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Contest: Union LGBT+ Wedding Show – October 22, 2016

September 19th, 2016 by Jeannine

Union LGBT+ Wedding Show: October 22, 2016

This is the first of its kind in Western Canada and I’m very excited to let you know about it. Cristie Rosling of Umbrella Events (Vancity Vendor) and Belle Ancell of Belle Ancell Photography got together and created Union LGBT+ Wedding Show, which promotes LGBT positive wedding professionals in an inclusive and fun setting.

The Details

When: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 | 11AM til 7PM
Where: Beaumont Studio, Vancouver – map
Price: $5 at the door

Head over to The Beaumont Studio (not far from the Cambie Street bridge) and plan out your wedding by talking to a variety of wedding vendors including these fine folk:

DJ Krista
EastoWest Productions
Edward Lai Photography
Fiesta Creative Catering
Fox and Fancy
Lois Keane Flowers
Love Storyteller
Oren & Jones Photography
Past Pieces-vintage rentals
Pure Magnolia
Queer As Funk
Shauna Danielle Photography
The Cake & The Giraffe
Tien Neo Eamas
Umbrella Events

Each attendee will receive a grab bag and there may be some draws as well. Check their Facebook page for updates on that, I see they will be giving away a free custom ceremony at the show! Who knows what other surprises they’ll have :) Check back on their vendor list to see who else will be there.

Follow Union LGBT+ Wedding Show on their social media channels below.

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

VIP Opening Night Party

The team will also be hosting an invite-only VIP Opening Night Party on Friday, October 21st (7PM til 10PM). Enjoy a few bites and bubbly and mingle with all the wedding show vendors. Live music will be provided by DJ Krista and the Queer As Funk Queertet and entertainment from special guests including the Vancouver Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. Sounds like a fun time… good thing I have tickets up for grabs!

And the winner is…

STEVEN BEST! Congratulations!!!

Yay Steven! Please look out for a message from me and please reply within 24 hours to claim your tickets (otherwise a new winner will be drawn as per contest rules). To all others, thank you for entering the giveaway. You can always head down to the Beaumont on October 22nd to check out the show. Bring cash, it’s $5 at the door :) Thank you to Belle and Cristie for sponsoring this contest and creating this show for the local LGBT+ community.

Contest Rules and Conditions

  • This contest is open to anyone 18 or older, who can attend the VIP Opening Night Party! The prize will be emailed to the winner.
  • Each person can only have a maximum of 3 entries. For blog entries, you must provide a valid email address, and for Twitter entries, I must be able to send you a message if you win. It is each entrant’s responsibility to check their inboxes as well as their junk mail / Other folder (in Facebook) for my message in case they win.
  • This contest will run for 7 days from Monday, September 19, 2016 to Sunday, September 25, 2016. Entries will be accepted until 10PM on Sunday, September 25, 2016.
  • 1 winner will be drawn randomly on Monday, September 26, 2016 and will be announced on my blogTwitter, and Facebook page.
  • I will contact the winner, if I don’t get a response within 24 hours of notifying, a new name will be randomly drawn. Gift card will be emailed to the winner.
  • There will be no prize substitutions and  it cannot be redeemed for cash. If the winner chooses to forfeit the  prize, no compensation will be given and another name will be drawn.
  • Union LGBT+ Wedding Show is responsible to the winner for the care and quality of offered products and services.


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  • September 22nd, 2016 at 11:59 pm
    Claire says:

    Love the idea of an LGBT wedding show! Planning our wedding is proving to be lots of fun, but I always have the fear of a negative reaction to our union in the back of my mind. Thanks for showcasing.


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