 Hitched In GJ Bridal Experience. If you find your name on the list please send us an email at [email protected] with your name and address and we will mail your gifts out shortly. Grand Prize Absolute Prestige Wine Tour & Goodie Basket with a One Night Stay at Wine Country Inn – Kari Wiig   Allen Unique [Read More...]

Bridal Experience prize Winners

Sunday, October, 19th, 2014 at 7:45 pm by Michael Murphy

Hello Bridal Experiencers!! We are almost done counting up yesterday’s numbers and tumbling the raffle basket for winners. We will have winners posted by this evening so stay tuned to our blog and check back often. Thank you for participating in the 2014 Hitched In GJ Bridal Experience!!!

Winter Wedding Date & Planning Tips!

Wednesday, September, 10th, 2014 at 7:10 pm by Heather Murphy

So what’s in the meaning of a Wedding date? Some brides and grooms have no meaning and then others it is all about the date! Like the upcoming date, 12/13/14. That date is easy to remember, Right!?! And it is also fun to have a wedding date that you can theme some ideas around! Here are some examples to have fun with!  Winter Wedding (date is DECEMBER) Having a winter wedding is very romantic! Plus [Read More...]

2014 Bridal Experience – 2 Booths Left

Saturday, September, 6th, 2014 at 9:03 pm by Michael Murphy

There are literally only 2 booths left in the ballroom at Double Tree.  There are a couple of banquet tables in the banquet table room but we are almost sold out!!! Our commercials will be running on KKCO soon as well as radio ads on 93.1. The 2014 Bridal Experience is looking to be the best yet by far. Online registration is even easier than before for vendors and brides, our whole website has been [Read More...]

Bridal Experience Raffle Winners

Tuesday, October, 22nd, 2013 at 6:26 pm by Heather Murphy

The moment you’ve all been waiting for! Please see the list below to find out if you were a winner at the 2013 Hitched In GJ Bridal Experience. If you find your name on the list please send us an email at [email protected] with your name and address and we will mail out your gifts out shortly. Please note that if you won a Naughty But Nice Gift Certificate in the Cash Vault we need [Read More...]

2013 Bridal Experience Photos

Sunday, October, 20th, 2013 at 8:07 pm by Michael Murphy

This year’s Bridal Experience was amazing!!! We had a head count well over 250 people, gave away thousands in prizes, and had an amazing wedding planning night out. Here are some of the highlights we were able to capture. Thank you Grand Junction, we’re already planning next year!! Hitched In GJ Team

3 Days Left!

Wednesday, October, 16th, 2013 at 1:21 pm by Michael Murphy

There’s only 3 days left to get tickets online for the 2013 Bridal Experience. Save $2 by pre-buying your tickets online at www.hitchedingj.com. Pricing $6 – Online $8 – Day of $4 – Kids with out goodie bag(day of only). We can’t wait to see you there!!!!

Ticket Giveaways

Friday, October, 4th, 2013 at 3:47 am by Michael Murphy

We’re giving away tickets like crazy to the 2013 Hitched In GJ Bridal Experience at Doubke Tree. Like us on Facebook at : Hitched Facebook and listen to Mix, KEKB, or Kool for more chances to win

The Map Is Filling Up

Wednesday, October, 2nd, 2013 at 1:42 am by Michael Murphy

The map is filling up and we’re getting excited for this year’s show. If you’re a vendor and don’t have a booth be sure to register before it’s too late. we have a few spots left.

2013 Bridal Experience – 3 Weeks Away!!

Wednesday, October, 2nd, 2013 at 1:04 am by Michael Murphy

We’re incredibly excited for this year’s show. It’s only 3 weeks away!!! We have radio spots running on Mix 104.3, and KEKB, Google & Facebook advertisements, a full page ad in herWedding Magazine as well as an ad in Colorado’s Wedding Sites and Services Magazine. There is going to be a roaming fashion show by David’s Bridal as well and $1000’s in prizes. The savings on your wedding planning is well worth the evening out [Read More...]