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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Win an NYC New Year's Ceremony

Words by Courtney Kellar
Photos courtesy of Generation Tux

Today we’re bringing you a fun contest for which the winning couple will win a ceremony at the famous Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration! Generation Tux is a new online suit and tuxedo rental company from George Zimmer (founder and former CEO of Men’s Wearhouse) and recently announced the “First Couple of 2016” contest. One lucky couple will say “I do” before the ball drops in NYC and become the “first couple” of the year. Generation Tux will help the couple ring in the New Year in style and the ceremony will be officiated by George Zimmer himself. Your guest list will include thousands of Times Square revelers waiting to ring in the New Year.

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“Every January 1st we find out about the ‘first baby’ of the year; this year, we are setting out to make a new tradition by celebrating the ‘first couple’ to be wed in Times Square as the New Year begins,” said Zimmer, CEO and Founder of Generation Tux. Couples have until November 1 to enter to win the “First Couple of 2016” contest. You can enter to win by submitting a 60-second video explaining why you deserve to be wed at the world’s most iconic New Year’s celebration. On November 16, two finalist couples will be announced at From there, America will vote on which pair will be the official “first couple” and have the wedding of a lifetime.

Each vote for the two finalist couples will also count as an entry to win a three-night all-inclusive getaway to Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort in Cancun, Mexico, courtesy of Palace Resorts, the Official Honeymoon Partner of the “First Couple of 2016” contest. Both finalist couples and two guests will be invited and flown to New York to celebrate New Year’s Eve. They will receive overnight accommodations at The Chatwal, A Luxury Collection Hotel, located in the heart of Times Square, complimentary couple’s massages at Elizabeth Arden’s Red Door Spa, and VIP tickets to the official Times Square New Year’s Eve party at the Hard Rock Café. 

The winning couple will be announced prior to the ball dropping at midnight and will be married in Generation Tux apparel and by George Zimmer. Then, the winning couple will be gifted a seven night deluxe honeymoon experience at Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort, a five-star Palace Resorts hotel. The runner-up couple will also be married and enjoy a three-night honeymoon experience by Palace Resorts. For information on how to enter, visit Don’t forget to submit your 60-second submission video by November 1!

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