The Winners' Circle

Here's a peek at some of our past sweepstakes winners and their fabulous prizes. This could be you!

January/February 2024 Registry Survey Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 6 nights at the Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico
Winner: Pate Cathey and Connor Wolfe, Huntsville, TX
Wedding Date: June 13, 2024
Personal Quote: "We are so excited for this opportunity to get to travel. Receiving this prize has been a huge blessing for us and the beginning of our marriage!"

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

November/December 2023 Wedding Planning Info Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5 nights at the Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club
Winner: T.T. Trinh and Mark Fabros, New York, NY
Wedding Date: October 5, 2024
Personal Quote: "We are incredibly excited for our future honeymoon to Anguilla. Though we are getting married in the fall, we plan to postpone our travel to later in the winter."

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

November/December 2023 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Casablanca Bridal Wedding Gown
Winner: Marianne Smith, Houston, TX
Wedding Date: June 15, 2024
Personal Quote: "I am so excited to have won a beautiful designer wedding dress for my daughter! Thank you for this wonderful and unexpected gift."

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September/October 2023 Travel Survey Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: A Las Vegas Getaway courtesy of Vegasgirlsnightout.com and the Palms Casino Resort
Winner: Andrew Lickenbrock and Caitlyn Crawford, Lees Summit, MO
Wedding Date: 4/13/1991
Personal Quote: "We are absolutely thrilled to win an incredible adventure to Las Vegas. We are excited to create unforgettable memories in the vibrant and dazzling city later this year."

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

September/October 2023 Wedding Planning Info Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 6-nights at the Sonesta Ocean Point Resort in Sint Maarten
Winner: Brenda and John Boline, Watkins, MN
Wedding Date: 4/13/1991
Personal Quote: "Our first thought was how exciting to have such a wonderful honeymoon after 32 years of marriage."

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

July/August 2023 Wedding Planning Info Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5-nights at Pueblo Bonito San Miguel de Allende in Mexico
Winner: Diana Bernatek and Nicholas Welninski, Chicago, IL
Wedding Date: May 4, 2024
Personal Quote: "We were very excited to learn that we won this trip and can’t wait to go next year after our wedding!"

July/August 2023 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Justin Alexander Wedding Gown
Winner: Angela Pancoast and Brooks Caesar, Cincinnati, OH
Wedding Date: April 5, 2025
Personal Quote: "We feel so blessed to have won this dress. It’s one, very important detail to check off our wedding planning list! Thank you so much Bridal Guide for making this happen!"

2023 Carnival Cruise Line Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Carnival Cruise
Winner: Cherise and Erik Martin, Colorado Springs, CO
Wedding Renewal Date: February 4, 2023
Personal Quote: "We are looking forward to starting the next phase of our lives together and are thrilled to have this as a kickoff for our new life of adventures."

bridal guide sweepstakes winner 

May/June 2023 Wedding Planning Info Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5 nights at St. James's Club & Villas Antigua
Winner: Jamie Le and Ellysa Herr, North Hollywood, CA
Wedding Date: May 29, 2023
Personal Quote: "We were stoked out of our minds when we got word of us winning this trip to Antigua! It has been a dream to travel to such a tropical destination and we are so lucky we get to spend our honeymoon there!"

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

March/April 2023 Wedding Planning Info Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5 nights at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Winner: Anthony Hilyard and Chesley Thompson, La Grande, OR
Wedding Date: September 30, 2023
Personal Quote: "We've never won anything like this in our life, it's so thrilling! We are going to use the trip for our honeymoon sometime in early October!"

January/February 2023 Wedding Planning Info Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 7-nights at La Peer Hotel in West Hollywood, CA
Winner: Jennifer Cox and Adam Brock, Chesapeake, VA
Wedding Date: March 4, 2024
Personal Quote: "I was so excited to receive this and we can not wait to take advantage of this gift!"

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

January/February 2023 Fashion Survey Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 7-nights at the Mills House Charleston
Winner: Jennifer Sparks and Christopher Lieu, Seattle, WA
Wedding Date: October 24, 2024
Personal Quote: "We are beyond excited to stay at the Mills House in Charleston, South Carolina. This is a wonderful opportunity to visit SC and perfect timing with our wedding just around the corner. We are looking forward to enjoying the southern hospitality and this moment as a loving couple. Thank you so much Bridal Guide for picking us, we can't wait to celebrate this awesome location!"

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

January/February 2023 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Adrianna Papell Wedding Gown
Winner: Amanda Baker and Andrew Kruse, Kingman, AZ
Wedding Date: Fall 2023
Personal Quote: "I felt ecstatic to have won this wedding dress. It added a joyful boost to our wedding planning."

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

September/October 2022 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Casablanca Wedding Gown
Winner: Johanna Tappen and Maxx Yellin, New York, NY
Wedding Date: May 11, 2024
Personal Quote: "I am so excited to have won this amazing and generous prize! I cannot wait to surprise my fiancé with this dress on our wedding day!"

September/October 2022 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5-nights at the Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun
Winner: Peter and Marianne Bernardoni, Batavia IL
Wedding Date: October 5, 1985
Personal Quote: "My wife and I were ecstatic to hear my entry was chosen as the Winner in Bridal Guide’s September/October 2022 Little White Book Sweepstakes! This has been a very busy year for us. We spent all our vacation time welcoming two new grandsons. While we are blessed at being able to spend time with our new grandchildren, we were reminded that caring for newborns is very tiring. We are ready for a vacation and to spend time alone together. This trip is perfect!"

September/October 2022 AM Resorts Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 3 nights at Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa in the Dominican Republic
Winner: Olivia Fennick and Kenneth Nelson, Pittsburgh, PA
Wedding Date: September 2, 2023
Personal Quote: "Kenny and I were thrilled to win this trip! We love to travel the world and are so thankful that Bridal Guide has given us the opportunity to see somewhere new to celebrate our new marriage."

July/August 2022 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 7 nights at the Grand Residences Riviera Cancun in Puerto Morelos, Mexico
Winner: Priscilla Mendoza and Juan Rosales, Costa Mesa, CA
Wedding Date: May 6, 2023
Personal Quote: "We are beyond grateful to win such an amazing trip from Bridal Guide! We are ready to relax and enjoy every second of this amazing honeymoon!"

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

May/June 2022 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 7 nights at Hyatt Indian Wells in Palm Springs, CA
Winner: Terry Forward and Jonathan Frank, Vista, CA
Wedding Date: October 28, 2022
Personal Quote: "Jonathan and I were so excited to learn that we won this trip to this beautiful venue. We are both avid golfers so this will be an ideal place to celebrate our marriage."

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

May/June 2022 Gift Registry Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5-nights at The Reach Key West, Curio Collection by Hilton
Winner: Debra Young, Sparks, NV
Personal Quote: "I was so excited to hear that I won a trip to Key West! Thanks, Bridal Guide magazine!"

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

March/April 2022 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5 nights at the Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort in Hawaii
Winner: Tim and Joy Reade, Huntington Woods, MI
Personal Quote: "We are thrilled beyond words to have won this great prize from Bridal Guide! We were in Kauai in 1992 and always hoped we would return, and thank you for making that possible."

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

January/February 2022 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5 nights at Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic
Winner: Brian Kirn and Erika Almazan, New York, NY
Personal Quote: "We have had over 10 years of adventures together, but the pandemic has kept us apart for too long. We are so excited to reunite in paradise in October!"

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

January/February 2022 Travel Survey Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 7 nights at Playa Largo Resort & Spa in The Florida Keys
Winner: Meagan True and Steven White, Merritt Island, FL
Wedding Date: May 14, 2022
Personal Quote: "We are absolutely THRILLED with winning this honeymoon! As a couple we enjoy all sorts of water activities together, so this honeymoon spot is perfect. Thank you so much for this once in a lifetime experience."

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

January/February 2022 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Christina Wu Wedding Gown
Winner: Keoki Lee and Lola Lau, Larchmont, NY
Wedding Date: June 4, 2022
Personal Quote: "Winning is an auspicious start to my transition from being a single individual."

November/December 2021 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Justin Alexander Wedding Gown
Winner: Rachel Mertz and Jose Rodriguez, Knightdale, NC
Wedding Date: July 16, 2022
Personal Quote: "I can’t thank Bridal Guide enough for selecting me to win the gorgeous Celeste gown. My fiancé and I are on an extremely tight budget for our low-key backyard wedding this July. Weddings are expensive and to win this stunning gown is such a blessing."

2021 Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5 nights at DiamondHead Beach Resort in Fort Myers, Florida
Winner: Jennifer Stever and Jude Vigil, Albuquerque, NM
Wedding Date: June 17, 1999
Personal Quote: "After all these years of marriage, we are so excited to win this prize so that we can celebrate our relationship."

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

September/October 2021 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Casablanca Bridal Wedding Gown
Winner: Allsion Becker and Johnny Weber, Rockville, MD
Personal Quote: "Winning Bridal Guide's Cover Gown Sweepstakes has been a bright light for us in the darkness of this pandemic. We are both beyond grateful and thrilled to have this very special wedding dress for Ally to wear on our wedding day!"

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July/August 2021 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5 nights at The London West Hollywood in California
Winner: Sarah Bidwell and Jacob Overstreet, Martinsville, VA
Wedding Date: December 18, 2021
Personal Quote: "When I found out we won this trip, I was ecstatic. I ran through my office and told all of my coworkers. I waited to tell Jacob in person, but I kept dropping hints all day that I had great news to tell him! He was shocked because he didn’t know that I had entered."

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

July/August 2021 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Madi Lane Wedding Gown
Winner: Nicole Hohenstein and Isaac Long, San Francisco, CA
Wedding Date: April 2, 2022
Personal Quote: "We can not believe we won this wonderful gift! I work in healthcare, and it has been a tough couple of years working and getting engaged during the pandemic. We can't wait to get married, and I can't wait for Isaac to see me in this beautiful gown! Thank you, Bridal Guide!"

july august 2021 cover gown sweepstakes winner

May/June 2021 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5 nights at the W Fort Lauderdale in Florida
Winner: Julie Concepcion and Stanley Norton, Ormond Beach, FL
Wedding Date: October 22, 2022
Personal Quote: "We are so very excited that we won this prize, and it will give us a great honeymoon!"

may june little white book sweepstakes winner

May/June 2021 Wedding & Engagement Survey Sweepstakes
Grand Prize:
 5 nights at Hammock Cove in Antigua
Winner:
 Kristen Pratt and Travis Max Walsdorf, San Antonio, TX  
Wedding Date:
 September 25, 2022
Personal Quote: "
We are elated to win this trip to Antigua. We're going to take this trip before we get married to take some time away from the stress of planning our wedding and avoid overwhelm!"

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

March/April 2021 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5 nights at Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson, Arizona
Winner: Amy Anderson and Nick Dorsey, Milwaukee, OR  
Wedding Date: October 22, 2022
Personal Quote: “When I got the email from Bridal Guide that we won a trip, I was so shocked! We never win anything, and we are both so excited to get away for a romantic weekend getaway since we don't get those anymore with a 2 year old and a 11 month old. We are beyond thankful for this amazing opportunity!"

m-a little white book winner

January/February 2021 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Mia Riley Wedding Gown
Winner: Natalia Rodriguez and Alex Forjan, Miami, FL
Wedding Date: January 6, 2023
Personal Quote: "We are so excited to have won this prize. The dress is beautiful!"

bridal guide sweepstakes winner

January/February 2021 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize:
 5 nights at the Thompson Nashville
Winner: Breanna Dykstra and Christopher Duhaime, St. Louis Park, MN  
Wedding Date: April 22, 2022
Personal Quote: “We were thrilled to find out that we had won this trip! We recently graduated and are starting our first post-college roles, we would never have been able to take such a trip otherwise! We are looking forward to exploring the beautiful city of Nashville as an early honeymoon!"

jf lwb winner

January/February 2021 Fashion Survey Sweepstakes
Grand Prize:
 
5 nights at the Conrad Punta de Mita in Mexico
Winner: 
Christina and Dennis Garcia, Union City, CA  
Wedding Date: 
September 5, 1999
Personal Quote: 
“We are thrilled to have won this amazing vacation! Even though we are no longer newlyweds, we look forward to keeping the romance alive with a long awaited break from the kids, WFH and this quarantine life once we are both fully vaccinated."

jan/feb fashion survey winner

December 2020 Puerto Vallarta Honeymoon Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 
6 nights at the Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort
Winner: 
Ebonie Anderson and Charles Ridgeway, Jr., Lithonia, GA  
Wedding Date: 
November 28, 2021
Personal Quote: 
“Chuck and I are beyond excited about this opportunity. Not only will we be having our dream wedding, but now a dream honeymoon. Thank you Bridal Guide for making our dreams a lot easier to come true!" 

december 2020 honeymoon winner

November/December 2020 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 
5 nights at the Sonesta Ocean Point Resort in Sint Maarten
Winner: Malinda and Kyle Ibert, New Orleans, LA
Wedding Date: November 7, 2020
Personal Quote: “We were thrilled to win this contest! This is a dream honeymoon we could never have afforded. We had to cancel our large wedding due to COVID and after some personal tragedy this year it was a really hard blow. This means more than I can say!"  

n-d 2020 little white book winner

November/December 2020 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Casablanca Bridal Gown  
Winner: Alix Weiss and James Thomas, Orange County, CA  
Wedding Date: September 4, 2021
Personal Quote: “We had been planning our dream wedding and then the health crisis hit and we had to start over. Already when I was a little girl, I dreamed of having the perfect gown on my wedding day, but once I started looking, the higher quality dresses were beyond my budget. I was thinking I would have to settle for a simple dress, but then Bridal Guide contacted me as the winner of a beautiful gown of my choice. I am happy and excited beyond words. We are looking forward to having a lot of really nice photos to enjoy for years to come."

november/december 2020 casablanca gown winner

November/December 2020 Honeymoon Survey Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 
7 nights at Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Mexico  
Winner: 
Meredith Coleman and Joseph Dankert, Orange, CA  
Wedding Date: 
May 8, 2021
Personal Quote:
 “We feel elated to be chosen as the winners of this amazing honeymoon trip! We almost didn’t believe it at first! This was the best way to end 2020, on a high note. Thanks Bridal Guide for making our honeymoon dreams come true."  

meredith and joseph-winners

September/October 2020 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5 nights at Couples Resorts in Jamaica
Winner: Allison Gauche and Jeremy Neal, West Columbia, SC
Wedding Date: September 15, 2020
Personal Quote: “Planning a wedding during a global pandemic has had its difficulties from our dream destination wedding being cancelled to our friends and family members not being able to safely travel to celebrate with us. When we heard we won a trip to Jamaica to celebrate our marriage, we were beyond thrilled to see something so wonderful come from this unprecedented time. We are so thankful and blessed!"

allison and jeremy

Thermomix Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Thermomix TM6
Winner: Kerrie Dyer-Badger and Steve Sollinger, High Point, NC 
Wedding Date: December 21, 2021 
Personal Quote: “We are so excited to win the Thermomix, with two very demanding careers cooking usually takes a back burner; now healthy eating will be a breeze. Thank you Bridal Guide and Thermomix."

Thermomix TM6

July/August 2020 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5 nights at Galley Bay Resort & Spa in Antigua  
Winner: Daniel Robles and Christina Gloecklhofer, Bloomington, CA  
Wedding Date: Summer 2022 
Personal Quote: “Winning this prize made our year! We now have a wonderful and exciting destination for our honeymoon, we wish we were there already!"

M/J LWB

July/August 2020 Wedding & Engagement Survey Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 7 nights at Harbour Village Bonaire
Winner: Brianna Zonin, Haskell, NJ
Personal Quote: “Winning this prize was such a shock to me! I never in a million years thought it would happen."

November/December Survey Sweeps

COVID-19 Survey Sweepstakefs
Grand Prize: Four-night stay at the Royalton Negril Resort & Spa in Jamaica 
Winner: Jill and Blake Hudak, Grand Blanc, MI  
Wedding Date: June 22, 2019  
Personal Quote: “When we discovered that we won this prize, we could not have been more excited! Blake and I have been unable to take the honeymoon we have always dreamed of due to financial hardships and complications that have occurred from COVID-19. We are looking forward to taking the trip this winter or spring, and we cannot wait to relax and spend quality time together in paradise! Thank you, Bridal Guide, for this amazing opportunity and prize!"

Covid Survey

May/June 2020 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5 nights at The Buccaneer in St. Croix USVI  
Winner: Marisdey Dominguez and Miles Iglesias, Miami, FL  
Wedding Date: December 28, 2020 
Personal Quote: “We honestly could not believe we had won! After dealing with COVID-19 and our wedding being postponed from April to December, it definitely felt like a silver lining in the midst of this global pandemic. We really do feel a sense of relief because it's one less thing we have to worry about. We are beyond grateful for this wonderful gift."

M/J LWB

May/June 2020 Destination Wedding Survey Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 6 nights at the W Punta de Mita in Mexico  
Winner: Angela Pellett and Travis, Tampa, FL  
Wedding Date: April 10, 2021 
Personal Quote: “We were shocked to hear that we won, and honestly didn't believe it until we did our research! Stuff like this doesn't happen to us! We are so excited to be able to take a honeymoon after our wedding in April since we originally weren't going to plan anything for at least another year. Thank you Bridal Guide for making a dream come true!"

M/J Survey Sweeps

May/June 2020 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Justin Alexander Signature Wedding Gown  
Winner: Laurie and Donald Seawater, Las Osos, CA  
Personal Quote: “I am so happy to win this beautiful dress."

M/J Cover Gown

March/April 2020 Cover Gown Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Christina Wu Wedding Gown  
Winner: Shaundria Renae Ashford and Duane Kenneth Ashford, Macon, MS   
Wedding Date: September 5, 2020 
Personal Quote: “I was ecstatic to find out that I had won the Christina Wu wedding dress. My dress is a very important aspect of the wedding that I no longer have to worry about. I can't wait to wear it on my special day."

March/April 2020 Cover Gown Sweepstakes

March/April 2020 Gift Registry Survey Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 7 nights at Anse Chastanet in Saint Lucia  
Winner: Alexandra Rosauer and Grant Purdy, Minneapolis, MN   
Wedding Date: October 16, 2021 
Personal Quote: “Grant and I are so excited to have won such an amazing honeymoon! We can’t wait to travel after our wedding to Saint Lucia!"

March/April 2020 Gift Registry Survey Sweepstakes    

March 2020 Lenox Instagram Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Lenox Dinnerware and 4 nights at Nobu Hotel Miami Beach 
Winner: Fonzia Johnson and Alexander Kriticos, Las Vegas, NV   
Personal Quote:  “We were so excited to win! Neither one of us has ever won something like this before and Miami is on our bucket list! We are just so happy!"

MARCH 2020 Lenox Instagram Sweepstakes

February 2020 Lenox Instagram Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Lenox Dinnerware and 5 nights at Nobu Hotel Los Cabos 
Winner: Elizabeth Cohen and David Sassoon, El Paso, TX   
Personal Quote:  “Excited! Elated! Ecstatic! is how I felt when I first saw the notification about being chosen as the winner of this amazing and generous gift. I love Lenox and Nobu looks so beautiful! Thank you so so much, Bridal Guide and sponsors, for such a fantastic prize!"

Feb 2020 Lenox Instagram Sweepstakes

January 2020 Lenox Instagram Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: Lenox Trianna Dinnerware and 3-nights at Eden Roc Miami Beach 
Winner: Lauren Garritano and Andrew Nowocien, Pensacola, FL   
Wedding Date: October 15, 2020  
Personal Quote: “We feel so grateful and blessed to have been chosen for this prize! We are a military couple and will be finding out where our next station is within the month, and if we are going East Coast we would like to make it a fun road trip with a stop in Miami now. We will not have very many things to take with us so the thought that we will have nice plates to have for the move is a great comfort! Thank you so much for everything!"

January 2020 Lenox Instagram Sweepstakes

January/February 2020 Little White Book Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 5-nights at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa  
Winner: Elizabeth Cook and Colin Maka, Aiken, SC   
Wedding Date: May 23, 2020  
Personal Quote: “We are beyond excited and blessed to be able to enjoy the happiness of our honeymoon in such a beautiful place, and want to say thank you to the amazing sponsors. Hawaii was one of our dream destinations for our honeymoon!"

January/February 2020 Little White Book Sweepstakes

January/February 2020 Jewelry Survey Sweepstakes
Grand Prize: 14K gold rose gold eternity band from Old World Diamonds  
Winner: Dana Hansen and David Fluitt, Montecito, CA  
Wedding Date: August 11, 2021 
Personal Quote: “I was so excited to win this incredible eternity band; it took me a while to calm down! Also, David was excited since he does not have to pick out something. It is so incredible and we both thank you with all our hearts for an eternity of love and diamonds."

January/February 2020 Jewelry Survey Sweepstakes