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March 5, 2023John S. Knight Center - Akron

JOIN US FOR THE AKRON
WEDDING SHOW!

The Today’s Bride Akron Wedding Show is a Northeast Ohio bride’s dream! Gather your wedding party, mom, and fiancé and plan your entire wedding under one roof on Sunday, March 5, 2023! Shop everything you need to create your dream wedding – with over 100+ 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 for the entire bridal party take on the runway at our live fashion shows! Take advantage of the perks at the area’s most talked-about bridal show. Visit the Today’s Bride Wedding Show on March 5, 2023 to experience Akron’s longest-running and most popular wedding show!

WHEN

Sunday, March 5, 2023
11 AM – 4 PM

WHERE

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

Header Bride image supplied by Allure Bridal.

TICKETS

GENERAL ADMISSION $15.00

Purchase online to SAVE $3 and get tickets for only $12! The ticket includes general admission to the exhibits and features. Children ages 6 & under are free.


4-Pack General Admission $30.00

Save 50% off tickets when you purchase a four-pack of general admission tickets. Sold online only.


DIAMOND tICKET PACKAGE $40.00

Get a limited-time Diamond Ticket! Sold online only.

Each Diamond Ticket includes:

  • General Admission to March 5th Wedding Show
  • Keepsake Love Glass (drink not included)
  • Bride-to-Be or Bride Tribe Sash (your choice)
  • LOVE Insulated Cooler Bag
  • Pink Slim Can Koozie
  • Diamond Pen
  • Custom Print from SymbolizeIt.com
  • Set of Wedding Bands from ZBJewelers.com
  • 2 FREE Tickets to the June 4, 2023 Cleveland Wedding Show

BUY TICKETS

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Diamond Tickets are non-refundable. To learn more about this bridal show special, click here.

EXPERIENCE THE SHOW

PARKING

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

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

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EXHIBITORS

From florists and venues to bakeries and photographers, find wedding professionals from all categories at the March 5, 2023 John S. Knight Center Wedding Show. Interested to know who you will meet?

EXHIBITOR LIST

Interested in exhibiting in the show? Space is still available! Visit here for more information.

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.

Show Times: 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM

Fashions are provided by David’s Bridal, All Brides Beautiful, and Men’s Wearhouse. Entertainment and AC Services are provided by Rock The House Entertainment.

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!

Reception table gallery

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 to award Bride’s Choice 2023!

Cake 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!

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 from Featuring You Entertainment!

RING CLEANING

Polish that beautiful ring with a complimentary ring cleaning from the professionals at Sunshine of Ohio!

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

We bring updos to you! Step up to the Beauty Bar to get a mini hair and make-up trial application from Salon Phoenix by Jillian Leigh.

CATERING & CAKE SAMPLES

Taste your way around the show! Stop by our caterers and cake companies while at the show to try a delicous sample!

Show off your status with pride with this “bride-to-be” sash!  For just $5, rock your sash around the show and complete your look with “bride tribe” sashes for all your girls. Perfect for your bridal shower and bachelorette party!

BEAUTY & HEALTH

Salon Phoenix by Jillian Leigh

Book a bridal party of 6 or more and the Bride will receive a complimentary hair and makeup application to use on engagement pictures, bridal shower, or rehearsal dinner! You’ll also receive 20% off one in-salon service or product.

CAKES & DESSERTS

Daisy Pops

Add some POP to your wedding or bridal shower with Daisy Pops! Use the code BRIDALSHOW on any cake pop rental including their PopCycle, Large Tiered Stand, or Cake Pop Wall for $50 off! Redeem at www.daisypops.com.

Gailz Goodiez

Receive 10% off an order of $150 or more when you give them a Save The Date for your order! Plus, stop by their booth at the show for a cake pop sample!

Nightshift Baker

Stop by our booth to try a sample! Also, save 10% on your custom cookie order when you book or reserve your date while at the show!

DJS, BANDS & MUSICIANS

Beach Boyz Entertainment

Stop by their booth to inquire about their multi-package and show specials!

FLOWERS

Garden by the Gate Floral Design

Make your wedding planning simple with the Garden by the Gate Today’s Bride Show Special! The entire Wedding Floral Package can be yours for only $3,500 plus tax. Stop by their booth to ask about what is included in the package.

VENUES

Silver Lake Country Club

For any 2024 weddings booked by June 30, 2023, you’ll receive a $500 room rental fee plus a complimentary champagne toast!

The Excelsior Room

Save 10% when you book The Excelsior Room for your event while at the show!

Thunderhead Pines

Book your 2023 event and receive $2,000 off their base price!

White TImbers Winery

The first 5 deposited bookings for 2023 will receive a laser-engraved White Timbers charcuterie board! Any deposited booking for 2024 will lock in the venue package at the current 2023 pricing!

VIDEOGRAPHY

TKC Films

Book your videography with TKC Films and receive $100 off their Silver Package, $200 off their Gold Package, and $300 off their Platinum Package!

Vendor List

    Alterations & Gown Preservation

    Bridal Attire & Accessories

    Cakes & Desserts

    Catering & Bar Service

    Ceremony Sites & Officiants

    Consultants & Planners

    DJs, Bands & Musicians

    Decor, Lighting & Rentals

    Favors & Gifts

    Flowers

    Guest Accommodations

    Home, Finance & Registry

    Invitations & Stationery

    Jewelry

    Men's Formalwear

    Photo Booths

    Photography

    Rehearsals, Showers & Parties

    Travel and Honeymoon

    Venues

    Videography

    • BRIDE TESTIMONIAL

      The entire show experience was SO fun and easy! No hard pressure sales.

       – Brittany L., Canton, OH

    • BRIDE TESTIMONIAL

      The number of vendors was amazing! I was looking to make various connections with as many vendors as I could, from photography to caterers to invitations!

       – Karlie B., Cleveland, OH

    • BRIDE TESTIMONIAL

      Just the excitement of being there was fun! I’m just starting to plan so it was fun getting into the spirit.

       – Amanda M., Parma, OH

    • BRIDE TESTIMONIAL

      I loved getting to meet with the vendors and try their products without having to set up consultations!

       – Cristina H., Atwater, OH

    • BRIDE TESTIMONIAL

      I appreciated the opportunity to meet vendors, discuss prices, and get to know their personalities a bit.

       – Lindsey L., Tallmadge, OH 

    • BRIDE TESTIMONIAL

      I am the mother of the bride and I enjoyed the day with my daughter, her future mother-in-law and her friends! We had a blast at the fashion show.

       – Chris W., Akron, OH

    • BRIDE TESTIMONIAL

      I enjoyed getting to meet face-to-face with a variety of vendors!

       – Alexa T., Akron, OH

    • BRIDE TESTIMONIAL

      The show was great because we were able to go to one location and get an idea about flowers, photography, venues, etc! There was no way my fiancé would go to several places, but having it all under one roof and it had food and drinks… sold!

       – Christina W., Stow, OH

    • BRIDE TESTIMONIAL

      Seeing all those vendors in one place, getting pricing, asking questions, and seeing samples at the show was so helpful. My favorite part was watching the fashion show!

       – Ernestine B., Twinsburg, OH

    • BRIDE TESTIMONIAL

      I loved seeing the different vendor options in Northeast Ohio . There are some really great ones!

       – Deana P., Cuyahoga Falls, OH

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