We’re super excited to be at all three of these amazing bridal and wedding shows today!

Sacramento Bridal Show | Northern California Wedding Show | Bridal Open House

Event: International Wedding Festival—Lodi

When: TODAY—January 12, 2020

Time: 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Where:  Hutchins Street Square in Lodi!

Admission:  $15

Website to find out more:  Lodi International Wedding Festival

Chico Bridal Show, Chico Wedding Show, Sacramento Bridal Show

Event: Chico Bridal Show

When: TODAY—January 12, 2020

Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico

Admission: Tickets are only available at the door. Adults $10 (17 and up); Children 12 and over $1; Children under 11 FREE with a paying adult

Website to find out more: chicobridalshow.com

Sacramento Bridal Show | Northern California Wedding Show | Bridal Open House | Wedding Wars Expo | Bay Area Bridal Show

Event: The Live + Love Expo—Berkeley

When: TODAY—January 12, 2020

Time: 2-5 p.m.

Where:  Pauley Ballroom at 2475 Bancroft Way, Berkeley

Admission: $25 at the door

Website to find out more:  theliveloveexpo.com/tickets

Be sure to tell the show producers that you found out about the events from Real Weddings Magazine!

Hope to see you today!

Photos courtesy of their respective organization!


Before you head out to the area’s wedding and bridal show event and venue open houses, check out this handy little list of tips to make the most of the experience:

  • Create a “wedding” only email— you’ll want to have a specific email address just for your wedding business. You’ll be getting a lot of information sent to the email that you register with at bridal shows, so it’s nice to have it all in one place separate from your work and/or personal email.
  • 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 or make sure you’ve got enough space on your phone for photos—no matter how good your memory is, you’ll want to take some notes (either old school in a dedicated wedding notebook or on your phone) 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!