Get Ready to Win the Wedding of Your Dreams!

A $75,000 Weekend Wedding Giveaway

Entry period extended to July 15, 2024

Are you ready to make your dream wedding a reality? Zion Springs is thrilled to announce an incredible contest where you could win an all-inclusive weekend wedding valued at up to $75,000!

  • Grand Prize: An all-inclusive weekend wedding at Zion Springs valued at up to $75,000 for a wedding party of up to 125 guests.
  • 2nd Place: One Day Wedding valued at up to $50,000 for a wedding party of up to 125 guests.
  • 3rd Place: Mid-Week Wedding valued at up to $25,000 for a wedding party of up to 50 guests.
  • 4th to 10 Places: Overnight Stay at Zion Springs Manor or Lodge.

Watch to learn all about
the $75,000 Giveaway at Zion Springs

Watch to learn the differences between
an "All-Inclusive" versus traditional or DIY weddings

Why Zion Springs?

Zion Springs isn't just a venue; it's a dream destination for couples looking to start their forever in a place that feels like a fairytale. But don't just take our word for it – hear from the couples who have celebrated their love here:

"The first place that popped up on Google was Zion Springs. It says all inclusive, wedding stress-free. This sounds too good to be true. I ended up reaching out to Jon to schedule. He gave us a tour of the place. And I'm sold! Let's do it."

– Francesca & Scott

"One day you've been planning your entire life and Zion Springs brought that all together for us and it made it fun for both of us."

– Heather & Glenn

"If I could give 10,000 stars out of five, I would. It was exceptional, exceeded any expectations that we had."

– Michelle & Darin

    We invite you to share your romantic journey with us during our entry period.
    Here's how to enter:

    1. Create Your Entry in Instagram: 
      • Film a short video (up to 90 seconds) and upload it as an Instagram Reel. Be creative, heartfelt, and show us your personalities! Describe why an all-inclusive, stress-free wedding experience at Zion Springs is ideal for you.
        Music or songs are NOT allowed in your video entry.

      • Share your entry video on Instagram with the hashtag: 

        • #ZionSpringsDreamWedding #BestDayEverGiveaway.
        • Don’t forget to tag Zion Springs' official social media accounts @zionsprings to increase visibility.

      • Follow our social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram: 

      • Share your entry video on your Instagram Stories and tag us @zionsprings so we can see it! (Please note that this is required as we will track it.)

    1. Submit Your Entry in our Giveaway Page: 

    Tips for Making a Winning Video 

    1. Let your true selves shine. Share your extraordinary connection with us!
    2. Feel free to invite parents, friends, family members to share the perils of traditional or DIY weddings.
    3. You are welcome to use props, settings, and storytelling to make your video stand out. 
    4. Keep your video engaging and to the point (up to 90 seconds)

    Create Your Entry in Instagram: 

    Film a short video (up to 90 seconds) and upload it as an Instagram Reel. Be creative, heartfelt, and show us your personalities! Describe why an all-inclusive, stress-free wedding experience at Zion Springs is ideal for you.

    Share your entry video on Instagram with the hashtag:

    • #ZionSpringsDreamWedding #BestDayEverGiveaway.
    • Don’t forget to tag Zion Springs' official social media accounts @zionsprings to increase visibility.

    Follow our social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram: 

    Share your entry video on your Instagram Stories and tag us @zionsprings so we can see it! (Please note that this is required as we will track it.)

    Submit Your Entry in our Giveaway Page: 

    Tips for a Winning Video 

    1. Let your true selves shine. Share your extraordinary connection with us!
    2. Feel free to invite parents, friends, family members to share the perils of traditional or DIY weddings.
    3. Use props, settings, and storytelling to make your video stand out. 
    4. Keep your video engaging and to the point (up to 90 seconds). 
    5. The more you share, the higher your chances of getting noticed by our judges.

    Guidelines for Video Submissions

    What to Say

    1. Start with your names and a brief background about your relationship (how you met, how long you've been together, etc.). 
    2. Explain why winning the Zion Springs Dream Wedding would be a dream come true for you. 
    3. Feel free to invite parents, friends, family members to share the perils of traditional or DIY weddings.
    4. Share your vision for your dream wedding at Zion Springs. Describe how you imagine your big day.
    5. Mention the hashtags #ZionSpringsDreamWedding and #BestDayEverGiveaway and ask your audience to use them when sharing your video.

    What Not to Say

    1. Avoid negative remarks about other entrants, weddings, or personal grievances. 
    2. Stick to the contest guidelines and keep your content focused on your story and why you deserve to win. 
    3. Do not use offensive language, discriminatory remarks, or inappropriate content. 
    4. Ensure that your video is family-friendly and suitable for all audiences. 
    5. Do not exaggerate or fabricate details about your relationship or circumstances. 
    6. Keep your video concise and engaging, aiming for a length of up to 90 seconds.

    How We Choose the Top Ten Semi-Finalists: 

    • Encourage your friends and family to like, share, and comment on your entry.
      The more engagement, the better! 
    • Our expert judges will review all entries based on the judging criteria to select the Top Ten Semi-Finalists.

    What to Say

    1. Start with your names and a brief background about your relationship (how you met, how long you've been together, etc.). 
    2. Explain why winning the Zion Springs Dream Wedding would be a dream come true for you. 
    3. Feel free to invite parents, friends, family members to share the perils of traditional or DIY weddings.
    4. Share your vision for your dream wedding at Zion Springs. Describe how you imagine your big day.
    5. Mention the hashtags #ZionSpringsDreamWedding and #BestDayEverGiveaway and ask your audience to use them when sharing your video.

    What Not to Say

    1. Avoid negative remarks about other entrants, weddings, or personal grievances. 
    2. Stick to the contest guidelines and keep your content focused on your story and why you deserve to win. 
    3. Do not use offensive language, discriminatory remarks, or inappropriate content. 
    4. Ensure that your video is family-friendly and suitable for all audiences. 
    5. Do not exaggerate or fabricate details about your relationship or circumstances. 
    6. Keep your video concise and engaging, aiming for a length of up to 90 seconds.

    How We Choose the Top Ten Semi-Finalists: 

    • Encourage your friends and family to like, share, and comment on your entry.
      The more engagement, the better! 
    • Our expert judges will review all entries based on the judging criteria to select the Top Ten Semi-Finalists.

    Public Voting to Choose the Top Three Finalists: July 15 19 to July 19 21, 2024

    • The Top Ten Semi-Finalists will be announced on our social media and contest page.
    • Starting July 19, we invite the public to vote for their favorite from the Gallery of Top Ten Semi-Finalists.
    • The public's vote will help determine the Top Three Finalists and play a significant role in deciding who wins the top prize.

    The Final Voting will be at Zion Springs

    The Top Three Finalists, based on public votes, will be invited to make a presentation at the exclusive Zion Springs wedding "Alumni" event on August 17, 2024. It's a night of celebration, connection with couples who have experienced an All-Inclusive Wedding at Zion Springs. This event is the culmination of your journey to win the wedding of your dreams.

    The Alumni attendees will watch each Finalists' entry video prior to their presentation.

    We will contact the Top Three Finalists with details of the event on July 22, 2024.

    Here’s what happens next:

    1. Zion Springs will provide accommodations (lodging and meals) to the Top Three Finalists to *attend* the Final Live Event at Zion Springs. *Travel expenses to and from Zion Springs for the Final Live Event are not covered. 
    2. The Top Three Finalists present their stories to the Alumni in person (or via live video streaming if they are unable to attend).
    3. The Alumni will vote to choose the Grand Prize winner and runners-ups. The Alumni attendees have all had their weddings at Zion Springs. They know the experience of an all-inclusive wedding. They will watch the entry videos and listen to the presentations and score accordingly based on the points earned from each Finalist's presentation. The presentation guidelines above are the judging criteria. 

    The winning couples will have their wedding in the Spring of 2025!

    Each winning couple, starting from the day of being declared a winner, must complete their wedding planning with Zion Springs no later than 30 Days from the couple's wedding date, as shown below.

    A representative from Zion Springs will contact each winning couple to set a wedding planning schedule.

    • Grand Prize - Weekend Wedding - March 15, 2025
      • Must complete wedding planning by February 13, 2025
    • 2nd Place - One-Day Wedding - March 8, 2025
      • Must complete wedding planning by February 6, 2025
    • 3rd Place - Mid-Week Wedding - April 24, 2025
      • Must complete wedding planning by March 25, 2025

    Important Dates

    • Entry Period: June 28 to July 10 15, 2024
    • Judging Period for Top Ten Semi-Finalists: July 11 16 to July 14 18, 2024
    • Public Voting Period for Top Three Finalists: July 15 19 to July 19 21, 2024
    • Top Three Finalists Announcement: July 22, 2024
    • Final Live Event at Zion Springs: August 17, 2024. Winner and Runners-ups Selected

    Terms and conditions

    NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE OR PAYMENT DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. The Zion Springs Best Day Ever Giveaway is open only to legal residents of VA, MD, PA, DE, WV, NJ, NY, CT, RI, ME, OH, MI, IN, KY, TN, NC, SC, GA and D.C, who have reached the age of majority. TRAVEL TO AND FROM ZION SPRINGS, VA IS NOT INCLUDED Void elsewhere and where prohibited. Promotion ends 07/15/2024. Subject to complete Official Rules at zionsprings.com/bdeofficialrules.