Why You Must Attend a Bridal Expo When Planning your Wedding

So you’re engaged and due to your recent online searches, several nearby bridal expos haven been popping in your feed.

You haven’t even set up a date yet so why bother attending one, right?

Well actually, here’s why you definitely should add this to your TO-DO List:

  • To get an idea

Even if you’ve already downloaded a planning app the reality is you have no clue what it takes to plan an actual wedding. Attending a bridal expo will help you understand where to begin with yours.

  • To Check out trends

Perhaps you’ve seen your friends “Save the Date” cards and your sister’s Engagement shoot but what about chalkboard place cards or social media do’s? An expo is an opportunity to see what’s IN and OUT in regards to decoration, fashion and etiquette.

  • To Look for vendors

An expo bridal will feature tons of local party planning vendors. This will give you an idea of what you need to create the wedding of your dreams as well as your options.

  • To Compare prices

Not only will you meet with great vendors but you will see more than one in the same field. Take note of their services and their fees to see which one is a better suit for your budget and style.

  • To Try samples

Treat yourself to the fancy dandy catering and cake options available. Choosing the right menu for your wedding is key therefore this is the location to be when considering cuisine choices.

  • To Enter raffles

Expos are popular for having awesome prizes and giveaways! From wedding gowns to honeymoon destinations, to hair and makeup packages and even a 4-Hour-DJ gift.

  • To Get discounts

Most if not all expo vendors will be offering deals and discounts in exchange for your contact information. Go ahead, sign up and brace yourself for some budget-wise services in your inbox.

  • To Receive goodies

Even if you don’t win or care to sign up for discounts, you will be greeted with fabulous sample products and essential information on how to plan a wedding or even tips on finding the perfect dress.


  • To Meet other brides-to-be

Who best to relate with the whole wedding planning ordeal that someone that is going through the same? Expos bring people together and maybe even lifetime friends!

  • To See How Planning is Fun After All!

Weddings are fun, planning is fun and an expo will help you see this. Besides the stress, choosing colors, flowers and between a live band or a DJ are fun things to do and by attending an expo you might just realize how much fun you’re in for.


So, when will you be attending a bridal expo?

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