Today's Bride

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

January 12, 2020John S. Knight Center - Akron


The Today’s Bride John S. Knight Center Wedding Show is a Northeast Ohio bride’s dream! Gather your wedding party, mom, or fiancé and plan your entire wedding under one roof on January 12th, 2020! Shop everything you need to create your dream wedding – over 150+ of Northeast Ohio’s best wedding professionals – and take advantage of special discounts, deals, prizes, and giveaways. View our galleries up close and get inspired by the latest trends in reception tables, décor, cakes, photography, and fashion. Then watch as the latest designs in bridal, bridesmaid, groom, mother-of, and flower girl attire strut the runway at our live fashion shows! You’re only a bride once, so take advantage of the perks at the area’s most talked about bridal show. Visit the Today’s Bride Wedding Show on January 12th to experience Akron’s longest running and most popular wedding show!




Sunday, January 12, 2020


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



Purchase online & SAVE $3!

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

Children Ages 6 & Under FREE.

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VIB (Very Important Bride) Tickets

Upgrade your show experience with a VIB Ticket that includes admission to the show, reserved front row seating at a fashion show, and much more! Learn more!

VIB Tickets: $50

Front Row Guest Tickets: $25

Limited number available. Available online only, cannot be purchased at the door.

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

Decks include: Broadway Deck connected to the John S. Knight Center, Cascade, CitiCenter, High/Market & Morley.  Handicapped accessible parking is available at the Broadway deck connected to the building by the Skywalk.

Map: Downtown Parking



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:  American Commodore Dress Shoppe,  American Commodore Tuxedo, Lavender Bridal Salon,  Doreen Leaf Designs Bridal,  Men’s Wearhouse, Acme Fresh Market Florals,  and Nikki’s Perfect Petal Designs.

Shows last approximately 40 minutes. General admission seating only.

TIMES: 12PM & 2Pm


Join the Party

RTH LIVE! Wedding Band will rock the show with a live band! Stop by the fashion show stage before each show to dance along with your bride tribe to some of your favorite songs!

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!

Gallery of Reception Tables

Gather trends, themes, and ideas for your reception tables! View completely decorated tables with the latest in centerpieces, china, chairs, and linens. Be sure to vote for your favorite one!

Cake Design Gallery

Local bakeries show off the latest wedding cake works of art in this delectable gallery. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite design!

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!

Beauty Bar

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



Watch one of ACME Fresh Market expert wedding cake decorators sculpt a stunning wedding cake in front of your eyes while talking about the latest cake trends.

By the Cake Gallery

Create your own candle!

Join The Candle Studio at the “Pour Bar” to create your own 100% soy candle for only $20 each or two for $30! 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.


Wording Your Invitation Station

With expert help and advice from Pink Tomato Creative, practice writing your wedding invitations at this DIY station!


Fun and Free Caricature Souvenir

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


Consultant Q & A

Get FREE advice from a professional, local wedding planner at the show! Jena Eichler of River Top Event Coordinating and Damara Gerig, reInspired Bride will be available to chat with you and advise you on timelines, budgeting, and can answer your basic questions about the process of planning your wedding. Take advantage of their expertise with a personal, one-on-one 5-minute q+a.

Make-and-Take Vow Station

Need help writing your vows? Wedding Officiant Tracy Rhinehart will help you come up with the perfect words to express your love at this make-and-take Vow Station. BOOTH 208



Freebies for ALL registered attendees!

  • FREE Tote Bag – a $15.00 value!*
  • FREE Issue of latest Today’s Bride Magazine Akron/Canton Edition*

*while supplies last!

Flaunt your status with a “Bride-To-Be” sash! Find the Bride Sash Booth at the show and get one!

Complete the look with “Bride Tribe” sashes for all your girls!  These are perfect to wear while at the show but also during your upcoming bachelorette party!



Show Specials

alterations & preservation

Cleveland Wedding Gown Preservation

Ask us how you can get $30 off your wedding gown preservation!

Beauty & Health

Amaris Brianna Makeup Artistry

Book a Bridal trial and get 50% off bridal makeup application.  Book a trial for you and 4 or more Bridesmaids and get Bridal makeup application for FREE!  Expires: 11/30/2020.

Bridal Attire & Accessories

Koda Bridal – Curvy Couture

Book an appointment with us the day of the Bridal Show and receive $75 off your bridal gown when your purchase your gown during the appointment.

Lavender Bridal Salon

Book an appointment with us today at the show and receive 15% off when you order a new gown during your appointment!  Cannot be combined with other offers.

The Crystal Boutique

Receive 10% off custom bedazzled sneaker order during the show.

TLC Bridal and Formal

Stop by our booth and register to win a Bridal Package Giveaway!  Includes: $500 Gift Certificate for your bridal gown, $300 Gift Certificate towards a photo session, a FREE Presentation Kit ($300 value), $200 Gift Certificate for your hair and nails.  No purchase necessary to enter.  Drawing is February 14, 2020.

Cakes & Desserts

Reeves Cake Shop

Free Groom’s cake (25 servings) with a $100 down payment towards your wedding cake.  Expires:  January 31, 2020.

The Mockingbird Bakery

Stop by our booth for your chance to win $100 off your wedding cake!

Caterers & Bar Service

TJ’s Restaurant

Book with us by March 1, 2020 and receive 10% off your appetizer package.  Expires: March 1, 2020.

Consultants & Planners

reInspired Bride

Special booking rate the day of the show for our new Boxwood greenery wall rental or Boxwood Champagne wall rental.  Other extended discounted rate for show attendees.

River Top Event Coordinating

Book a wedding coordination package by January 31st and select a complimentary service from the next tier package at no additional cost.  Expires: January 31, 2020.


Canton Chair Rental

20% off any order that is paid in full by February 29, 2020 OR 15% off any order paid in full by March 31, 2020.  Discount does not apply to tents or canopies, labor & delivery fees, special order items or merchandise. Cannot be combined with any other Canton Chair Rental promotion.  ALSO, stop by our booth and enter to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

Miller’s Party Rental Center

20% rental items when booked by January 31, 2020.

Reliable Onsite Services

All restroom trailers will be eligible for a 10% discount off the quoted rate when reserved by March 31, 2020.  Expires:  March 31, 2020

Sully’s Rent All

$4 Gold and Clear Chiavaris if booked by 2/14/2020.  10% off if you mention Today’s Bride while booking.  Expires:  February 14, 2020

Walnut Ridge Leather Company

$100 off “Mirror Set Rental Package A” OR $50 off “Rustic Wood-Full Package Rental” or “Dark Walnut-Full Package Rental”  Use coupon code: TBJANSALE20.  Deposit must be placed by January 19th.  Expires:  January 19, 2020


Affordable Entertainment

Receive 10% off any service when you book with us at the bridal show.

Beach Boyz Entertainment

$850 Standard Package for In Season ($150 Savings).  Good day of Bridal show only.  Expires: January 20, 2020.

Get Down Sound Disc Jockey Service

Book a combo package with Get Down Sound Disc Jockey Service & Vintage Coach Limo and receive $100 off each if booked by Feb 28, 2020.

On The Mic Entertainment

$100 discount on DJ/MC services if booked within 2 weeks of the show.  $300 off if booking DJ & Photo Booth service together.  Expires:  January 26, 2020.

Rock The House Entertainment

Only $200 to reserve your event!  $300 off a Mirror Photo Booth rental.  $250 off a Green Screen Photo Station.  $200 off a Classic Photo Booth.  30% off all lighting options.  Expires:  January 31, 2020

Favors & Gifts

Hawkes Crystal

50% off engraving of orders that include 100 pieces or more – like personalized stemless wine glasses or customized coasters as guest gifts.  10% of orders of $500 or more through March 2020.  Offer not available via website – must call in or come into the store.


Elena’s Flowers

20% off your entire wedding flowers order.

Garden by the Gate Floral Design

One Free Bridesmaid Bouquet with your purchase of a bride’s bouquet and three bridesmaids bouquets. Applies to weddings booked within one month of the show.

Kelli’s Floral Boutique

10% off your wedding floral package.

Nikki’s Perfect Petal Designs

Receive 10% off your wedding flowers when you mention meeting us at the Bridal Show!  Expires: March 31, 2020.

The Bouquet Shop

Free Cake Flowers or Throw Bouquet with any wedding booked from the Today’s Bride January Wedding Show.

Invitations & Stationery

Invitations by Kate

Schedule your first appointment by March 31, 2020 and receive 15% off your wedding invitations!  Expires:  March 31, 2020.

Pink Tomato Creative

10% off when you book your appointment during the show.

Men’s Formalwear

Adam’s men’s Clothier

Purchase a two-piece suit for $199 or a three-piece suit for $229, including alterations.  No additional charge for Big + Tall.

American Commodore Tuxedo

Ask us how you can get a Free Groom’s rental and about our $10,000 giveaway towards wedding attire!

Photo booths

Clear Choice Photo Booth

Stop by our booth and receive a $50 off coupon for our services.  Coupon will be doubled if you book with us the day of the show.

Happy Camper Photo Booth

$200 off if booked within 2 weeks of the bridal show.  Expires: February 9, 2020.

Pretty Handsome Photo Booth

10% off of Silver Package.  15% off Gold or Diamond Package.  Free delivery, setup, and tear down.  Delivery is 1.5 hours prior to the start of the event.


Black Dog Photo Co.

Book with Black Dog Photo Co. by February 12th and receive $200 off any package.  Expires:  February 12, 2020.

Elisavet Photography

Stop by our booth and ask how you can get one (1) complimentary hour of photography coverage for your wedding.  Expires January 31, 2020.

Heather J Photography

10% off the Wedding Experience Collection when booked within one month of the show.  Expires: February 12, 2020.

Little Flower Photography

$100 off a full wedding day shoot.  $150 off an Engagement and full wedding day shoot package.  Expires: January 19, 2020.

Milk & Honey

Receive 1/2 off your boudoir session fee when you book with us ($350 value).  Expires: January 31, 2020.

John Patrick Images

10% discount if you book with us the day of the show.


Vintage Coach Limo

Book a combo package with Get Down Sound Disc Jockey Service & Vintage Coach Limo and receive $100 off each if booked by Feb 28, 2020.

travel & Honeymoon

Dream Vacations – Tipping, Sears & Associates

Enter to win a Cruise!  Stop by our booth and enter to win a 3- or 4-night royal Caribbean Cruise for 4!  Enter by January 15th to win.  Visit our website for more information.  Expires:  January 15, 2020.

Eaton Travel

Stop by our booth and register for a 3 Night All Inclusive Resort stay to Mexico or the Caribbean

J Sullivan Travel

We will be giving away 2 round-trip nonstop airline tickets to Punta Cana or Cancun!  Stop by our booth to find out how to enter!


Canton Metropolitan Centre

Free appetizer up to $300 for when you book our catering services.  Free champagne toast for the bridal party when you book your event with us.  Enter to win more great prizes when you visit our booth!  Expires:  November 1, 2020.


$500 off the facility fee for Sundays booked in 2020 for the Ballaria Sophia & the Pavilion.

Glenmoor Country Club

Complimentary Champagne Toast for All of your Guests! (up to $900 Value)

Heartland on Heritage

10% of your rental fee when reserving Heartland on Heritage by December 31, 2020.

LaPlace Events

$500 off 150 or more people for a FREE Wedding cake.

Mohican Gardens & Conservatory

Any wedding booked by November 1, 2020 will receive a “cocktail hour setup” that includes:  5 hi-top tables with linens. tiled bar, and 10′ harvest table for appetizers.  Value of $250.  Expires:  November 1, 2020.

Pine View Acres

Book your wedding with us by February 12, 2020 and receive $500 off.

Quaker Station/Aramark

Receive 10% off of 2020 dates when you book with us.

The Barn at Walnut Drive

10% of all venue rentals.  Expires:  January 31, 2020.


Elite Entertainment

Book with us the day of the Bridal Show and get FREE drone service for your wedding!



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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

    Decor, Lighting & Rentals

    Favors & Gifts


    Guest Accommodations

    Home, Finance & Registry

    Invitations & Stationery


    Men's Formalwear

    Photo Booths


    Rehearsals, Showers & Parties


    Travel and Honeymoon



    Alterations Express
    Ohio Prestwick
    Garden By The Gate Floral
    Miller's Party Rental Center




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