Wedding Resource Guide

2015 Best of Wedding 1st place winners are listed first, highlighted in blue. All entries are then listed alphabetically. Click on an individual listing to see more details.

Click on Best of Wedding to see only the BOW Award winners, or on a Best of Wedding Rank to browse the winners according to 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place.

Here is a complete list of all of the 2015 BOW Award winners (you can download the PDF version  here):

4Rivers Smokehouse
A Chair Affair Inc.
About Face Design Team
Apollo’s Chariots
Arthur’s Catering
At Last Wedding & Event Design
Bay Hill Jewelers
Be On Park
Bella Collina
Blush by Brandee Gaar
Calvet Couture Bridal
Casa Feliz
DeMarco Films
DJ Scully
Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio, LLC
Everything Cake/Alejandra Rodriguez
Flourish Floral Productions, Inc.
Four Seasons Resort
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Get Lit Productions

GQ Invites Photography
Heather Rice Photography
Hilton Altamonte Springs
International Diamond Center
Kirby Rentals, LLC
Kristy’s Artistry Design Team
Lake Mary Events Center
Lee James Floral Designs
LeJeune Hair & Makeup Artistry
Maison & Jardin
Maureen Hall Stationery and Invitations
Mears Transportation
Mission Inn Resort and Club
Mobella Events
Noah’s Event Venue
Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals
Party Flavors
Photobooth Rocks

Pretty Peacock Paperie
Puff ’n Stuff Catering
Reunion Resort
Seltzer Films
Sivan Photography
Solutions Bridal
Soundwave Entertainment
Strings Etc.—Fretless Rock
Tavares Pavilion
The Alfond Inn
The Buzzcatz
The Collection Bridal
The Leonard Brothers Band
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
The Royal Crest Room
The Sugar Suite
Victoria Jewelers
VIP Transportation Group

Our detailed chart of Reception Sites is also available for download here.


Best of Wedding


Best of Wedding Rank

Our DJ Rocks

380 Semoran Commerce Place Apopka Florida

Phone Number: 407-509-9786

Category: DJ & Entertainment

Bay Hill Jewelers

7782 W. Sand Lake Road Orlando Florida

Phone Number: 407-226-6882

Category: Jewelers

Bella Collina

15920 County Road 455 Montverde Florida

Phone Number: 407-469-4945

Category: Event Venue: Lake County

The Alfond Inn

300 E. New England Ave. Winter Park Florida

Category: Event Venue: Orange County

Everything Cake

1745 North St. Longwood Florida

Phone Number: 321-438-9408

Category: Cakes & Confections


2591 Clark St., Suite 201 Apopka Florida

Category: Lighting & Effects

Our DJ Rocks

380 Semoran Commerce Place Apopka Florida

Category: DJ & Entertainment

Lake Mary Events Center

260 N. Country Club Road Lake Mary Florida

Phone Number: 407-585-1490

Category: Event Venue: Seminole County

Arthur’s Catering

860 Sunshine Lake Altamonte Springs Florida

Phone Number: 407-331-1993

Category: Catering

Blush by Brandee Gaar

1516 E. Concord St. Orlando Florida

Phone Number: 407-394-8892

Category: Wedding & Event Planner

Photobooth Rocks

380 Semoran Commerce Place Apopka Florida

Category: Photo Booth

Lee Forrest Design

51 N. Bumby Ave. Orlando Florida

Phone Number: 407-770-0440

Category: Floral

Reunion Resort

7593 Gathering Drive Kissimmee Florida

Phone Number: 888-799-5979

Category: Event Venue: Osceola County

A Beautiful Ceremony

1369 Century Oak Drive Ocoee Florida

Phone Number: 407-521-8697

Category: Officiants

Al Dee Productions

668 North Orlando Avenue Maitland Florida 32751

Phone Number: 321-214-0834

Category: Decor & Rentals, DJ & Entertainment, Photographer

Alfred Angelo Bridal

150 Cranes Roost Blvd. Altamonte Springs Florida

Phone Number: 407-539-2914

Category: Bridal Attire


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Annual Plein Air Paint Out and Exhibit @ Mount Dora Center for the Arts
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Annual Plein Air Paint Out and Exhibit @ Mount Dora Center for the Arts | Mount Dora | Florida | United States

Plein Air” is French for painting out-of-doors. For one week in November MDCA hosts a plein air paint out which brings artists from all over the area to Mount Dora to paint the scenic lakefront and quaint cottages. The work from the Paint Out is exhibited and awards are given for the top three works. Opening reception: November 8th, 2019 6-8 PM.

New exhibition at the Modernism Museum– Space Oddities: The Sequel @ Modernism Museum Mount Dora
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
New exhibition at the Modernism Museum-- Space Oddities: The Sequel @ Modernism Museum Mount Dora | Mount Dora | Florida | United States

The Modernism Museum Mount Dora is pleased to announce its new exhibition, Space Oddities: The Sequel. The exhibition opens on Tuesday, July 9th and will run until mid-2020.

Space Oddities: The Sequel expands upon the Modernism Museum’s exhibition of mind-bending Post-Modern designs created by the radical 1980s design collective known as Memphis. This exhibit features hundreds of new Memphis design objects never-before displayed at the Modernism Museum. It also features many items from the remarkable 2016 Sotheby’s auction of David Bowie’s personal Memphis collection, which was assembled over decades of careful consideration. One of the most famous and prolific Memphis collectors, Space Oddities: The Sequel includes many important pieces personally owned by David Bowie, the legendary pop icon, artist, author, actor and astute art collector.

A members-only opening reception will be held on Wednesday, July 10th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in the Modernism Museum gallery. This event is only open to 3MD Members; however, memberships will be available for purchase at the event. Individual-level Memberships start at $40 and several levels are available. Please visit or call (352) 385-0034 for more information on becoming a 3MD Member and to find the membership level that is right for you.

General museum admission is $8 for adults; $7 for seniors (55+), educators and students; and $5 for children (ages 4-17). Mount Dora residents and military/ service personnel receive a 50% discount on admission. Modernism Museum Members of all levels enjoy free, unlimited general admission.

Sponsor: Modernism Museum Mount Dora

Cuisine Corner Junior: Gobble, Gobble, Cakes @ Orlando Public Library
Nov 22 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Cuisine Corner Junior: Gobble, Gobble, Cakes @ Orlando Public Library | | |

Wobble into the season with an interactive food craft under your wing. Space is limited. Registration is required. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

Sponsor: OCLS

CFCArts presents A Christmas Story @ CFCArts Black Box Theatre
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CFCArts presents A Christmas Story @ CFCArts Black Box Theatre | Orlando | Florida | United States

Experience this beloved family favorite as it is brought to life on stage, in the 1940’s fictional town of Hohman, Indiana. This musical follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker and his quest for the most coveted of Christmas gifts – an official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. This family classic about a boy scheming to acquire his treasured BB gun is sure to entertain audiences of all ages.

The show starts on November 22 and runs until December 15. On Discount Night, tickets are $15 for all seats! For more information visit our website at

Sponsor: Central Florida Community Arts

43rd annual Longwood Arts and Crafts Festival @ Downtown Historic Longwood
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
43rd annual Longwood Arts and Crafts Festival @ Downtown Historic Longwood | Longwood | Florida | United States

The 43rd annual Longwood Arts and Craft Festival will feature 200 artists and hand craft exhibitors selling unique items, fine jewelry and seasonal decor just in time for you to get a jump on the holiday shopping season.

There will be ample parking, great festival food, beer, wine tasting, music and a free kid zone. Hours are Sat 9am to 5pm and Sun 9am to 4pm.

Contact: Janet Gamache 352-217-8390

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