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Who is the Fair "est" of them all?

Bridal Fairs, Wedding Fairs, and Wedding Venue Open Houses

Why it's important to attend them after you say "yes".

It's fall and that means bridal fairs, shows and open houses are in full swing. Have you checked Facebook and Instagram yet? Maybe you've been bombarded with Ads already. Some people think they should go to bridal fairs and open houses to shop. For some it's a place to gather ideas. Others may find the shows overwhelming and that's exactly why we are going to break it down for you.

A Bridal Fair is traditionally a large collection of vendors in 10ft x 10ft (ish) spaces where they set up a snapshot of what it's like to work with them. A bridal fair is similar to if you walked into the pages a bridal magazine and you got to actually speak with the vendors there and touch, taste, smell the products they produce. The larger ones have tickets that are sold to attend them but they usually have sampling, fashion shows, and food for purchase available along with the vendors that are there.

Often times all of visuals can feel like a wedding on steroids and can be very overwhelming for brides trying to understand and grasp the idea of what their wedding is actually going to cost or what it can look like.

This was a fair that Adore Productions took part in.

The Pros

*Interaction with large amount of vendors in one space.

*Sampling of Products /Services ( however will be minimal and not really indicative of who they are as a service provider in total).

*A great way to get you in planning mode if you didn't know where to start or what you want yet.

The Cons

* You have to pay to attend usually ( unless a vendor gives you a free ticket) and have to pay for parking because the fairs are usually in convention center or larger metro areas. Plus it's a whole day type of event so you will likely go out t