Event News

Save the Date ~ 8th Annual Wedding Expo

Wednesday, February, 13th, 2019 at 3:09 pm by Heather Murphy

The 8th Annual Hitched In GJ Bridal Experience is on the books! The Deets: Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 2-6pm at the Doubletree by Hilton, Grand Junction This year we’ll be making some fun changes to the way the show operates. Including a VIP Bride Sign up. We’ll be offering awesome giveaways, door prizes, goodie bags and of course so many vendors offering their wedding services to you! Check our Bridal Experience Page for updates, [Read More...]

Wedding Inspiration

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

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...]

Courtyard Marriott Grand Re-Opening

Monday, March, 7th, 2016 at 12:02 pm by Michael Murphy

If you didn’t know, the Courtyard Marriott and Residence Inn in Grand Junction, CO just got complete overhauls! From the lobby’s, restaurants, media centers and all of he rooms and suites!  Last week they had their grand re-opening complete with amazing food, tasty cakes from Cake Lady Creations and a fun photo booth provided by 970 Photo Booth. We had a fun time chatting about the future of the hotels. If you get a chance, [Read More...]

Fall Bridal Exchange

Monday, November, 9th, 2015 at 10:01 am by Heather Murphy

Yesterday we checked out the Grand Junction Bridal Exchange put on by R & R Events and Design. We met with some awesome vendors from around the Grand Valley. Another great thing about this event is that brides can sell their wedding devote and dresses on the spot! Which we love. Here’s a couple photos we snapped.                    

Open house!!

Monday, October, 26th, 2015 at 11:45 pm by Heather Murphy

We love a good open house! They can be so inspiring, informational and fun! Last weekend we checked out the Open {ware} House put on by R&R Events and Design and Stonewood Vintage Rentals and Designs, with Some appearnaces by Simply Cakes by Camberly and Kimberly Weber Photography! It was a warehouse full of some amazingly talented women! Check them out on Facebook and their personal websites, you will not be disappointed that you did! [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.  

Dinner with Barney’s

Friday, December, 19th, 2014 at 2:40 am by Heather Murphy

Tonight we had the pleasure of trying the newest catering business in Grand Junction. Barney’s BBQ and More provided smoked brisket, Apple kissed pulled pork, smoked turkey, country potato salad, coleslaw, kickin’ Mac and cheese, salad, rolls served with a delicious honey butter and some amazing cheesecakes! The food was nothing short of fantastic and people were scraping the bottom of the pans by the end of the night. If you have a chance check [Read More...]

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...]

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...]

Weddings & Wine: Tour Photos

Thursday, March, 13th, 2014 at 6:54 pm by Michael Murphy

What a great tour! The limo was great and our venues had amazing things planned for our participants.

Highlights from today’s bridal show

Sunday, January, 26th, 2014 at 9:25 pm by Heather Murphy

I had so much fun walking around at the Two Rivers Bridal Show today! The vendors went all out on their booths . Here are a few of my favorites: Above: Fantasy Flowers Above: on the list salon Above: Brides and bloom Above: Design Against The Grain Above: Elite Events Above: The Studio Above: The Cake Cottage Above: the interior of Absolute Prestige’s stretch hummer

Wedding show junkie!

Sunday, January, 26th, 2014 at 5:55 pm by Heather Murphy

I’m off to the second wedding show of the year at two rivers ! I’m so stoked to see what all the vendors have in store for us this year! Getting fueled up for the show!

HerWedding Expo

Sunday, January, 12th, 2014 at 8:48 pm by Heather Murphy

Just left the HerWedding Expo. There was so many great vendors! Here are a few pics from my adventure:)              

Off to the wedding show we go!!

Sunday, January, 12th, 2014 at 6:05 pm by Heather Murphy

The roads are a little yucky but I don’t mind because I’m off to get my fix. That’s right I’m headed to the bridal show in glenwood this morning. I’m so excited to see this brand new expo put on by Herwedding. Luckily my hubber muffins didn’t mind driving me, what a guy! I wish I could stay for the fashion show but I have a date with the Broncos!!

Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

Monday, November, 18th, 2013 at 5:11 pm by Michael Murphy

Thanksgiving Day is right around the corner, but it’s not time to put away those skinny jeans. We have a great local event that will keep you from rockin’ the muffin top after next Thursday’s feast. The 7th Annual Grand Junction Turkey Trot brought to you by the Grand Junction Professional Firefighters. This yea’rs 5K is being held in Downtown Grand Junction, and will be featuring The Little Gobbler run for the little ones. Online [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

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...]

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