GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Do you know a bride or groom in the thick of planning their dream wedding? There's an event happening this weekend that may alleviate any stress and save money and time in the planning process.

The 11th annual Winter Bridal Show of West Michigan is happening Saturday, Jan. 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the DeVos Place, located at 303 Monroe Ave. NW. 

Hundreds of West Michigan's wedding professionals will be under one roof -- everyone and everything from photographers, florist, bakeries, makeup artists and more. 

At the expo brides, grooms, bridesmaids, family and friends can taste cakes, preview photos, check out the inside of limousines and party buses, try out photo booths and speak to all the people who could help ensure the big day runs as smoothly as possible. 

Here are some of the vendor categories that will be represented at the event. 

  • Wedding Gowns - Bridal Party and Mother Dresses
  • Men’s Tuxedos & Suits
  • Live Dance demonstration prior to the fashion show
  • Floral & Decorations
  • Custom Invitations and Stationary
  • Interactive Entertainment for Reception Party
  • Tent & Party Rentals
  • Reception Facilities & Ceremony Venues
  • Photography & Videography
  • Rehearsal Dinner & Bridal Shower Venues
  • Bridal Gift Registry
  • Photo Booth
  • DJ’s & Music
  • Hotel & Lodging
  • Catering Services and Food Sampling
  • Cookware & Culinary
  • Health & Wellness
  • Wedding Cakes, Cupcakes, Ice Cream, Gourmet Popcorn & Candy
  • Beauty, Hair and Cosmetics
  • Honeymoon Travel & Destination Weddings
  • Limousines & Party Bus

There will be a runway fashion show on Saturday at 1 p.m. It's presented by Caela Scott Bridal & Formalwear and showcases some of the seasons hottest trends, as well as beautiful, timeless looks. 13 ON YOUR SIDE's Nick LaFave will emcee the show.

Brides can pre-register for door prizes online and according to organizers, more than $5,000 in prizes will be given away at the event after the fashion show. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.

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