Palm Beach CVB Launches Social Media Contest In Celebration of National Fashion’s Night Out

The Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced today the destination-wide events for this year’s Fashion’s Night Out (FNO), a worldwide initiative celebrating the fashion industry through promoting retail businesses.  In its third year, Fashion Night Out at The Palm Beaches’ has expanded to include live runway fashion shows, giveaways, and in-store events.

The Palm Beaches is launching a Facebook Contest on September 8, 2011 highlighting the destination’s shopping venues. FNO shoppers will be instructed to take photos of themselves at the participating locations and post them on the CVB’s Facebook http://www.facebook.com/PalmBeachesFL. Following the event, the CVB will randomly select three winning photos, one winner from each shopping location, to win a $50 gift card.  In addition to the Palm Beach CVB’s social media contest, the following Palm Beach County shopping districts will be hosting dedicated FNO events.

West Palm Beach’s CityPlace will celebrate with great incentives and prizes including a weekend getaway to Orlando and gift certificates to CityPlace retailers.  Shoppers can enjoy live music from 97.9 WRMF and cuisine from CityPlace’s most celebrated restaurants including Blue Martini, BB King’s Blues Club and Taverna Opa.  The latest fashions from stores such as Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Macy’s and Francesca’s will be modeled by local celebrities including Mayor Jeri Muoio; Former Mayor and Congressional Nominee Lois Frankel; Palm Beach Post reporter Leslie Streeter; and the CVB’s Communications Director, Carli Smith.

The Palm Beach Gardens Mall will host a VIP Fashion’s Night Out party in the two-story Saks Fifth Avenue courtyard featuring live music with “Fashiontinis” and tastings provided by Capital Grille.  The FNO merchandise collection will be available in addition to fabulous gifts-with-purchase, raffles and giveaways. More than 45 stores will celebrate with in-store events including makeovers, champagne, desserts, samples, gifts, giveaways and much more.

In celebration of Fashion’s Night Out, Worth Avenue, nicknamed the Rodeo Drive of the East Coast, is offering shoppers live musical entertainment, informal modeling and special offers starting at 6 p.m.  Official participating stores includeA.B. Levy, A.R.T Fine Jewelry, Alex and Ani, Betteridge, Bottega Veneta, Chanel, Emilio Pucci, Frank Cassi Beauty, Frederic Fekkai, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Hamilton Jewelers, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture, Marley’s Palm Beach Collection, Max Mara, Michael Kors, Neiman Marcus, Ralph Lauren, Rangoni Firenze Shoes, Saks Fifth Avenue, St, John Boutique, Stubbs & Wooton, Tiffany & Co., Tory Burch, and Valentino.

The Four Seasons Resort Palm Beachis joining in the fun of FNO on famous Worth Avenue at Via Gucci where shoppers can win prizes including a complimentary stay at the Resort, dinner for two at Four Season’s The Restaurant and a signature spa treatment.  Complimentary mini massages and hand treatments courtesy of The Spa and an array of hors d’oeuvres prepared by the Four Seasons chefs await tired shoppers in the courtyard.

For a list of special FNO hotel packages, or for information about the different shopping and entertainment districts in The Palm Beaches, please visit www.PalmBeachFL.com

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