Each year Forks Washington celebrates Stephenie Meyer Day on September 13th, Bella’s birthday. This year they are holding the festivities on the weekend since the 13th falls in the middle of the week.
Dazzled By Twilight sent us this press release highlighting some of the events. From past experience, if you are thinking of going GET A HOTEL ROOM NOW! THEY GO QUICKLY!
Dazzled by Twilight and the City of Forks Celebrate Bella’s Birthday by Hosting 4th Annual Stephenie Meyer Day September 10th-12th 2010
Who , What, When, Where
The citizens of Forks are gearing up for another fun and festive event weekend by hosting the fourth annual Stephenie Meyer Day! During this weekend in Forks, citizens and guests will experience a plethora of activities dedicated to the Twilight series and the author who penned them, all in the very place where the wildly successful series is set. Dazzled by Twilight, the town’s most exclusive Twilight-inspired store, will hold a number of fun events that you’ll be sure not to miss.
In addition to Dazzled by Twilight’s Stephenie Meyer Day events, they will be launching two new programs including their free news text program (text DAZZLED to 313131 to sign up now!)* as well as fun letters from Edward, Bella or any Twilight character called Letters From Forks. Join us for a weekend you’ll never forget!
*Standard messaging rates apply.*
Friday, September 10th 2010
6pm-7:45pm- Private Media/Fan site Tour of Forks! Join Dazzled by Twilight on a private, exclusive tour of Forks and the highlighted Twilight stops along the way. Visit Charlie and Bella’s house, the treaty line and the beautiful Rialto Beach among others. Ask questions about Forks, Dazzled by Twilight and any of the weekend’s upcoming events during the tour for any articles or coverage! It’s the perfect way to get oriented. Space is limited, so please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Fan sites and accredited media only.
6pm-8pm- Author signing. Join us at the Dazzled by Twilight store for a free Twilight-inspired author signing. Meet the author and get your book(s) autographed personally! Author TBD.
8pm-10pm- Dazzled by Twilight Preview Night! Come to the Dazzled by Twilight store and enjoy 10% off your entire purchase. Check out new merchandise, exclusive sales and tons more during these two special hours! It’s a shopping party! Spend $100 or more in the store and receive a free commemorative Bella’s Birthday tee shirt!
9pm-1am- Bella’s Ball at the Twilight Lounge! Join Dazzled by Twilight and the Forks Chamber of Commerce for a fun night of music and dancing. Enjoy fabulous food and drink specials, including the Twilight Lounge’s very own mixed drink sensation, the Vampire Bite! This event is free and open to the public. All ages until 10pm.
Saturday, September 11th 2010
8am-8pm- Be sure to take one of Dazzled by Twilight’s exclusive tours of Forks, including all of the great Twilight hot spots in addition to a visit to Rialto Beach, where you can see a dazzling view of La Push’s James Island.
8am-8pm- Exclusive Dazzled by Twilight Scavenger Hunt Extravaganza! This scavenger hunt will lead you all over Forks, stopping at Twilight hot spots and Forks businesses. The fun hunt will coincide with the Forks tours led by Dazzled by Twilight, but anyone in Forks can participate! Simply text DAZZLED to 313131 and you will receive text clues that take you to each destination. A trivia question will be revealed at that location, where you’ll have to text the right answer in order to receive the next clue. Those who get all answers correct and present a code at the Dazzled by Twilight store will receive a fantastic prize! *Standard messaging rates apply.*
10am-6pm- Letters From Forks! Dazzled by Twilight is pleased to now offer letters written to friends and family from Twilight characters, mailed right from Forks! Be sure to visit the kiosk set up outside the Dazzled by Twilight store (weather permitting) and send a customized letter from any Twilight character, in his/her own style, to a friend or family member. Any occasion will do; birthdays, anniversaries, or just because! This service is only available through Dazzled by Twilight!
7pm-9pm- Forks’ Twilight Fashion Show. Have a wardrobe of Twilight gear in your closet and nowhere to show it off? Now’s your chance! Come to the Twilight Lounge for a free, fun fashion show that celebrates the crazy fashion of Twilighters! Any Twilight-inspired apparel will do (family friendly). Don’t forget to accessorize with shoes, jewelry, wild and crazy makeup and funky hairdos! The winner will receive a $100 gift certificate to Dazzled by Twilight’s huge merchandise store.
9pm-11pm- Mitch Hansen Concert! Join Dazzled by Twilight in welcoming back to the Twilight Lounge the Mitch Hansen Band! These fandom favorites will serenade Forks citizens and visitors with Twilight-inspired music in a free concert.
Sunday, September 12th 2010
8am-12pm- Bella’s Birthday Breakfast. As the weekend festivities come to a close, recap your weekend with friends new and old at The Lodge in Forks, the Dazzled by Twilight’s very own restaurant! Enjoy specials on their breakfast menu in celebration of Bella’s birthday.
For a complete listing of all Forks Chamber of Commerce Stephenie Meyer Day events, please visit their informative web site at:
Media is invited to participate in any and all events!
About Dazzled by Twilight
Dazzled by Twilight is the premier company dedicated to all things Twilight. Based in Forks, Dazzled by Twilight offers a huge selection of Twilight-related merchandise in their beautifully designed store. Their bus tour company hosts exclusive tours that highlight the locations in Forks mentioned in the series, and features in-character tour guides, trivia and prizes. Dazzled by Twilight also owns and operates other Twilight-themed businesses in Forks, including a venue and night club called the Twilight Lounge, The Lodge in Forks Restaurant and The Dungeon, a Volturi-themed bar based on the vampire hierarchy in the books. You can learn more about Dazzled by Twilight at www.DazzledbyTwilight.com. To sign up for Dazzled by Twilight’s free news texts, simply text DAZZLED to 313131. *Standard messaging rates apply.*