The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette August 18th Fall Bridal show continues to be better than ever – adding a new VIB & Sponsor Mixer for Very Important Bride ticket holders.
The Bridal Show’s hours are 12:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. The show boasts 100, reputable vendors to help engaged couples plan their weddings from start to finish. This show is the largest in Arkansas and has an estimated 1,500 in attendance.
The Bridal Show is full of surprises, according to Amanda Copley, events director of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. “The annual event has become an idea showcase as our reputable vendors including florists, entertainment companies, caterers and rental companies display their amazing talent,” she said. “They have one chance to make a good impression on our Arkansas brides – so they bring it! They spend months developing their space and constructing designs. The event exhibits the latest trends, designs and wedding ideas happening in Arkansas.”
Tickets are $15 at the door or can be purchased online for $10 in advance. Special, and limited, VIB (Very Important Bride) tickets are available for $40 and give brides exclusive perks, including access to the VIB & Sponsor Mixer on Saturday, Aug. 17, at Heifer International, early entry into the show on Sunday, Bride t-shirt, Bride tote full of swag from sponsors, reserved seating for the runway fashion show and exclusive access to VIB-Only Prizes.
The show continues its favorite contests and prizes and including a Q&A with Angie Davis owner of Angie Davis Lingerie, which will focus on all things bridal undergarments and lingerie. The Runway Fashion Show features more than 50 looks – from wedding gowns and tuxedos to bridesmaid’s gowns to jewelry for the entire wedding party.
One lucky couple will win the Ultimate Wedding Package. The giveaway, which will be given out randomly at 5 p.m., features such prizes as photography, hair and make up, a DJ for the reception, flowers, cake and more. Other prizes will be given out throughout the show.
Brides-to-be will receive a free 2019 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Bridal Planner and the 2019 Real Weddings Magazine, published by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The Bridal Planner is a full-color, complete guide to planning a wedding, including timelines to help brides keep organized and stay on track with inspiration from real weddings across the state. The Bridal Planner includes beautiful photography, helpful editorials, checklists for brides and a listing of local businesses.
Visit www.arkansasbridalcommunity.com for tickets and additional show information or call 501-378- 3807.