The Wedding of a Lifetime: Gabriel & Evangeline the Giraffes
On the grounds of the Zoo of Acadiana!
All proceeds from the bridal party auction will benefit the soon-to-be happily married giraffe couple! The wedding ceremony will be at 1pm on Sunday, May 5, 2013.
As of Wednesday morning (May 1, 2013), the current high bids are available for review. Some roles (such as groomsmen and bridesmaids) have more than one spot available, so the values listed are for one spot each. If you want to be in the wedding, these are the prices to beat!
- Bridesmaids (3 roles available): $1,000; $150; $150
- Maid of Honor (1 role available): $50
- God Parents of the Bride (1 role available): $1,000
- God Parents of the Groom (1 role available): $250
- Usher (2 roles available): $50; one spot not yet claimed
- Groomsmen (3 roles available): no bids yet!
- Best Man (1 role available): no bids yet!
Available bridal party roles are as follows:
- Three (3) bridesmaids (any age)
- Three (3) groomsmen (any age)
- One (1) Maid of Honor (any age)
- One (1) Best Man (any age)
- Honorary God Parents of the Bride (available to couples)
- Honorary God Parents of the Groom (available to couples)
The highest bidder in each category will be awarded the role in the bridal party! For example, the top three bidders for bridesmaids will be the three bridesmaids, the top bidding couple for God Parents of the Groom will be Gabriel's honorary God Parents, and so on.
- Winners must attend the wedding or will surrender their role (arrive for 11:30am rehearsal). Winners will receive two free admission tickets to the wedding.
- Auction will be open until Thursday, May 2, 2013. Winners will be notified Friday May 3, 2013 and must pay their final bid amount by 5:00pm Friday May 3 to confirm the role.
- You may bid for yourself or for a friend or family member (remember, they must agree to participate!). This would be a really cool gift, wouldn't it?!
- The highest bid amounts will be posted on this page Wednesday, May 1, so that competitive bidders can update their stakes.
- Bridal Party must be dressed in Giraffe themed (or at least animal themed) attire to add to the excitement of the event.
- Bridal Party consents to being photographed and otherwise publicized by the zoo and media for purposes relating to the Giraffe Wedding and/or the Zoo of Acadiana.
- These rules are subject to updates and changes by the Zoo of Acadiana.
Bid on your chance to be in the wedding of a lifetime!
The auction is closed! The winners will be announced Friday, May 3, 2013! Thank you for your support!
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