virginia weddings

Dream Elopement Giveaway ( Love Never Fails)


Did the COVID-19 pandemic CANCEL your wedding?

BREATHE! Love never fails! It always trusts, always hopes and always perseveres! WE ARE HERE FOR YOU! The “Love Never Fails” Elopement Giveaway, a $10K elopement giveaway was created by a talented and award-winning team who wants to give back to their community. Your elopement will be at the renowned 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Virginia.

2941 is one of the most celebrated restaurants in the metropolitan area. The restaurant is nestled in the heart of Falls Church, VA surrounded by lush landscaping, Koi ponds, waterfalls, world-class artwork, and a lakeside view.



Terms and Conditions

  • Each participant must agree to all terms and conditions for their entry to be official.
  • Giveaway Package is non-transferable.
  • Participants must be a couple whose weddings was cancelled by COVID-19 and lost their venue and or vendors. Proof of cancellation is required.
  • Participants cannot be a current client of any of the sponsoring event professionals.
  • Winner will be required to sign a contract with each sponsor for their complimentary goods and services. This is simply to ensure you have read and understood the value and terms provided by each sponsor.
  • Elopement day must be scheduled 30 days prior to event.
  • Elopement date and time are subject to sponsoring event professionals’ availability.
  • Elopement date must be between 08/01/2020 and 11/30/2020.
  • Elopement date cannot be scheduled on a Friday (past 2 PM), a Saturday or a Sunday.
  • All goods and services will be presented at sponsoring venue location only.
  • Event must follow current COVID-19 restrictions as outlined by the Governor of Virginia and Fairfax County regulations.
  • Couple may have up to 4 guests (not including officiant) to witness ceremony.

Giveaway Prize

Total giveaway valued at $10,000.00

1 Bridal Bouquet

Day of Coordination Services

Digital/Print Stationery

1 Groom Boutonniere

1 Mini Cake

Officiant Services

Photographer Services

Venue Location (outdoors space for ceremony only)

Videographer Services

SPECIAL GIFT: Elopement will be featured in Virginia Bride Magazine’s Spring 2021 print issue


To Enter

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must Reside in the State of Virginia (Venue is located in Northern Virginia)
  • Have cancelled their wedding due to COVID-19
  • Have not booked any of our sponsors
  • Host elopement between 08/01/2020 and 11/30/2020
  • Agree to all our terms and conditions


How to Enter:

  1. Full name of each person’s name who is getting married
  2. Original wedding date
  • Agree to ALL terms and conditions


How to Win:



Winner will be determined by highest number of likes/follows of all sponsors + highest number of post shares with custom hashtag.


  1. Like and follow our sponsors on social media.


  1. Share our post on your social media and include your custom hashtag (to be provided).


  1. Get your family and friends to like and follow our sponsors


  1. Get your family and friends to Share our post on your social media and include your custom hashtag (to be provided).


Giveaway Sponsors:

2941 Restaurant

Butterfly Photography

Cakes by Happy Eatery

Charlie Shin Photography

Exceptional Events by Elisa

Fine Art Wedding Film

I Do Weddings with Love

A Passionate Life – Rev. Jamie Dee Schiffer

Via Paper Boutique

Virginia Bride Magazine




Cake – Cakes by Happy Eatery

  • Cake design to be agreed on by Winner and Cakes by Happy Eatery
  • A mini 2 tier cake (serving for 20)


Day of Coordination – Exceptional Events by Elisa

  • Up to two-hour coverage coordinating vendors and event details and logistics
  • Two-hour coverage on “Elopement Date”
  • Available to Winner through phone, email and FaceTime during planning process


Florals – I Do Weddings with Love

  • Floral design to be agreed on by Winner and I Do Weddings with Love
  • Flower requests are limited to “in season” flowers
  • I Do Weddings with Love will provide one Bridal Bouquet and one Groom Boutonnière
  • Additional requests available for purchase


Officiant – Rev. Jamie

  • 1 Pre-Marital Counseling session with an assessment
  • 30-minute elopement/wedding ceremony


Photographer – Butterfly Photography

  • One-hour coverage (photos of couple only)
  • Photos available in digital form 2 weeks after event
  • Web Gallery access of photos for up to one year
  • Print, USB file, or album available for purchase


Photographer – Charlie Shin Photography

  • Five-hour coverage
  • Photos available in digital form 2 weeks after event
  • Web Gallery access of photos for up to one year
  • Print, USB file, or album available for purchase


Stationery – Via Paper Boutique

  • One custom digital invitation design
  • Two printed keepsake invitation suites to include: invitation, response card, response envelope, inner envelope, and lined white metallic outer mailing envelope with modern calligraphy addressing
  • One digital ceremony program
  • Four printed ceremony programs


*Vendor will host a virtual consultation session to discuss the couple’s vision and draft up to 3

design options. A second consultation will be scheduled to discuss feedback on the designs and

to finalize design plans.  Once a final design has been approved by the winning couple and

production has begun, no additional edits can be made.  Vendor may host additional

consultations as needed.


** Vendor can provide email distribution of digital invitations to up to 50 recipients.  If this

option is selected, an active link may be included to direct guests to the ceremony live feed.  The

live feed link must be provided to the vendor prior to distribution. The email distribution will be

delivered by the vendor’s client email platform.  The vendor cannot guarantee email delivery to

all recipients.  Any returned emails or emails sent to spam are not the fault of the vendor.

Vendor will provide the engaged couple with a report of successful/unsuccessful deliveries.


Venue – 2941 Restaurant

  • Complimentary outdoor ceremony space (furniture, chairs and decorations not included). In the event of inclement weather an indoor ceremony space will be provided.
  • Two-hour access to venue grounds for ceremony & photos.
  • Couple must purchase (at least) a dinner for two at home celebration package or dine in a la carte with a minimum $100 purchase.


Videography – Fine Art Wedding Film

  • Full day coverage
  • 2 cinematographers
  • All the highlights of the day
  • Artfully edited 7-10 minute film








The author: Angeline Frame

Angeline is the owner/publisher of Palm Beach Weddings Magazine and Virginia Bride Magazine and the show producer for The Greater Virginia Bridal Shows. She has a degree in Public Administration and Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. A former model and wedding venue owner- she loves all things wedding , fashion and decorating. In her spare time she likes to write, travel and get new ideas to share with brides.