Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, today announced it will host a Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony for couples who have celebrated their marriages and honeymoons at the hotel. As part of the celebration, Hotel Galvez is requesting vintage wedding dresses to display during the event on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011. Gowns should hail from the 1920s to 1970s era and will be on loan to the hotel between Friday, Feb. 4, and Sunday, Feb. 13.
 
Former brides who would like to loan their vintage wedding dresses to Hotel Galvez for display can contact Sarah Harano at mktgasst@mitchellfamilycorp.com or (409) 762-0062. Dresses should be delivered by Feb. 4 to the G-1 Office, part of Mitchell Historic Properties, at 305 21st Street, Suite 160, Galveston, Texas 77550.
 
The Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony is open to couples who held their weddings or celebrated their honeymoons at Hotel Galvez. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Feb. 12 on the hotel’s front lawn, couples will take part in a mass vow renewal and celebrate with a champagne toast and cake. Vintage wedding dresses will be on display during a special reception in the hotel’s Music Hall. Hotel Galvez will award a complimentary, overnight stay to the couple in attendance who has been married the longest and the couple who has come from the farthest distance.
 
Couples interested in participating in the Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony should notify the hotel in advance and can reserve their spot by calling (409) 765-7721. Hotel Galvez will also offer a special getaway package as part of this event.
 
The Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony is one of a series of monthly celebrations scheduled as part of the hotel’s year-long centennial celebration. Hotel Galvez is also selling a new commemorative book by Gary Cartwright entitled Hotel Galvez: Queen of the Gulf. The book sells for $39.95 and is available in the hotel’s gift shop and online.
 
Hotel Galvez, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel and a National Trust Historic Hotel of America, remains the only historic beachfront hotel on the Texas Gulf Coast. Hotel Galvez is rated four diamonds by AAA and is part of Mitchell Historic Properties.
 
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