Monroe Bridal Show Experience
April 19
12-4 pm
Arrow Park
1061 Orange Tpk
Monroe, NY

You’’re in the planning stages of the biggest day of your life, your upcoming wedding, and you’’ve decided to attend a bridal show. But what is a bridal show exactly? What can you expect? What, and who, should you bring? Is it worth spending a few hours out of your precious time to make the effort to come to a show, versus searching on the Internet? First of all, it is definitely worth your time! Nothing on the Internet can match the breadth and scope of visiting vendor booths, talking to the representatives of each company, collecting brochures and samples, and the actual visual and tactile effect of seeing, smelling, tasting and feeling products, versus a scattered amount of information that you have managed to Google. This is your chance to come face to face with the owners of flower shops, bakeries, & wedding planners, and it gives you the opportunity to ask them questions and learn from their collective experience.

Plan on spending as many hours as you can that day so you can participate in all of the events that may be scheduled and have time to sample cakes and listen to music at a DJ’’s booth without feeling rushed. Ask your fiancé if he wants to come, but don’’t fret if he declines. Definitely ask your maid of honor to spend the day with you and maybe some family members whose input you would appreciate. Take a pad of paper and pen and maybe even a small stapler along with a re-useable shopping bag to gather vendor information (you may or may not be given a commercial bag at the event). This way you can gather brochures and business cards and staple them together along with adding notes of your own for follow up. It will be hard to keep track of all the information you will gather at the show.

Don’’t forget to bring a checkbook and/or credit card in the event you find a must-have product or service and you want to book that immediately. A lot of first-rate services such as photographers, florists, and venues book quickly, so you may want to reserve their services with a down payment at the show. You also might lock in a discount or a bonus of some sort for making the reservation at the show.

Vendors will ask you to register for door prizes, so you may want to bring labels with your name, phone number and email address to use, or you might make up some business cards with your contact information and maybe your wedding date. If you don’’t want to be deluged with promotional emails and newsletters on your personal email after the event, you can create a free email address just for the wedding period. Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo offer these accounts. You can cancel the account when you get back from your honeymoon!
Most importantly, make this a fun day and use it to help visualize your main event – the BEST WEDDING DAY EVER!

  • You can find that “Perfect” dress in our fashion show.
  • Explore creative NEW ideas and catch up on the latest trends.
  • You can chat with professional local wedding vendors and obtain expert advice.
  • You’ll be able to taste delicious cakes and see gorgeous flower displays while getting the whole experience of the show up close and personel.
  • You can research all your options and make a more educated decisions about what it is you want for your special day.

Your Bridal Show experience begins with gifts especially for you!

  • 2 GRAND PRIZE WINNERS!! Additional prizes from each vendor to be won!
  • FREE totes for first 100 brides!
  • Music entertainment provided by: Platinum Party Events Entertainment!
  • Champagne & Appetizers served! CASH bar!


What You Will See

Beautiful Fashion Shows

See your favorite bridal dresses as our model show them off in our very own fashion show. You will be able to see all sorts of beautiful bridal gowns,gorgeous bridesmaids dresses and the very best in formal wear by the Hudson Valley’s leading retailers.

All Your Wedding Professional in One Place

You can speak with the Hudson Valley’s very best and most trusted wedding professional. the best part is that you can take a look at their work up close. Go ahead and discuss your visions for a dream wedding. Our Bridal Show is really the easiest way to see everything you will need for your dream wedding in one place. You can shop and compare all of your options to make sure you have the very BEST wedding EVER!

Wed”spirations” – Wedding ideas and inspirations

Come and look at the beautiful displays of bridal gowns, flowers, cakes photography along with linens and magnificent formal place settings in a showcase setting. There is NEVER any pressure from salespeople, just great ideas, insipration and the latest in current trends.

Wed”spirations” Workshops – coming soon!

Most couples really don’t know to plan a wedding and where to begin. there are so many questions and concerns that coulpes have before they decide to choose a particular vendor. Many couples today are trying to save money and looking to give their wedding a personel touch. We are currently putting together “Wed”spiration Workshops for couples where they can come and learn about practical tips and perzsonalized ideas for their weddings all presented by our specially chosen group of wedding professionals. Dates to be announced. . . you don’t want to miss this!

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