Recently engaged and ready to start planning a wedding? The Denton Bridal Show is a fantastic way to get to know the wedding vendors in North Texas, from venues to photographers and everything in between.
If you're heading to the Denton Bridal Show bridal show, check out these insider tips to help you make the most out of this experience.
What can I expect at the Denton Bridal Show?
Well, thanks for asking! Let’s just dive in and discuss one of our favorite topics: The Denton Bridal Show. A place that merges fantasy and reality, having fun and getting it done, really savvy vendors with really adorable brides-to-be and newly engaged couples. Since we launched in 2014, we have partnered with Discover Denton each year. They have been instrumental in bringing awareness to the Denton Bridal Show, and they are a great resource for anyone planning a wedding.
What is a bridal show/expo?
Let’s start here and explain the terms. Bridal Shows (or Bridal Fairs or Expos) have been described as a one-stop-shop for brides to get all their needs covered. In a few hours, they can have their wedding plans made from booking the cake to the florist to the photographer. It has also been compared to speed dating between the bride and the vendors. In a few minutes, you can get the feel for who your would-be makeup artist is, what her style is like and how much she charges. To sum it up, you get to meet a ton of vendors in one room, see a sample of their work, check their availability, and get their pricing.
Why should I go?
Need I say more? I mean, the food samples are so good that I’d go whether or not I was planning a wedding. Cakes and cupcakes and lush catered bites of delicacies. Mmm.
The free stuff doesn't stop at the serving platter. This year we have some epic raffle prizes. Everyone who registers for the show, whether at the door or online, is eligible to win. Registration costs $10 per person. If you PRE register online then you automatically receive TWO raffle tickets with your registration. If you register at the door, you receive one raffle ticket. This year’s fabulous raffle prizes are a FREE wedding Photography with Michelle Ray Photography and a FREE artificial bouquets, boutonnieres and corsages for your wedding provided by Cole Event Florals. Some people buy tickets to the show even when they know they can’t attend, just so they have the chance at winning the prizes.
In addition to the Grand Raffle Prizes we offer just for registering at the show, the majority of vendors at the show will be offering additional prizes of their own that you can enter to win. In fact, you might consider bringing some address labels with your name, email, phone and wedding date on them, so you can stick them on the raffle entry forms, rather than having to hand write your info each time.
Promos & Deals
So many of our vendors offer specials just to our Denton Bridal Show brides. You can find special promos and package deals at the event that you won’t find anywhere else.
Inspiration & Ideas
When you are at the show, you are in deep with experts of every aspect of the wedding industry. The vendors keep up with the trends, they know what’s hot, and they can give you so many ideas about how to make your wedding just right for you and yours.
This is a great opportunity to see so many dresses all at once. You never know, you might literally walk out with your wedding dress in hand.
What to expect at the Denton Bridal Show during Covid?
We feel so blessed to be at a venue that is large enough to accommodate everyone and still allows ample space for social distancing. There will also be plenty of space between booths. We will be monitoring state and local regulations for any updates or changes up to the event and we will make changes accordingly.
Tips for Attending The Denton Bridal Show
Bring Your Honey
It’s going to be fun. And it will give you a place to share ideas and brainstorm together. Maybe your sweetie has never had a bacon cupcake before. If he doesn’t feel like making the trek, at least come with a squad who is stoked to share in the merriment. This is a family friendly environment and children are welcome.
Bring Your Camera
There is so much eye candy to be dazzled with. Take pictures and videos for a fast way to record what strikes your fancy.
Bring Your A-Game
Be rested and fed. Yes, there will be treats and yummies, but breakfast is never a bad idea. And be prepared with how you want to spend your time there. What do you want to focus on? What are your goals? Maybe make a list of your top 3 priorities and knock those out. For example: meet 3 possible venues, 3 possible photographers, and try 3 different cakes.
Visit our Online Bridal Show
If you would still like to plan your wedding with ease, but are not quite ready to come to an in-person event at this time, no problem. We got you covered. We have launched a brand new Online Bridal Show called Brideologist. After throwing the Denton Bridal Show party for over 7 years now, we know how to do bridal shows. We know how to help people plan their weddings efficiently. We learned the most from talking to couples and asking them how we could best be of service. They told us they wanted everything we were offering at our show, but online. This way they could organize their weddings year-round from the comfort of their own home.
Video Tours of Vendors
Brideologist offers couples a place to see a video tour of each vendor. Couples can see what the vendors offer and who they are.
Prices are posted.
Total transparency. No need to drive to an appointment with a venue just to find out they are out of your budget.
Wedding Planning Tools
And there are all kinds of built-in tools to stay on top of it. It comes with your own personal wedding website, checklists, timelines, guest lists, budget tools and more.
The show offers free valet, a pop-up gown sale, giveaways, prizes, and tons of tasty bites and photo ops.
Attendance for the show is $10 per person over the age of four. Three and under are free to attend. Your registration includes free entry in the raffle. However, if you pre-registering online, you will entitle you to 2 raffle tickets. Register early and avoid the lines! You do not have to be present to win! All Raffle Prizes are subject to availability and restrictions by the business offering the prize.
Are you a vendor that would like to participate in the Bridal Show? Register online today!