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B Ocean Fort Lauderdale Invites Engaged Couples to "Race To The Altar" and Win a Free Wedding


Registration Now Open For Olympic-Style Beach Competition 

Newly engaged couples can compete to win a complimentary wedding on the white sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach, hosted by the new B Ocean Fort Lauderdale, immediately following the A1A Marathon on Sunday, February 19 at 11 a.m.  Taking place in front of the hotel at Sunrise Boulevard and A1A, B Ocean’s “Race to the Altar” will feature a variety of fun-in-the-sun relay races and games designed to test couples’ commitment.  The grand prize giveaway will be a free “B Wed™ Intimate” wedding at B Ocean Fort Lauderdale, which can be held anytime in 2012. 

“Since opening our doors nearly a year ago, B Ocean has quickly become a favorite venue for brides and grooms-to-be with our beachfront location and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean from our event space, B On Top,” said Veronica Miranda, the hotel’s B Experience Manager. “We thought this would be a fun opportunity to give local, engaged couples the chance to have their wedding at B Ocean and to experience all the hotel has to offer.”

Ranging from an intimate fete for two to an ultimate gathering for 200 people, B Wed™ weddings start at just $999 at B Ocean Fort Lauderdale.  The lucky couple who wins the February 19 “Race to the Altar” event will receive a “B Wed™ Intimate” celebration, which includes all of the following for up to 20 guests:

* Ceremony Area
* Non-denominational Officiate
* Bridal Bouquet and Groom's Boutonnieres
* Bottle of French Sparkling Wine or Non-alcoholic Sparkling Wine
* B Wed Exclusive Five-Course Dinner at B'stro On The Beach™
* Wedding Cake
* Photographer to Remember the Day - Two hours includes hi-res DVD

Spanning the hotel’s entire penthouse floor, B On Top™ boasts 8,000 square-feet of flexible function facilities with stunning, floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal Waterway and Fort Lauderdale skyline.  Ceremony and reception space at B On Top™ includes:

Infinity Ballroom – an impressive space that accommodates up to 250 people

Horizons Junior Ballroom – perfect for small wedding receptions or cocktail hours, accommodating up to 150 people

– a flexible pre-function and meeting area ideal for rehearsal dinners and small receptions

Other ceremony locations at B Ocean Fort Lauderdale include the white sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach and the hotel’s private Breeze Terrace. 

Couples interested in participating should act fast and register for the B Ocean’s “Race to the Altar” by visiting  Those wishing to attend as a spectator do not need to register in advance and will have the chance to win a variety of other prizes during the event.

For more information, visit or call 888-66BHOTEL.

About B Ocean Fort Lauderdale

B Ocean Fort Lauderdale features 240 guestrooms and suite, each boasting breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.  All rooms feature The Blissful Bed™ by B Hotels & Resorts®, white leather-front designer furnishings, a 37” or 42” HD LCD television and more.  The hotel features SAIA™, a signature sushi teppanyaki restaurant that creates a harmonious experience of the senses in a modish Southeast Asian style, B’stro on the Beach™ offering breakfast, lunch, dinner and wine bar, an infinity edge pool, Quench Pool & Patio Bar, free wireless internet throughout all guestrooms and public areas and complimentary use of iPADs.

Headquartered in South Florida, B Hotels & Resorts® brand is a fresh and innovative alternative for today’s travelers, of both business and leisure. The brand upgrades today’s run-of-the-mill lifestyle hotel characteristics with unique elements that invite a broad spectrum of dynamic guests, no matter if 30 years old or 70. 

The B Signature features are consistent across all B Hotels & Resorts® properties and include the following:  B Ambiance™ (a custom sound, lighting and scent program); B Social™ (incorporating communal seating and gathering spaces);  B in Touch™ (with complimentary Internet access throughout all public spaces and guestrooms); B Active™ (a fitness center where guests can exercise and re-energize); B Indulged™ (a Spa Suite featuring an invigorating variety of treatments so guests can B Pampered and customize their own experience.)