Be sure to get your copy of Bliss The area's most stunning wedding and event magazine — released every January as an annual supplement to Hagerstown magazine. Bliss is packed with information, stories, photos and resources for brides in Washington & Frederick counties, Southern Pennsylvania and the West Virginia Panhandle. Peruse stories about area couples, find local resources, or use the helpful 12-month Wedding Planner — we'll help you plan the wedding of your dreams!


The 2011 Bridal Gala & Girl's Day Out!

We are pleased to announce that this year, the Hagerstown magazine 2011 Bridal Gala & Girl’s Day Out, presented by Hagerstown Magazine and Hager Hall Conference & Event Center on the Dual Highway in Hagerstown — is an exciting Fall event.

Where: Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, Dual Highway, Hagerstown
Time: 11:30am - 4:00pm

Click here to pre-register for the event.

Click here for a recap of the 2010 Bridal Gala.

Sunday, September 18, 2011


The Bliss Bridal Gala is the region’s ULTIMATE wedding planning resource.

Plan the wedding of your dreams!

This is your day and you deserve to have the best. The Bliss Bridal Gala is the region's premier source for the best bridal resources available:

Venues
Food Tastings
Gowns & Apparel
Flowers
Hair & Makeup
Wedding Planning
Cakes
Photography
Videography
Invitations
Transportation
... and so much more!


Your wedding is an extraordinary event... we’re here to lend a helping hand. Congratulations on your special day and may you have a lifetime of love and happiness.

Vendors: For information on participating in the 2011 Bliss Bridal Gala, please call 240-313-2940 or email carissa@ridgerunnerpublishing.com.

Meet a Few of Our 2011 Vendors:

 

Aesthetic Life Studio
We are a photography studio specializing in artistic wedding photograph, which has a strong influence of photojournalism & fashion. Our goal is not only to get and capture a moment, but to interpret the emotion and beauty of your day through photography.
12420 Old Pen-Mar Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268
717.762.7201
Rodney.cool@alifestudio.com
www.alifestudio.com

After Five Productions
Even a perfect wedding is lost if you can’t remember it. Relive the sights and sounds of your special day with a professional wedding video from After Five Productions. Visit us at the show or online to find out about a video almost as perfect as your day.
16634 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-733.6620
www.afpi.biz

Applause Caterers
Catering for brides, receptions, rehearsal parties, anniversaries, birthday parties. We do upscale dinner parties & catering to offices including doctor’s offices and all types of private companies.
58 E. Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
301.791.5755/301.797.6931
charleneg@applausecaterers.com
www.applausecaterers.com

Bella Salon & Spa
Want to feel like a celebrity on your wedding day? Trust Bella Salon and Spa. The professionals at Bella Salon and Spa are dedicated to creating unique and elegant hairstyles and makeup to indulge your inner diva. Our “Day of Beauty” is essential for every bride-to-be –– relaxation and beauty all in one perfect package.
1691 Langley Dr., Hagerstown, MD 21740
301.665.1060 
www.bellasalonandspa.net

Bowman Hospitality
Three beautiful facilities. The Homewood Suites by Hilton. The Holiday Inn Express and  Bulls and Bears Restaurant offers brides a one-stop shop for all reception needs. Our facilities are perfect for rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and discounted room rates for out of town guests. Call to request a free consultation.
1650 Pullman Lane, Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-665-3816
fdonachie@dmbowman.com
www.bullsandbears.biz, www.hagerstown.homewoodsuites.com

Cake Walk
Specializing in custom cakes, Cake Walk is a top choice for wedding cakes in the area. We'll turn your idea into a beautiful cake for your special day. We offer a variety of flavors and designs in cakes, cupcakes, and pastries for any event.
222 E. Oak Ridge Dr., Suit 900, Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-745-9705
http://cake-walk.com

Cancun Cantina West/Barefoot Bernie's
With VIP Bachelorette packages, ladies' night every Wednesday, and a VIP room available upon request, Cancun Cantina is the perfect place to celebrate your upcoming nuptials. Right next door, Barefoot Bernie's is the place to be for rehearsal dinners, bachelor/bachelorette parties, bridal showers and more with packages priced for any budget!
901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-797-9004
www.barefootberniesmd.com and cancuncantinawest.com

Celebración
Celebración provides event-planning services. We work with the bride and groom to help design and organize your special occasion. Services can be catered to your needs from just the day of the event, or to the entire planning process. Hablamos español también.
1070 Clay Hill Rd., Chambersburg, PA 17202
717-377-7953
www.celebracionevents.com

Celebrations Catering at Cortland Mansion
Celebrations Catering offers full service catering at Cortland Mansion as well as your home, office, or venue of your choice. Celebrations Catering provides high quality, unique foods with a strong focus on presentation, outstanding service, and making your day memorable. Your guests will be raving for years to come.
19411 Cortland Dr., Hagerstown, MD 21742
301-766-0303
www.celebrationsatcm.com

Edward Jones Investments
Edward Jones helps you make sense of investing. With one-on-one attention, we help you, the individual investor, reach your goals — whether retirement, insurance, long-term care, or college savings. With over 12,000 offices in the US and Canada, there is always an office near you.
1101 Opal Ct., Hagerstown, MD 21740
240-420-8514
http://www.edwardjones.com

The Flower Room Company
Gorgeous permanent botanical floral designs can be created for your entire bridal & wedding events! From the bridal showers to the reception and beyond, these floral arrangements can withstand any unexpected weather changes all the while bringing the romance, the spirit, the themes, a gay and vibrant feeling to your very special day!
13430 Cherry Tree Circle, Hagerstown, MD 21742
301-733-5898

Green Grove Gardens
Green Grove Gardens is situated on 40 acres of manicured lawns with water fountains and breathtaking mountain views. Our beautifully renovated barn has original hardwood floors, elegant chandeliers and can accommodate up to 550 guests. We'll help plan your dram day from room layout to catering services!
1032 Buchanan Trail East, Greencastle, PA 17225
301-718-2140
http://www.greengrovegardens.com

Hager Hall Conference & Event Center
The largest indoor event space in the Quad-State area, Hager Hall offers a grand ballroom that accommodates up to 2,000 guests and a Crystal Ballroom for up to 175 guests, in-house catering and unparalleled service.
901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-797-9004 ext.2
bamboobernies2006@yahoo.com

Hagerstown Photography
Photography; weddings, portraits, special occasions, full service photography specializing in weddings, portraits, special occasions, on site photo shoots, albums & portraits.
117 N. Rosemont Avenue, Martinsburg, WV, 25401
301.465.9085
christakeppler@hagerstownphotography.com                       
www.hagerstownphotography.com

Hollow Creek Golf Club
Hollow Creek is the perfect place to hold your wedding. Located minutes from I-70, it is easily accessible from Hagerstown, Frederick, Baltimore or Washington. Our spacious upscale ballroom can accommodate up to 225 guests and also offers a beautiful patio for your outdoor ceremony.
50 Glenbrook Drive, Middletown, MD 21769
301.371.0400
susiechalk@hollowcreekgolfclub.com
www.hollowcreekgolfclub.com

Leiters' Fine Catering, Inc.
For over 40 years, Leiters’ Fine Catering, Inc. has provided high quality food, outstanding service and a commitment to excellence to clients throughout the Tri-State area, including the newest venue, "Leiters' Downtown." Service to our clients is the foundation of our business. Allow Leiters’ to serve you, creating memories for a lifetime.
416 S. Conococheague Street, Williamsport, MD 21795
301.223.7070
tleiter@leitersfinecatering.com
www.leitersfinecatering.com

Park Avenue Travel
Begin your journey to Happily Ever After with Park Avenue Travel. Travel Advisor Mary Anne Ellifritz will help you plan the perfect honeymoon!
301.992.3387
maryanne.ellifritz@parkavetravel.com
www.parkavetravel.com

Photography By Dale
With over 25 years of experience photographing weddings, Mary Pat Kelley of Photography by Dale will capture all the special people, moments and details of your wedding. Beautiful images and album plans at affordable prices.
9506 Homer Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740
301.733.2320
marypat@photographybydale.com
www.photographybydale.com

Plamondon Hospitality Partners — Frederick Marriott Hotels, Hagerstown Marriott Hotels and Hampton Inn & Suites Frederick
For your wedding, Plamondon Hospitality Partners would be honored to provide lodging for you and your guests. With our quality hotels and superior guest service, we will undoubtedly contribute to making your wedding an experience to remember. To arrange your lodging needs, please call the Sales Office at 240-215-2066 or sales@plamondon-cos.com.
5230 Westview Dr., Frederick, MD 21703
240-215-2063
www.marriott.com/wasfd

Premier Designs
Premier Designs is affordable, high-end fashion jewelry that appeals to women of all ages. With the best benefit plan, you can earn free jewelry for your wedding day, gifts for the bridal party, and something special for your honeymoon. Host a jewelry show with me that is fun.
5242 Porterstown Rd., Keedysville, MD 21756
301-432-4405

Sagittarius Salon & Spa
Here comes the bride and she’s never looked better! Whether it's a French twist, soft curls, or a one-of-kind dynamic look, our exclusive Bridal design team can create it. Our talented makeup team can create that beautiful blushing bride look with our own mineral makeup line or our unique airbrushing techniques. To relieve your pre-wedding jitters, indulge in our luxurious spa services; massages, facials, manicures, pedicures and body treatments. To keep that gorgeous glow, a complimentary Bridal emergency bag will be given to you on your way out the door. 
1136 Conrad Court, Hagerstown, MD 21740
301.797.8008/301.797.0115
Jordon@sagittariussalon.com
www.sagittariussalon.com

Sarah Burns Photography
Sarah Burns Photography provides timeless photographs that are artistic and original in style. The photographers capture classic, candid, and traditional images, which create a total story of your special day. We take pride in sitting down with clients one on one, and getting to know them and their photographic needs.
5175 Duke Court, Frederick, MD 21703
304-312-5434
www.sarahburnsphotography.com

The Savory Spoon Catering Company
The Savory Spoon Catering Company provides our clients with fresh, innovative choices in food and presentation. We customize your event with individualized menus and an extensive collection of recycled, vintage, traditional and eclectic serving pieces and decor. We buy local and organic ingredients whenever possible!
6713 Sandpiper Ct., Frederick, MD 21703
240-446-4038
www.thesavoryspooncatering.com

Turner Photography
Turner Photography is a state-of-the-art wedding & portrait studio providing high quality photography services for the Washington & Frederick County areas.
220 E. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
240.575.5205
info@turnerphotographystudio.com
www.turnerphotographystudio.com