Planning a Spring Wedding?
Houston Wedding Events and Expos Happening Now!
Spring and Summer of 2017 are bringing with them a bounty of great Houston wedding events and expos to the area. In the age of the internet, a lot of wedding planning now takes place remotely with sites like Pinterest and WeddingWire playing integral roles. That being said, seeing options in person and doing comparative shopping are still invaluable aspects of the planning process. With so many events to choose from, we’ve curated a list of fantastic options spanning the next several months in a variety of local locations. The events we’ve listed below provide opportunities to explore numerous vendors, see the latest in wedding and bridal fashion, and a chance to mingle with people in the industry.
The I Do! Wedding Soiree
This Tuesday, February 28th from 6 to 9 pm The I Do! Wedding Soiree will be held at The Corinthian on Fannin Street. The event will provide guests a chance to meet with vendors and see examples of reception designs, invitations, music, and more, as well as a chance to explore the venue. The event also has a Strolling Fashion Show, samples from wedding cake and dessert vendors, and swag and giveaways. Tickets are $25.
The Stella York 2017 Spring Trunk Show
The Stella York 2017 Spring Trunk Show will be held at two locations the weekend of March 3rd. One show will be at Olivia’s Bridal House off Eldridge Parkway—which specializes in providing gowns for curvier brides and also offers samples in size 14 and above—on March 3rd and 4th. The Princess Bridal shop in Spring will also be hosting the trunk show from 10 am to 5:30 pm March 3rd through the 5th. Be sure to request an appointment for the show at your preferred venue as spots are limited.
Hughes Manor Garden Soiree
On Tuesday, March 9th the Hughes Manor is having a Garden Soiree bridal event from 6 to 9 pm. The event offers a cocktail hour where guests can mingle with vendors and explore the venue, a garden fashion show beginning at 7, followed by a live band. The event is free and a 5% discount is provided to anyone who books their wedding or event at the soiree. Just make sure to register for the soiree online!
Mayde Creek Event Center Open House and Bridal Expo
From 12 to 5 pm on Sunday, April 30th, the Mayde Creek Event Center will be holding an open house and bridal expo for “brides on a budget”. This free event will be taking place in Katy and will include vendors from every facet of the wedding-planning process. Caterers, event coordinators, DJs, photographers, bartenders, and more will all be in attendance. The event is also offering door prizes and giveaways as well.
Dream Weddings Bridal Show Westside
The Omni West Houston in Katy will also be hosting the Dream Weddings Bridal Show on Sunday, April 30th from 12 to 5 pm. This is the first annual event and will have over 100 quality wedding vendors and exhibits, a bridal and formalwear fashion show, and industry professionals onsite. Tickets are $10 with online pre-registration or $15 at the door.
Houston Wedding Showcase
The Houston Wedding Showcase will take place later this year at the NRG Center on Sunday, June 4th from 10 am to 5 pm. The showcase offers fashion shows, vendors, a wedding inspiration gallery, and wedding workshops. The wedding inspiration gallery has been described as being like a live version of Pinterest. Tickets are $10 ahead of time or at the door (cash only), but a special $2 discount coupon is also currently available online through their website.
Martina Liana Trunk Show
Visit Brickhouse Bridal in The Woodlands the weekend of July 14th for the Martina Liana Trunk Show. This is a three-day event running from 10 am to 5 pm that Friday through Sunday. Expect to see designer exclusives only available for the duration of the event, and be sure to schedule your appointment with the boutique in advance as spots are limited.
Bridal Extravaganza Show
July 22nd and 23rd the George R. Brown Convention Center will be hosting the 33rd Bi-Annual Bridal Extravaganza Show. The event will be taking place from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday. Each day brings with it formal fashion shows on the 60-foot runway, 400 vendors, and 700 display showcases. Tickets are $15 if you purchase ahead of time or $20 at the door. Please note that only cash is accepted onsite.
We hope you enjoy checking out some of these great bridal and wedding events! Let us know what events you’ll be attending in the comments.