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WEDDING GIVEAWAY

a heartfelt giveaway to impact a couple in need

MEET PINEWOOD

GIVING WITH INTENTION

For years, we've had it on our hearts to give away a wedding, but we knew we wanted it to be very thoughtfully and intentionally done with the driving force to specifically impact a deserving couple in a BIG way.

We are excited to announce that in collaboration with several of our wedding vendor partners, we will be GIVING AWAY a wedding at Pinewood valued at over $35,000 to a couple in need that otherwise would not be able to afford a wedding in a season of adversity.

INCLUDED IN THE GIVEAWAY

PINEWOOD

A full day venue rental on January 24th, March 21st, or April 4th of 2025. Valued at $7,300. Max guest capacity of 225.

HONEYHILL WEDDINGS

Wedding Day of Coordination Package valued at $2,100.

HARMONY DJ

Full wedding DJ services package valued at $3,000.

THE KITCHEN CATERING

A $5,000 allowance for food will be awarded to the winner thanks to our monetary donations that will be collected below via GoFundMe!

LIQUID MOTION

A $3,000 allowance for beverage will be awarded to the winner thanks to our monetary donations that will be collected below via GoFundMe!

JUNIPER ROSE FLORAL

A $2,000 allowance for florals will be awarded to the winner thanks to our monetary donations that will be collected below via GoFundMe!

WARPAINT INTERNATIONAL

Bridal Hair and Make Up Package, Trial and wedding day application including lashes and airbrush. Valued at $774.

SARAH HEATH PHOTOGRAPHY

Day of Photography package valued at $5,000.

SIMPLE ESCAPE PHOTO + VIDEO

Highlight Videography package, including a 4-5 minute final video for a $2,800 value.

THE WHITE ROOM

Free Alterations. A $2,000 allowance for a dress will be awarded to the winner thanks to our monetary donations that will be collected below via GoFundMe!

OFFICIANT

Free wedding officiating by Greg Grimstad, valued at $500.

LEADER

Free tux and shoe rental, valued at $250.

ARTHURS JEWELERS

$1,000 toward wedding bands.

VANGSTAD CREAMERY

Ice cream cart rental for 150 people valued at $1,671

WE NEED YOUR HELP

It is our hope to have the winning couple pay as little money out of their pocket for their very own 'best day ever' during this season of hardship.In order to cover the monetary cost of food, beverages, florals, and dress, we are accepting monetary donations that will go directly to these certain vendors to cover the cost of tangible items.

FAQS

CAN I NOMINATE SOMEONE?

Yes, if you know of someone in need, we would love it if you would fill out an application for them. Before applying, please read the terms and conditions to make sure all requirements can be met.

AM I ELIGIABLE?

The Pinewood Winter Wedding Giveaway is open to residents of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota who are 21 years of age or older who are experiencing adversity which prohibits them from being able to afford a wedding in this season of life.

HOW DO I ENTER?

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button at the bottom of this website. One entry nomination/person is allowed.

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WHEN IS THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS?

May 2, 2024 is the deadline for appliations.

HOW WILL MY INFORMATION BE USED?

Applicants and giveaway winners agree to their story being told in and used in Pinewood Weddings and Events marketing materials. This includes, but is not limited to, Pinewood Weddings and Events Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, website, blog posts, email newsletters, press releases to local news outlets, etc.

WHEN WILL THE WEDDING BE?

The winter wedding will be on one of the following dates chosen by the winner: January 24th, March 21st, April 4th of 2025.

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ARE THE PRIZES TRANSFERRABLE?

The wedding prize is non-transferable. If you have friends or family who qualify for the Winter Wedding Giveaway, encourage them to apply!

CAN I RECEIVE THE CASH VALUE IF I CHOOSE NOT TO WORK WITH A VENDOR?

None of the prizes are redeemable for cash. If the winner does not want to work with a vendor on the list they will simply forfeit that offering. The driving force behind the giveaway is to bless someone in need who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford a wedding during a season of adversity.

WHAT IF I WIN AND I HAVE OTHER VENDORS I WANT TO WORK WITH?

If you choose not to use one of the vendors, you’d forfeit that service and you do not get the cash value of that service to use elsewhere.

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WHEN DOES THE GIVEAWAY END?

The giveaway ends at 11:59PM CST on May 2nd, 2024.

HOW WILL THE WINNER BE SELECTED?

Our leadership team will review all applications and videos, and select the winner based on the impact that we feel we can make on the applicant during this time of need.

WHEN WILL THE WINNER BE ANNOUNCED?

The winner will be selected the first week of May, 2024, and will be contacted by Pinewood Weddings and Events staff from the following email: pinewoodweddingsandevents@gmail.com. The winner will be required to respond within 48 hours to accept the prize. Failure to respond within 48 hours, the selected winner will forfeit and the Pinewood Weddings and Events team will select a new winner.

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