Bridal show or wedding expo is a showcase that displays wedding products and services from different vendors. These shows are generally held at hotels, convention centers, expo centers and other large event venues. Wedding expos are a great place for brides and grooms to make their most important day wonderfull. They will feel special about theirself, and about the resources the expo recommend to them for planning their upcoming wedding.
What will you see at bridal shows?
You will see a wide variety of wedding product and services such as wedding dresses and tuxedos, caterers, wedding coordinators, travel agents, honeymoon destionations, florists, wedding cake designers, photographers, bridal bags filled with popular magazines and gifts, beauty products, hair products, attendants dresses, gifts, jewelries, live band and DJ performances, fashion shows, live entertainment, prizes, cash bar and much more under one roof. Bridal shows provide the finest quality/dollar value selection of upscale, reputable bridal product and service professionals available. Brides and grooms are also able to meet potential wedding providers face-to-face to discuss, learn planning tips, tricks and ideas about their best day to make their come true.
Are they a good idea or waste of money?
Attending a bridal show can be most helpful in planning your wedding. They are exciting, festive and full of good ideas. For some brides, bridal shows are first thing they want to do after they got engaged. For others, these show are just a thought. Whoever you are, never forget that every people has different likes and because of that, they may not find everything they need for their dream day at these shows. Try to attend bigger shows with many vendors nad try to find free or discount tickets. Do not try to force yourself to spend so much money.
How can i find bridal shows?
Generally, bridal shows are held at a convention centers, hotels or fairgrounds. Check out this link or go to wedding publications and bridal shops to see where wedding expos are in your area. If you’ve registered your name anywhere before, you will probably receive information about bridal shows in your mailbox or e-mail.
Some of the bridal expos are free while others are costs up to $15. Some vendors give out free tickets at their stores. There may be a coupon in the magazines or newspapers. There can also be discount tickets at show's website or on other advertising materials.
What will i wear?
Definitely comfortable shoes and dresses. You will probably be walking and standing a lot at your shopping paradise so try to dress up as comfortable as you can wear.
Fashion Shows at Wedding Expos
Many bridal expos have fashion shows that brides can see many options for their own dresses, as well as for their bridesmaids. These shows often also include different types of formal clothing for grooms and groomsmen.
Wake up early, dress up comfortable, get to the show early, listen to the advices from the experts, enjoy the foods and drinks, attend seminars, watch fashion shows, visit vendors as much as you can, don't be shy to ask questions, but don't expect to be pressured in to buying something you don’t want or need.