Today's Bride

Plan your dream wedding at a Today's Bride Wedding Show!

August 25, 2019John S. Knight Center - Akron

THIS SUMMER PLAN YOUR WEDDING WITH US!

Going to a Today’s Bride Wedding Show is like having your Fairy God-Wedding Planner come to life.  Be inspired by new trends, taste the delicious cake and catering samples, meet Northeast Ohio’s best wedding businesses to get advice, price quotes, and discounts, win prizes and giveaways, book your favorite vendors on-the-spot, and more! Fall in love with wedding dresses and wedding attire as they strut down the runway and then stop by our pop-up salon to find your dream dress at discounted rates! Today’s Bride has granted your wedding wishes!  You can plan everything under one roof at the John S. Knight Center Show on August 25th with the help of Today’s Bride!  Check out the list of List of Exhibitors 

 

WHEN

Sunday, August 25, 2019
11am-4pm

WHERE

John S. Knight Center
77 E Mill St,
Akron, OH 44308

TICKETS

GENERAL ADMISSION $15.00

Purchase online & SAVE $3!

Ticket includes general admission to the exhibits, features & fashion shows.

Children Ages 6 & Under FREE.

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CAN’T FIND YOUR TICKETS? You may have your ticket confirmation email resent to you by visiting the following link here.

PARKING: 

Parking is FREE in all city parking lots around the John S. Knight Center.

ACTIVITIES

FASHION SHOWS

See the hottest wedding fashions for you and your entire bridal party on stage! All fashion shows include several bridal shops and tuxedo companies to give you the widest array of options to help find your perfect look.

Featuring:   Lavender Bridal Salon, American Commodore Dress Shoppe, American Commodore Tuxedo, and Men’s Wearhouse.  Hair & Makeup styled by the Carol Martin Salon Spa team. DJ, Emcee and A/V provided by Rock The House Entertainment

Shows last approximately 40 minutes. General admission seating only.

TIMES: 12:30 pm & 2:30 PM

SAY YES TO THE DRESS

Visit the “Pop-Up” Bridal Boutique presented by Lavender Bridal Salon to try on (and buy) designer gowns*! Lavender Bridal Salon’s expert stylists will work with you on-the-spot to find the perfect dress for your wedding day – with a price that’s even more perfect. *All gowns are up to 50% off!




Beauty Bar

Brides-to-be step up to the Beauty Bar to get a mini-wedding day trial hairstyle and make-up application by the experts at Carol Martin Salon Spa. Get Wedding Glam 2 go & ideas for your wedding day look!






CAKE DECORATING

Watch one of Buehler’s expert wedding cake decorators sculpt a stunning wedding cake in front of your eyes while talking about the latest cake trends.






Create your own candle!

Join The Candle Studio at the “Pour Bar” to create your own 100% soy candle for only $15! Their Scent Stylist will help you choose a fragrance to mix & match for the perfect scent combination. Then, shop the show while your candle sets.

*While supplies last.



Fun and Free Caricature Souvenir

The perfect souvenir of a fun day with your bridal party or fiance.  Receive a fun and free live caricature drawing to take home by artist Sam Sutton!






GOWN GALLERY

Get up close with the newest bridal gowns on display all day in the Gown Gallery from all of the participating bridal shops!


photography gallery

Photographers from the show have chosen some of their favorite photos to showcase, making it easy to compare different styles and get ideas!


Leaf Your Mark

From carving your initials to practicing your new signature, you can “leaf” your mark on our tree of love! Plus, it’s the perfect backdrop for a bride-to-be selfie!

 

Ring Selfie Station

We know you’re dying to show off your new bling, and this is the perfect setting to do just that! Choose from a variety of backgrounds, find the perfect angle, and snap away!

IN THE DEMO AREA

HONEymoon planning 101

Presented by J Sullivan Travel

In 10 minutes, J Sullivan Travel will share the top honeymoon destinations, how to save money, pros/cons of travel insurance, and how to apply for a passport. Join in on this demo and have a chance to win some fun travel swag!

Time: TBA



Glow and Go

Presented by Apex Dermatology

Attend this interactive demo to achieve that bridal glow! Apex Dermatology will explain the effects of dermaplaning & stimulator peels and showcase their benefits by demoing on two lucky attendees. Stick around after to enter a drawing to win a Stimulator Peel or CoolSculpting Session!

Time: TBA

 


Something Old Made New For You

Presented by Unbox the Dress

Learn how you can redesign Mom or Grandma’s original wedding dress into the a veil, bridal robe, bouquet wrap, purse and more! Mothers of the Bride – you don’t want to miss this! We’ll be offering 15% off any order over $100 for all demo attendees.

Time: TBA

 


After the last demo of the day, stick around to get a ticket (1 per engaged couple) from a member of the Today’s Bride staff. Each ticket will be entered to win one of our THREE GRAND PRIZES. One lucky winner will walk away with a set of three cake stands from Opulent Treasures plus a $100 gift certificate from Buehler’s.  The other two winners will receive a free, Candle Pour Party for four people at The Candle Studio in Pinecrest, which includes an 8 oz candle per person and one bottle of Prosecco.

Giveaway Time: TBA

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WHAT YOU GET

Freebies for all registered Brides!

  • All Brides Get a FREE Tote Bag – a $15.00 value!*
  • FREE Issue of Today’s Bride Magazine*

*while supplies last!

Show off your status with pride with this “bride-to-be” sash!  Simply share how much fun you’re having at the Today’s Bride Show, a picture of you with your girls, or check-in on Facebook to get yours FREE*!  Perfect for your bridal shower and bachelorette party!

We didn’t forget about your bridesmaids.

For just $5 each – you can complete the look with “bride tribe” sashes for all your girls!

*Only 1 free sash per attending bride.  $5 for all other sashes.  While supplies last.

 

 

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Exhibitor List

    Alterations & Gown Preservation

    Beauty & Health

    Bridal Attire & Accessories

    Cakes & Desserts

    Catering & Bar Service

    Ceremony Sites & Officiants

    Consultants & Planners

    DJs, Bands & Musicians

    Décor, Lighting & Rentals

    Favors & Gifts

    Flowers

    Home, Finance & Registry

    Invitations & Stationery

    Jewelry

    Men's Formalwear

    Photo Booths

    Photography

    Reception Venues - Akron/Canton

    Reception Venues - Cleveland

    Rehearsals, Showers & Parties

    Travel and Honeymoon

    Videography

    Lavender Bridal Salon

    Heartland on Heritage
    Doreen Leaf Designs
    American Commodore Tuxedo

    Miller's Party Rental Center

    SPONSORS:
    FASHION SHOW PRODUCTION MANAGER

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