Real Weddings Brides, this weekend is full of fabulous bridal shows! Come and see us at any of these events, and not only will you get a free copy of Real Weddings Magazine and our wedding planning resource guide The Bride’s Guide, you’ll get our Real Weddings Tote Bag and get to register to win great giveaways! We’ll see you soon at one of these amazing bridal shows! Scroll down for more information.
The Bridal Expo
January 26, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. & January 27, 2013 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Sunrise Mall in Citrus Heights
Admission is $20 or $15 if you register online in advance. Fun, exhibits, samples, prizes, fashions and more.
Real Weddings Magazine Giveaway: $100 gift certificate to Laser Esthetica
For more information, log on to bridal-expos.com
My Bridal Sale Event and Wedding Fair
January 27, 2013 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Sacramento
Admission is $12 or $10 if you register online in advance. Or, attend as a guest of Real Weddings Magazine FOR FREE! Simply go to http://mybridalsale012713-eorg.eventbrite.com/# and enter promotional code: RWM2013
Sacramento’s only bridal consignment sale and wedding fair with area wedding vendors.
Real Weddings Magazine Giveaway: $100 gift certificate to Fat’s Asia Bistro
For more information, log on to mybridalstuff.com.
Helwig Winery’s 2nd Annual Bridal Event
January 27, 2013 from 10:45 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Helwig Winery in Plymouth
The theme for this exclusive bridal workshop is “Something Old, Something New…” It will feature interactive demonstrations, prize giveaways, sparkling wine, appetizers and desserts paired with Helwig’s award winning wines, photo keepsake, fun interactive contests and goodie bags for all attendees. Admission is $15.
Real Weddings Magazine Giveaway: $100 gift certificate to Time Out Resort & Spa
For more information, log on to http://www.helwigwinery.com/scripts/eventPg.cfm?seq=378&calendar=Y&mo=1&yr=2013
A Wedding Affair for All Seasons
January 27, 2013 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City
Planning a wedding or special event? Please join A Wedding Affair for All Seasons, produced by Joy of Life Events, at the Miners Foundry. On this special day, the Miners Foundry will be transformed into seasonal rooms showcasing some of the top wedding and event vendors in Nevada County. This is truly not a day to be missed!
Real Weddings Magazine Giveaway: $100 gift certificate to Dynamic Images Salon & Spa
For more information, log on to www.joyoflifeevents.com/events.html
Yuba-Sutter Winter Bridal Show
January 27, 2013 from 12-5 p.m. at Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds in Yuba City
The 16th Annual Yuba-Sutter Bridal Show will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds from Noon to 5 p.m. This is the largest and finest bridal show held in Yuba, Sutter and Colusa Counties. Join them for wedding cake sampling, dozens of doors prizes, caterer sampling, free wedding planning books, live fashion shows, featuring all the latest styles, and over 80 local exhibitors prepared to help you in creating your perfect wedding at the right price.
Tickets are only available at the door –
Adults (16 and over) $7
Children (5 to 15) $1
Children under 5 are free
Real Weddings Magazine Giveaway: $100 in Mindy Weiss Wedding Planning Products
For more information, log on to ysbridalshow.com/httpdocs/Winter_Bridal_Show.htm
There are also two open houses in the area this weekend:
Haven Bridal Mart Open House
January 26, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Haven Bridal Mart in Folsom
Join Haven Bridal Mart for their open house and enter to win lots of fabulous giveaways including: a trip to Hawaii, Cancun and Las Vegas! They’ll also be offering a prize of $400 off a wedding dress! In addition, if you purchase that day, you get $100 off your wedding gown!
For more information, log on to www.bridalmegamall.com
Arden Hills Resort Club & Spa Bridal Open House
January 27, 2013, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Arden Hills Resort Club & Spa in Sacramento
Admission is free. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments and tour the resort.
For more information, log on to ardenhills.net
Looking forward to seeing all of the beautiful brides this weekend!
BRIDAL SHOW TIPS!
Before you head out to the area’s bridal shows, check out this handy little list of tips to make the most of the experience:
- Don’t go it alone—bring a bridesmaid, your mom or a friend (or dare we suggest, your fiancé?). It will be helpful (and more fun!) to have their input and advice.
- Bring labels—many vendors offer prizes and contests, and additionally, you may want to request more information from selected vendors. By bringing pre-printed labels, you will save time and the hassle of having to complete this information booth after booth. Information that you might want to include: your name, address, phone, email, fiancé’s name and when you’re getting married.
- Bring a notebook—no matter how good your memory is, you’ll want to take some notes on vendors and ideas that catch your eye.
- Bring a sturdy tote bag—you’ll be picking up business cards, brochures, etc. Or, come to the shows where Real Weddings Magazine will be and we’ll give you one of our groovy reusable bags!
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